HDMI Power Management Issues Continue to Haunt Integrators

As we’ve entered into full 8K and 10K resolutions, these AOC devices can pull even more power, starving its supply bus and causing failures to occur.

Oct 03, 2023

Pure Fi Pro 8K HDMI 2.1 Active Optical Cable

The Pure Fi Pro HDMI 2.1 Active Optical Cable (AOC) is tailor-made for Pro AV, high-end home theater, and gaming applications, featuring a future-proof, modular design, as well as being CL3 rated. As stated by Bill Huang, CEO of Pure Fi, the modulari

Sep 08, 2023

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DPL Labs Finds Active Devices Still Out of Power Range

Some active optical cables (AOC) manufacturers have been unable to keep up with the power requirements necessary for these types of cables, leading to mislabeled and sometimes false claims.

Feb 24, 2022


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.

Sep 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.

Jun 07, 2021