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Allows Component Video to be transmitted through a Category 5E/6 Twisted Pair Cable
MuxLab 500051 Component Video/Digital Audio Balun, Female
MuxLab 500051 Component Video/Digital Audio Balun, Female
MuxLab 500051 Component Video/Digital Audio Balun, Female
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  • Supports 480i/p, 720p, 1080i/p
  • Supports 480i/p up to 1,000 ft (305m) via Cat5E/6
  • Supports 720p/1080i/p up to 500 ft (152m) via Cat5E/6E/6
  • Molded color-coded RCA cable leads
  • Supports digital audio on fourth twisted pair
  • Modular shielded RJ45 connector

Essential Info

The Component Video/Digital Audio Balun (500050, 500051) allows one component video (YPbPr or RGB) signal and one Digital Audio signal to be transmitted via one Category 5E/6 twisted pair cable for more cost-efficient cabling. Used in pairs, the Component Video/Digital Audio Balun supports 480i/p, 720p and 1080i/p video formats for commercial and residential hi-definition (HDTV) video applications.

Environment - Component Video (YPbPr), RGB Video (sync on green). 480i/p, 720p, 1080i/p
Devices - DVD players, satellite receivers, plasma displays, projectors, monitors, up-converters, amplifiers, switchers, home theatre and other equipment supporting HDTV component video and/or digital audio (Dolby Digital, dts)
Transmission - Transparent to the user
Bandwidth - Video: 60 MHz, 3 dB roll off. Digital audio: 25 MHz, 1dB roll off
Maximum Input - 1.1Vp-p
Insertion Loss per pair (video) - .1 dB for 0.1 MHz. Gradually increasing to 3.0 dB over the frequency range
Insertion Loss per pair (audio) - Less than 1 dB over the frequency range
Return Loss (video) - Greater than 15 dB over the frequency range
Return Loss (audio) - Greater than 15 dB over the frequency range
Common Mode Rejection (video) - -55 dB max
Common Mode Rejection (audio) - -55 dB max
Max. Distance Color - Cat5E/6 UTP & STP - 480i/p: 1,000 ft (305m). 720p and 1080i/p: 500 ft (152m). Digital Audio: 600 ft (182m). Compatible with 500020
Cable - Cat5E/6 UTP/STP - 24 gauge or lower solid copper twisted pair wire impedance: 100 ohms at 1 MHz Maximum capacitance: 20 pf/foot. Attenuation: 6.6 dB/1000 ft at 1 MHz
Cable - Coax - Impedance: 75 ohms at 1 MHz
Connectors - 500050: Three (3) RCA-M connectors: Green (Y), Blue (Pb) , Red (Pr). 500051: Three (3) gold-plated RCA-F connectors: Green (Y), Blue (Pb) , Red (Pr) One (1) RCA-F connector for digital audio. RJ45S for twisted pair
Pin Configuration - Red (Pr): Pins 7 [R] & 8 [T]. Green (Y): Pins 3 [R] & 6 [T] Blue (Pb): Pins 1 [R] & 2 [T]. Digital Audio: Pins 4 [R] & 5 [T]
Temperature - Operating: 0 to 55C. Storage: -20 to 85C. Humidity: up to 95%
Enclosure - ABS fire retardant plastic
Dimensions - 2.40" x 2.25" x 1.0" (6.1 x 5.7 x 2.54 cm). 500050: plus 6" (15.24cm) cable lead for video
Weight - 2.9 oz (81gms)
Regulatory - FCC, CE, RoHS
Warranty - Lifetime
Important notes:
Defective exchanges for identical item within Manufacturer’s warranty period.
Manufacturer contact information: MuxLab Inc, Tel: (514) 905-0588 Ext 358


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