Hall Research 4K Javelin Active Plenum HDMI extension cables utilize the latest in optoelectronic technology to transmit HDMI signals far beyond the typical limitations of copper cables. The cable is a hybrid of fiber and copper that allows HDMI signals to be extended 200 ft or more with zero loss. All PC and HDTV resolutions are supported including 4K Ultra HD. The HDCP compliant cables also support DDC and CEC. Proprietary circuitry is conveniently incorporated inside the HDMI connectors to convert the video signals to light pulses and back.
Furthermore, this plug-n-play cable requires no external power supply. Power is drawn from the 5v signal pin of the source HDMI output. The cable draws less than 0.25w of power from the source. Per HDMI specifications all HDMI compliant sources must at least provide 0.25 watts of power. If a particular source is not able to provide the required power, Hall Research offers 5v power inserter that can be placed between the source and the cable.
Among the impressive features of the 4K Javelin is its indifference to the resolution that is being extended. It has the ability to handle any resolution or color depth including non-standard video formats as long as the maximum data rate is less than 10.2 Gbps. No compression is used so the image at the far end of the cable is 100% identical to the source.
Since the video is sent using light pulses, the cable provides higher immunity to EMI or RFI interference and there is less chance of video dropouts due to environmental electromagnetic noise.
The 4K Javelin Plenum cable can be used as a regular HDMI cable but without the worry of boosters or equalizers; being Plenum, also makes it possible to be used in any installation environment. Applications include, home theater, conference rooms, schools, airports, hospitals and more.