Canare to Present 4K Connector at IBC2014


CANARE ELECTRIC CO. LTD. is presenting at coming IBC2014 (Hall 11, stand A50), a 4 channels coaxial connector for linking 4K related equipments. This new connector will enable the transmission of 4 x 3G-SDI’s 4K signals with one connector and one cable.

The connector plug is composed of 4 x 75Ω connector units, which can be plugged in, in one time with an easy “push, pull & lock” system.

Compact, solid and light weighted, it is suitable for outdoor broadcasting. The receptacle connector units are compatible with IEC’s DIN 1.0/2.3 connector plugs. At 3GHz, the return loss is 20dB or greater.

According to Mr. Jun-Ichiro OHNO, Managing Director of Canare Electric Co. Ltd., this new connector is scheduled to be introduced into the market in October 2014, in 3 models: one connector plug, one connector jack, and one receptacle.


Established in 1970, CANARE brand reputation lies on its quality products: fibre or copper cables, connectors, video patch panels, signals converters… Used by TV broadcast stations, camera manufacturers, concert halls, stadium, Canare products spread outside Japan by word of mouth.