New Single CAT5 Extender for HDMI economically transfers 1080p Signal up t0 125ft, and 1080i up to 250ft.
Until now, extending HDMI over CAT -5 cable has involved running two Cat 5 cables, one for the video signal, and another for the DDC information. There were a handful of single interconnect solutions using a single fiber optic and some using CAT -6 or CAT -7 cables, but most were limited to a maximum range or 60' at 1080p.
Atlona's new Single CAT -5 HDMI extender (model: AT -HDMI40SR) will extend HD signal from HDMI sources up to 200' at 1080i or 130' at 1080p. The device has a built in video equalizer, which is adjustable though a dial on the receiver. The unit is an affordable solution with a low MSRP of $329, and is now shipping. Check the New Products section on the Lenexpo website for more information.