Oct 9, 2013 9:59 AM, By Bennett Liles
The compact VX-HDMI-TP-E100M from Black Box Network Services extends IR, RS-232, audio, Ethernet and HDMI video up to 1080p/2048x1152 resolutions, with 3D and Deep Color support for distances up to 328ft. The receiver is powered remotely from the transmitter to eliminate the need for a separate power supply at the display end of the link. An IR emitter and receiver are included and the pair supports CEC passthrough and source device control. On the sound side, the pair transmits uncompressed LPCM signals, as well as compressed audio, such as DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD audio, as part of the HDMI signal.
A new wall plate from Broadata Communications carries HDMI 1.3 with resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz, bidirectional stereo audio (on 3.5mm mini jacks), and bidirectional RS-232 control up to 328ft. over one Cat-5e/6 cable. The LB-HDMI-AD needs no user adjustment to extend all of these signals in a wall panel format or a standalone transmitter/receiver box pair. The wall plate version fits into a standard single gang box. HD video signals are HDCP/EDID compliant.
CE Labs has a solution for long-distance signal extension in the HM1CK-3 UTP extender series with HDCP-compliant support for HDMI 1.3 at resolutions up to 1080p @ 60Hz and audio transmission for Dolby True HD, DTS-HD MA. All of the signals are good up to the standard HDBaseT cable length of 328ft. including the IR and RS-232 at up to 115200 bps/full duplex serial control. The pair is 3D ready with a maximum data transmission rate of 3.4Gbps. LED indicators on the front panel signal various conditions such as sending/receiving IR and activity at the RJ-45 port.
The DM-TX-200-C-2G from Crestron is a DM 8G+ transmitter and switcher that installs in a double-gang electrical box as part of a complete DigitalMedia system, but it can also be connected directly to the input of an HDBaseT compliant display device through a single Cat-5e or Crestron DM 8G cable. The unit provides HDMI, VGA, and analog audio inputs, plus a USB HID host port and it mounts in a standard gang box, which can install next to an Ethernet jack. Via its DM 8G+ output, the DM-TX-200-C-2G can be connected directly to any HDBaseT compliant device without requiring a DM receiver.
For 5Play features at distances up to 590ft. (on Cat-6A S/FTP 550 MHz cable) DVIGear makes the MultiPort MultiPort DVI-TPS-TX90/RX90 sender/receiver pair. Maximum cable length requires Long Reach firmware. TPS is the company’s nomenclature for HDBaseT. The units support all HDMI v1.4 formats and features including HDCP and they carry bidirectional RS-232 and IR. There is also support for Power over Ethernet (PoE) and either unit can be powered locally or over the twisted-pair cable from the other. Each unit’s front panel includes live, link, video and HDCP detection LEDs while supporting resolutions up to 4K, 48-bit color depth, and a wide range of 3D signal formats.
Factor Electronics designed the HD100BaseT-Balun to carry HDMI 1.4, bidirectional IR and Ethernet over Cat-5e/6 for up to 330ft. with 24bit/36bit deep color and 3D support at 10.2Gbps video bandwidth for a maximum video resolution of 1920x1200. The transmitter/receiver pair includes two 100BaseT Ethernet expansion ports and on the audio side, they support DTS Digital with DTS-HD and Dolby Digital including Dolby True-HD. The kit also provides an IR repeater, one IR flasher on a 3.5mm mini jack and two external 5VDC power supplies. Each unit is housed in a steel case.
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