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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

Boccaccio: Ultra HD Motivates Manufacturers to Elevate Testing and Processes

Now that Ultra HD transmission has become commonplace, some overseas cable manufacturers have opted to start a more rigorous testing process for products while on the line.

Jan 27, 2022

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Boccaccio: Identifying HDMI Interoperability Issues is Still Challenging

When a pin hole was discovered within the ground shield of an HDMI cable, DPL Labs learned that problems may occur when running higher data rates through a cable.

Nov 19, 2021


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

The HDMI 2.1 Performance Revolution Is Finally Ready to Begin

The new specification has extended the operating envelope substantially for 8K cabling, leading to an increased number of features becoming available.

May 28, 2021