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Rugged Fiber Extender
Fiber Extender

Rugged Fiber Extender

ArgonFDS offers a rugged Tranmitter and Reciver with fiber optic cable communications between the pair for applications where the distance between the HMI and remote computers is significant.

About The Product


ArgonFDS's rugged Transmitter takes DVI and USB inputs from a local workstation KVM Switch, converts the signals, and transmits them over a fiber optic connection. On the downstream side, the rugged Receiver accepts the fiber optic input and reproduces the UBS and DVI signals with virtually no latency. Together, the extender set provides excellent two way communication. This allows a workstations keyboard, pointing device, and display to be located up to 400m away. ArgonFDS's Rugged Fiber Optic Extender product provides reliable, low-latency transmission and implements an effective solution for remote placement of operator displays and input devices.


  • Supports up to 400m  Distance Between Transmitter and Receiver
  • Local Loopback at Transmitter
  • Video Resolution up to 1900 x 1200 @ 60Hz
  • Remote DDC Support
  • AC & DC Power Inputs
  • Analog or Digital Extender Available

Technical Specs

Computer Ports 1x DVI, 1xUSB2.0 (multiplexed USB for keyboard & pointer)
Communication DVI-I, USB 2.0, Fiber Optic
Max Resolution 1900x1200 at 60Hz
Control  Automatic, DDC Supported
Device Support HID
Power Input 110/220VAC Input
Power Consumption 5W Typical 
Transmitter Typical Dimensions

9.5" x 7.5" x 1.4"

241mm x 191mm x 36mm

Transmitter Weight

± 2.0 lbs / ± 1 kg

Receiver Typical Dimensions

10.3" x 7.5" x 1.4"

262mm x 191mm x 36mm

Receiver Weight ± 2.0 lbs / ± 1 kg
Connectors MIL Circular / DVI-I / Rugged Fiber Optic
Enclosure Aluminum, Enclosed
Other Customizations and Adaptations Available on Request
Standards MIL-STD-461 and MIL-STD-810
Temperature -10°C to +60°C
Vibration MIL-STD-167-1, 33Hz
Shock MIL-STD-901D, Grade A
Humidity Operating & Storage - 95% @ 25°C, Non-Condensing
Altitude Up to 20 kft Operating, Non-operating
Water Tightness IP65
Salt Fog Resistant to Salt Fog, Unit is 100% Enclosed
EMI Designed to MIL-STD-461
Other On Request

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