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Pass-Through Balun - HD CCTV


21 In Stock
3 Year Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

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  • Save on cable costs in your video surveillance systems! Choose CAT5e/6 UTP cable for point-to-point digital video instead of coax cable.
  • Lightweight and compact—fits next to HD-SDI cameras and monitors.
  • Extend the distance between cameras and display monitors up to 150 feet (45 m).
  • Supports digital video, optionally including embedded auto and/or time code) in surveillance systems.
  • Must be used in pairs.

Use inexpensive UTP cable instead of bulky coax to extend the distance between digital video devices.

Transmit uncompressed, unencrypted digital video up to 150 feet (45 m) via unshielded copper twisted pair (UTP) in a point-to-point connection.

Use the baluns in video surveillance systems applications.

Link cameras to monitors using a pair of IC552A baluns, or one IC552A balun and one IC553A balun.

The baluns operate in a point-to-point configuration at a distance of up to 150 feet (45 m)

Tech Specs

cUL 1
UL 1
Cable Required Any 4-pair straight-pinned CAT5e or 6 cable, 24 AWG or lower
Compatible RX Unit IC552A, IC553A
Connectors (1) 75-ohm BNC female connector,(1) 4-pin terminal block for power and input
Device Targeted HD-SDI (up to 1080i) CCTV equipment that needs to bring power and control using a single UTP cable
Dimensions 1"H x 2.4"W x 2.25"D (2.5 x 6 x 5.5 cm)
Distance When used with IC553A: SD: More than 400 feet (120 m) for CAT5e UTP, More than 500 feet (150 m) for CAT6 UTP, HD: 100 feet (30 m), maximum, using CAT5e UTP; 150 feet (45 m), maximum, for CAT6 UTP; When used with another IC552A: SD: 400 feet (120 m), maximum, for CAT5e UTP, 500 feet (150 m), maximum for CAT6 UTP, HD: 100 feet (30 m), maximum using CAT5e UTP; 120 feet (35 m), maximum for CAT6 UTP
Enclosure ABS UL94HB fire-retardant plastic
Environmental Storage: -40° to +185° F (-40º to +85º C)
Humidity Up to 95%, maximum, noncondensing
Operating Temperature -40° to 140° F (-40º to +60º C);
Pinning Female RJ-45 Pins 7 and 8; Pin 1 and 3, 2 and 6 for power (1 and 3 in parallel, 2 and 6 in parallel); Pin 4 and 5 for control
Weight 2 oz. (60 g)
Must be used in pairs. Maximum distance is a function of the receiving equipment and cable. Dedicated CAT5e/6 cables are recommended with no patch panels. The IC552A balun will not work in 3G (1080p).

* 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.


Double Diamond Warranty 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 HD CCTV Pass-Through Balun comes with a standard 3 Year Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard) 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.