Low-Cost DVI Extender via Two CAT5e/6: Extend up to 300 feet

Extend a DVI Flat Pannel/LCD display monitor up to 300 feet away from the source.

Also known as: DVI extender, Media center extender, cat6 DVI monitor extender, remote digital DVI monitor, DVI transmitter/receiver, high definition extender, extend video, balun, DVI range extender, DVI range extender.

DVI Balun - Extend signal up to 300 feet
XTENDEX® ST-C5HD-300-LC (Remote and Local Unit)
Shown with DVI-HD-1M-MM attached

Product Highlights

  • Extend DVI up to 300 feet
  • HDMI Extender for use with Digital Signage

The XTENDEX® DVI Extender transmits digital video and audio signals up to 300 feet using two CAT5e/6 cables. With the use of DVI-HDMI-xx-MM cables this video extender connects to a local DVI source and a remote unit that connects to an DVI display.

The XTENDEX® DVI Extender transmits digital video and audio signals up to 300 feet using two CAT5e/6 cables. With the use of DVI-HDMI-xx-MM cables this video extender connects to a local DVI source and a remote unit that connects to an DVI display.

  • Ideal solution for digital signage applications.
  • Transmits an DVI signal over two CAT5e/6 cables.
  • Supports HDTV resolutions to 1080i and computer resolutions to 1920x1080.
  • Compliant with HDMI 1.3 and HDCP 1.3 standards.
  • Compliant with DDWG DVI standard.
  • Supports the DDC2B protocol.
  • Only one power supply is necessary to power both the local and remote units.
Local Unit
  • One female HDMI-A port for source connection.
    • Not compatible with nVidia Quadro FX series video cards.
  • One female RJ45 port for sending high definition video/audio signals.
  • One female RJ45 port for sending DDC signal.
Remote Unit
  • One female HDMI-A port for HDTV or computer display.
  • One female RJ45 port for receiving high definition video/audio signals.
  • One female RJ45 port for receiving DDC signal.
  • Signal type: HDMI 1.3a, HDCP 1.3 compliant.
  • Supports HDTV resolutions to 1080i and computer resolutions to 1920x1080.
    Refer to the resolution chart below for resolutions at different lengths.
Power
  • Local unit: powered from remote unit through CAT5e/6 cable.
  • Remote unit: 100 or 240 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz via AC adapter (US AC adapter included).
  • Power consumption:
    • Local Unit: Powered from remote unit.
    • Remote Unit: 5W

Distances and Resolutions for CAT5e/6 Cables
Cable Distance (ft) Maximum Standard Resolution
CAT5e (UTP) 100 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
150 1280x1024 at 60 Hz
200 1024x768 at 60 Hz
250 800x600 at 60 Hz
CAT6 (UTP) 100 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
200 1280x1024 at 60 Hz
250 1024x768 at 60 Hz
275 800x600 at 60 Hz
CAT6 (STP) 100 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
200 1280x1024 at 60 Hz
300 1024x768 at 60 Hz
300 800x600 at 60 Hz
Cables
  • Use HD-xx-MM cable to connect an HDMI source or display.
  • Use DVI-HD-xx-MM cable to connect a DVI source or display.
  • Use CAT5e/6 UTP straight through cable for TIA/EIA-568B wiring terminated with standard RJ45 connectors (not included).
Environmental
  • Operating temperature: 5°F to 130°F (-15°C to 55°C).
  • Storage temperature: -20°F to 140°F (-30°C to 60°C).
  • Operating and Storage Relative Humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing RH.
Dimensions
  • WxDxH (in): 1.8x3.3x0.9
Regulatory Approvals
  • CE, FCC, RoHS
MTBF
  • 20,000 hrs.
Warranty
  • Two years.



Distances and Resolutions for CAT5e/6 Cables
Cable Distance (ft) Maximum HDTV Resolution
CAT5e (UTP) 100 1080i
150 1080i
200 1080i
250 480p
CAT6 (UTP) 100 1080i
200 1080i
250 1080i
275 480p
CAT6 (STP) 100 1080i
200 1080i
300 480p
300 480p

Application Drawings

  • How to Connect a DVI PC to a DVI-D display up to 300 feet away:
    Connect a DVI PC to a DVI-D display up to 300 feet away
    Connect a DVI PC to a DVI-D display up to 300 feet away.
  • "I would like to thank you for the great product (ST-C5HDMI-300-LC) and super fast service. Our customer was very pleased with your extender, both in size, picture and sound quality. We look forward to using more of your products."

    Shawn Stone
    Alarm Communications and Surveillance Inc.
    Long Beach, CA

DVI Extender via CAT5e/6

NTI Part # Price Quote Buy
ST-C5HD-300-LC $155.00

HDMI Male-Male Cables

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
HD-3-MM 3 feet $2.70
HD-6-MM 6 feet $3.45
HD-10-MM 10 feet $5.00
HD-15-MM 15 feet $7.50
HD-20-MM 20 feet $9.75
HD-30-MM 30 feet $22.00
HD-50-MM 50 feet $35.75
HD-100-MM 100 feet $97.00

DVI-D Male to HDMI-A Male Single Link Cable

NTI Part # Length Price Quote Buy
DVI-HD-1M-MM 1 meter $4.30
DVI-HD-2M-MM 2 meter $8.00
DVI-HD-3M-MM 3 meter $10.00
DVI-HD-5M-MM 5 meter $11.00