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I'm going to be getting a HDMI 4 x 2 matrix with 3D support. My question is I will need to run a hdmi cable over 100ft to the upstairs home theater room. I'm thinking of using a cat5 hdmi extender to prevent signal loss but I dont know if i will loose 3D going through a cat5 extender to my 3d projector. Any ideas if I will loose signal, quality or 3d by doing to?
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At 100' you are probably OK with a cat5/6 balun. Much further and I would look at coax or fibre baluns.
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HDBaseT extenders work over a single Cat5e/cat6 at up to 300'... Monoprice has a model that uses the HDBaseT technology for ~$200, and includes IR repeating and Ethernet...

http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=109&cp_id=10110&cs_id=1011012&p_id=8123&seq=1&format=2

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