Light-Link HDMI Cable by Sewell, 40 ft

4K @ 60Hz 4:4:4 HDMI 2.0 HDCP 2.2

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"Great experience and exactly what I was looking for. I would definitely shop with Sewell again."

Overview

Transmits up to 40ft
Plug and Play
Mobility
Thinner & Softer
Transmits up to 40ft
Plug and Play
Easily Portable
Supports 4K


The Light-Link is an "HDMI over Fiber" cable that sends the video information through optical fiber. Because it uses fiber, it can send the signal instantly with no perceptible latency at longer distances than regular copper HDMI cables.




How it Works

The converters inside the cable heads convert incoming electrical signal into optical on one end, and back into electrical on the other end. The Light-Link is composed of fiber cables and copper cables. The copper cables are used for non-video information such as hot plug detection, grounding, and +5v power. The fiber strands carry all the video information.







The light travels down the fibers using internal reflection, which allows the light to bounce off the cable walls similar to a bobsled. Light travels extremely fast (186,000 miles a second) so the signal arrives almost instantly without losing any quality.


Better than copper

According to HDMI.org "The longest HDMI cable runs seen to date have been achieved using fiber-optic cable, which is far less susceptible to attenuation and interference than copper. Electrically it is similar to an active cable or Cat 5/6 solution, the principal difference being the higher-quality optical cabling between the transmit and receive connectors. HDMI over fiber is a highly robust solution, effective in cable runs up to 100 meters or more."


Immune to Electromagnetic Interference

Easier than any HDMI extender

Since the optical converters are housed inside the heads of the cable, there is no need for any external repeaters. This also means that there is no need for extra power adapters or patch cables.

The Light-Link eliminates possible points of failure. In a typical HDMI extender setup you have four HDMI connections (source to sender and receiver to display) plus two RJ45 connections, and two power connections from the baluns to the wall.

That's eight possible things that can come unplugged, plugged in the wrong way, worn out over time or just need to be stuffed somewhere out of sight. With the Light-Link you only have one cable connected directly and can be easily verified end to end. Troubleshooting is incredibly easy compared to any other setup.

Specifications

Mfg. Part Number

  • SW-32932-40

Brand

  • Link by Sewell

Specifications

  • Length: 12m (40ft)
  • 18Gbps
  • 4K @ 60Hz 4:4:4
  • HDMI 2.0
  • HDCP 1.4/2.2
  • Compatible with ARC and CEC

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Worth the Price!

Willard - 6/22/2018 3:13:31 PM

5 found this review helpful


Pros: Before this hybrid HDMI I was using a high definition wireless link from my A/V receiver to my 4K television. Sewell's light-link provides a seamless connection between my 4K television and the A/V receiver -- the Audio Return Channel (ARC) function is flawless! Now my A/V receiver recognizes the advanced 4K functions and the picture is so much better... even the sound is deeper and richer. Not sure how the ARC handshake improves the surround sound capabilities, but the difference is positively noticeable. Thank you for developing this truly high quality connection. Light-Link is "the" solution for long distance HDMI cable connections.

Cons: None

Other: If you're shopping around and think a conventional HDMI cable with a repeater is the cheaper and better way to go, just think you get what you pay for. . . cheap application equals cheap results. Spring for the all-in-one Light-Link HDMI and you won't be disappointed.

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Delivers

KGentry - 8/1/2017 5:44:50 PM

5 found this review helpful


Pros: It works. Plain and simple. True 4k HDR content from both PS4 Pro, and PC. Incredible value.

Cons: none

Other: Unbelievable support from the team at Sewell Direct (Derek and Laura rule!)

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Great HDMI Solution!

cooleybird - 6/26/2018 1:37:52 PM

1 found this review helpful


Pros: Full 4K/HDR signal over long runs Slim cable, flexible enough for in-wall and ceiling runs without breaking the fiber No handshake issues that can occur with active copper cables Great price

Cons: None

Other: When I upgraded my projector, I found that the 25’ copper HDMI cable I was using couldn’t pass the full 18 GHz signal from my AVR to the projector. After a long night of researching options, I decided that I wanted a fiber optic cable. After more online research, I found that Sewell stood behind their products more confidently than others, and sells direct, so I gave them a try. As soon as the cable was installed, my signal problem was gone, and I have since been enjoying my new projector.

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Worked as Promised!

- 11/11/2018 6:22:57 PM

I am a novice video person and I had hoped that this cable would work and it does. This fiber optic cable is amazing and is performing above my expectations. Thank you for the accurate description.

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150' Light-Link

- 10/10/2018 4:09:21 PM

Seems to work very well

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Church Installation

PCFXR4U - 10/8/2018 4:46:03 PM

It works as planned

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Great product

- 10/6/2018 11:39:23 AM

Works without a booster or repeater which is a plus. Great picture quality. Couldn’t tell any difference in my 6ft hdmi cable vs the 100ft fiber optic cable.

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Product OK

Larena - 9/24/2018 9:37:58 AM

Cable was long enough for what we needed, i.e., a run from the patio to the stereo in another part of the house

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