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Aten Introduces Adjustable Video Extender Wall Plates

Wall plates for neat installations

Aten VE806 HDMI input/output wall plates

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. — Aten, a manufacturer of audiovisual connectivity products, announced a series of Decora-style wall-plate extenders supporting VGA, DVI, HDMI and audio to a maximum of 150 meters over Cat 5e cable. The VE156, VE606 and VE808 extender wall plates are easy to install and support popular wide screen formats, ensuring excellent video quality over long distance transmissions.

The compact design of the VE156, VE606 and VE808 eliminates bulky cables and allows for a neat and convenient installation. The products are targeted at function rooms, museums, home theater, and any environment where concealed cabling makes for a neater and safer installation.

The Decora style provides easy installation and integrates with existing infrastructure. Adjustable compensation (VE156) ensures optimal video throughout the unit’s range.

The VE156 extends the distance between the VGA source and the VGA display up to 150 meters and employs a second Cat 5e cable to transmit power to the other unit.

TheVE606 and VE808 extend DVI and HDMI signal respectively, a second CAT5e cable provides EDID bypass, HDCP key authentication and power.

Wall-plate extender benefits include:

  • Hides unsightly cabling
  • The use of a second Cat 5e cable provides EDID, HDCP and remote power
  • Powered from either the transmitter or receiver
  • Adjust signal strength for video optimization
  • LEDs indicate connection status and applied power

“Professional audio and video applications across a range of industries are requiring new ways to deliver and manage signals while concealing cables and other equipment,” saidd Jack Wang CEO of Aten. “Our line of wall plate extenders supports long-range transmissions, delivering a reliable VGA, DVI and HDMI video experience without compromising performance.”