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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

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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.

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

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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.

Jun 11, 2020

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Do You Know the Differences in AOC Fiber Types?

Jeff Boccaccio details the differences between Discrete AOC (DAOC) and Wave Division Multiplex AOC (WAOC) so integrators know what they are buying and installing.

Oct 28, 2019

CEDIA Expo Preview: Cleerline Ups Its Fiber Game with AOC, Rugged Micro Cables

Cleerline's Rick Sant spoke with CE Pro about the company's latest products coming to CEDIA Expo 2019 including new HDMI AOCs, rugged cables and more.

Aug 16, 2019