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C2G Now Offering a Complete Family of HDMI HDBaseT Extenders

C2G HDMI HDBaseT extenders allow AV signals to be distributed with USB and control signals beyond the length limitations of standard HDMI cabling.

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Cabling and connectivity solutions provider C2G announced it is now offering a complete family of HDMI HDBaseT extenders for the delivery of uncompressed HDMI video and audio signals — in addition to VGA, IR, RS232, USB-C, USB 2.0, and analog audio — over a single network patch cable to displays in conference rooms, huddle rooms, classrooms, lecture halls and more.

“Our HDMI HDBaseT extenders are the perfect solutions for any commercial installation where AV signals need to be distributed — with USB and control signals alongside them — beyond the length limitations of standard HDMI cabling,” said Jennifer Crotinger, C2G Product Manager, C2G, a brand of Legrand, in a statement. “For integrators, the devices embody the four pillars that set C2G apart from other solutions on the market: testing, quality, convenience, and confidence.”

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The C2G family of HDMI HDBaseT extenders includes 16 transmitters, receivers, and transmitter/receiver kits with included power adapters. The devices support resolutions up to 4K at 60Hz (4:2:0) and extend single or dual HDMI sources up to 130 feet or 328 feet over a single Cat6a cable. To meet the needs of any commercial application, the family includes solutions with support for:

  • VGA resolutions up to 1920×1200 at 60Hz
  • Visual lossless compression (VLC)
  • USB-C pass-through
  • High-speed USB 2.0 pass-through for KVM control of devices such as USB cameras, keyboards, and mice
  • One-way and bi-directional IR and RS232 pass-through
  • Analog audio pass-through
  • Multichannel audio formats including PCM 2.0/5.1/7.1, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS:X
  • API command control through transmitter Micro USB ports or receiver RS232 ports
  • Automatic switching between input sources
  • CEC pass-through for central control of all HDMI-compatible devices

Transmitters are offered in box and wall plate form factors, with wall plate transmitters available in single- and dual-gang configurations. Receivers are available with built-in scaling, in addition to S/PDIF outputs for the de-embedding of connected audio devices for audio distribution. All devices are HDCP 2.2-compliant to ensure a secure connection between the source and display.

For greater installation flexibility, Power over Cable (PoC) and Power over HDBaseT (PoH) support mean that only one power adapter is required at the transmitter or receiver to power both units.

C2G’s HDMI HDBaseT extension family is available through retailers and direct to users from C2G. Each solution is backed by a five-year warranty.