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Be Mindful of Link Training When Installing 48G

Link Training may not mesh as well with 48G as the industry initially hoped, and some systems may suffer for it. Here’s what you need to know.

CE Pro Editors · July 08, 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

Samsung Certification Paves Way for Rev. 2.1 Analysis

Samsung has been granted the first 8K Ultra HD Rev 2.1 HDMI certification, which may help clear the bottleneck for line testing.

Jeff Boccaccio · February 03, 2020

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.

Jeff Boccaccio · October 28, 2019

Can You Trust 48G Cable Specs?

Going from 18Gbps to 48Gbps is nothing to take lightly, so can you trust these cables to live up to their specs? DPL Labs’ Jeff Boccaccio weighs in on the issue.

Jeff Boccaccio · October 10, 2019

Boccaccio: HDMI Extenders Suffer from Manufacturing Inconsistencies

While HDMI extenders can be very useful, integrators should be careful because any lingering cable deficiencies can limit their effectiveness.

Jeff Boccaccio · August 08, 2019

When High-End Products Limit Low-End Results

According to Jeff Boccaccio, integrators that buy high-end products expecting them to be “better” can be left disappointed if the products are not properly tested.

Jeff Boccaccio · July 03, 2019

What’s the Deal with AOC Failures?

Active optical fiber (AOC) failure rates can largely depend on crude testing that does not account for increased distances after adding passive HDMI extenders.

Jeff Boccaccio · June 11, 2019