ADDERLink® XD522

The ADDERLink XD522 video extender transmits high resolution video and USB signals over a single cable from a dual head computer to one base console

ADDERLink XD522 Displayport extender


The high performance ADDERLink XD522 KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) extender enables you to locate your critical computing hardware in a secure and temperature controlled environment away from the user work station whilst maintaining the same user desktop experience. It can transmit either two 1920x1200 @60Hz video streams or one higher resolution video stream (3840x2160 @30Hz or 2560x1600 @60Hz resolutions), digital audio (S/PDIF), analog audio, Hi-Speed USB2.0 and USB2.0 (full and low speed) over CATx cables.

Product codes
ADDERLink XD522 DisplayPort extender

Product Features

  • Intelligent EDID Management: Extended Display Identification Data allows the true characteristics of the monitor to be passed back to the computer.

  • Plug and Play: The ADDERLink XD522 extender is delivered in a zero config state enabling true plug and play installation with no need for downloading of drivers or software

  • Display port audio and S/PDIF Support: via an optical 3.5mm jack socket (dual use with analog audio via mini Toslink)

  • HD Quality Analog Audio: stereo channel 24bit sampled at 96kHz available to transfer audio from local to remote for Line in / Line out. Microphone in and headphone use cases are also supported

  • Extension Distances: 150m (500ft) extension distance for a single 1920x1080 screen; 100m (330ft) extension distance for two 1920 x 1200 screens or a single high resolution screen to 2560 x 1600

  • Single High Dynamic Range Monitor Support: up to 2560 x 1600 @60Hz 10bit per color

  • USB 2.0 High Speed: for mass storage devices plus keyboard, mouse tablet and touch


Approvals / Compliance

  • CE

  • FCC

  • RCM

  • UL

Hardware Compatibility

Support for all computers with display port, USB, audio, RS232 - requirement dependent

Display Port Interface

The system supports a maximum of 3840x2180 @30Hz (8bit) or 2560x1600 @60Hz on a single monitor or 1920x1200 @60Hz (10 bit) Supports two monitors 1920 x1200 @60Hz (8 bit). The receiver unit can drive HDMI or DVI monitors with the use of the correct adapter. Content protection is not supported.

USB 2.0

Supports up to six USB2.0 devices (low or full speed). HID devices are supported on ports marked “A” and isochronous devices (i.e. USB audio or video devices) on the Hi-Speed link only marked “B”.

Display Port Audio

The system delivers analog stereo audio (Line in, line out) & supports microphone input & headphones. It also delivers S/ PDIF (optical input) via a 3.5mm jack line in connector (mini Toslink). The display port audio path can have up to eight channels of 24-bit 192 kHz uncompressed “Pulse-code modulation”PCM audio or can encapsulate compressed audio formats in the audio stream. Supported compressed formats: DRA, Dolby™ MAT, DTS HD.


RS232 can be passed between the units to a maximum baud rate of 115K2 via the options port.

Software Compatibility:

All known operating systems

Cable Guidelines

Recommended cables are CAT7 shielded foiled twisted pairs:

Daetwyler 7702 Flexible patch cable

Daetwyler 7120 Bulk cable

Note: Distances are achieved using single lengths of trunk/bulk cable with two 3m CAT7a patch cables. For each additional break/patch connection reduce distance by 5m. Preferably patch cables should be of type CAT7a and less than 2m. Patch cables over 2m must be CAT7a


Operating Temperature: 0 to 40ºC / 32 to 104ºF

Storage Temperature: -20 to 70ºC / -4 to 158ºF

Humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)

Altitude: 2,000m / 6,56 l ft


Mean time between failure (MTBF) 100,000 Hours. Calculated to Telecordia standard SR332 issue 4 march 2016 @55C

Computer Connections Transmitter (TX)

Display port x 2, Audio 3.5mm in, Audio 3.5mm out, USB type B x 2 , RS232 10p10c options port

Peripheral Connections Receiver (RX)

Display port ++ x 2, Audio 3.5mm in, Audio 3.5mm out, Headphone 3.5mm out, Microphone 3.5mm in, USB type A x 4, RS232 10p10c options port


Local Unit:

1U compact case, robust metal construction

198mm/7.92” (w), 44mm/1.76” (h), 120mm/4.8” (d)



2.5mm DC jack (power adapter included), 100-240V AC 50/60Hz, 0.8A, input to power adapter, 5VDC 20W output from power adapter

Associated products

ADDERView® 4 PRO DisplayPort

Part of the ADDERView® PRO range, the AV4PRO DisplayPort is designed to enable four computers equipped with DisplayPort technology to be controlled from a single KVM console. This four-port switch is also available in DVI or VGA variants.


Part of the ADDERLink® X-DVI PRO range, the high-performance X-DVI PRO-MS digital KVM (Keyboard, Video and Mouse) and USB extender enables you to locate your critical computing hardware in a secure and temperature controlled environment. Uncompressed digital video and audio is distributed in real-time and with zero latency to multiple screens, allowing the user to mai

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Where to buy

Adder products are purchasable through our key technology partners. You can find a partners on our where to buy page.

Where to buy
Ordering information

XD522-DP-PAIR-XX: Pair including TX and RX units



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