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Send HDTV Video, Digital Audio Signals to Multiple Rooms Over Cat. 5 Wiring
Audio Authority 9870 HDTV Signal Distribution Kit
Audio Authority 9870 HDTV Signal Distribution Kit
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Audio Authority 9870 HDTV Signal Distribution Kit
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  • Driver sends component video and digital audio over cat. 5 wiring
  • Two wall plates included for multi-room HDTV viewing
  • View HDTV signals up to 1000 feet from the source

Essential Info

High-definition television provides crisp, clear images not available with standard cable or satellite imaging. But installing HDTV tuners in every room of your home that has a television set can become expensive; even more costly and difficult would be running component video and digital audio cabling from room to room. Now you can transmit HDTV signals over inexpensive cat. 5 wiring. Just two cat. 5 cables can deliver pristine HDTV signals to any room in the house, thanks to the HDTV Signal Distribution Kit, which incorporates the key signal paths necessary for effective audio and video entertainment, plus an IR pathway for easy remote control of AV components. An HDTV tuner is required to access high-definition signals and is sold separately. Cat. 5 cables are also sold separately.


What's Included

  • Cat. 5 driver
  • 2 wall plates
  • RCA bus expansion kit
  • Power supply
  • Mounting hardware
  • Instructions
  • More Info

    The HDTV Signal Distribution Kit includes a Cat. 5 Driver, which distributes HDTV signals with astounding clarity and color fidelity up to 1000 feet from the source. This driver distributes component video, digital audio, and stereo analog audio to the two included wall plates; the RCA bus output may be used to feed HDTV signals to a local video display and/or sound system (sold separately). The wall plates also receive their power through the cat. 5 cabling, so there is no need for a power adapter at the wall plate.

    Each wall plate will install easily in a standard dual-gang electrical box. Clearly labeled, color-coded, gold-plated YPbPr jacks on both the driver and wall plates ensure easy hookup and perfect signal transmission. A pass-through jack for cable, satellite or off-air antenna connections is provided for convenience. Each durable, stainless steel wall plate offers component video, digital audio and analog audio jacks.

    You can also connect an IR remote control system input to the Driver IR output for a third-party IR remote distribution network over the cat. 5 pathway. By connecting an IR remote control system to the HDTV Signal Distribution system, you'll be able to control the source equipment from other rooms in the house. IR receiver and emitter equipment is required for this feature and is sold separately.

    The HDTV Signal Distribution Kit provides reliable ground isolation, preventing hum bars and other artifacts associated with ground loops. Do you want to send HDTV signals to more than two locations in your home? The HDTV Signal Distribution Kit offers unlimited system expandability. Additional drivers and wall plates are sold separately.



    Manufacturer:Audio Authority
    Manufacturer Product No.:9870
    Dimensions:Driver: 8 1/5" x 3 3/8" x 1 1/4"; wall plate: 4 5/8" x 4 5/8"
    Maximum Distance:1000 feet from driver to wall plate
    Cable Supported:Cat. 5, cat. 5e, or cat. 6
    Wall Plate Materials:Stainless steel

    Important notes:
    Only merchandise credit for defective items returned within 30 days of purchase. No other returns allowed on this item.
    Manufacturer contact information: Audio Authority, Tel: (800) 322-8346


    Driver's Cat-5 Inputs  Left Side RCA Outputs  Right Side RCA Outputs  Wall Plate Connections 
    Driver's Cat-5 Inputs  Left Side RCA Outputs  Right Side RCA Outputs  Wall Plate Connections 
    Wall Plate Connections  Installation Diagram  Multiple Installation Diagram   
    Wall Plate Connections  Installation Diagram  Multiple Installation Diagram   


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    5 star: 75%  (6)
    4 star: 25%  (2)
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    ERIC -- dexter, MI   11/20/2009
    It's awesome, I love it! It displays on the destination TVs the exact same as at the source. It's definately professional grade.
    Eric -- Michigan   11/2/2009
    Looks exactly like the source from 100 feet away on two different TVs. Better than I expected!
    GLENN -- calgary, AB   10/15/2007
    Works as advertised. Very good picture quality. I would like TOS-Link digital audio support instead of or as well as coax.
    STEPHEN -- alpharetta, GA   5/28/2007
    Product works as advertised. Very easy to install/configure.
    Lance Ridgely -- Iowa   4/3/2007
    I would echo all comments. This is a great way to feed remote monitors in any setting. Great picture quality with minimal mess and work. Just terminate your CAT 5/CAT 6 ends with the appropriate RJ45 plug and off you go. Make sure you label your cables:)
    JAY -- castle rock, CO   8/2/2006
    Very satisfied. A little dis-appointed with the "pot resistor" to specify the cable-length. If you are not exactly on the number, the signle does not propagate through
    BRIAN -- price george, BC   5/2/2006
    Works perfect - amazing product. The alternative would have had a big mess of at least six runs of RG6 and 3-wire cable for IR control, and still would not have had the slick looking wallplates. I have seen competing products and they do not seem to be of same quality. The only drawback is that most do not have TWO runs of CAT5 which is required. In new installations (which was my situation) it is a breeze to run the cable. In an existing home it may be difficult to fish wire to desired spot, but much easier than a big bundle of a/v cabling.
    PETE -- las vegas, NV   11/20/2005
    This unit worked perfectly, I was impressed at the overall video quality, but I did notice some video interference when using the IR passthru.


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