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Making HDMI Work over Cat-6/5Author: Scott Horman, AudioControlSending HDMI, particularly with HDCP, involves a lot of different things happening at very high speed.
Transmission or wiring errors often will result in no picture at all. In component video, you can have problems and still get a picture ranging from pretty good to bad. With HDMI, problems often mean no picture.
Error or losses in the signal chain accumulate. If that last statement is not scary enough, losses may be tolerated on some content material more than others. Bottom line, don't cut corners. Some past wiring practices will get you into trouble. Be leery of jobs where someone else ran the wiring, and pay close attention to the advice below:
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