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DAYTON, OHIO – APRIL 13, 2010 — C2G, the preferred provider of high–performance cabling and connectivity solutions, today announced the release of a unit for wirelessly transmitting HDMI signals up to 33 feet line of sight. The TruLink® 60GHz WirelessHD Kit enables wireless transmission of a high–definition true 1080p signal between a television and HDMI components such as a Blu–ray player, set–top box, computer or gaming console.

The WirelessHD Kit from C2G is a quick and convenient alternative to cable installation. It is ideally suited for situations where in–wall cabling is not feasible due to exterior walls or those covered with plaster or brick or where it is not desirable such as a rental property. The plug–and–play solution requires no software or drivers to be installed and no setup beyond simply connecting the transmitter and receiver to the television and HDMI component.

“WirelessHD is on the cusp of huge growth, and the C2G kit with its quality, features and price point is well positioned to be a strong player in the market,” said Gary Hess, vice president of innovation for Lastar, parent company of C2G. “This is true not only for the consumer market, but our relationships and experience in additional vertical markets will help us lead adoption and growth.”

Additional features of the WirelessHD Kit from C2G include:

  • Wireless transmission of true 1080p signals
  • Plug and play with no software, drivers or setup required
  • Auto Power function automatically turns off attached component when transmitter is turned off
  • WirelessHD 1.0 certified for compatibility with other certified products
  • HDMI 1.3 compatible
  • Supports 7.1 channel surround sound

WirelessHD Consortium Chairman John Marshall said, “We welcome C2G to the growing number of WirelessHD consumer electronics products by launching their WirelessHD Kit and providing customers with what is truly the easiest way to connect multimedia networks for the highest quality A/V experience. WirelessHD implements the most innovative technologies for connected home entertainment, and we're excited for C2G to bring their solutions to market and make WirelessHD available to more consumers.”

The 60 GHz WirelessHD Kit is now available for pre-order through C2G and will be available through its partners in June.

About C2G

C2G, a group brand Legrand, is a global leader in IT, A/V, datacom cabling and connectivity solutions since 1984. C2G delivers connectivity solutions renowned for superior quality, value and innovation and are backed by an uncompromising commitment to customer service. C2G is widely known as the cabling and connectivity supplier of choice for industry leading technology resellers and distributors across North America, EMEA and Asia. In 2014 C2G joined the Data Communications division of Legrand, North America, the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. For more information, please visit C2G.

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