Hdmi Cat5

HDMI Cat5 Extender

sabrent_hdmi-cat5-extenderHDMI Cat5 extender devices are relativly new to the market. HDMI Cat5 extender devices are used for carrying HDMI data over the standard network cables. But when you get into the details you first see two types of models exists, one wire cable and two wires cable. Difference between each other is one wire HDMI Cat5 extender use one network cable for video and audio transmission. But other important details should be carried other than cable counts. Such as video and audio format support, power supply requirement, infrared support, max cable length etc.

You can see when you look at the market there are too many brand and models. Look the search result for the HDMI Cat5 Extender examples.

Before buying a hdmi cat5 extender you should check the techniqual details carefully to determine if device is suitable and offers right solution for you.

HDMI Cat5 Extender Techniqual Checklist

  • How many network cables will you need ?
  • Which network cable standart can be used with extender ?
  • What is the maximum supported cable length for the extender ?
  • How many power supply does extender use ?
  • Which HDMI version support have (1.3, 1.3a, 1.3b, 1.4)
  • What is the maximum support signal for video (720p, 1080i, 1080p)
  • Does extender support E-EDID ? (Auto setup for screen resolution settings )
  • Does extender support latest audio formats ? (Dolby True HD and DTS-HD )
  • Does extender support remote Infrared support ?

Important: Network cables has major role for the HDMI Cat5 Extender result. You can prefer to prepare your network cable sockets by yourself, or buy pre-made network cable for your installation setup made easy.

Example for Power Adaptered Model :

Sabrent HDMI Extension cable over Cat5/6 RJ45 Extender adapter
List: $39.99
Sale: $34.42
Sabrent HDMI Extension cable over Cat5/6 RJ45 Extender adapter
  • Extends HDMI data up to 200 feet
  • Full HD 1080p support
  • Auto-adjustment of feedback and signal amplification.
  • Easy Installable
  • HDMI certified - HDCP Compliant
  • 2 Cat5e/Cat6 cable required
  • External adapter included


Example Powerless HDMI Cat5 Extender:

Atlona Powerless HDMI Extender over Cat5/Cat6 up to 100 feet
Sale: $0
Atlona Powerless HDMI Extender over Cat5/Cat6 up to 100 feet
  • Features -
  • 3D Capable
  • HDMI 1.3
  • Simple connection; no additional HDMI cables required
  • High Resolutions up to 1080p


If you don’t have enough information about  HDMI Cat5, you should read What is HDMI Cat5 ? .

Nowadays,  more HDMI Cat5 Extender models are coming to market,  you can find new products by checking this search result for HDMI Cat5.


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