ADDERLink® INFINITY 4001

A high performance dual-head IP KVM matrix solution with support for 5K video and multigigabit Ethernet connectivity.

Part of the ADDERLink INFINITY 4000 Series.

AdderLink INFINITY 4001 Transmitter QTR Front

Overview

The ADDERLink INFINITY 4000 Series (ALIF4000) is the world’s first dual-head, 5K high performance IP KVM matrix over a single fiber. Fully compatible with the existing ADDERLink INFINITY (ALIF) range, and supported by the ADDERLink INFINITY Manager (AIM), the ALIF4001 can be used as a point-to-point extender or easily integrated into a wider matrix system. 

  • Dual-head 5K video, digital audio and Hi-Speed USB2.0 over a single link 
  • Supports up to 10-bit per color SDR and HDR10
  • Pixel-perfect image quality 
  • Multi-channel digital audio via DisplayPort™  connectivity
  • Adder’s USB True Emulation for fast switching 
  • Backwards compatibility with all of the ALIF range 
  • Flexible and scalable
  • Full touch screen control with floating launch icon and on screen keyboard
Product codes
ALIF4001T
ALIF4001R
ADDERLink Infinity 4001 Diagram

Product Features

Dual-head 5K screens over a single link 
The ADDERLink INFINITY 4001 (ALIF4001) can deliver two 5K screens over a single link.

10-bit per colour and HDR10
Allows greater color depth, supports both SDR10 and HDR10

Multigigabit Ethernet support 
Multirate (1/2.5/5/10) GbE support enables premium video performance over standard CAT6 cable up to 100m

Enhanced resiliency 
Dual-multirate ports can be teamed together for enhanced resiliency or improved video capability.​ 

Support for 5K resolutions 
5K video resolutions supported for high resolution and ultra-wide video applications (5120x1440 @60Hz or 5120x2880 @30Hz). 

High frame rate support  
Refresh rates up to 240Hz supported for HD video resolutions. 

High speed USB2.0 
Supports transparent USB communication up to 480Mbps for those using mass storage devices, mouse and keyboard, graphics tablets, jog shuttles, joysticks and 3D explorers. 

Perfect digital video  
Using the same encoding system as the other products in the ADDERLink INFINITY (ALIF) range, the digital video is spatially lossless, with 1:1 pixel mapping, ensuring that the digital video you receive is the same as the one leaving your remote computer.  

Backwards compatibility 
The ALIF4001 can integrate seamlessly into your existing ADDERLink INFINITY setup, replacing or working in conjunction with your existing ALIF endpoints.

Isochronous Communication 
Plug and play support for USB devices and third-party tools, such as Blackmagic® Design DaVinci Resolve®  Color Grading Panels. 

Audio capability 
Multi-channel digital audio, via DisplayPort™, provides a high-quality immersive sound experience. 

Onboard diagnostics tool  
Diagnostics tool maximizes uptime and assists with technical support enquiries by allowing the customer to troubleshoot network issues directly from the unit. 

Flexible and scalable
Each ALIF4001 unit can be configured as a simple extender or distributed KVM switch. Each receiver can see up to 16 sources or can be connected to the ADDERLink INFINITY Manager (AIM) to create a larger and more fully featured matrix.

Specification

Video resolution

  • Supports resolutions up to 5120x2880 including UHD or DCI and refresh rates up to 240Hz 
  • Up to 10-bit per color SDR and HDR10

Audio

  • Analog Line in/out 2 channel 16bit @48KHz 1V RMS in/1V RMS out
  • 2x DP Audio in either 2, 6 or 8 channels linear PCM

USB

  • 4 ports of USB2.0 with Adder’s USB True Emulation to support keyboard, mouse and touch
  • One port of transparent Hi-Speed USB2.0
  • USB device seen as: 7 or 13 port hub

Ethernet

  • 2x 10GbE or 2x 1GbE (no 10/100 support) via SFP or:
  • 2x 10,5,2.5GbE and when using SFP-CATX-MR SFP

Connections
Local Unit - Transmitter (TX)

  • Computer: 2x DisplayPort™, 2x USB type B, 2x 3.5mm audio jack sockets, 1x DB9 socket
  • Ethernet: 2x SFP+ cages
  • Power: 3 pin Kycon socket

Remote Unit - Receiver (RX)

  • Desk: 2x DisplayPort™, 5x USB type A, 2x 3.5mm audio jack sockets, 1x 3.5mm SPDIF socket
  • Ethernet: 2x SFP+ cages
  • Power: 3 pin Kycon socket

Physical Dimensions

  • (L)210mm /8.3” x (W)215mm/8.5” x (D)40mm/1.6” 
  • Weight: 1.8kg/4lbs

Materials

  • Aluminum and steel construction

Power

  • External power: 12VDC, 5A 
  • Typical power consumption: 20W

Operating temperature

  • Operating temperature: 0 to 40°C/32 to 104°F
  • Storage temperature: 0 to 40°C/32 to 104°F
  • Storage and operating relative humidity: 10-90% non-condensing 
  • Altitude: < 2000m

Packing Box

  • Dimensions: (L)285mm/11.2” x (W)245mm/9.6” x (D)145mm/5.7”
  • Weight: 2.5kg/5.5lb

Approvals

  • UKCA, CE and FCC: See the compliance web page for the full list

Mean Time Between Failure

  • ALIF4001T  159,000 hrs
  • ALIF4001R  165,000 hrs
  • Telcordia SR332 Issue 4 March 2016.  Calculated @55°C

Cable types recommendations
See manual

Cable length rules
See manual

Associated products

ADDERLink® INFINITY 4021

The ADDERLink® INFINITY 4021 (ALIF4021) is the world’s first dual-head, 5K high performance IP KVM matrix over a single fiber.

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ADDERLink™ INFINITY Manager (AIM)

The ADDERLink™ INFINITY Manager (AIM) server is a control suite which transforms ADDERLink INFINITY (ALIF) extenders into a digital matrix solution. Using standard IP infrastructure it is possible to route any user station to any computer attached to the network without any compromises to video quality or control.

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What's in the box

ALIF4001R-XX: ALIF4001 Receiver

  • 1x PSU cable
  • 1x IEC cable

ALIF4001T-XX: ALIF4001 Transmitter

  • 2x 2m/6.5ft DisplayPort cable
  • 1x 2m/6.5ft USB cable.
  • 2x 2m/6.5ft Audio cables.
  • 1x PSU and IEC lead
Ordering information

ALIF4001T-XX: ALIF4001 Transmitter 

ALIF4001R-XX: ALIF4001 Receiver

 

XX = Mains Lead Country Code:

UK = United Kingdom

US = United States

EURO = Europe

AUS = Australia

JP = Japan

CN = China

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