Kramer Intros Combined HDMI and VGA Over HDBaseT Wall Plate and Auto Switcher

kramer-wpv5h2-0415Kramer announced today the release of the WP-5VH2 ultra HD HDBaseT active wall plate auto-switcher — specified to manage 4K with EDID management, HDMI, VGA, unbalanced stereo audio, plus HDMI audio embedding and de-embedding and stretching.

In spaces where power sources are difficult to reach, the unit can be powered remotely via HDBaseT using a Power over Ethernet injector (e.g., Kramer PSE-1).

The Kramer specifies that the WP-5VH2 can transmit data to a compatible receiver (e.g., the Kramer TP-588D or Kramer TP-580RXR) up to 100 meters with 4K and up to 180 meters with 1080p60 via an CAT6a twisted pair cable.

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