Extend your HDMI/DVI signal

Optical Extender for HDMI & DVI

The situation when the HDMI/DVI source is placed far from LCD TV is not something extra ordinary. So, Optical Extender for HDMI & DVI might be interesting to bring media content in that case. It allows to send the digital signals over up to 100 meters distance using fiber optic cable. It supports all DVI-D single link resolutions, HDTV and HDCP.

The extender contains two modules: transmitter and receiver. The transmitter is connected to the digital signal source via standard HDMI cable or HDMI to DVI cable. The receiver is plugged to the TV or monitor the same manner. Two LC Duplex fiber optic patch cables are used to transmit the video and audio signals between two modules.

For possibility to connect different part of your home theater without caring about the distance you should pay 495.00GBP.

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Brief introduction of HDMI

HDMI Design

New standard of TV – Hight Definition Television needs a new universal interface between video source and TV. High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a good candidate to do it. HDMI is the first uncompressed all-digital interface that carries audio and video signals, and is backwards compatible with the video-only digital interface DVI. It was founded by major electronics manufacturers, including Hitachi, Philips, Sony, Toshiba and others in 2002. Since that time 3 version of the interface was released. Read more information in the article “HDMI: Past, Present, and Future” on Den Guru site. It might be useful to understanding a digital TV endency.