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Vanco’s Mark Corbin Looks at Future of HDMI 2.1 Connectivity

Mark Corbin, president of Vanco, emphasizes that integrators need to strongly consider the features necessary to reliably assemble their AV systems as HDMI 2.1 gains momentum in the market.

Robert Archer · January 15, 2021

Metra Velox Fiber

Velox Fiber 5- & 10-Meter 8K HDMI Cables

Metra Home Theater Group has introduced its Velox fiber HDMI cables designed for 8K AV signaling ecosystems in new 5- and 8-meter lengths. The Velox fiber high-speed cables are engineered with a bandwidth capability up to 48Gbps for 8K and 10K content, the company states. The EHV-HDG2 Series from Velox was previously available in lengths […]

Arlen Schweiger · January 14, 2021

HDMI 2.1 Adoption

HDMI 2.1 Adoption Poised for a Big 2021

The influx of products equipped with HDMI 2.1 connectivity is expected to bolster some product categories as momentum builds towards 8K and dynamic HDR technologies.

Robert Archer · January 08, 2021

SnapAV Binary BX 8K HDMI Cables

BX 8K HDMI Cables

SnapAV’s Binary brand has just announced its BX 8K HDMI line of cables, which it says provides integrators with a future-proof line of cabling solutions. The Charlotte, N.C.-based company points out the BX 8K HDMI line of cables are specifically designed for installation professionals. SnapAV says the products feature zinc-alloy connector heads for increased strength […]

Robert Archer · December 03, 2020

Coastal Source University Adapts for COVID-19

Coastal Source pivots its training to outdoors only for landscape lighting and outdoor audio, along with webinars, videos and online courses.

CE Pro Editors · November 27, 2020

3 Award-Winning Takeover Projects Show the Value of Professional Installation

Frayednot founder Constantinos Sandoukas shows off some of his favorite takeover jobs from 2020, all of which won CE Pro Home of the Year Award honors.

CE Pro Editors · November 26, 2020

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

Metra Home Theater LC Fiber Patch Cables

LC Fiber Patch Cables

Metra Home Theater Group is now shipping its latest connectivity solution: the LC Fiber Patch Cable line of products. The Holly Hill, Fla.-based states that its new product line provides professional integrators a choice of four lengths 50-, 75-, 100 and 125-feet, and Metra Home Theater Group emphasizes the multi-mode OM3 feature an optical fiber […]

Robert Archer · November 23, 2020

Platinum Tools Fiber Optic Visual Fault Tester

Fiber Optic Visual Fault Tester

Platinum Tools’ new Fiber Optic Visual Fault Tester allows professional integrators to test their fiber-optic cabling runs prior to final installation. The Newbury Park, Calif.-based company says that its latest tester works with nearly all fiber optic cabling sizes and connectors, and it enables users to install and test patch and breakout cables for any […]

Robert Archer · November 20, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #32: Getting Up to Speed on HDMI 2.1 System Installs

HDMI Forum president David Glen talks about Ultra High Speed cable certification; enhanced gaming and video features; PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X releases; and more.

Arlen Schweiger · November 13, 2020