Solution to Transmit HDMI 50 Meters

Tributaries has come up with a unique solution that can send a HDMI video signal over 160 feet. Their HXC5 HDMI over Cat5 system uses standard CAT5/5E/6 network cabling to transmit HDMI v1.2-and HDCP compliant 1080p images up to 50 meters “virtually loss-free.” For comparison, normal HDMI cabling tops out at around 20 meters distance. Since so many new camcorders are coming out with HDMI output, this might be a good solution for uncompressed tethered capture on set, or perhaps monitoring for your nearby video village. Unfortunately it’ll cost you around $600.