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Iogear GH8211EK HDMI Extender with IR Control and Power Over Cat5e/6 (POC)

  • Extend HD A/V& IR signal via 2 Cat 5e/6 cables
  • Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio
  • 3D Supported
  • HDCP Compliant
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Featuring a local sending unit and a remote receiving unit, the GH8211EK powered HD Video/Audio Extender extends HD video/audio and IR signals through two CAT5e/6 cables. It is ideal for home installation, retrofitting, retail environments, showrooms and conference centers where remote displays are required. The HD Extender System is also useful for control and security purposes: you can place the system unit in a secure area, while at the same time view the display from a more convenient location.

  • newegg High-Quality Video/Audio/IR Extender Connected via two Category 5e/6 Ethernet cables, the GH8211EK HD extends the distance between a 1080p media source and an HD display unit. With 3D support, the extended distance is up to 130 feet*; and at 1080i resolution, the extended distance is up to 196 feet*. The HDMI extender supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, and IR of 36Khz/38Khz /40Khz frequencies, for great IR control. (*Extension range may vary with different devices and CAT5e/6 cables).
  • newegg Ease of use Plug 'n Play – with no software needed – the GH8211EK offers exceptional convenience for users. You can manually adjust the video equalization to accommodate for long distance runs. The remote receiving unit comes with an HDMI out interface, and is also backwards-compatible with DVI devices with an HDMI-to-DVI adapter (Via HDMI Female to DVI Male Adapter - Part N° GHDFDVIMW6).
  • newegg Power over Cat5e/6 The Power over Cat5e/6 (POC) feature allows one power adapter to power both the sender and the receiver. No more hassle of finding two power outlets.

Learn more about the IOGEAR GH8211EK

General

Brand
IOGEAR
Model
GH8211EK

Performance

Resolution Support
Up to 130 ft for 1080p resolution
Up to 196 ft for 1080i resolution
Extension range may vary with different devices and CAT5e/6 cables

Connection

HDMI
HDMI Type A 19 Pin Female input
HDMI Type A 19 Pin Female output
Other Connector
2 x CAT5e/6

Indicater

LED Indicator
Power On : 1 (Local and Remote Unit)
On Line: 1 (Remote Unit)

Compatibility

System Requirements
Display
1 HDMI input

Media Source
1 HDMI output

Cables
2 x Identical solid CAT5e/6 cables
2 x HDMI cables
Cables not included

Feature

Feature
Extend HD video / audio and IR signal through two CAT5e/6 cables

Supports 3D

IR support - Frequency 36Khz / 38Khz / 40Khz

Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio

Video equalization can be adjusted manually to accommodate for long distance runs

Power LED and active signal LED for easy monitoring

Power Over Cat5e/6 (POC) feature allows for one power adapter to power both sender and receiver

Backwards compatible with DVI devices with HDMI to DVI adapter(Via HDMI (F) to DVI (M) Adapter - Part No. GHDFDVIMW6 )

Plug-N-Play; No software is needed

HDCP Compliant

Compact metal case

Dimension

Dimensions
3.5" x 2.25" x 1"

Package

Package Content
2 x HD Audio/Video Extender (1 Sender & 1 Receiver)
1 x Power Adapter
2 x Wall Mount Kit
1 x Sender IR Cable
1 x Receiver IR Cable
1 x Quick Start Guide
1 x Warranty Card

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Customer Reviews of the IOGEAR GH8211EK

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  • Jeff M.
  • 11/21/2013 6:33:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
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1 out of 5 eggsDisappointed

Pros: SImple to hook up
Hdmi worked perfectly...

Cons: I purchased two of these. Neither of them worked when it came to the IR

Other Thoughts: I read the review that the sensor wasn't the greatest which honestly as long as it worked i wouldn't have cared. Purchased two units and neither of them would transmit IR signal. Big disappointment

Manufacturer Response:

Thank you for choosing IOGEAR and we apologize for the inconvenience. The IR of devise needs to be within the frequency range for IR of this product. The IR blast cable must be placed directly over the IR emitter on your devise. To better service you and understand your set up, please feel to contact our customer support at 1-866-946-4327 or email us: support@iogear.com. Once again, thank you for choosing IOGEAR.

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  • Dave S.
  • 7/24/2013 3:07:37 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks great

Pros: POE for receiver unit. IR transmitter included.

Cons: IR doesn't pick up as well as most modern devices. It's shaped like a bubble but, it only works when aiming at the top of the bubble.

Other Thoughts: Easy to hide. Inexpensive. Removes the need for set-top boxes and their mess of wires and power cords but at the cost of two network ports mounted somewhere near the receiver. I put the set-tops in a cabinet in another room and the receiver in the wall. All I have in my living area is my TV now.

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