Atlona HDR-Capable 4K HDMI-over-HDBaseT Extender Is Now Shipping

Published: November 7, 2017
Atlona HDR-EX-70-2PS supports all video resolutions, audio formats – including PCM plus Dolby and DTS formats – and color spaces encompassed in the HDMI 2.0a specification.

The Atlona AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS transmitter/receiver kit is now shipping. The HDR-capable 4K HDMI-over-HDBaseT extender is capable of sending 4K/UHD signals over long distances with pristine quality, according to the company.


The AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS is ideal for both residential and commercial applications, the new cost-effective solution extends 4K/UHD HDMIsignals over HDBaseT with support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) formats.

It extends 4K HDR by combining latency-free, visually lossless compression with the proven reliability and convenience of HDBaseT to deliver pristine image quality over distances exceeding the limitations of HDMI cabling, according to an Atlona press release.

Transporting signals up to 4K/UHD at 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling over Cat 6a or Cat 7 cable, the kit can extend 1080p video up to 230 feet (70 meters), while HDR-enhanced 4K content can be carried up to 130 feet (40 meters).

The Atlona press release adds that the HDR-EX-70-2PS supports all video resolutions, audio formats – including PCM plus Dolby and DTS formats – and color spaces encompassed in the HDMI 2.0a specification, providing flexible compatibility with new and emerging 4K/UHD video sources and displays.

More on the HDR-capable HDR-EX-70-2PS from the press release:

Able to pass metadata for HDR content, the solution supports the 4K HDR10 standard at 60 Hz (4:2:0 chroma subsampling, 10-bit color) plus additional HDR variants. Additional key features include support for HDMI data rates up to 18 Gbps, and HDCP 2.2 compliance for the transport of protected content.

The HDR-EX-70-2PS HDMI-over-HDBaseT extender delivers exceptional value for either point-to-point AV requirements or as part of a larger 4K HD Rrouting and distribution system with the AT-HDR-H2H-44M matrix switcher, also now immediately available.

It is ideal for applications from home theaters incorporating HDR-enhanced playback and display devices, to retail TV showrooms anddetail-intensive professional AV applications such as full-motion visualization and simulation.

“As consumers and professionals discover the dramatic visual benefits that High Dynamic Range can deliver, demand for HDR-enhanced content and compatible equipment continues to accelerate,” says Joshua Castro, product manager, Atlona.

“The HDR-EX-70-2PS provides an affordable and reliable solution for high-quality, HDR-enabled HDMI extension in residential or commercial applications of any scale, and we’re excited to now be putting it in the hands of our partners and customers.”

The HDR-EX-70-2PS is available immediately and shipping. Learn more here.

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