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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.

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

Boccaccio: Don’t Leave Test Results of Eye of the Beholder

Jeff Boccaccio of DPL Labs discusses the testing procedures available for HDMI 2.1, including the self-testing going on right now.

Jeff Boccaccio · May 17, 2019

Power vs. Data Rate: Is There a Compromise?

Jeff Boccaccio says the balance between power and data rate in HDMI cables is something integrators need to keep an eye on.

Jeff Boccaccio · April 17, 2019

Why Distributors Are Digging Deeper Into HDMI Education

Distributors that utilize educational advantages and put forth extra effort in servicing their accounts can become a major resource for custom integrators.

Jeff Boccaccio · April 02, 2019

All the Lab Testing in the World Won’t Catch HDMI Interop Issues

Even the best HDMI lab testing can’t catch the cable interoperability issues that dealers discover in the field. Share the data!

Jeff Boccaccio · January 04, 2019

Kordz Kevlar Reinforced HDMI Cable to Debut at CEDIA Expo 2018

The new Kordz PRS3 AOC HDMI cable supports UltraHD 4K, HDR and high-frame rates to work with the latest video technologies.

Robert Archer · August 24, 2018