HDBaseT: Everything You Need to Know


Like most technologies, HDBaseT was developed to address a problem. Digital evolution of content has dramatically increased the complexity of connecting to displays. The problem is newer displays require a myriad of connections to work — video, audio, control (IR and serial), Internet and power.

HDBaseT is optimized for video applications and can connect all the entertainment devices in a setting by providing the 5Play convergence of uncompressed full HD digital video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, power over cable and various control signals.

In this Advantage Series White Paper, we examine the primary benefits of HDBaseT, the potential cost-savings HDBaseT offers integrators by eliminating the need for line-voltage wiring changes, how to properly troubleshoot HDBaseT systems and whether integrators can mix and match HDBaseT products.