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Shinybow SB-6335/SB-6335R

Jan 4, 2013 12:23 PM, By Patrick Barron


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Style of RS-232 Connector: DB9

MSRP: $498

HDBaseT: Yes

www.shinybowusa.com

Maximum Distance:

· Cat-5: Works up to 250ft. at all resolutions tested

· Cat-6: Works up to 375ft. at all resolutions tested

· Blu-ray player: Cat-5 works at 1080p and 1080p 3D up to 200ft. Cat-6 works at 1080p and 1080p 3D up to 300ft. Cat-6 does not link with 3D after 300ft.

The extender from Shinybow is a no-frills product at the second lowest price out of all the extenders tested. Yet it was able to perform comparable to a product at a much higher cost. There are indicator lights for HDMI signal presence, link status, and power. The size of the unit is small, which makes it easy to locate in places where space is a premium. There is a power supply at both ends that uses a screw-on connector to ensure a solid connection that will not fall out. The Shinybow name is normally not associated with a high-end product, but the performance of this set measured up well against products that are significantly more expensive. Shinybow USA is located in the Dallas suburb of Frisco and the company’s tech support was easy to reach through both email and over the phone.

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