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Gefen EXT-DVI-FM500 DVI Over Fiber Optic Extender
  • Gefen EXT-DVI-FM500 DVI Over Fiber Optic Extender
  • Gefen EXT-DVI-FM500 DVI Over Fiber Optic Extender
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Gefen EXT-DVI-FM500 DVI Over Fiber Optic Extender

Manufacturer: Gefen Inc

Item #: EXT-DVI-FM500   •   MFG #: EXT-DVI-FM500


List Price:$823.00
Our Price:$549.00

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Extend DVI over Fiber up to 5000 feet!

The DVI-FM500 DVI over Fiber Extender is a simple, attractive and compact solution that lets you extend your DVI signal up to 5000 feet over fiber optics. Easily connect the DVI-5500 modules via two LC fiber optic cables and quickly correct video resolution synchronization without manual configuration via EDID programming.

The distance that DVI can be extended will depend on the type of fiber optic cable used.
For a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 at 60 frames per second (60 Hz), the distances possible are as follows:

Single mode: 9(8)/125 æm core: 1500m (5,000 ft)
Multi mode: 50(62.5)/125 æm core: 500m (1,500 ft)

An external +5VDC power adapter is generally required for the receiver module. Most video cards can provide +5V DC power to the transmitter module but it also has provision for external power. Both power supplies are included.

  • Features

    • Extends DVI up to 5,000 feet (1500 meters) using single-mode(8/125 æm or 9/125 æm) fiber cable
    • Extends DVI up to 1,500 feet (450 meters) using multi-mode (50 æm or 62.5 æm) fiber cable
    • Supports resolutions up to 1920 x 1200
    • Supports DDWG standard for DVI-compliant monitors
    • EDID Programming feature enables quick and correct sync of source to display
    • Fully supports DVI 1.0 and DDC2B via virtual DDC
    • Supports both singlemode and multimode fiber optic cable types
    • Fiber cable provides immunity from electromagnetic interference (EMI)
  • Specifications

    • Maximum Pixel Clock: 165MHz
    • Input Video Signal: 1.2V p-p
    • Input DDC Signal: 5V p-p (TTL)
    • Supported fiber types: single-mode 89æm (5000 feet) or multi-mode 50/62.5æm (1500 feet)
    • Default EDID: UXGA (1600 x 1200)
    • Video Input Connector (Sender): (1) DVI-D (19 pin), male (digital only)
    • Video Output Connector (Receiver): (1) DVI-D (19 pin), male (digital only)
    • Link Connectors (Sender / Receiver): (2) Type LC (1 Duplex) fiber connectors
    • LED Indicators (Sender / Receiver): (1) EDID Status
    • Program Button (Sender): EDID Program (recessed)
    • Fiber Cable: CAB-2LC-XXX (62.5/125æm multi-mode)
    • Power Supply (Receiver): 5V DC (Second power supply included for use if source does not provide 5V power for Sender over DVI connector)
    • Power Consumption: 2.5W (max.)
    • Operating Temperature: 0°C - 50°C
    • Storage Temperature: -10°C - 85°C
    • Operating Humidity: 5% - 85%
    • Dimensions (Sender / Receiver): 1.5" W x 2.5" D x 0.5" H
    • Shipping Weight: 2 lbs.
  • Item Includes

    • Gefen EXT-DVI-FM500 DVI FM 500 Extender
    • DVI FM 500 Sender Unit
    • DVI FM 500 Receiver Unit
    • 5V Power Supply
    • User's Manual
    • Two-Year Warranty Against Defects in Material & Workmanship

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