What is the RK8-HLX-500?
The RK8-HLX-500 is an 8-port HDMI and IR extender with a rack mounting design; it can consolidate up to 8 1080p Full HD (1920×1080 @ 60Hz) video and audio signals from HDMI sources, and send them to end-point displays up to 500 feet away via LAN with cost-effective CAT5/5e/6 cabling.
How Do You Use the RK8-HLX-500?
The RK8-HLX-500 is plug-and-play with a rack mountable design, meaning it can be easily installed into any existing AV equipment rack-mount setup and is ready to use immediately upon connection to a power source. Simply connect up to 8 HDMI sources to the RK8-HLX-500, connect up to 8 HLX-500-RX receivers (sold separately) via inexpensive CAT5/5e/6 cables to send your HD content to end-point displays up to 500 feet away!\
How Do You Control the RK8-HLX-500
Controlling the RK8-HLX-500 completely effortless: after connecting HDMI sources and receivers (sold separately) to the unit and powering it up, the RK8-HLX-500 basically runs on its own, extending signals automatically to displays. Users can also remotely control the signal sources through the RK8-HLX-500 and receiver units via IR accessories (sold separately).
What are the Applications for RK8-HLX-500?
The RK8-HLX-500 is an ideal extension solution in a variety of environments and applications when sending HD content to distant displays. The RK8-HLX-500 can be easily installed in control rooms, data processing centers, and A/V setups common in private businesses and public instituions. It excels at extending HDMI source signals for digital signage, video walls, retail displays, advertising content, and more. Great possible venues for the RK8-HLX-500 include shopping malls, movie theaters, airports, museums, concert halls, sport arenas, convention halls, business lobbies, and more!
- Extends HDMI signals up to 500 feet via LAN (Cat5e/6 cables)
- Chainable for thousands of feet of extension
- Supports up to 8 HDMI sources on single rack
- Supports high resolution 1080p HD video, 1920×1080 at 60Hz
- Supports stereo audio
- IR (Infrared) remote enabled
- Rack mountable
- No software or driver required
- Plug-and-Play ready
- Distance can be increased if using ethernet GigaSwitch