Key Digital Releases 8K Ultra-High-Speed Certified Cables

Key Digital has released a new line of 8K 48G Ultra-High-Speed Certified HDMI cables, which come in three, six, and 10-foot lengths.

The cable series, model numbers KD-Pro8K3BX (three-foot), KD-Pro8K6BX (six-foot0, and KD-Pro8K10BX (10-foot) feature Dynamic HDR, Dolby Vision, HDCP2.3, and enhanced gaming features. Each cable offers certified 8K Ultra High-Speed resolution support up to 7,680 x 4,320 60Hz at 4:4:4 with 48 Gbps Bandwidth Ultra High-Speed performance for the highest HDMI video standards and 10K 4:2:2 24/30Hz support.

Key Digital’s 8K cable series are HDCP 2.3 compliant with media encryption and are backward compatible with previous HDCP versions. Deep colour is supported up to 8K 4:4:4 16bit 60Hz, 4:2:0 16bit 120Hz; and 4K 4:4:4 16bit 60/120Hz. Each cable features support of Dolby Vision and High Dynamic Range (HDR) format.

Audio Return Channel (eARC) support allows audio to be returned from the display back to the HDMI source for amplification and display. Support for digital audio formats includes DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, Dolby TrueHD, and Dolby Atmos. The Ethernet channel on the cables supports up to 100 Mb/s of Ethernet speeds between two HDMI connected devices.

For enhanced gaming and virtual reality experiences, this cable series provides auto low latency mode, quick frame transport, quick media switching, and variable refresh rate. These features are optimized with popular gaming systems such as PS5 and Xbox Series X, says Key Digital.

Each cable is VW1 UL rated. The KD-Pro8K3BX and KD-Pro8K6BX are 30 AWG and the KD-Pro8K10BX is 28 AWG.

All three lengths of the new 8K cables will begin shipping in Q1 2021.