Gefen CAT5 5500HD Extender



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The Gefen EXT-CAT5-5500HD extends your dual DVI displays and USB up to 200 feet away from your DVI or HDMI source. The EXT-CAT5-5500HD is now available with a built in 4 port USB hub on the receiver unit.

How the Gefen EXT-CAT5-5500HD works:

The EXT-CAT5-5500HD sender unit sits next to your computer. The cables supplied with the EXT-CAT5-5500HD connects your DVI source(s) and USB to the sender unit. The EXT-CAT5-5500HD receiver unit sits next to your DVI displays - up to 200 feet away. The displays and USB plug into the back of the EXT-CAT5-5500HD receiver unit. Four CAT-5 cables connect the EXT-CAT5-5500HD-S and the EXT-CAT5-5500HD-R units to each other.  The EXT-CAT5-5500HD is HDCP compliant.

*Note: For distances over 100 ft. shielded CAT-5e cables are recommended for optimal video quality.

Gefen EXT-CAT5-5500HD Features:

  • Uses CAT-5 cable for DDC and control signals
  • Extends any DVI (Digital Video Interface) compliant device up to 200 ft from the computer
  • Extends USB 1.1 compliant devices up to 200 ft from the computer
  • Saves space on your desktop
  • Increases productivity
  • Eliminates computer noise where you work
  • Supports VESA Standard resolutions and HDTV resolution
  • Supports DDWG standard for DVI compliant monitors
  • HDCP Compliant
  • Installs in minutes

Gefen EXT-CAT5-5500HD Package Includes:

  • EXT-CAT5-5500HD-S
  • EXT-CAT5-5500HD-R
  • Two 6 foot DVI cables
  • One 6 foot USB cable
  • Two 5V Power Supply
  • User's Manual

Gefen EXT-CAT5-5500HD Specifications:

Height 1.75 in. (4.45 cm.)
Width 17 in. (43.18 cm.)
Depth 4.375 in. (11.11 cm.)
Shipping Weight 10 lbs. (4.54 kg.)
DVI Connector DVI-I (29 pin) female (Digital Only)
Link Connector RJ-45
Supply 5V DC (External)
Consumption 20 Watts (max)
Input Video 1.2 volts p-p
Input DDC 5 volts p-p (TTL)
Video Amplifier Bandwidth 1.65 Gbps
Single Link Range 1080P/1920 x 1200 
USB Input USB type "B" Connector
USB Output Two USB type "A" connectors