Atlona develops 4K HDMI over HDBaseT Extender
Atlona has launched its AT-HDR-EX-70-2PS transmitter/receiver kit for 4K HDMI signals over HDBaseT. This extender is built to offer latency-free and "virtually lossless" compression to provide clear image quality, according to a press release.
Atlona's extender can extend 108-p video up to 230 feet and 4K content up to 130 feet. It can also transport 4K signals at 60 Hertz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling over CAT6a or CAT7 cable. Other features include:
- Supports all video resolutions and audio formats.
- Can pass metadata for HDR content.
- Supports HDMI data rates up to 18GB per second.
- Can be used as part of a larger 4K HDR system.
"As consumers and professionals discover the dramatic visual benefits that High Dynamic Range can deliver, demand for HDR-enhanced content and compatible equipment continues to accelerate," Joshua Castro, product manager for Atlona, said in the press release. "The HDR-EX-70-2PS provides an affordable and reliable solution for high-quality, HDR-enabled HDMI extension in residential or commercial applications of any scale, and we’re excited to now be putting it in the hands of our partners and customers."