HDBaseT™ Wall Plate Extender Kit
Monoprice is a proud member of the HDBaseT Alliance
Extend your HDMI® audio/video signal to distances up to 328 feet using a single Cat6 cable with this HDBaseT™ Wall Plate Extender from Monoprice!
This Wall Plate Extender uses a new technology, which allows for a full bandwidth 10.2Gbps data throughput over a single Cat5e or Cat6 cable. The full 10.2Gbps bandwidth means that it supports all High Speed HDMI functions, including all HDMI 3D video modes, the extended 4K cinema resolution, 32-bit Deep Color, and high-definition compressed lossless audio, such as DTS-HD Master Audio™ and Dolby TrueHD™.
The extender features a built-in, bidirectional infrared (IR) signal extender, which allows you to remotely control devices at the source or destination end of the connection. For example, normal operation would allow control of the source blu-ray player from the remote TV location.
Additionally, the extender is capable of transmitting a full-duplex 100Mbps local area network connection alongside the HDMI and IR signals. Each wall plate has two RJ45 LAN jacks. As long as one of the four jacks is connected to the network, the other three will propagate the network connection. This allows you to wire another room for HDMI video, IR remote control repeating, and full internet access, using only a single Cat6 cable!
Note: While this extender will function using unshielded Cat5e cabling, we recommend the use of shielded Cat6 cabling for greater reliability over longer distances. Also note that any cable run through the walls must be rated for in-wall installations.
Extends HDMI signals up to 328 feet (100 meters) using a single Cat6 cable
Extends 100Base-TX network connectivity along with the HDMI video
Can be daisy chained up to six units deep
Built-in bidirectional IR repeater
Supports all High Speed HDMI functions, including 3D video
This HDBaseT device is fully compatible with these other HDBaseT extender products from Monoprice:
Note: Monoprice strongly recommends using 22AWG, 24AWG, or active HDMI cables with Redmere technology to achieve the best results and to ensure minimum signal loss over longer distances.
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.
HDBaseT and the HDBaseT Alliance logo are trademarks of the HDBaseT Alliance.
DTS is a registered trademark and the DTS logos, Symbol, DTS-HD and DTS-HD Master Audio are trademarks of DTS, Inc.
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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|Rating: (1 out of 10)||Reviewer: Diego from Temecula, CA|
3/20/2015 9:19:18 AM
|READ THIS REVIEW BEFORE YOU BUY|
|Pros: Fast Shipping|
Cons: Units do not work with anything but primary source, read below
DOA unit,, poor quality control
NOT HDCP COMPLIANT, READ BELOW- THIS IS IMPORTANT
Installlation difficult due to layout of back panel
If you're looking for an HDBaseT solution, Look Elsewhere!!
I bought these things back in November for a media room remodel. Unfortunately, there were delays in my remodel and I was outside my return period by the time I installed these things. Because it's a new remodel, I installed new solid core 24g shielded Cat6 cable (so the cable is not a problem). The connection runs from an entertainment cabinet to an overhead projector. The total length of the in-wall cable is about 35 feet.
The first set arrived with a DOA receiver plate- it didn't power on. Monoprice was good about that part, and issued an RMA for the receiver. The new receiver unit powered on normally, and showed "Link" with the transmitter.
Here's where things get weird. If I connect my Playstation4 directly to the Transmitter, an HDCP link is made and the video projector displays normally. If I connect my playstation to one of the inputs of my AV receiver, and then connect my AV receiver "out" to the Transmitter wall plate, NO VIDEO is shown! This is because it's not receiving the HDCP "handshake". I'll explain more about that later.
I tried everything imaginable to fix it- different power cycling options, such as starting with my projector then powering up everything sequentially ending with the receiver. I even connected the units directly with a Cat6 patch cable, bypassing my in-wall wiring, just in case my wiring was bad. I read about "HDMI voltage injectors", and actually ordered one. I tried an HDMI splitter (didn't accomplish the task). In an act of pure desperation, I went out and Bought Two Different Receivers- one Denon x1100 and one Yamaha Aventage 2040- and Neither Unit Worked any better than my old Sony unit. I spent a long time chatting with Technical Service- the "short story" is that they told me that these units "are not designed to be used with a Receiver". They neglected to put this information in ANY of the literature of the device!! This shold be in BOLD FACE all over the product description: THIS UNIT IS NOT HDCP COMPLIANT, AND WILL NOT WORK WITH AN A/V RECEIVER. IT WILL ONLY WORK WITH A DIRECT SOURCE, - SUCH AS A DVR OR PLAYSTATION PLUGGED IN DIRECTLY TO THE HDMI PORT. There ya go, Monoprice, I've said it for you, and have probably saved you thousands of hours of technical support manpower for people like me. If you'd be so kind as to return the favor and take a return on these POS non-functional HDBaseT units, I'd really appreciate it.
Last night I went to my local electronics store, we'll call it "Fried Electonics" for the sake of not endorsing the competition, and purchased a set of HDBaseT Baluns for around 300$ (the units are capable of 4k and 3D too, FWIW). I removed the monoprice POS pseudo-HDBaseT units and plugged in the baluns. Immediately, I had a functioning full-definition video signal across EVERY DEVICE I TESTED. Every AV receiver I tested worked FLAWLESSLY with my projector (remember, I've got 3 of them now for testing purposes), and I actually watched a movie streaming from Netflix to my PS4 which was plugged into my old Sony AV Receiver. Not only did they work perfectly, but there was no delay in connection, no "handshake issues", no need to power cycle in some cryptic sequence, NO BS at all- just immediate gratification. This leaves ONE AND ONLY ONE conclusion that can be drawn: These HDBaseT receivers sold by Monoprice are pieces of garbage, and the way they are described is nothing short of false advertising, or at least misleading marketing.
That concludes my review of these things, but here's the technical breakdown of things I've learned over the past month of trying to get these things to work. This is my (lay-person) understanding of what I've learned, and hopefully it will help someone in a similar situation. Basically, Hollywood has mandated that all HDMI "stuff" transmit HDMI Copy Protection ("HDCP") information at a hardware level. To accomplish this task, each authorized device has a special "entryption key". When you connect two HDMI devices (like a Playstation to a TV), each HDMI unit must exchange "security keys" with the other in a verification process. This is referred to as a "handshake". This is done in an effort to prevent digital source material from being "copied" in the stream between the source and display. If the handshake fails, or if one of the units doesn't have HDCP compatibility, then NO video will be displayed or trasmitted across the connection. OK, simple enough, right? For a direct connection, it works as described, but if you have multiple devices "in-line", like a PS connected to an AV Receiver which is then connected to a display, things get a little more complicated. Each device has it's own security key that MUST be acounted for. Therefore, each "downstream" decive needs to "regenerate" the security key of the upstream device, as well as sending it's own security key. When devices say they are "HDCP Compliant", they are referring to this ability to propagate security keys and verify them from connected devices. These Monoprice units are NOT capable of "propagating" HDCP signals if there is anything more than ONE source plugged in. To put it another way, they don't send more than one set of HDCP keys. While Monoprice can "technically" say the units are HDCP compliant becuase they can trasnmit one set of keys, from a users point-of-view they are Certainly NOT HDCP Compliant. HDCP Compliant suggests that you can use the product with the rest of you HDCP Compliant equipment. As I said above, this is nothing short of False Advertising in my opinion, or "misleading statements" at best.
Monoprice, I'm 4 months out from my purchase. I'd really appreciate it if you'd do two things: 1) refund my money or accept a return outside the normal return policy conditions and 2) please STOP marketing these things the way you do. Get a review board to look at the verbiage on your ads, and in the product literature, and you'll see that there is NO mention ANYWHERE that these are "not designed to work with a receiver".
by Monoprice Administrator
Thank you for your in-depth review on PID 10224! I am truly sorry to hear about the issues experienced between this extender kit and your receiver. As a courtesy, we would be able to setup a return RMA for store credit. I also wanted to note that we have tested this unit with A/V receivers and have had successful results. It is a possibility that there may have been an issue with the particular unit you received, unfortunately. I understand that you have already purchased a different HDBaseT extender, however we can try another replacement if you would like. Just let me know how you would prefer to proceed and I can get that started away. My apologies again for any inconvenience this may have caused you and I hope this helps!
Tech Support Associate
Thank you, and I will take you up on the offer. I am within my return period of the other HDBaseT product, and I am willing to try again with Monoprice. Let's see how it goes!
I received a replacement pair of these units from Monoprice today (Thank You Gabby!). Unfortunately, they STILL DO NOT WORK, meanwhile the other units I purchased (which I still have) work flawlessly. I again tried power cycling in various combinations to get the "handshake" to work properly, all with no success. The problem is exactly as described above in my super-long review of the product. My product review stands as written.
On a positive note, I'd like to point out the Exceptional Customer Service that has been given to me. I received the replacement units much faster than I anticipated, and Tech Support Associate Gabby has been great. Although I cannot recommend these units, I will certainly keep shopping at Monoprice!
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|Rating: (9 out of 10)||Reviewer: Anonymous from Menifee, CA|
2/15/2015 1:01:05 PM
|Great for the price!|
|Pros: Works great at sending HD signal long distance (Using mine at 100')
Includes IR in transmission (Invaluable if you're using RF only remote and need IR back to your TV)
Wall Plate fits nicely behind TV
Price is cheaper than any other out there
Cons: Can have issues with HDCP handshaking
Didn't come with screws for Wall Plate (picked up chrome screws at Lowe's for less than $2
For the price, you can't beat this unit.
I did have issues when connecting this through a Receiver that takes in multiple HDMI inputs and puts out one output. When the devices are all shut off (besides the HDBaseT wall plate), and then turned back on, the HDBaseT Extender (Transmission side) has an issue with HDCP handshaking and wont send signal to the HDBaseT Receiver end. This forces you to pull power on the Extender and reconnect it. This obviously isn't a workable solution, but there is a way to make this work. If your Receiver has a power outlet on the back (Such as my Denon, which has two), you can connect the Extender to the outlet, this way when you turn the receiver on/off, it'll cycle power on the HDBaseT extender, preventing any issues with handshaking. Since the Receiver will always be turned on or off when using any of your other devices, this works great! Also, if you have it all powered on and are switching between devices it works perfect, too (didn't have any issues with it from the start).
Now, as far as what cable you should use, MonoPrice (and I) suggest the following:
CAT6 STP (You want shielded, not UTP) - MonoPrice Product 5907
24AWG CL2 High Speed HDMI Cable w/ Net Jacket - MonoPrice Product 3661
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|Rating: (10 out of 10)||Reviewer: Amrik from Blaine, WA|
11/18/2014 9:02:48 AM
|2-Gang - 10224 HDBaseT Wall plate extender Kits|
|Pros: It works, only issue would be that the emitter needs to transmit signal around 25% stronger to ensure that it works under the stairs where there is elevator equipment too.|
Cons: Biggest issue is that it has the network connection on the left side of the plate, it does not fit into 2-gang if the 2-gang mount is right against the stud, it requires at least one inch clearance from the stud. If this network connection could be rotated 90 degrees, where it is pointing downward, it would fit into 2-gang mounting without any issue.
I bought 3 of the 10224 HDBaseT Wall plate extender Kits, needed 8. Would buy more when the network connection is changed to point downward so that it becomes easier installation. This improvement is a must and being from electronics background, can say it is very easy improvement.
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|Rating: (10 out of 10)||Reviewer: Ian G from Princeton, NJ|
7/17/2014 8:59:04 PM
|Excellent product, worth the (high) price.|
|Pros: Does exactly what it says on the box.
Operates cool & quiet.
HDMI and IR pass through perfectly in all my tests.
Has 3.5mm jacks for IR extenders and can be wired directly.
Looks nice and has some reassuring green LEDs.
Cons: Doesn't direct-connect with Verizon (Cisco) CHS 435HDC cable box, but this is not a criticism of the monoprice product.
Doesn't seem to be bi-directional like an actual HDMI cable I would have preferred that each of these plates be configurable as Rx/Tx which makes future expansion easier, especially if you buy this and then later buy a matrix switch it would let you use both plates as receivers. This only matters because the hardware is so expensive.
Does not provide USB yet (I know! I know! It is in HDbaseT 2.0). Again not a criticism of this product specifically but just of HDbaseT 1.x.
We built a house and installed multiple Cat6 in every room, leading to a patch panel in basement. The idea is to use HDbaseT to distribute content from any room to any other room or multiple rooms. I bought this kit as a proof-of-concept. Currently on the patch panel I manually connected the source Cat6 (media closet in home theatre) to the destination (living room) - using a 1ft monoprice Cat6 patch cable of course - so we are running through three daisy-chained Cat6 cables, total maybe 100 feet. I get perfect connection and perfect picture for XBox360, WDTV media player, Yamaha RX-V773 Receiver or any one of three Windows PCs I use for games and work. The system won't work if the input is our Verizon cable box (CHS 435HDC) it just gives a pale blue screen. I have read about this problem with other HDbaseT extenders and I suspect Verizon/Cisco went out of their way to hobble the cable box and prevent redistribution. I don't think the Cisco box plays nice with any direct connection to the Valens HDbaseT chipset. The solution is to just add an extra active HDMI box which talks to the cable box and negotiates HDCP locally before passing to signal to the extender. I can use either my Yamaha receiver or (simpler) I just bought a Monoprice 2x1 Mini HDMI splitter, (PID 8204 on this site).
If you're planning to use this for an XBox360 or any other device with a non-IR controller, make sure you have the range available for the controller itself. For XBox you could use a "play & charge USB cable" with a USB-over Cat5/6 extender but it will require another cable in your wall. Only IR controllers can be transparently forwarded through this extender. So I wish this had USB built-in.
You could buy a lot of HDMI cables for the price of this extender (mid-2014 anyway). But to reduce everything down to a single Cat6 makes it worth it in terms of simplicity, and IT ACTUALLY WORKS. This is a really great product.
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|Rating: (10 out of 10)||Reviewer: Harpal Arora from Calgary, AB|
3/28/2014 7:53:25 AM
|Pros: Works, I get 1080p|
Cons: The only issue on this was the spot where you connect the cat5/6 cable It is on the side, when you put this wall plate into a double box the cable gets in the way so you have to bend it and squeeze it into the box. Still made it work but having it connect into the back would have been better design.
I finally have 1080p in my media room. I've used the other cat5== HDMI connectors on tho site but was unable to get 1080p. This worked over a single cat5e- no issues. A little pricey but well worth it. I've ordered from mono price for years and this is my first review. Well worth it.
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