Gefen HDTV CAT-5 Extender



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Gefen's HDTV CAT-5 Extender (EXT-HDTV-CAT5) extends your HDTV display up to 150 feet away from your HDTV source using two CAT-5 cables. It is equipped with HDMI (high definition multimedia interface) connectors and is capable of supporting DVI (digital visual interface) equipment when used with a HDMI to DVI Adapter, providing greater flexibility and options when integrating several home theater components.

How it Works

The HDTV Extender-S sender unit sits next to your computer, set-top box or DVD player source. Cables supplied with the HDTV Extender connect your DVI or HDMI source to the send unit. The HDTV Extender-R receive unit sits next to your HDTV display - up to 150 feet away. The display plugs into the back of the HDTV Extender-R receiver unit. Two CAT-5 cables the sender and the receiver units to each other.

The HDTV Extender is HDCP compliant.

Gefen HDTV CAT-5 Extender (EXT-HDTV-CAT5)


  • Extends high definition displays up to 150 from the computer
  • Eliminates equipment noise in the viewing environment
  • Supports 480P, 720P, 1080I, 1080P and 1920 x 1200 resolutions
  • Installs in minutes


Video Amplifier
Bandwidth: 1.65 GHz
Single Link Range:1080P/1920 x 1200
Input Video Signal:1.2 volts p-p
Input DDC Signal: 5 volts p-p (TTL)
HDMI Connector: 5 volts p-p (TTL)
Link Connector: RJ-45
Power Consumption: 15 Watts (max)
Dimensions: 3.4" D x 3.25" W x 1.25" H
Shipping Weight: 3 lbs.

* A shielded CAT-5 cable for video is recommended for optimal video quality. The DDC CAT-5 cable does not need to be shielded.

Package Includes:

The HDTV Extender-S
The HDTV Extender-R
One HDMI to HDMI 6 foot
One 5VDC Power Supply