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The MuxLab 500058 Component Video/Stereo Audio Balun allows transmission of one component video (YPbPr or RGB) signal and one stereo audio channel via a single Cat5E/6 UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair) cable. The balun is used in pairs to transmit component video/stereo audio and supports 480i/p video transmission up to 1000' (305m) and 720p and 1080i/p video transmission up to 500' (152m) via Cat5E/6 cables. For analog stereo audio, the maximum transmission distance is up to 3250' (990m).
The component video/stereo audio balun delivers high-definition resolution and combines RGB and true left/right stereo audio over four twisted pairs for hi-fidelity commercial and residential AV applications that include DVD players, satellite receivers, plasma displays, projectors, monitors, up-converters, amplifiers, switchers, home theater and other equipment supporting HDTV component video and/or analog audio.
The balun features GLC (Ground Loop Coupling) that eliminates ground loop effects and provides hassle-free wiring. Besides using Cat3/5/6 as a cost-effective alternative to coaxial cabling, the balun also makes changes / additions to modular outlet connections faster and easier. The unit has an ABS fire-retardant plastic enclosure and includes a modular shielded RJ4.
Allows transmission of one component video (YPbPr or RGB) signal and one stereo audio channel via a single Cat5E/6 UTP cable
Supports 480i/p video transmission up to 1000' (305m) via one Cat5E/6
Supports 720p/1080i/p video transmission up to 500' (152m) via Cat5E/6
Transmits analog stereo audio up to 3250' (990m)
Features ground loop coupling that eliminates ground loop effects
Delivers high-definition resolution
Combines RGB and left/right stereo audio over four twisted pairs for hi-fidelity commercial and residential AV applications
Modular shielded RJ45 connector
Made of ABS fire-retardant plastic
Changes and additions to other modular outlet connections are made easier
Meets FCC, CE, & RoHS regulatory standards
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MuxLab 500058 Component Video/Stereo Audio Balun
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Component Video (YPbPr), RGB Video (sync on green). 480i/p, 720p, 1080i/p. Stereo line level analog audio
DVD players, satellite receivers, plasma displays, projectors, monitors, up-converters, amplifiers, switchers, home theater and other equipment supporting HDTV component video and/or analog audio
Transparent to the user
Video: DC-60 MHz, 3 dB roll off. Analog audio: 20 Hz to 20 KHz
Insertion Loss per pr (Y channel): 0.1 dB for 0.1 MHz. Gradually increasing to 2.5 dB over the frequency range
Insertion Loss per pr (audio): Less than 2 dB per pair over the frequency range
THD & Noise
Less than 0.007% @ 1KHz
Return Loss (Y channel): Greater than 15 dB over the frequency range
Common Mode Rejection
Common Mode Rej. (Y channel): -55 dB @ 0.1 MHz. Gradually increasing to -20 dB @ 60 MHz
Ground Loop Coupling
Proprietary technique helps eliminate hum bars. US Patent Pending
(Cat 5E/6 UTP/STP)
480i/p: 1,000' (305 m) 720p and 1080i/p: 500 ft (152 m) Analog Stereo Audio: 3,250' (990 m)
Cat5E/6 UTP/STP: 24 gauge or lower solid copper twisted pair wire. Impedance: 100 ohms at 1 MHz. Maximum capacitance: 20 pf/foot. Attenuation: 6.6 dB/1000' (305 m) at 1 MHz
Coax: Impedance - 75 ohms at 1 MHz
Three (3) RCA-M connectors: Green (Y), Blue (Pb), Red (Pr), 6" leads
Two (2) RCA-F connectors for left/right stereo audio
RJ45S for twisted pair
Operating: 32 - 131°F (0 - 55°C)
Storage: -4 ~ +185°F (-20 ~ +85°C)
Humidity: up to 95%