HDMI devices

When is the best case for HDMI over IP extenders?

When is the best case for HDMI over IP extenders?

Why use HDMI over IP in some cases? The image quality is noticeably worse than a classic HDMI twisted-pair extender. Let's see a few examples and answer this together.

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INRIKS EX4076KVM 4K HDMI KVM twisted-pair extender review.

INRIKS EX4076KVM 4K HDMI KVM twisted-pair extender review.

Earlier, we'd looked into the case of controlling one DVR from two remote rooms. The 4K HDMI KVM twisted-pair extender INRIKS EX4076KVM was the best device for the job. We decided to make a more detailed review of it and test it properly.

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How does one control a single DVR from two remote rooms?

How does one control a single DVR from two remote rooms?

What if you need to connect two different remote workstations for CCTV operators so that every one of them can see the image from the DVR and control it? Let's try to solve this problem in practice using HDMI KVM extenders over twisted pair and see if it works out.

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HDMI extender over optical fiber

HDMI extender over optical fiber

HDMI extenders can connect with an optical fiber cable if the distance between video equipment exceeds 400 feet. This post describes this method in detail.

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HDMI KVM switcher 4-to-1 INRIKS SW4041KVM

HDMI KVM switcher 4-to-1 INRIKS SW4041KVM

Sometimes, a case exists for using multiple computers from a single desk. Sure, buying several sets of keyboards and mice is always easier. Still, it's smarter to use a specially designed unit, a KVM switch like the one we have here, the INRIKS SW4041KVM.

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Lies in HDMI specifications

Lies in HDMI specifications

Five oft-used promises/statements made by HDMI device manufacturers. We take a look at them with a tech-savvy eye and find the truth.

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USB 2.0 Twisted Pair Extender

USB 2.0 Twisted Pair Extender

What if you need to extend a USB 2.0 interface over a long distance? How do you connect a webcam, speakerphone, or other equipment remotely?

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Transmitting HDMI USB and HDMI KVM signals over twisted pair cable. What is the difference?

Transmitting HDMI USB and HDMI KVM signals over twisted pair cable. What is the difference?

Both device types have HDMI in/out and USB ports on the housing. But the functionality, purpose, and price of these devices are different. Let's take a look at these differences.

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4K60Hz twisted pair HDMI extender with ARC function

4K60Hz twisted pair HDMI extender with ARC function

The ARC (Audio Return Channel) function in HDMI has helped to remove unnecessary communication between TV and AV receiver, soundbar, or home theater. What does the ARC feature mean for twisted-pair HDMI extenders, and how can you use it?

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HDMI switch and multi-viewer switcher. Should I buy a more functional device right away?

HDMI switch and multi-viewer switcher. Should I buy a more functional device right away?

What do you need an HDMI switch and a multiswitch for? What are the differences between them? What disadvantages do low-cost devices have?

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