Transformative Engineering HLE-4K & HD-4K Extend 4K Signals Inexpensively

Transformative Engineering's new HLE-4K and HD-4K extenders can be used to distribute Ultra HD 4K signals throughout a home.

Transformative Engineering HLE-4K & HD-4K Extend 4K Signals Inexpensively
Transformative Engineering's HLE-4K and HD-4K extenders are compliant with the HDMI 2.0 format.

Robert Archer · April 13, 2017

Providing electronics professionals with a solution that affordably addresses the long-range of transmission of Ultra HD 4K signals, the Massachusetts company Transformative Engineering has just introduced its HLE-4K and HD-4K extenders. Both products are compatible with 4K 60Hz signals with 4:4:4 chroma subsampling and HDR

"The HLE-4K and HD-4K will allow integrators to offer a more flexible, more reliable solution for their client's current and future needs without blowing up the budget," says Jon Ralston, director of sales, Transformative Engineering.

Transformative Engineering explains that with Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray players, streaming devices and gaming consoles delivering 4K HDR content, the need to support these bandwidth-intensive technologies are greater than ever.

HLE-4K, HD-4K Extenders Support HDR, HDMI 2.0

The Boston-based company says that through its version of a customized HDBaseT Class B platform, the HLE-4K offers HDMI 2.0 with 4K and HDR support with extension up to 30 meters (98 feet). 

Transformative companion solution, the HD-4K utilizes a customized version of the HDBase-T Class A platform to enable the transmission of HDMI 2.0 4K at 60Hz, along with 4:4:4 chroma subsampling with HDR as far as 60 meters (196 feet).

Competitively priced, Transformative Engineering says a pair of HLE-4Ks carry a MSRP of $699 for a set. The HD-4K is available at an MSRP of $899 per pair. 

Both products begin shipping starting April 18.

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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at [email protected]

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Networking & Cables · HDMI · HDBaseT · Audio/Video · Multiroom Video · Products · 4K · HDR · Transformative Engineering · Ultra HD · All Topics
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Comments

Posted by John Nemesh on April 14, 2017

Praise the Old Gods and the New!  We FINALLY have a FULL 4k solution coming to market!

Posted by John Nemesh on April 14, 2017

Praise the Old Gods and the New!  We FINALLY have a FULL 4k solution coming to market!