The StarTech.com HDBaseT Extender Kit, extends HDMI up to 330 feet (100 Meters) over a single CAT5e or CAT6 cable. The extender supports Ultra HD and Full HD resolutions (4K / 1080p) with support for 3D and the accompanying 7.1 digital audio. For added versatility, both the transmitter and receiver can be powered from one power source using Power Over Cable (POC). The versatility of this video extender makes it an ideal solution for digital signage applications in large buildings such as commercial shopping centers, stadiums, schools, and hospitals.
HDBaseT is a standardized, zero latency, video distribution technology thats revolutionizing HDMI distribution. HDBaseT uses an advanced method of modulation that enables you to distribute uncompressed HDMI audio and video along with additional signals such as 100BaseT Ethernet, IR, RS-232 serial and power over cable.
The extender offers HDBaseT technology with HDMI, IR, RS232, Ethernet, and power in a single extender kit, for complete end-to-end control. Offering greater versatility than traditional HDMI extenders or HDMI cabling alone HDBaseT is the clear choice for every integrator and system designer. The IR extension enables you to operate your display and an IR-enabled source device, such as a Blu-ray player or TV Set top box, from either end of your extension. RS232 control let you to connect a serial I/O device at your display - an ideal solution for adding a serial touch screen interface to your remote display for interactive digital signage presentations. While the built-in 6-Port Ethernet hub lets you connect 5 IP devices to your network (3 remote, 2 local).
With the A/V industry quickly adopting 4K as the new high-resolution video standard, long range video distribution can be a challenge with standard HDMI cables beginning signal degradation at 30 feet.
With HDBaseT youll be amazed at how Ultra HD picture quality, four times the resolution of high-definition 1080p can be maintained even at 330 feet away from your video source. Plus, because the extender supports High-Definition 1080p and lower resolutions, you can comfortably use this extender to make any video source look great, while future proofing your setup for 4K implementation.
This extender has been specially crafted for a smooth, tidy setup. HDBaseT technology allows for single cable installation, for seamless integration using existing CAT5e or CAT6 infrastructure, avoiding the hassle of running multiple cables, while reducing potential failure points. Plus, the added benefit of power over cable means youll only need one power source to power both your extender and receiver, great for extending to areas where power outlets may be limited. Mounting hardware is also included for both the extender and receiver for discrete, professional mounting.
The ST121HDBT5 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.