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HDMI Over Dual Cat5 / Cat6 Extender with IR - 100 ft (30m) Power Free

Extend HDMI® up to 100ft (30m) over Cat5e/6 Cabling with Power over Cable to Receiver

Product ID: ST121SHD30

  • Supports Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cabling
  • Power over HDMI
  • No software/drivers required
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  • Supports HD resolutions up to 1080p (1920x1080)
  • Includes transmitter (local) and receiver (remote) units
81,99 € EUR exc VAT
81,99 € EUR inc VAT
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Overview

The ST121SHD30 HDMI® over CAT5e/CAT6 Video Extender kit lets you extend HDMI audio/video and an IR remote control signal by up to 100 feet (30 Meters) over dual CAT5 cable. For added versatility this HDMI extender kit is powered via the HDMI bus, and does not require any additional power adapter.

With support for High-Definition resolutions of up to 1920x1080 / 1080p and the accompanying digital audio, this cost-effective HD extender can easily be installed using new or existing Ethernet infrastructure wiring.  Plus, because the extender kit does not require a power adapter, you can easily extend an HDMI signal in areas where access to power outlets is limited.

The HDMI over Cat5e/Cat6 video extender kit includes both the local transmitter and remote receiver units, perfect for point-to-point digital signage applications that require high quality HDMI video.  The Extender also works to extend Infrared IR signals from remote controls, perfect for controlling your video source from your video destination.

For additional distance, HDMI cables up to 32-feet (10-meters) in length can be used on the local and remote ends.

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Note: This extender requires two CAT5 cables for the entire distance of your cable run.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Cost-effective HDMI extension through non-proprietary network cabling
  • Clean, professional installation, with built in mounting hardware, and no power adapters required

Applications

Extend an HDMI signal to areas where access to a power outlet is limited

Place a display in a convenient viewing area, while keeping your system equipment in a clean, secured environment

Optimize placement of digital signage in healthcare, education, retail, and government facilities

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Cabling Cat 5 UTP or better
Daisy-Chain No
Ports 1
Performance
General Specifications IR dongle frequency - 35 to 56 khz
Max Distance 30 m / 100 ft
Maximum Digital Resolutions 1080p / 1920x1080
Wide Screen Supported Yes
Connector(s)
Local Unit Connectors 1 - HDMI (19 pin) Female
2 - RJ-45 Female
Remote Unit Connectors 1 - HDMI (19 pin) Female
2 - RJ-45 Female
Special Notes / Requirements
Note The extender does not work through Ethernet equipment, such as switches or routers
This extender requires two CAT5 cables for the entire distance of your cable run.
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Input
1 - Output
Environmental
Humidity 0% - 80 %
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 60°C (14°F to 115°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Aluminum
Product Height 22 mm [0.9 in]
Product Length 82 mm [3.2 in]
Product Weight 235 g [8.3 oz]
Product Width 45 mm [1.8 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.3 kg [0.7 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - HDMI over CAT5e/6 UTP Transmitter
1 - HDMI over CAT5e/6 UTP Receiver
4 - Foot Pad Set
1 - IR Extender Kit
1 - Mounting brackets
1 - User Manual

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Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

You should only use video converters and extenders if it is absolutely necessary to do so. In many cases, most video converters and extenders are not necessary if you purchase the correct cable.

The following table lists the maximum length of cable for common video standards.

Video standard Maximum length
DisplayPort 50 ft. (15.2m)
HDMI 50 ft. (15.2m)
DVI 50 ft. (15.2m)
VGA 200 ft. (71m)

Note: StarTech.com offers cables longer than what is listed above, including active cables, which typically include built-in active signal boosters that allow for longer cables. Active cables are specifically designed to exceed the suggested maximum lengths and are tested at the listed specifications (for example, the maximum listed resolution).

Video adapters

Video adapters passively adapt a cable from one connector type to another. Video adapters do not change the signal type, or change the video standard.

Examples of common applications for adapters include the following:

  • DVI-I to VGA

  • RCA to BNC

  • Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort

  • Couplers (female to female, or male to male)

Note: You can use a coupler to extend a cable for a short distance. However, each coupler that you use can introduce signal loss, which degrades the signal quality.

Video converters

Video converters actively process and change the signal type from one video standard and convert it to another standard. They are typically used to convert digital to analog and vice versa, but can be used to convert a digital signal to another digital video standard (for example, HDMI to DisplayPort).

Video converters work over short distances from the source to the destination: up to 15 feet or 3 meters.

Video extenders

Video extenders convert an input signal to a higher voltage for transmission over longer distances and then convert the input signal back to the original video standard. The input and the output signal will match on a video extender, as the same video standard is maintained end-to-end. If a cable is extended with adapters or converters, the signal quality degrades.

Note: For more information on using a video adapter or converter with a video extender, see the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_convert_then_extend.

If you need to use a video extender with a video adapter or converter, you should position the adapter or converter as close to the video source as possible. For example, if you need to take a VGA signal from a computer and send it 200 feet to an HDMI® projector, you should convert the signal from VGA to HDMI and use an HDMI extender.

Note: For more information on when to use cables or extenders, see the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/video_signal_converters_when_to_convert.

Yes, this video extender works with set-top boxes, provided the set-top box meets the following requirements:

  • The set-top box must be High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) compliant.
  • The set-top box must support devices being connected between the video source and display. If the set-top box requires a direct cable connection between the video source and display, it won't work with this video extender.

No, this device is designed to be a point-to-point solution using networking cabling only. 

This device outputs HDMI video signals. If you have a display or video destination that uses another type of video connection, there are ways that you can convert the video signal or connection. These options are outlined below and organized by the target connection.

HDCP

When you consider whether to convert an HDMI video signal to another connection type, it is important to know if the media that is being converted from the HDMI video connection is protected by High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). If the media is protected by HDCP, you cannot convert to analog video connections because they do not support HDCP. You may experience this issue when you use devices like Blu-ray players, DVD players, and certain gaming consoles.

Target connection Conversion
VGA HDMI to VGA: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=HDMI&filter_AVOUTPUT=VGA.
DVI

HDMI to DVI: https://www.startech.com/Cables/Audio-Video/HDMI/HDMI-to-DVI/.

DisplayPort HDMI to DisplayPort: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=HDMI&filter_AVOUTPUT=DisplayPort.

 

This device has an HDMI input port.  If you have a video source that uses another video connection, there are options available to convert the video signal or connection. These options will be outlined below for each video source connection.

Source Connection

Conversion

VGA

VGA to HDMI: https://www.startech.com/AV/Converters/Video/?filter_AVINPUT=VGA&filter_AVOUTPUT=HDMI.

DVI

DVI to HDMI video converters: https://www.startech.com/Cables/Audio-Video/Video-Adapter/HDMI-Cable-Adapters/.

DVI to HDMI video cables: https://www.startech.com/Cables/Audio-Video/HDMI/HDMI-to-DVI/.

DisplayPort

DisplayPort to HDMI passive converters: https://www.startech.com/AV/Displayport-Converters/DP-HDMI/?filter_CONVERTTYPE=Passive.

DisplayPort to HDMI active converters: https://www.startech.com/AV/Displayport-Converters/DP-HDMI/?filter_CONVERTTYPE=Active.

DisplayPort Passive and Active Conversions

The converter that you require depends on the type of DisplayPort video source that you are using. For more information about converting DisplayPort video signals, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/DisplayPort_Converter_DP_Multi_Mode.