Gefen CAT5 1500HD Extender



Replaced by: Gefen EXT-CAT5-1600HD
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The Gefen EXT-CAT5-1500HD is a CAT5 extender which extends your DVI display and USB up to 200 feet away from your DVI or HDMI source. The CAT5 1500HD is now available with a built in 4 port USB hub on the receiver unit.

How the Gefen CAT5 1500HD works:

The sender unit sits next to your computer. The cables supplied with the CAT5 1500HD connects your DVI source and USB to the send unit. The CAT5 1500HD receiver unit sits next to your DVI display - up to 200 feet away. The display and USB plug into the back of the CAT51500HD receiver unit. Two CAT-5 cables connect the CAT51500HD-S and the CAT51500HD-R units to each other.

Note: The CAT5 1500HD is HDCP compliant.

Gefen CAT5 1500HD Extender Backside
Gefen CAT5 1500HD Extender Backside

Gefen EXT-CAT5-1500HD Features:

  • Extends any DVI compliant device up to 150 feet (45 meters) from the computer at 1920x1200
  • Extends any DVI compliant device up to 200 feet (60 meters) from the computer at 1280x1024
  • Extends USB 1.1 compliant devices up to 200 feet
  • Uses CAT-5e cable for DDC and control signals
  • Video is transmitted digitally for zero signal loss
  • Supports resolutions up to 1080p, 2K, and 1920 x 1200
  • Supports DDWG standard for DVI compliant monitors
  • Includes rack ears
  • HDCP compliant

Gefen EXT-CAT5-1500HD Package Includes:

  • CAT5-1500HD-S sender unit
  • CAT5-1500HD-R receiver unit
  • (1) 6 foot DVI to DVI Cable
  • (1) 6 foot USB Cable
  • (2) 5V Power Supply
  • Rack ears
  • User's Manual

Gefen EXT-CAT5-1500HD Specifications:

Height 1.75 in. (4.45 cm.)
Width 17 in. (43 cm.)
Depth 4.375 in. (11.113 cm.)
Shipping Weight 10 lbs. (5 kg.)
Supply 5V DC
Consumption 20 watts (max)
DVI Connector DVI-I (29 pin) female (digital only)
USB Input USB type "B" connector
USB Output four USB type "A" connectors
Link Connector RJ-45 Shielded
Input Signal  
Video 1.2 volts p-p
DDC 1.2 volts p-p
Video Amplifier Bandwidth 1.65 Gbps
Single Link Range 1080P/1920 x 1200