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HDMI Solutions

KVM Switch Direct |  HDMI Solutions

What is it? HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) offers uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data. The video is a compatible standard to that of DVI (digital visual interface) so no signal conversion is necessary therefore no loss of video quality when a DVI-to-HDMI adapter is used although of course there is no provision for audio within the DVI interface.

Advantages: High Definition video (up to 4096×2160) and digital audio in a compact format.

Limitations: whilst native cable lenghts of 15 metres are possible, long cables can cause instability of HDCP and blinking on the screen due to the weakened DDC signal that HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) requires.

Solutions: Using a number of standards, but predominately HD base T HDMI can be sent uncompressed 100 metres over a single cat6 cable. Combined with splitters and switches, digital AV networks can be deployed to distribute AV sources around the home, or in high resolution digital signage applications.

KVM Switch Direct |  HDMI Solutions


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