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The Shielded CATV Balun from MuxLab allows you to transmit terrestrial RF signals via a single UTP or CAT5e/6/7 STP cable. When used in pairs, this balun allows you to integrate your RF sources such as the Internet and digital cable with a more efficient CAT-structured cabling system. The balun allows you to replace a coaxial cable with a single CAT5e/6/7 cable and supports high-amplified RF signals. In addition, the balun is capable of achieving transmissions up to a distance of 330’ (100 m).
The cast-aluminum enclosure reduces EMI / RFI egress that minimizes the drop in signal strength, making the CATV Balun useful for long distance transmissions. When used in conjunction with other MuxLab CATV Hubs (500300/303), the Shielded CATV Balun simplifies routing solutions and is suitable for use in commercial and home A/V systems.
Allows CATV equipment to be used with any convenient modular wall outlet
Transmits a terrestrial RF signal via a CAT5e/6/7 STP or UTP cable
Easily incorporate broadband CAT equipment into a structured cabling system
Supports bandwidth up to 900 MHz (Internet, digital cable, etc.)
Transmission distance up to 330' (100 m)
High-quality EMI/RFI shielding with a cast aluminum enclosure
Can be placed besides most RF splitters
Compatible with the MuxLab 500300 or 500303 CATV Hubs for an efficient cabling solution
Suitable for use in schools, government, offices, hospitals, financial institutions, hotels, residential complexes, and similar environments
In the Box
MuxLab Shielded CATV Balun
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Table of Contents
Private and public broadband CATV, VHF, and FM networks
Terrestrial CATV, satellite receivers, DVD players, RF modulators, splitters, cable modems, and other broadband video equipment
Transparent to the user
5 to 900 MHz
Video Channels Supported
CATV 2-142, VHF channels 2-13, FM broadcast band
Insertion Loss Per Pair
Less than 3 dB: 5 - 295 MHz, 510 - 725 MHz Less than 4.2 dB: 295 - 510 MHz, 725 - 900 MHz
Greater than 10 dB: 5 - 245 MHz, 493 - 900 MHz Greater than 9.6 dB: 245 - 493 MHz
Common Mode Rejection
-20 dB or higher at 5 to 900 MHz
24-AWG or lower solid copper twisted pair Impedance: 100-120 ohms
Cable - Coax
Impedance: 75-ohms at 1MHz (RG6)
Input : F connector (male) Output : RJ45S (female)
RJ45 Pin Configuration
RJ45 pins 7 & 8
Up to 330' (100 m) via Cat5 UTP depending on channel frequency and input power Maximum 330' (100 m) at CATV channel 2 (may require tilt amplifiers at high frequencies)
Operating: 32 to 104° F (0 to 40° C) Storage: -10 to 70° F (-14 to 158° C)