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Jeff Boccaccio

Jeff Boccaccio

Jeff Boccaccio is president of DPL Labs. Jeff can be reached at info@dpllabs.com.

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Cracking the Case of Noisy CEC Hindering AOC

DPL Labs noticed some intermittent interoperability problems in one cable provider’s active optical cable (AOC), leading the lab to dig deep to find the root cause of the problem.

Jeff Boccaccio · September 30, 2021

HDMI Cable Power May Finally Give Active Devices a Boost

There is little doubt that HDMI Cable Power will positively impact AV integration of active devices, but those wanting to take advantage of this spec need to read labels carefully.

Jeff Boccaccio · June 07, 2021

The HDMI 2.1 Performance Revolution Is Finally Ready to Begin

The new specification has extended the operating envelope substantially for 8K cabling, leading to an increased number of features becoming available.

Jeff Boccaccio · May 28, 2021

8K video sound united HDMI

DPL Labs Finds Gamers Are First to Take 8K Device Troubleshooting Hit

Gamers are still experiencing a number of issues when it comes to displaying 8K feeds consistently, but tech like Link Training could help solve signal integrity issues.

Jeff Boccaccio · March 08, 2021

48G Testing for Active & Passive HDMI Cables Gets Complex

As integrators prepare for all of the new and exciting features 48G has to offer, it is important to research what exactly cabling companies are testing.

Jeff Boccaccio · November 24, 2020

HDMI Corner: Examining Emissions & Excessive Noise on the Inside

DPL Labs has been noticing issues with HDMI signals, but instead of it being a channel issue, it seems the cables could be the culprit.

Jeff Boccaccio · October 19, 2020

Pre-Tests, Design Reviews Critical for 48G HDMI Cables

While many companies are claiming 48G throughput, DPL Labs has seen mixed results so far in its testing.

Jeff Boccaccio · September 03, 2020

HDMI 48G Rollout on Rise; Interoperability, EQ Issues Remain

While 48G active HDMI products are starting to show great test results, interoperability issues are cropping up for what appears to be no real reason.

Jeff Boccaccio · June 11, 2020

HDMI Rev 2.0 Cables Are Unlikely to Pass Rev 2.1 Tests

Integrators would be wise to question how HDMI Rev. 2.1 will affect their businesses, especially with preliminary tests showing inconsistencies between manufacturers.

Jeff Boccaccio · May 20, 2020

Boccaccio: First Contact with 48G Already Unearthing Anomalies

While it will take some time to understand the capabilities of new test instruments, early DPL Labs assessments show signs of trouble with 48G cables.

Jeff Boccaccio · March 05, 2020