The length of the cabling system is an important consideration of any A/V cable install. If the distance from the source device to the display is longer than the limitation of the cabling signal, then a signal booster may be required. Below is a list of common A/V signal types and their length limitations.
Official length limitations: These standards have been defined by industry associations.
Unofficial length limitations: These signaling methods do not really have a defined maximum length. The limitations listed here are based on common real-world experience. Use these as a guideline — your application may allow for a longer cable run, or may call for a shorter distance. Check with your equipment manufacturer — they may specify a maximum cable length. The best advice for these types of cables is to use as short of a cable as you can.
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