Video Extenders

A video extender increases the signal strength from a computer port to a monitor, above the reach of a standard cable. If there is a long distance between the monitor and the computer or if multiple monitors are used simultaneously, a video extender can boost picture and audio quality.

What are video extenders used for?

Video extenders are useful in the office, home or education environments, where standard cabling lengths are often too short, and picture and audio quality are compromised from signal degradation if very long cables are used. The same issues are evident in a wireless environment, where signal output decreases the further away from the router or picture source you go, making video extenders a useful choice for wireless applications as well.

Types of video extenders

The main types of video extenders include:

  • VGA (video graphics array) extenders – useful for increasing signal strength in signage board applications and remote display units.
  • HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) extenders – add distance and scalability to very high definition multimedia interface connections.
  • DVI (digital visual interface) extenders – suitable for single video extensions.

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Description Price Type Video Connection Type Number of Video Ports Transmission Method Maximum Resolution Extension Distance Audio Connection Type Local Device Dimensions Local Device Weight Remote Device Dimensions Remote Device Weight Local Device Depth Local Device Height Local Device Width
RS Stock No. 125-9450
Mfr. Part No.ALDV104T-UK
Transmitter HDMI 4 CATx 1920 x 1080 50m HDMI 115 x 114 x 26mm 440g - - 114mm 26mm 115mm
RS Stock No. 125-9449
Mfr. Part No.ALDV100P
Extender Pair HDMI 1 CATx 1920 x 1080 50m HDMI 45 x 63 x 21mm 250g - - 63mm 21mm 45mm