Gefen Extend HDMI with USB up to 100 Meters2 min read
Gefen’s New KVM ELR Extender Delivers HDMI with USB, IR and Ethernet over CAT-5 Cable
Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen makes it easy to connect laptops, PC media centers or any device using HDMI to a flat panel display or projector, especially when connecting long distances. The new Gefen Toolbox KVM ELR (Extra Long Range) Extender for HDMI sends 1080p full HD video with USB peripherals, Ethernet connectivity and IR control using two CAT-5 cables.
“The emphasis here is that you can extend hi-def video with your peripherals from a central location to wherever you wish to control them,” said Hagai Gefen, president and CEO, Gefen.
Complete KVM functionality allows you to operate your laptop, computer or video source from up to 330 feet (100m) away, freeing users to access computers and laptops from another room. Small, wall mountable sender and receiver units connect the computer or laptop to the remote display and keyboard/mouse. Both are available in a flat black or crème finish. Two USB ports on the receiver connect keyboard/mouse, printer, camera or any device using USB 2.0 connectivity.
Gefen’s ELR technology is based on HDBaseT specifications, allowing the delivery of high definition video with IR and Ethernet over the same industry-standard cable. A second cable is used to extend USB 2.0 signals from the source to the display at rates up to 480 Mbps.
The KVM ELR Extender for HDMI’s sender and receiver come with locking power supplies and EDID management to eliminate potential signal loss.
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Gefen supplies a wide selection of signal switchers, splitters, extenders, scalers, converters, KVM, digital signage and home theater accessories that enable audio/video and computer systems to be easily integrated, extended, distributed and optimized to maximize performance. Continual product innovations ensure the company maintains its reputation as a reliable resource for installers and integrators. The GefenTV line offers professional quality home theater accessories for plug and play operation. The Gefen ToolBox line delivers portable, wall-mounted solutions for the nuts and bolts of system integration. The GefenPRO line supplies 24/7 technical support and valuable features for demanding professional industries. All products include lifetime support from technical representatives and engineers available for consultation. Detailed product information is available at www.gefen.com.
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