CAT5•5500HD (Discontinued)

Optional Accessories

Extends two DVI and USB up to 200 feet (60 meters) away

This product has been discontinued and replaced by the Gefen EXT-CAT5-5600HD and the Gefen EXT-DVIKVM-ELR.

The Professional Series CAT5-5500HD extends your dual DVI displays and USB up to 200 feet away from your DVI or HDMI™ source. The CAT5-5500HD is now available with a built in 4 port USB hub on the receiver unit.

How It Works

The CAT5-5500HD sender unit sits next to your computer. The cables supplied with the CAT5-5500HD connects your DVI source(s) and USB to the sender unit. The CAT5-5500HD receiver unit sits next to your DVI displays - up to 200 feet away. The displays and USB plug into the back of the CAT5-5000HD receiver unit. Four CAT-5 cables connect the CAT5-5500HD-S and the CAT5-5500HD-R units to each other.

Note:  The CAT5-5500HD is HDCP compliant.

DVI, HDCP & HDMI Defined


  • Extends any DVI compliant device up to 150 feet (45 meters) from the computer at 1920x1200
  • Extends any DVI compliant device up to 200 feet (60 meters) from the computer at 1280x1024
  • Extends USB 1.1 compliant devices up to 200 feet
  • Uses CAT-5e cable for DDC and control signals
  • Video is transmitted digitally for zero signal loss
  • Supports resolutions up to 1080p, 2K, and 1920 x 1200
  • Supports DDWG standard for DVI compliant monitors
  • Includes rack ears
  • HDCP compliant


  • Video Amplifier Bandwidth: 165 MHz
  • Single Link Range: 1080P/1920 x 1200
  • Input Video Signal: 1.2 volts p-p
  • Input DDC Signal: 5 volts p-p (TTL)
  • DVI Connector: DVI-I (29 pin) female (digital only)
  • USB Input: USB type "B" connector
  • USB Output: two USB type "A" connectors
  • Link Connector: RJ-45 Shielded
  • Power Supply: 5V DC
  • Power Consumption: 20 Watts (max) each power supply
  • Dimensions(S): 15.2'' W x 1.75'' H x 4.2'' D
  • Dimensions(R): 17.2'' W x 1.75'' H x 4.2'' D
  • Shipping Weight: 7 lbs.

Package Includes:

  • (1) CAT5-5500HD-Sender unit
  • (1) CAT5-5500HD-Receiver unit
  • (2) 6 foot DVI cables
  • (1) One 6 foot USB cable
  • (2) 5V DC Power Supplies
  • (1) Set of Rack Ears
  • (1) User's Manual

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