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HDanywhere 2K systems, such as the mHub 2K family, require a single network cable to be run from each HDTV location, back to a central point.
HDanywhere 2K systems use HDMI over Cat technology to transmit over a single Cat5e/6/7 cable up to a 50 metre distance.
HDBaseT Product Distance Capability Notes
Products based on HDBaseT are based on one of two groups of electronic chips. The HDBaseT-Pro and HDBaseT-Lite groups. Each has different distances over which it can extend HDMI and this also depends on the type of cable used.
Top issues in Cat5e/6 installations
As an installer tasked with distributing HDMI signals over Category 5e/6 cable, it is useful to understand some crucial elements that makeup the HDMI signal. How it leaves the transmitter and ideally how it should still look when the receiver receives it.
Before you install a TwinWire system or as part of the troubleshooting process, we recommend reading this infosheet relating to important aspects of the Cat cabling – the digital pipeline for your system.
HDanywhere video distribution systems require a single network cable to be run from each HDTV location, back to a central point. Some single wire systems use HDBaseT technology to transmit over 1 x Cat5e/6/7 cable up to a 100 / 328 ft metre distance.
This article is designed to give you a good overview of the standard of wiring needed for a HDBaseT system. For a detailed, official set of guidelines issued by HDBaseT click here.