08.01.18

Gefen adds two 4K UHD extenders

Gefen GTB-UHD600-HBTL

Gefen is now shipping the GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL, two 4K UHD extenders that can extend full bandwidth HDMI 2.0 over Cat5/Cat6 cabling.

HDBaseT’s bandwidth extension limitations frequently prevent the use of the highest 4K video resolution standards and desired HDMI 2.0 specification features like HDR and 4:4:4 Chroma Subsampling at 60 MHz.
 
The GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL help overcome the bandwidth limitations of HDBaseT. The new 4K extenders employ Gefen’s proprietary compression technology to extend the full 18.2 Gbps bandwidth and 600 MHz TMDS Clock of HDMI 2.0, in resolutions up to 4096x2160 at 60Hz and 4:4:4 Chroma subsampling.
 
The extenders are capable of 4K Ultra HD 60 Hz 4:4:4 (600 MHz) extension.

GTB-UHD600-HBT has an extension range up to 80 metres at 4K and 100 metres at 1080p, while the GTB-UHD600-HBTL is rated up to 40 metres at 4K and 60 metres at 1080p. Integral features of HDMI 2.0, such as HDR-10 and Dolby Vision, are also carried along the single Cat5 or Cat6 cable that links the sender and receiver units.

Both products are capable of extending 2-way IR.

The GTB-UHD600-HBT also supports RS-232 extension for seamless integration of control signals.