By Jeff Boccaccio · August 8, 2019 • While HDMI extenders can be very useful, integrators should be careful because any lingering cable deficiencies can limit their effectiveness.
By Jeff Boccaccio · July 3, 2019 • 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.
By Jeff Boccaccio · June 11, 2019 • Active optical fiber (AOC) failure rates can largely depend on crude testing that does not account for increased distances after adding passive HDMI extenders.
By Jeff Boccaccio · May 17, 2019 • Jeff Boccaccio of DPL Labs discusses the testing procedures available for HDMI 2.1, including the self-testing going on right now.
By Jeff Boccaccio · April 17, 2019 • Jeff Boccaccio says the balance between power and data rate in HDMI cables is something integrators need to keep an eye on.
By Jeff Boccaccio · April 2, 2019 • Distributors that utilize educational advantages and put forth extra effort in servicing their accounts can become a major resource for custom integrators.
By Jeff Boccaccio · January 4, 2019 • Even the best HDMI lab testing can't catch the cable interoperability issues that dealers discover in the field. Share the data!
By Robert Archer · August 24, 2018 • The Kordz PRS3 AOC HDMI cable will be introduced to U.S. integrators at the CEDIA Expo 2018 show in San Diego during the week of Sept. 4-8, and according to the company the product supports the latest video formats.
By Robert Archer · April 11, 2018 • The Transformative Engineering HD-4K extender has earned DPL Labs' Full 4K HDR 18Gbps HDBaseT Category Cable Seal of Approval.
By Jeff Boccaccio · October 3, 2017 • How can anyone legitimately claim their HDMI transmission lines (cables, fiber, wireless, etc.) are ready for the HDMI Rev 2.1 48G?
By Jeff Boccaccio · July 27, 2017 • DPL Labs tests performed on one popular 4K Blu-ray player that seemed to work with just about every product reveals some interesting — and disturbing — results.
By Jeff Boccaccio · June 23, 2017 • A seven-hour DPL Labs presentation at the HDMI Wire and Cable Association Conference in China elicited an intense Q&A about HDMI 2.1 and 48Gbps.
By Jeff Boccaccio · May 23, 2017 • DPL Labs tried various devices, cable assemblies and connectors to figure out why a fixture and connector issue kept causing problems during its new HDMI test equipment setup.
By Jeff Boccaccio · March 8, 2017 • DPL Labs shares the reaction it's heard from integrators, manufacturers and retailers about the latest HDMI revision.
By Jeff Boccaccio · February 13, 2017 • Under Rev 2.0b the 18Gbps pipe offered 4K 60Hz Deep Color and HDR. Now, with increased bandwidth we can achieve resolutions out to 5K, 8K and 10K with refresh rates much faster than ever.