Gefen KVM Extender to 330 feet



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The Gefen EXT-CAT5-1600A is an extra long KVM Extension for VGA, Audio, and USB over CAT-5. The Gefen CAT5-1600A extends VGA, Audio, and USB up to 330 feet (100 meters) using CAT-5 cables. Display resolutions up to 1920x1200@60Hz are supported. A local monitor can be connected to the Sender Unit and up to two monitors can be connected to the Receiver Unit. Four USB connectors on the Receiver Unit allow control of the computer system from a KVM workstation. Mini-stereo connectors extend analog audio.

How It Works
Place the CAT5-1600A Sender Unit next to the VGA source. Use the included VGA cable to connect the source to the Sender Unit. Optionally connect a local monitor to the Sender Unit using a VGA cable. Connect up to two monitors to the Receiver Unit with VGA cables. Connect the USB devices to the input and output connectors. For audio, connect a mini-stereo cable between the audio source and the audio input on the Sender Unit. Connect a mini-stereo cable between the audio output on the Receiver Unit and the audio device. Use two CAT-5 cables to connect the Sender Unit to the Receiver Unit.
Connect the included locking power supplies to both the Sender Unit and Receiver Unit then connect both power cables to available electrical outlets. The computer can now be controlled from the KVM workstation.
*Note: VGA and Audio can be extended to 1000 feet (300 meters). USB can be extended to 330 feet maximum (100 meters).

Gefen EXT-CAT5-1600A Backview
Gefen EXT-CAT5-1600A Backview

Gefen EXT-CAT5-1600A Features:

  • Extends any VGA, USB, and Audio device up to 330 feet (100 meters)
  • Uses two CAT 5 cables:1-VGA, 1-USB (optional)
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
  • Supports USB 2.0
  • Backwards-compatible with USB 1.1 devices
  • Color, Brightness, and Focus controls compensate for variations in the signal due to extension distances and skews found in different brands of CAT-5 cabling
  • Standby Mode for energy savings
  • Works with PC and Mac computers
  • Locking Power Connectors for secure connections to power sources
  • Rack-mountable (1RU-Sender, 1RU Receiver)

Gefen EXT-CAT5-1600A Application Diagram
Gefen EXT-CAT5-1600A Application Diagram

Package Includes:

  • (1) Gefen CAT5-1600A Extender Sender Unit

  • (1) Gefen CAT5-1600A Extender Receiver Unit

  • (1) 6 ft VGA Cable (M-M)

  • (1) 6 ft USB Cable (A-B)

  • (1) 6 ft Mini-Stereo Cable (3.5 mm)

  • (2) 5V DC Locking Power Supplies

  • (1) Set of Rack Ears

  • (1) User Manual

Gefen EXT-CAT5-1600A Specifications:

Mechanical Sender Receiver
Height 1.6 in. (4.06 cm.)
Width 17 in. (43 cm.)
Depth 5.25 in. (13.3 cm.)
Weight 7.0 lbs. (3.2 kgs.)
Input Signal  
Input Video Signal 1.2 Volts p-p
Input Sync Signal 5 Volts p-p (TTL)
Frequency Range  
Horizontal Frequency Range 15kHz - 70kHz
Vertical Frequency Range 30 Hz - 170 Hz
VGA Connectors (1) HD-15, male, (1) HD-15, female (2) HD-15, female
USB Connectors Type B (4) Type A
Audio Input Connectors 3.5 mm
Link Connectors (2) RJ-45
DIP Switch N/A Power Save Mode (See Manual)
Trim Pots N/A (5) Red, Green, Blue, Brightness, Focus
Power Supply 5V DC with locking power connectors
Power Consumption 30W (max.)
Operating Temperature 0-40C

This product is the replacement for the EXT-CAT5-1000 and EXT-CAT5-1500.