Cabernet Ultra CL2 Active High Speed HDMI® Cable, 50ft
    Product # 12962
    Cabernet Ultra CL2 Active High Speed HDMI® Cable, 50ft
    Product # 12962
    Length : 50ft
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    Cabernet Ultra CL2 Active High Speed HDMI® Cable, 50ft

    Cabernet HDMI


    The Cabernet series of Active High Speed HDMI Cables is designed to meet the demanding needs of home theater installers and contractors. The CL2 fire safety rating means that these cables can be safely routed through the walls, while the attractive zinc-alloy connectors offer a simple elegance and beauty to the exterior portions of your installation. Rated for 18Gbps for lengths up to 50 feet, these cables are certified to accurately transmit all of the features supported in the latest HDMI specification. With Monoprice's Lifetime Warranty on all cables, you can rest assured that we stand behind you, our cables, and your clients.

    Ultra CL2 IC Chip

    Cabernet Ultra CL2 High Speed HDMI® Cable, up to 100 feet

    Cabernet HDMI


    • Safe for in-wall residential installations with the Underwriters Laboratories-approved CL2 fire safety rating
    • More reliable signal transmissions to greater distances using the built-in active signal processing IC chip
    • Thinner, more flexible cables are easier to route and snake
    • Supports more High Speed HDMI features, including 4K@60Hz, to greater distances with superior performance over passive High Speed HDMI Cables (18Gbps vs 10.2Gbps)
    • Superior conductivity and long-term signal reliability using 100% pure copper conductors
    • Resists electromagnetic and radio frequency interference with shielded zinc-alloy connector heads
    • Connects to a wide variety of source (PlayStation®, Xbox®, Satellite Receivers, Blu-ray Disc™ players, etc.) and destination devices (HDTVs, DVRs, switches, extenders, etc.) with HDMI connectors (Type A)
    • Available in lengths from 25 to 100 feet, up to 4K@60Hz, depending on length and cable guage
    • You can rest assured that Monoprice stands behind you, our cables, and your clients with our Monoprice Lifetime Warranty on all cables

    Cabernet HDMI


    ✚ Home Theaters  ✚ High Definition Video Conference Systems  ✚ High Definition Video Surveillance Systems
    ✚ Digital Signage and TV Walls  ✚ Churches and Schools  ✚ Special Events

    Cabernet HDMI

    Cabernet Ultra CL2 High Speed HDMI® Cable Drawing:

    Cabernet HDMI Drawing

    Comparison between Cabernet Ultra CL2 HDMI Cable,
    Active HDMI, and Passive HDMI Cables:

    SlimRun AV
    Cabernet Ultra CL2
    Passive HDMI
    Transmission Medium Multi-mode Fiber Tin Plated Copper Tin Plated Copper
    Maximum Length 330 feet 100 feet 100 feet
    Cable Thickness 5.0mm 7.5mm 11.5mm
    Supports HDCP Yes Yes Yes
    Supports DDC Yes Yes Yes
    Maximum Resolution 4K@60Hz 4K@60Hz 720p
    Weight 4.4 lbs. 7.2 lbs. 11.9 lbs.

    HDMI, the HDMI Logo, and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.

    PlayStation is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Corporation.

    Microsoft and Xbox are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

    Blu-ray Disc and Blu-ray are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Association.

    4.7 / 5.0
    76 Reviews
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    1 Star
    Good 4K@60Hz support when the cable is not defective, but bad ARC support
    I ended up buying two of the 50ft cables and returning both. One could do 4K@60Hz and the other couldn't (although notably my TV can't do 4K@60Hz with full 4:4:4 chroma so I didn't confirm that part), so overall I was satisfied with that aspect. But both cables couldn't do anything better than 2.1-channel stereo over ARC. The 2016 Vizio P-Series line can do Dolby D+ and Atmos over ARC but this cable just made everything sound metallic and weird.

    Overall this cable convinced me that doing long HDMI runs and expecting all picture and audio features to work properly just isn't reasonable. So I ended up redoing my plans for my home speaker room to no longer need the long cable run and am happy with that choice.

    PROS: - One of the two cables I tested could do 4K@60Hz, so that seems to be fine.
    - No HDMI handshake issues detected.

    CONS: - Trying to do Dolby D+ or Atmos over ARC from a 2016 Vizio P-Series TV resulted in very distorted sound.
    April 25, 2016
    Great cable
    I had tried a different hdmi cable & found it would go on & off. I read some of the reviews & it was suggested to use this cable this cable. I installed & it worked great

    PROS: It worked great & was priced right.

    CONS: None
    April 13, 2016
    Surprisingly good
    Was quoted 10x the price for a commercial cable install due to the distance between computer and TV screen. I decided to 'risk it' on a Redmere cable, on the basis that if it didn't work it wasn't a horrendous loss. The professional cable installer was quite skeptical but agreed it was worth a shot.

    Tested before installation and it worked. Pulled the cable and it still works.

    Very pleased with the result and saved a pile of money. Can't beat that!

    PROS: HDMI picture works from across a large conference room.

    CONS: Cable is a little stiff and takes a bit to unwind, but that's being very fussy.
    April 1, 2016
    Long cable run problem solved
    The MonoPrice representative suggested this cable to solve a transmission problem I had on a long cable run from my receiver to my tv. This cable solved my problem and the MonoPrice people were easy to deal with.
    January 1, 2016
    Working fine so far.
    We needed a 50' HDMI cable for an executive's office, between her laptop and TV. I selected the Cabernet based on good reviews, vs. mixed ones for other long HDMI brands. She's had no complaints yet.
    August 22, 2016
    50ft hdmi Cable
    This cable was only used once and it worked well we will be giving it a workout this week to see if it stands out to the task
    February 29, 2016
    It works.
    Used the 50 ft active cable to replace an ordinary HDMI cable and a booster to connect the PC to a TV.
    The cable worked fine without a need for any additional signal boosters.

    PROS: Works
    Not too thick to handle.

    CONS: None
    April 29, 2016
    Great cable, especially for the price
    I'm running this from my computer, through my basement and to my living room TV. I haven't had any issues with it since installing and may buy a second to run elsewhere in the house.

    PROS: 50' run at 1080p with sound. Price is great.

    CONS: Thick and heavy (appropriate for this length)
    Test your cable before putting it in your wall. I didn't have any problems but it's good to remember.
    January 27, 2016
    50 ft HDMI
    Works perfectly. Quality appearance. Great price. On-time delivery.

    PROS: Advice online was that long HDMI runs needed some kind of "boost" to the signal. Redmere cables do that. Since I had to fish the wires thru walls I can't say if a non-active HDMI would have worked, but I can say that this 50' Redmere cable gives a great picture and the price was right.

    CONS: None. Install note. This had to go up/down, around several corners and feed through a wall. I measured the other side of the wall, thought I accounted for all the twists, turns and up/down and thought 40' would easily do it. Good thing I got a 50' cable because I have only 1-2 feet left over. Just saying be generous in your estimates!
    September 2, 2015
    Excellent quality and worth the wait.
    I've been waiting years for an affordable 50' HDMI cable that is thin, but doesn't lose signal at long lengths. This cable met all of those demands. I snaked this cable through a tiny cable track taking 90 degree turns around corners/walls with no problem. The cable uses Redmere technology to produce a better signal and it shows. My application was a 1080p projector going back to my receiver which is abou 46 feet away. I have watched multiple action Blu-Ray movies in full HD and have not seen any issues with A/V quality. Thank you Monoprice! Couldn't be happier.

    PROS: Excellent signal no issues at all with audio and video.

    CONS: None.
    April 3, 2016
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