ShowMeCables Lanches Multi-Fiber Push On Breakout Cables

May 1, 2020

ShowMeCables has launched a new line of Multi-Fiber Push On (MPO) breakout cables that allow for the redistribution of various optical fibers to individual devices without additional networking equipment. ShowMeCables’ new MPO fanout cables are offered in OM3 and OM4 models with eight or 24 fibers and an OM5 version with eight,12 or 24 fibers. […]

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DVIGear Expands HyperLight Active Optical Cable Product Line at InfoComm 2019

June 15, 2019

DVIGear demonstrated its newly expanded HyperLight Active Optical Cable product line at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Fla. New accessories for the modular HyperLight HDMI Series were shown, alongside a new interference-resistant shielded HyperLight DVI cable and a preview of an upcoming 8K-capable 48Gbps HyperLight HDMI cable. The HyperLight Active Optical Cable line represents a paradigm […]

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Extron Ships HDMI Optical Cables That Deliver 4K/60 Signals up to 300 Feet

December 21, 2018

Extron has announced the availability of the HD Pro Plenum Series of active, hybrid optical-copper cables for high-speed transmission of HDMI digital video and audio signals. They support data rates up to 18 Gbps, video resolutions up to 4K/60 @ 4:4:4, HDR, EDID, HDCP and CEC, as well as all HDMI audio formats. These active […]

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FIBBR Debuts Fiber Optic HDMI at InfoComm

May 24, 2018

FIBBR will make its InfoComm debut with the Ultra Pro series fiber optic flexible HDMI solutions, capable of sending signals from 50 meters to 200 meters. The UltraPro series, certified for 18 Gpbs by Imaging Science Foundation (ISF), provides uninterrupted signal transmission and uses something the company calls BendRobust technology, which allows the fiber to […]

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Tributaries 18Gbps Cables Are DPL Labs and ISF Certified

March 28, 2018

Tributaries just announced that the UHDT TITAN Passive 10-meter (32-foot, 10-inch) HDMI cable has been certified by both DPL Labs and ISF for 18Gbps performance.  Why is passive such a big deal? Passive HDMI cables are always preferred over active. In addition to incompatibility issues with other electronics, active cables are directional and will not work if reversed. The active end of the […]

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TechLogix Intros Fiber Cabling Lineup

March 20, 2018

TechLogix Networx is expanding its Media over Fiber Optics lineup with a new offering of bulk fiber cabling, connectors and accessories. The initial TechLogix fiber line includes riser-rated OM3 multimode fiber, plenum-rated OM3 multimode fiber, LC and SC style connectors, termination kits and test kits. All products are compatible with TechLogix’s existing line of HDMI extenders, USB extenders, […]

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Ever Wondered If Anyone Would Provide a Simple Solution to Fix Bad Mic Levels on DSLR Cameras?

March 1, 2018

Sescom just launched two DSLR attenuating line (with 43dB Pad) to mic level cables that provide properly matched mic level signals. Sescom SES-43DB cables, featuring two conductor shielded cable, reduce professional two-volt line level audio signals from sources such as mixers, tape recorders and CD players by 43dB to an unbalanced DSLR microphone level input. Available in two […]

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VIA Launches New Vtric Active Optical Cable Brand

February 8, 2018

VIA Technologies today announced the launch of the Vtric Active Optical Cable brand. Initially, three Vtric products will be available — all fiber-optic based cables for high-resolution applications: HDMI 1.4 10m AOC, HDMI 2.0 10m AOC and USB 3.0 10m AOC for $139, $229 and $239 respectively. Vtric Active Optical Cables are spec’d for bandwidth up to 18Gbps for the HDMI […]

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Metra Home Theater Group Set to Showcase M3B Pro at ISE 2018

January 24, 2018

Metra Home Theater Group announces the MultiMedia Broadcast Systems Pro (M3B Pro), showcasing at ISE from February 6 – 9, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Metra Home Theater Group’s M3B Pro, available as hardwired and wireless, enables integrators to install either a flexible multi-source video distribution system into any residential, commercial, hospitality and house of worship space  using the existing coax […]

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Tributaries New HDMI Cables Are 18Gig

January 22, 2018

Tributaries just launched the UHDT TITAN line of HDMI cables. The TITAN series uses two new patented developments in HDMI signal transfer: a metallurgy which enables longer lengths of passive cables and active electronics equipped with a DDC accelerator and three discrete internal power supplies. The development of a passive HDMI cable that can transport 18Gbps up to 26 […]

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Metra Home Theater Group Launches Install Bay Active Fiber Cables

January 18, 2018

Metra Home Theater Group announces Install Bay Active Fiber Cables, debuting at ISE 2018. Metra Home Theater Group’s Install Bay Active Fiber Cables are capable of sending 18 Gbps, 4K/60, 4:4:4, Deep Color and HDR (at HDMI 2.0 specifications) up to 15 feet. The Install Ball Active Fiber Cables features a built-in Rx/Tx chipset that’s powered from the signal, […]

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New Key Digital KD-ProG Cables Deliver 18 Gbps Signals Up to 75′

January 9, 2018

Key Digital’s new KD-Pro30G, KD-Pro40G, KD-Pro50G, and KD-Pro75G are HDMI cables capable of sending 4K resolutions with Ultra HD/4K support up to 4096×2160 or 3840×2160 24/25/30Hz [4:4:4] and 50/60Hz [4:4:4] up to 75′. The KD-ProG cables support 18Gbps of bandwidth and the latest HDMI standards. These cables feature HDR10 (High Dynamic Range) which provides for life-like images through the use of a […]

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Metra Home Theater Group Launches 4K 18G MHX and MHY Cables

December 13, 2017

Metra Home Theater Group announces new technology and redesigned features in Ethereal’s popular MHX and MHY HDMI cables. Ethereal’s MHX and MHY HDMI cables are spec’d to take 4K 60Hz with HDR (up to 18 Gbps) from 0.5 to 10 meters, and 10.2 Gbps at 12 to 15 meters. The Ethereal MHX high-speed ethernet cables have extended their length for delivering 18Gbps […]

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Covid Adds Two New HDMI 2.0 Cables

September 12, 2017

Covid has announced the addition of two new HDMI 2.0 cables. Both support HDMI High Dynamic Range (HDR) up to 18Gbps and 4K@60Hz resolution and color. The P-HDFH-DC2 Active Optical cable is a plenum-rated, flexible cable offering a 5-millimeter bend radius. Because this cable is constructed using fiber optics, it can be offered in much […]

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Xantech Ships New EX Series High-Speed HDMI Cables with X-GRIP Technology

August 21, 2017

Xantech just started shipping its EX Series High-Speed HDMI Cables with X-GRIP Technology.  Xantech’s line of piano-gloss finished connectors – available in .7 m, 1m, 1.5m, 2m, 3m, and 4m lengths have their patented X-GRIP Technology to resist up to 10 pounds of pull force to keep cables securely in place.  With support for all current HDMI features – including HDR, 18Gbps […]

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Rugged TUFFCAT6A 10G RJ45 Cables Debut from Laird Digital Cinema

July 20, 2017

Laird Digital Cinema recently added a Cat6A 10G tactical SF/UTP network cable featuring RJ45 connectors with heavy duty protection to their TUFFCAT cable series. Designed for harsh conditions that require repeated connections and handling, the ruggedized CAT6A tactical cable is extra-flexible with a TPE jacket that withstands temperature extremes and terminates with RJ45 connectors that […]

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Xantech Intros EX Series High-Speed HDMI Cables With X-GRIP Technology

June 14, 2017

Xantech today introduced its EX Series High-Speed HDMI Cables with X-GRIP Technology at InfoComm 2017 in Orlando, Fla. Xantech’s new HDMI Cables are available in .7-meter, 1-meter, 1.5-meter, 2-meter, 3-meter and 4-meter lengths. They are equipped with the company’s patented X-GRIP technology that is spec’d to resist up to 10 pounds of pull force (to keep cables […]

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Comprehensive Intros New 4K Certified 18G Commercial HDMI Cables 

June 14, 2017

Comprehensive Connectivity Company launches their new Pro AV/IT HD18G series of 4K 18G HDMI Cables (HD18G-xxPROBLK). Certified 18Gbps 4K (end-to-end) HDMI cables are specifically for commercial applications and have Comprehensive’s ProGrip connector and SureLength indicators right on the connector head. Comprehensive Pro AV/IT Certified 18Gbps 4K (End to End) HDMI cables are HDMI ATC certified and come equipped with all the latest HDMI […]

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ProCo Sound Showcases AOC/DOC Interfacing Products and RapcoHorizon BTIBLOX at InfoComm 2017

May 24, 2017

ProCo Sound, an RHC brand, will feature its latest series of Analog over Category Cabling (AOC) and DMX over Category Cabling (DOC), along with the latest audio streaming service device from RapcoHorizon, the BTIBLOX, at InfoComm 2017 (Booth 5155). Both AOC and DOC product ranges streamline audio setups by reducing signal degradation and setup time when working with […]

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Comprehensive Introduces New 4K60 4:4:4 18Gb Commercial Plenum HDMI Over Fiber Cables

April 12, 2017

Comprehensive Connectivity Company launched its new Pro AV/IT HD18G series of 4K60 4:4:4 18Gb HDMI over Fiber Plenum Cables for system integration and other commercial applications. These cables offer a low smoke and fire-retardant plenum jacket, as well as full Ultra HD, 18G 4K 60 4:4:4 end to end performance. They enable high-speed, plug-and-play HDMI signal transmission up to 100 feet. […]

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Wisdom Audio Introduces New Premium-Quality Audio Interconnect Kits

February 22, 2017

Wisdom Audio today announced standard and custom interconnect cable kits as part of its high-end audio product lineup. Each kit features what they says is “oxygen-free,” high-conductivity copper conductors and the highest grade of foam polypropylene insulation for high-speed transmission and resistance from cracking and wear. The cables’ advanced Star-Quad design offers maximum protection against electrostatic interference. Each wire […]

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KanexPro Adds Active Optical Cable to Product Lineup

January 10, 2017

KanexPro announces what they are calling the Active Optical Cable (AOC) — an HDMI 2.0 cable with Ethernet up to 18 Gbps. The Active Optical Cable accepts the same electrical inputs as traditional copper cables and instead utilizes optical fiber between the connectors to extend HDMI signals with zero loss or latency. The Active Optical […]

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Confessions of a Non-Cord-Cutter

October 27, 2016

In this age of Hulu, HBO Go and Netflix, it seems like everyone and their grandmother is trading in their DVR for an all-streaming solution. Well, my grandmother still has a cable box, but she also gave up AOL in favor of Gmail years ago, so I’m sure it’s just a matter of time. Neither […]

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Metra Home Debuts Passive HDMI Cables

September 12, 2016

Metra Home Theater Group announces their new Velox Passive HDMI Cables — spec’d to send 18 Gbps data for 8 meters’ standalone and up to 21 meters with the HDM-GA1 amplifier. The pre-cut cable is available in various lengths and uses their so-called Quiksilver Transmission Line that supposedly support 18 Gbps, 4K/60, 4:4:4 and HDR […]

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Legrand Ships HDMI Cables Supporting 4K, HDR

August 10, 2016

Legrand is introducing Premium High Speed HDMI cables with Ethernet, the company’s first that offer full support of 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR). Legrand’s eight-piece offering includes two white slim line cables, the AC3MP1-WH (one-meter length) and AC3MP2-WH (two-meter length), which are ideal for discreet installations, such as wall-mounted monitors, as they maintain the […]

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Sommer Introduces Hybrid MC1031HD 3-Way Cable Aimed at Rental Market

July 7, 2016

Sommer Cable has introduced a new hybrid cable for use at live events, in broadcasting trucks, and for dome camera systems. Sommer’s new Transit MC 1031 sends or receives HD video picture together with power and network signals. Sommer said they focused first on cable flexibility and ruggedness to ensure a small bending radius, high […]

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Datapath’s ActiveConnect Cables Don’t Require Power

April 25, 2016

Datapath has launched a series of long-range fiber optic DisplayPort1.2 and HDMI2.0 cable, with lengths up to 100m that don’t require additional power and measure just 7mm in diameter. They are designed to provide a direct connection from any graphics card, including the Datapath ImageDP4, to either DisplayPort or HDMI monitors or from media players […]

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Kramer Adds 4K UHD Active Fiber Optic High-Speed HDMI Cable with Removable Connectors

April 7, 2016

Kramer’s CLS-AOCH cables are plug-and-play HDMI active optical cables. CLS-AOCH cables support resolutions of up to 4K UHD over long cable runs (up to 100 meters) without the need for an external power supply or additional extenders. CLS-AOCH/XL is unique with its removable HDMI-A ends that allows the cable to be easily pulled through small […]

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Audience Intros Au24 SX Interconnects, Loudspeaker, Phono and Digital Cables

January 26, 2016

Audience announced the introduction of its new “top of the line” Au24 SX interconnects, loudspeaker, phono and digital cables. Au24 SX substantially exceeds the performance of Audience’s long-standing and acclaimed Au24 cable lines by the use of improved XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) dielectric material, higher-purity “six nines” copper, and by improvements to the cable geometry. The […]

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Cat8 Ethernet Cable Debuts

January 4, 2016

Wireworld Cable Technology announces the development of its Starlight Category 8 cables for high speed media network applications. Unlike Category 7 cables, these cables utilize a new conductor geometry developed by Wireworld to support higher transmission speed for the most lifelike reproduction of streamed music and video. Starlight Ethernet is the first production cable that meets the […]

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Camplex Shows Mini Fiber Optic Camera Cables

November 30, 2015

Camplex just debuted its flexible Gepco mini fiber optic SMPTE camera cables with LEMO FUW/PUW connectors deployed on a rugged reel. The cable assemblies are designed for mobile truck and camera connections where smaller cables are required due to weight and space limitations, and are durable for long distances in outdoor environments when combined with the […]

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New Premium Analog Audio Breakout Cables for BrightEye Converters from Laird

September 24, 2015

Laird Digital Cinema just debuted a new line of analog audio I/O breakout cables for use with Ensemble Designs’ BrightEye converters. Laird multi-pin HD15 breakouts are designed for connectivity using a four-channel audio cable. The 12-inch “fan-out style cable” includes Neutrik 3-Pin XLR connectors which feature a durable zinc die cast shell and chuck type strain relief […]

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