Hall Research EX-HDU Offers HDMI, USB Extension on Cat 6 with Audio, Integrated Control

Calling it a great fit for collaboration and classroom environments, Hall Research EX-HDU offers HDMI, USB extension on Cat 6 with audio and integrated control.

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Hall Research EX-HDU Offers HDMI, USB Extension on Cat 6 with Audio, Integrated Control

Hall Research HDMI and USB extension on Cat 6 with audio and integrated control

Hall Research is excited about its new solution that it says is a great fit for collaborative and K-12 classroom environments. The Hall Research EX-HDU offers HDMI, USB extension on Cat 6 with audio and integrated control.

According to the maker of video over Cat x, matrix switchers, scaling and automation products, the new EX-HDU is an economical HDMI and USB extender comprised of a single-gang Wall Plate Sender and compatible Receiver.

Here is a breakdown of the solution:

Hall Research EX-HDU, HDMI, USB extension

More on EX-HDU from Hall Research’s web site:

The product uses only a single Cat5/6 cable to 200ft long. HDMI audio is extracted and is provided both as analog stereo and multi-channel digital.

The Receiver can also be used to control other equipment by providing programmable contact closure I/O, RS-232 and IR outputs.

Receivers with LAN connectivity are also available providing integrated user configurable WebGUI and IP control.

The patent pending wall-plate is powered from the Receiver and provides two USB ports for connection of USB devices.

Here is an example of a classroom application for the EH-HDU:

Hall Research EX-HDU, HDMI, USB extension

According to Hall Research, it has even applied a patent on elements of the unique configuration and feature set.

More highlights of the EX-HDU from Hall Research’s web site:

  • Extends HDMI + USB 2.0 to 200 ft (60 m) on one Cat 6 cable
  • Wall plate sender has 2-port hub for connection of USB devices to host PC
  • Receiver with HDMI, 4 USB ports, RS-232 for control, digital I/O, and Audio
  • Perfect for Interactive displays, Soft CODECs, and KVM extension
  • Wall plate does not require separate power supply
  • Receiver with optional IP/LAN and Web GUI for Room Control
  • Patent Pending

Learn more about Hall Research EX-HDU on the company’s website.

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