This icon needs to be broken into a couple explanations, 4K refers to the native resolution of 4K, as described in the icon above. 60Hz refers to the how many frames are shown per second. There are many frame rates, but most common are 24, 25, 30, 50, and 60. The higher the frame rate, the more data. As an example, HDMI 1.4 could handle Ultra HD/4K with 4:4:4 24Hz, as the bitrate 8.91 gigabits/second (Gbps). The same signal at 60Hz comes in at 17.2 Gbps.

4:4:4 refers to the colour compression scheme, called chroma subsampling. Without getting too detailed 4:4:4 means there is no colour compression, thus providing pristine colour accuracy.  Other options are 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 colour compression. For more information on chroma subsampling, head over to

18 Gbps is based on the HDMI 2.0 standard, which was released in 2013. This means that the cable is capable of handling 18 billion bits per second.

HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. HDR is a newer advancement in television which enables displays to show a greater range between the black and white levels on a display (called dynamic range). The greater the dynamic range, the more detail one can see in an image. There are various versions of HDR and each one has its pros and cons. The most common forms are HDR10, HDR10+, DolbyVision

This connector on this cable requires a minimum of 1 kg (2.2 lbs) of force to remove it from the connected device.

ARC, or Audio Return Channel, is a feature that started in HDMI 1.4 and allows for audio to transmit from a television to a receiver or other device, as opposed to only sending audio from a source such as a Blu-Ray player to a television or receiver. This is a very useful feature for those “cutting the cord” where off air antennas are used or built-in streaming applications such as Netflix, which allows for a better listening experience by bypassing television speakers, which are usually substandard quality.

Lifetime warranty

  • Product outline

    Kordz PRO3 Series is engineered to increase AV installation uptime with high quality materials and production processes for an updated 18Gbps signal across all lengths. Each cable combines lightweight, small form-factor assemblies, gold-plated 1kg retention HDMI connectors and a highly flexible fire-rated cable to make installations easier for the professional AV integrator. This update also reduces the connector footprint by 65% of the previous model, is licensed to support all HDMI 2.0 features and is backed by a Lifetime Warranty.

    • Solid copper pins and lightweight, folded-gold plated HDMI connectors decrease oxidation and increase signal stability. Fully supports 18Gbps across all lengths.
    • Environmentally friendly lightweight ABS connector assembly (65% of the previous iteration).
    • Highly flexible, UL CMG fire rated jacket fits any installation environment.
    • Benchmark inter-terminal uniformity through Kordz’ patented soldering techniques.
    • Licensed HDMI 2.0 Adopter product individually product tested on assembly line.
    • Kordz’ product performance guarantee and warranty for your lifetime.
  • Application

    Data Rate: Up to 18.2Gbps (TMDS mode)
    Video Resolution: Up to 8K (7680 x 4320) / 10K (10240 x 4320)
    Video Refresh Rate: Up to 240 frames per second
    Colour Depth: Up to 16 bits
    Colour Formats: RGB 4:4:4 / Y’CBCR 4:2:2 / Y’CBCR 4:2:0
    Content Protection: Up to HDCP 2.2 supported
    Audio Sample Rate / Channel: Up to 192KHz
    Audio Sample Size: Up to 24 bits
    Audio Channels: Up to 32 channels
    Audio Formats Supported: DTS Master, DTS:X, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos
    Auxiliary HDMI Features Supported: Consumer Electronic Control (CEC), Auto Lip-Sync Correction, Ethernet channel, Audio Return Channel (ARC), Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC), High Dynamic Range (HDR)

  • Technical info

    HDMI CERTIFICATION – 0.5m – 5.0m Lengths

    HDMI CTS (Certified Test Specification): High Speed with Ethernet
    Certified Data Rate: 6.0Gbpsc, 17.82Gbps agg
    Supported Data Rate: ≥ 6.0Gbpsc, 17.82Gbps agg (4K UHD)
    HDMI Clock: 27-340MHz


    Cable Diameter: 30AWG 5.7mm/0.22ӯ | 28AWG 6.5mm/0.26ӯ
    Mounting Length: cable gauge dependent (see below)
    Cable Bend Radius: cable gauge dependent (see below)
    Retention Force (nominal): 9.9N (1kg / 2.2lbs) +10/-5%


    Primary Conductors: Solid 30-28AWG OFC, length dependent
    Insulation on TMDS: HDPE, Foamed-PE, length dependent
    Insulation on 4C + HEAC Pairs: HDPE
    Shielding on TMDS Pairs: Al / Mylar, 125% coverage
    Shielding Overall: AL/Mylar, 100% coverage + Al-Mg alloy braid, min 85% coverage
    Cable Jacket: UL CMG fire-rated PVC composite materials
    HDMI Connector Shell: Premium gauge folded steel, 1μ” 24K Gold plated
    HDMI Connector Pins: Solid OFC, 15μ” 24K Gold plated
    Termination: High Frequency Soldering
    Connector Assembly: ABS connector shell with PVC injection moulded boot and strain relief


  • Warranty

    The Kordz PRO3 Passive HDMI Cable comes with our product Lifetime Warranty that promises maintained product functionality and performance for your lifetime.

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PRO3 Passive HDMI Cable

Kordz PRO3 Series HDMI Cable is engineered with higher quality materials and processes for easy professional installation and an updated 18Gbps signal across all lengths.

Colour options:

  • Product Code
  • Description
  • K26016-0050-CH

    0.5m / 1.6ft, 30AWG

  • K26016-0100-CH

    1m / 3.3ft, 30AWG

  • K26016-0150-CH

    1.5m / 4.9ft, 30AWG

  • K26016-0200-CH

    2m / 6.6ft, 30AWG

  • K26016-0300-CH

    3m / 9.8ft, 30AWG

  • K26016-0400-CH

    4m / 13.1ft, 28AWG

  • K26016-0500-CH

    5m / 16.4ft, 28AWG

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