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HDMI® Product Comparison Guide

HDMI® over Coax vs HDMI® Over Cat5/6

Quick Reference Guide

  HDMI over Coax HDMI over Cat5/6 Signal Distribution Solutions
Product Number 40574 40477
Primary Use Connect two remotely placed HDMI source devices (satellite, DVD, game console, etc.) for digital signage where RG6 is already installed Remote placement of HDMI compatible display for digital signage or home theater applications where Cat5 is installed
Maximum Distance 390ft (120m) 200ft (60m)
Maximum Number of Displays Supported 24* 1
Resolution 390ft (120m) - 1920 x 1080 (1080p) 130ft (40m) - 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
200ft (60m) - 1920 x 1080 (1080i)
200ft (60m) - 1280 x 720 (720p)
Cable Types Required 1 RG6 cable 2 Cat5 cables
Optional Cables RG59** 2 Cat6 cables
Cost $349.99*** $179.99
Connection Diagram HDMI over Coax HDMI over Cat5/6

* Daisy chaining multiple receivers, 40575, is required to support multiple monitors
** Using RG59 cable at long distance may result in reduced performance
*** Additional receivers, 40575, are priced at $199.99


Application HDMI over Coax HDMI over Cat5/6
Extension of a single monitor
Installation which require two to twenty-four monitors
Installations with existing category cable infrastructure
Installations with existing coax cable infrastructure
High resolution (1080p) video extension at distances under 130ft
High resolution (1080p) video extension at distances over 130ft
Signal extension from two source devices

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