New Legrand On-Q Active Copper HDMI Cables Deliver 4k, Ultra HD And HDR Content Over Distances Of Up To 50 Ft.
HEBRON, Ky., March 13, 2018 – Legrand, the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, unveils two new Active Copper HDMI cables that support the latest product technologies, including 4K UltraHD, HDR, and Audio Return Channel capability, to distances of up to 50 feet (15 meters).
These cables provide a cost-effective solution at extended lengths while meeting 4K UltraHD specifications, as compared to more expensive fiber optic HDMI and HDBaseT2 alternatives. 18Gbps cables are available in lengths of 32.8 ft. (10 meters; Model ACAA10-BK) and 50 ft. (15 meters; Model ACAA15-BK). Each will distribute content with 100 percent reliability and no signal loss or interruptions.
Self-powered by the source device to which they are connected, these cables, unlike signal extenders, require no external power supply. The HDMI connectors are also color-coded to ensure correct directional installation and feature an enhanced grip to aid in making the secure connections. The new cables are CMG and CL3 rated for in-wall use in commercial and residential installations.
“Installers regularly encounter situations where they need high-performance, longer distance in-wall HDMI cabling solutions in both residential and commercial applications,” said Fritz Werder, Legrand VP and general manager, On-Q and Nuvo Lines. “Our new Active Copper HDMI Cables are ultra-reliable, color-coded for directional accuracy, and provide a highly cost-effective 4K-capable solution.”
The cables have been third-party tested to ensure their ability to handle the full 18Gbps data speeds necessary to deliver today’s 4K/UHD 60Hz video resolution, with four times the picture density and noticeably clearer images than the 1080p high-definition standard. Products equipped to play or display vibrant, color-rich HDR content require cables that can deliver high-speed, high-bandwidth performance.
About Legrand and Legrand, North and Central America
Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack, Finelite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Milestone AV, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, Projecta, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Server Technology, Solarfective, Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.us.
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