The What: Comprehensive Connectivity Company has launched the HDBaseT Wall Plate Extender TX/RX Kit (up to 70 meters) with HDMI, VGA, and audio (CHE-HDBTWP230K).

The What Else: This kit includes one wallplate and one receiver and extends HDMI, VGA, and stereo audio signals up to 230 feet with a 1080p resolution over a single Cat-5/Cat-5e/Cat-6 unshielded twisted-pair network patch cable via HDBaseT technology. Connection to the wall box is made using 90-degree cable connectors. It features auto switching to display the last connected device, front button for manual switching, and serial RS-232 switching option from a control device. It supports any OS and requires no driver setup. Bidirectional power allows connection to either the wallplate end or receiver end. HDCP and EDID are supported via HDBaseT.

The Bottom Line: Comprehensive's HDBaseT Wall Plate Extender Kit is a complete solution for extending audio-video signals from a Blu-ray player and a laptop to the HDMI input of a projector.