Gefen is now shipping its DVI KVM ELR Extender (EXT-DVIKVM-ELR). Based on HDBaseT technology, Gefen’s ELR technology enables high resolution video in the DVI format to travel greater distances using a single Cat-5 cable. Gefen’s DVI KVM ELR Extender.
With its ability to carry three USB 2.0 signals on the same Cat-5 cable alongside the DVI, the Gefen DVI KVM ELR Extender reduces the amount of cables needed while increasing the length of extension to 330 feet (100m). At this distance, high resolution video is supported at resolutions up to 1920×1200 with a perfect signal delivery and zero signal drop-outs, according to the company. USB data is sent at rates reaching up to 100 Mbps.
Installation is plug and play, requiring the connection of the computer to the sender unit. The receiver offers three USB outputs for keyboard/mouse, camera, hard drive, printer or scanner, and a display. One industry standard Cat-5 cable connects the sender to the receiver unit.
The DVI KVM ELR Extender comes with locking power supplies to prevent potential disconnects, is rack mountable, and supports cross-platform computers.