3 RCA Female Audio + Video CAT5 Extender
What does the package include? 1 x Transmitter 1 x Receiver The units are completely passive which means no power source is required.
What does it do and how do I use it?
The AV CAT5 transmitter sits next to your AV source, such as a DVD player and is connected to the source by a standard AV cable. The receiver should be plugged into an output device such as a TV, using a standard AV cable. The output device can be located up to 120 metres away. The CAT5 cable can then be run in between the transmitter and receiver up to 120 metres length.
Our AV CAT5 extender allows installers to take advantage of CAT5 (or higher) ethernet cable for connecting AV devices over long distances. CAT5 cable is most commonly used for computer networking, it is readily available and is very cheap. A CAT5 extender device such as this is a much more cost effective way to connect devices over long distances without loss of signal quality, (standard AV cables could only be run up to 20 metres, would require a lot of shielding and would be very expensive). CAT5 cable is relatively thin and flexible so it is easily installed, for example through walls. It can be self terminated which allows for tailored lengths to meet the exact requirements of any home or commercial installation.
Distance – Actual usable distance between the transmitter and receiver will vary on a number of factors including strength of signal, quality of terminations and local sources of interference. The 120 metre distance is based on use of CAT5 cable, and should be considered the absolute minimum. Usable distances are likely to be much greater and will increase with use of CAT5e, CAT6 or higher rated cable.
Build Quality – The transmitter and receiver are well built and are compact.
Gold Plated Connectors – to increase signal quality.
Cables – In order to produce the best quality over long distances, we would recommend use of high quality cables, running to and from the transmitter and receiver. Please view our shop to find suitable cables. If you need guidance, please email us.