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Atlona HDMI Extenders Over Cat 5e/6/7
Atlona's HDMI Extenders Over Cat 5e/6/7 transmitters and receivers use HDBaseT to handle signals such as 4K and CEC pass-thru.

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Electronics professionals can update the Altona HDMI Extenders Over Cat 5e/6/7 via the system's USB inputs.
December 17, 2012 | by CI Staff

It took some time to gain acceptance, but HDBaseT has grown in stature to provide manufacturers with a reliable solution that can be used to transmit A/V, control and other signals long distances.

The Skinny: The latest company to utilize the emerging technology is Atlona.

The Specs:  Atlona’s new HDMI Extenders over Cat 5e/6/7 products come in three application-based options to provide electronics professionals with a choice of long-distance signal transmission solutions that employs HDBaseT. Atlona says the product line can carry A/V control and Power over Ethernet (PoE) all over a single cable and the units can all be updated through their USB ports.

Atlona says the unit supports the transmission of 4K video, CEC pass thru, IR and RS-232. The line of products includes the AT-HDTX transmitter and the HT-HDRX receiver which can be used for IR control, and Atlona says these devices can transmit up to 70 meters. The AT-HDTX-RSNET transmitter and AT-HDRX-RSNET receiver can be used to transmit bi-directional IR and PoE signals up to 100 meters.

Solutions: The Atlona HDMI Extenders Over Cat 5e/6/7 products can be used for residential and commercial A/V systems.

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