Gefen Dual Display KVM Extender



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The Gefen EXT-CAT5-5600HD Professional Series KVM Extender extends two DVI sources and USB 2.0 peripherals from any computer or KVM device up to 200 feet (60 meters) using three CAT-6A cables. USB 2.0 data rates up to 480 Mbps are supported in addition to backward-compatibility with USB 1.1.

*Note: CAT-5 or 5e cables can be used to extend up to 150 feet (45 meters) at 1920 x 1200 @60Hz. CAT-5 cable is sufficient for USB link. Shielded cables are optional.

*Note: The CAT5-5600HD is an HDCP pass-through device.

Gefen EXT-CAT5-5600HD Features:

  • Extends two DVI sources to 200 feet (60 meters) up to 1080p or 1920x1200 (Using CAT-6A Cables- see note above)
  • Extends USB 2.0 200 feet (60 meters) or more
  • Backward-compatible with USB 1.1 devices
  • Works with any computer using DVI and USB
  • Supports DDWG standard for DVI monitors
  • Rack-mountable (Rack Ears Included)

Package Includes:

  • (1) CAT5-5600HD - Sender Unit
  • (1) CAT5-5600HD - Receiver Unit
  • (2) 6 ft. DVI cables (M-M)
  • (1) 6 ft. USB cable (A-B)
  • (2) 5V DC Power Supplies
  • (1) Set of Rack Ears
  • (1) User Manual

Gefen EXT-CAT5-5600HD Backview
Gefen EXT-CAT5-5600HD Backview

Gefen EXT-CAT5-5600HD Application Diagram

Gefen EXT-CAT5-5600HD Application Diagram

How It Works

Place the CAT5-5600HD Sender Unit next to the source. Use the included DVI cables to connect the DVI source(s) to the Sender Unit. Use the supplied USB cable to connect the Sender Unit to the USB host (source) device. Connect the Receiver Unit to the DVI displays using DVI cables. Connect the USB devices to the Receiver Unit. Connect the Sender Unit to the Receiver Unit using three CAT-6 cables up to 200 feet (see note above*). Connect the included locking power supplies to the Sender and Receiver Units, then connect both power cables to available electrical outlets.

 Gefen EXT-CAT5-5600HD Specifications:

Width 17.0 in. (43.18 cm.)
Height 1.75 in. (4.45 cm.)
Depth 4.38 in. (11.1 cm.)
Weight 7 lbs. (3.2 kgs.)
Maximum Pixel Clock 165 MHz
Input Signals  
Input Video Signal 1.2 Volts p-p
Input DDC Signal 5 Volts p-p (TTL)
Link Connectors (3) RJ-45, shielded (shielded cabling optional)
Indicator Lights(Sender/Receiver) (2) LINK 1 / LINK 2 (flash red for power, green when linked)
EQ Rotary Switches (Receiver) (2) EQ 1/EQ 2 (adjusts for cable type & length)
Power Supply (Sender/Receiver) 5 V DC
Power Consumption 20 W per unit (max.)
Operating Temperature 0-40C
Question: i need a KVM extender over cat6 that allows local access to the pc being used as well as remote. need it to work with my usb KB and usb mouse. DVI is ok..
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