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Transmit High Definition HDMI Audio/Video Signals up to 180 Feet via Ethernet Cable
Vanco 280723 HDMI Cat5 Balun/Extender Kit with IR, 50 Meter
Vanco 280723 HDMI Cat5 Balun/Extender Kit with IR, 50 Meter
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Vanco 280723 HDMI Cat5 Balun/Extender Kit with IR, 50 Meter
Item# 97682
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  • Allows HDMI Audio/Video signals to be transmitted over Dual Cat5e or Cat6 cables
  • Extends 1080p resolutions up to 164 feet over Cat5e Cables (180 feet over Cat6)
  • High Speed Chip Set that Supports Full HD1080P/120HZ, 3D and 4K x 2K
  • Supports Digital Audio Format, DTS-HD/Dolby-True HD/LPCM7.1/AC3/DTS/DSD
  • Super IR control system, IR transport channel can be forward or backward

Essential Info

The Vanco 280723 HDMI Cat5 Balun/Extender Kit with IR is the perfect solution for sending a long distance HDMI signal from an AV component to a HD display and transmitting an IR signal back to that component from the display. Connect the signal source such as Blu-Ray Player, Play Station 3, audio/video receiver, cable or satellite receivers and computers equipped with HDMI output interfaces with a short high speed HDMI cable to the HDMI Transmitter input. Connect the HDMI Transmitter output RJ-45 ports using dual-runs of Cat 5e or Cat 6 UTP cables to the included Receiver, which does not require a power supply. Connect the HDMI output from the Receiver to high-definition display devices such as HD-LCD, HD-DLP and HD projectors with HDMI input interfaces. Use high-speed HDMI cables that are recommended for the distances that are required for each connection.

Super IR Control
These active extenders units have the capability of transporting IR signals over the UTP cables. These extenders can control the source from the display. This is accomplished by using an optional IR Receiver pigtail attached to the receiver pointing away from the display and the IR Transmitter / Sender / Emitter pigtail attached to the sender and pointed at the source. (This product is only compatible with Vanco's Super HDMI IR Accessories)


What's Included

  • 1x HDMI Transmitter (Sender)
  • 1x - HDMI Receiver
  • 1x - Power Supply
  • 1x - Product Manual
  • More Info

    Over-Current Over-Voltage Protection
    The circuit boards are equipped with both over-current and over-voltage protection and automatically power down if these are encountered. The power circuit will restore itself automatically once the excessive current or voltage conditions are rectified.

    Additional Features
  • Unique Circuit Design Allows for Protection against High Voltage and Peak Currents
  • Tested for Compatibility with all leading HD Video brands
  • Tested with 7.1 Home Theater Systems
  • Shelf or Wall Mounting

  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Product No.280723
    Dimensions1.25" W x .875" H x 3.25" D
    HDMI VersionHDMI v1.4 with 3D
    HDCP VersionHDCP1.2
    Support HDMI Resolution1080P/1080i/720P/576i/480P/480i
    Support Video Color BitDeep Color 24bit/36bit
    Support Audio FormatLPCM/Dolby-AC3/DTS7.1/DSD
    Input Video Signal5.0Volts/P-P
    Output Cable Distance66 foot 24AWG Cable
    Input Cable Distance66 foot 24AWG Cable
    Data Transfer Speed6.75Gbps
    Operating Humidity Range5 to 90%RH (No Condensation)
    Operating Temperature Range-15 to +55 Degrees C; 5 to 131 Degrees F
    Power Adapter FormatInput AC (50Hz.60Hz)100-240V
    Power Supply5V DC, UL Listed Power Supply for Transmitter (included)

    Note: Factory terminated cable assemblies be used and their length shall not exceed 164 feet of Cat 5e and 180 feet of Cat 6. HDMI cable lengths should not exceed 16 feet.

    Important notes:
    Defective exchanges for identical item within 30 days of purchase. After 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.
    Manufacturer contact information: Vanco International, Tel: (800) 626-6445


    Rear View  Sample Wiring Diagram     
    Rear View  Sample Wiring Diagram     


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    JOSHUA -- cathedral city, CA   7/10/2013
    After trying several different brands of HDMI over Cat5 baluns with varying degrees of success. Vanco's 280723 baluns have been 100% reliable! I would highly recommend this product to anyone as an alternative to long expensive runs of HDMI cables.
    THOMAS L. -- lake jackson, TX   2/10/2012
    Worked as expected, resonable delivery time. Could use more instructions on meaning of colored LEDs.


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