The new VideoEase active component video Balun kit from Muxlab sends component plus infra red control signals across a single CAT5e / CAT6 cable. The system is rated at around 150 metres for a 1080P signal and over 300 metres at 480p and is shipping now.
“The active component video Balun kit allows component video, analog stereo audio and/or digital audio, and one IR-emitter signal to be transmitted via a cost-effective unshielded copper twisted cable in a point-to-point configuration. The product supports simultaneous stereo audio and digital audio transmission. The product provides an IR-emitter pass-through connectivity, supports up to 1080p resolution, and features manual brightness and sharpness adjustments. Applications include digital signage, residential, boardroom, classroom, and home theatre video systems.
Features & Benefits
Up to 1,000 ft (305m) via Cat5E/6 @ 480i/p
Up to 500 ft (152m) via Cat5E/6 @ 1080p
Supports simultaneous stereo and digital audio
Manual brightness compensation
Manual sharpness compensation
Ground loop isolation”