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Receiver Accesses Component Video & Digital Audio Over Inexpensive Cat. 5 Cable
Cable Electronics CAT5 RX Cat. 5 Distribution Receiver
Cable Electronics CAT5 RX Cat. 5 Distribution Receiver
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Cable Electronics CAT5 RX Cat. 5 Distribution Receiver
Item# 77801R
Price: Normally $183.90 
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  • Receiver accesses component or composite video and digital or analog audio transmitted over cat. 5
  • Connect up to 2 rooms 300' from transmitter (sold separately)
  • Built-in IR channel allows connection to external IR remote control systems

Essential Info

Distribute high-definition component or composite video and digital or left and right audio over extended distances using inexpensive cat. 5 wire. The Cat. 5 Distribution Receiver works with the Cat. 5 Distribution Amplifier - Transmitter (sold separately), which delivers a single component video signal or three composite video signals along with digital or analog audio up to 300 feet in 1080i; if you use cat. 6 cable instead, the maximum distance is 500 feet. Each connected room will require Cat. 5 Distribution Receiver; the transmitter can support up to two rooms.


What's Included

  • Receiver
  • Power supply
  • Wiring diagram
  • Instructions
  • More Info

    Expandable System Connects Additional Video Sources
    The Cat. 5 Distribution Amplifier/Transmitter features video and audio loop output to accommodate future expansion to additional cat. 5 transmitters and receivers. Additional features include a discrete passive IR channel for the use of external IR remote control systems.



    CE Labs Product No.:CAT5 RX
    Dimensions:6.85" x 3.25" x 1"
    Connections:1 component video or 3 composite video connections & digital or left/right analog audio
    Power Requirement:External 9 or 10 Volt AC @ 600 mA with a (2.1 mm center) Coaxial connector
    Warranty:1 year, limited


    Nominal Input Level:1 Volt peak to peak
    Gain:1 Volt into 75 ohms (2 Volts unterminated)
    Output Impedance75 ohms
    Isolation Port to Port:> 65 dB
    Isolation Out to Input:> 80 dB
    Return Loss:> 30 dB
    Video Bandwidth:> 50 MHz (HDTV requires 37 MHz min.)
    Distance:300 feet @ 1080i (500 feet with CAT6 cable)

    Audio (Analog)

    Nominal Input Level:1 Volt peak to peak
    Gain:Unity (slightly reduced at max cable length)
    Input Impedance:22k ohm
    Output Impedance:1k ohm
    Frequency Response:20 Hz to 20 KHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio:80 dB @ 1 Volts out
    Digital Audio:Supports standard SPDIF digital audio

    Important notes:
    Only merchandise credit for defective items returned within 30 days of purchase. No other returns allowed on this item.
    Manufacturer contact information: Cable Electronics Inc, Tel: (800) 767-6189


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    Laurence -- North Carolina   9/11/2011
    Works perfect. Best solution for distributing HD via CAT cables. I use it to deliver HD satellite to 4 tv's from 1 receiver.
    YURIY -- morganville, NJ   11/6/2009
    Works great with extending 1080iHD to second room, a bonus is built-in IR distribution wiring, works well with Xantech IR kits (plug and play - no wire splicing needed).
    dpd146 -- charleston, SC   9/7/2008
    Worked perfect right out of the box. Great picture and audio. Installed this with the matching transmitter about 8 months ago and have had zero issues.
    ROBERT -- needles, CA   2/20/2008
    Not ajustable for less than 100'. Extremely poor signal quanlity, unaceptable for HD aplications.

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