Atlona Introduces 4K HDR HDBaseT Extender Kit for HDMI, Power and Control
Atlona has further expanded its extensive line of 4K/UHD AV problem-solver devices for high dynamic range (HDR) formats with the introduction of the AT-HDR-EX-70C-KIT transmitter/receiver kit. Extending HDMI, power and control signals over HDBaseT, the new solution is available immediately and will make its exhibition debut during the company’s 15th anniversary celebrations in stand 5-U80 at ISE 2018 this week through Friday (Amsterdam RAI).
Like its sibling AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS, the HDR-EX-70C-KIT supports HDMI data rates up to 18 Gbps and combines latency-free, visually-lossless compression with the reliability and convenience of HDBaseT to deliver pristine image quality over distances exceeding the limits of HDMI cabling. The HDR-EX-70C-KIT builds on this robust foundation with bidirectional extension of RS-232 and infrared (IR) control signals, simplifying installation and reducing cumbersome wiring by eliminating the need for multiple cable runs between the AV source, control system and display.
The new extender kit also features Power over Ethernet (PoE), with power for the receiver supplied by the transmitter via the HDBaseT connection. This streamlines integration, while allowing convenient and discreet receiver installation at a display or projector without the need for local AC power. At the transmitter end, the included power supply provides ample power for up to three Atlona HDBaseT extenders, reducing clutter caused by multiple power supplies in equipment racks.