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Wizard Multimedia Extender Kit

A complete kit for sending audio and video to remote displays over CATx cable.

Price: $481.75

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

Product Features

  • Extends VGA video and stereo audio signals up to 984.2 feet (300 m) over a single CATx cable.
  • Supports the connection of two remote display and speaker sets.
  • Details

  • An ideal choice for digital signage and narrowcasting applications.
  • Plug-and-play operation with independent sharpness and brightness controls.
  • Digitally transmits high-fidelity 16-bit, 44.1-kHz stereo audio.
  • Dual video and audio outputs on the receiver. Duplicates input from the transmitter.
  • Use transmitter's local ports for local screen and speaker connections or for cascading other transmitter units (additional transmitters and receivers available as options).
  • Advanced spike suppression for electrically noisy environments.
  • Durable steel casings.
  • Up to 16 transmitter or receiver units can be mounted in the optional 3U chassis (AVU5000A).

  • What's included:
  • Wizard Multimedia Extender Transmitter (AVU5001A)
  • Wizard Multimedia Receiver with Dual Video/Stereo Audio Ports (AVU5011A)
  • (2) universal power supplies
  • (2) 6-ft. (1.2-m) power cords
  • (2) sets of self-adhesive rubber feet
  • Safety guide

  • To rackmount the up to 16 transmitters or receivers, order:
  • Wizard Multimedia Extender Rackmount Chassis (AVU5000A)
    Then order a plate for every unit you plan to mount:
  • Wizard Multimedia Extender Universal Plate (AVU5002)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    Other Wizard Multimedia Extender options:
    You can also order the kit's transmitter (AVU5001A) and receiver (AVU5011A) individually, as well as a quad transmitter model (AVU5004A) to directly feed four receivers. In addition, we offer a receiver with built-in skew compensation and a CATx daisychain port (AVU5111A-R2). It is recommended for CAT5e or higher cable extensions that are longer than 328 feet (100 m). We also recommend it for CAT5e or higher applications in which you need to extend higher resolutions. For assistance setting up a multichannel Wizard Multimedia Extender application, contact our FREE Tech Support.

    Maximum link distance for cascade connections:
    Number of cascade connections (in a branch) / overall length of links for a branch**
    0 / 1000 ft. (305 m)
    1 / 800 ft. (244 m)
    2 / 650 ft. (200 m)
    3 / 600 ft. (183 m)
    ** From the transmitter to farthest receiver.

  • Tech Specs

    Approvals CE, RoHS
    Distance and Resolution 984.2 ft. (300 m) at 1280 x 1024; 656.1 ft. (200 m) at 1600 x 1280 maximum
    Connectors Transmitter: (2) HD15 F, (2) 3.5-mm audio, (1) RJ-45, (1) 2.5-mm DC;
    Receiver: (2) HD15 F, (2) 3.5-mm audio, (1) RJ-45, (1) 2.5-mm DC
    Power 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, autosensing
    Dimensions Each unit: 3.9"H x 3.7"W x 1"D (9.8 x 9.5 x 2.5 cm)
    Weight Each unit: 0.9 lb. (0.4 kg)

    To rackmount the up to 16 transmitters or receivers, order:
  • Wizard Multimedia Extender Rackmount Chassis (AVU5000A)
    Then order a plate for every unit you plan to mount:
  • Wizard Multimedia Extender Universal Plate (AVU5002)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.

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    Double Diamond Warranty Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year) Diamond

    Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

    Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.

    The Double Diamond Warranty is our warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    The Wizard Multimedia Extender Kit comes with a standard 3 Year warranty already included.

    During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!*

    Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.

    You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product** for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

    Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

    * Warranty subject to certain exclusions and limitations ** Certain products may not be eligible.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.