A/V Over CAT5 Extender

The VE170 A/V Over Cat 5 Extender, comprising of a VE170T Transmitter unit and a VE170RQ Receiver unit, is a cost-effective and efficient solution for sending and receiving high quality audio and video content. Connect the two units using Cat 5e cable and the displays can be located up to 300 m (1000 ft.) away from the Transmitter's input source. The VE170RQ Receiver unit can also be used with the ATEN VS1204T/VS1208T A/V Over Cat 5 Splitter as a transmitter.

Transmitter Unit:
VE170T A/V Over Cat 5 Transmitter

Receiver Unit:
VE170RQ A/V Over Cat 5 Receiver with Deskew


Package Contents
  • 1x VE170T + VE170RQ
  • 1x VGA/Audio Cable (6 ft., 1.8 m)
  • 2x Power Adapters
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit (2 pcs)
  • 1x User Guide
  • Uses Cat 5e cable to connect the transmitter and receiver uints
  • Supports one local and one remote display
  • Long distance transmission up to 1000 feet (300 m)
  • Deskew Function (VE170RQ) – allows you to synchronize the time delay of RGB signals to compensate for distance
  • Superior video quality -
  • VE170RQ: 1920x1200 @ 60Hz 500 feet (150 m);1280x1024 @ 60Hz 1000 feet(300 m)
  • Audio enabled (mono)
  • Adjustable gain/compensation control
  • BBuilt-in 8KV/15KV ESD protection
  • Rack-mountable
  • Complies with VESA FDMI mount standard
Function VE170T VE170RQ
Connectors Video In 1 x HDB-15
Male (Blue)
Video Out 1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue)
Audio In 1 x Audio Jack
Female (Green)
Audio Out 1 x Audio Jack Female (Green)
Unit to Unit 1 x RJ-45 Female
Power 1 x DC Jack
LEDs Power N/A 1 (Green)
Switch Manual Gain
N/A 2 x Knob
RGB Tuner N/A N/A 3 x Knob
Video 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz 100 feet(30 m)
1600 x 1200 @ 60Hz 500 feet(150 m)
1024 x 768 @ 60Hz 1000 feet(300 m)
1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz
500 feet(150 m)
1280 x 1024 @ 60Hz
1000 feet(300 m)
Cable Distance 1000 feet (300 m)
Power Consumption DC5.3V, 0.9W DC5.3V, 4.82W
Environment Operating Temp. 0 - 50°C
Storage Temp. -20 - 60°C
Humidity 0-80% RH, Non-condensing
Housing Metal
Weight 0.6 lb. (0.25 kg)
(L x W x H)
4.7 x 3.4 x 0.9 in.(11.95 x 8.56 x 2.26 cm)


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