Muxlab Active Baluns Send Component and IR Over Single CAT5


The new VideoEase Active Component Video Balun Kit from Muxlab sends component plus infra red control signals across a single CAT5e / CAT6 cable. The system is rated at around 150 metres for a 1080P signal and over 300 metres at 480p and is shipping now.

“The Active Component Video Balun Kit allows component video, analog stereo audio and/or digital audio, and one IR-emitter signal to be transmitted via a cost-effective unshielded copper twisted cable in a point-to-point configuration. The product supports simultaneous stereo audio and digital audio transmission. The product provides an IR-emitter pass-through connectivity, supports up to 1080p resolution, and features manual brightness and sharpness adjustments. Applications include digital signage, residential, boardroom, classroom, and home theatre video systems.

Features & Benefits

  • Up to 1,000 ft (305m) via Cat5E/6 @ 480i/p
  • Up to 500 ft (152m) via Cat5E/6 @ 1080p
  • Supports simultaneous stereo and digital audio
  • IR-Emitter pass-through
  • Manual brightness compensation
  • Manual sharpness compensation
  • Ground Loop isolation”

2 Comments on "Muxlab Active Baluns Send Component and IR Over Single CAT5"

  1. interesting …

    was looking for a review that compared digital & analogue video image quality when going via Cat-5e – eg; HDMI vs Component – including effects of distance – say 10m, 30m, 50m – ideally with various makes of converter / balun … not found anything yet …

  2. Asif Latif | May 5, 2009 at 4:28 am |

    well i think muxlub is a good product and would like to get updates.

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