Professional AudioVisual Pro AV – What is HDBaseT?


Professional AudioVisual Pro AV – What is HDBaseT?

Professional AudioVisual Pro AV – what is HDBaseT?  HDBaseT is a connectivity standard for whole-home and commercial distribution of uncompressed ultra-high-definition multimedia content. The cornerstone of HDBaseT technology is 5Play, a feature set that converges uncompressed ultra-HD digital video and audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, USB 2.0, up to 100W of power over cable, and various control signals through a single LAN cable for up to 100 meters/328 feet. The latest specification of HDBaseT also enables the transmission of audio & video, Ethernet, USB and controls over fiber optic, for even longer distances.

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Professional AudioVisual Pro AV HDBaseT vs. HDMI

Professional AudioVisual Pro AV HDBaseT vs. HDMI.   Nobody has ever accused a cable of being sexy. In fact, with so much of our technology moving in a wireless direction, most people probably think cables are as dated and uninteresting as an AM clock/radio. But if  someone were to tell those people they had to give up their precious HDMI cables for tangled messes of component video/audio cables, they’d scream bloody murder. Indeed, the HDMI cable is the unsung hero of the home theater, quietly transporting HD audio and video in one convenient package, never calling attention to itself because it just works. That’s how it is when you do your job well every single day; you get taken for granted. But if you take a moment to think about it, HDMI is a beautiful thing and you’d probably be sad to see it go. Or would you? What if something came along that was even better than HDMI? Something that could do more than any wireless technology will be able to do for years to come? Would you make the switch?

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Professional AudioVisual Pro AV 4K UHD HDBaseT Extender — Arista AMP-1616

Professional AudioVisual Pro AV 4K UHD HDBaseT Extender — Arista AMP-1616

16×16 Multi-Format 4K UHD HDMI HDBase T Rack Mount AMP-1616

From Arista Corporation

Fremont, California, May 15, 2015

Arista Corporation (, a leading supplier of Industrial Displays, Industrial Panel PCs, Industrial PCs, Embedded Computers and Industrial Thin Clients, today introduced the AMP-1616, its latest generation of 4K UHD HDBaseT Extender HDMI Video Matrix Switches.

Key features include 16×16 HDMI Input/Ouput Video Matrix Switch, Modular Design, Multi-format, Full HD, HDCP, HDMI, CAT 5e/6/7, IR/RS-232/TCP/IP/USB/Software Control, Input/Output Group Settings, 19” Rack Mount Platform.

“Our new AMP-1616 provides our customers 16x HDMI video input and output ,” said Nelson Zhen, product manager, Automation Group.  “The AMP-1616 is an industrial grade product with 19” Rack Mount platform for rugged applications.”


All Arista systems are assembled and fully tested at its ISO9001 facility in Fremont, California.  Arista offers a full range of ODM design services, from metal chassis to open frame enclosures, barebone systems and complete turn-key system level customization and manufacturing. Special services include Mechanical & Thermal Design, Software Engineering Support and Regulatory Compliance.

About Arista

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Fremont, CA, with operations in China, India and Taiwan, Arista Corporation is committed to the highest standards of product development, engineering, manufacturing and customer support. Arista provides off-the-shelf, full turnkey integration services, and custom ODM/OEM design and development services. Its ODM/OEM capabilities help their customers meet exacting specifications and requirements at an affordable price and quick time to market in harsh operating environments. In a continuous pursuit of excellence, Arista’s core values include Innovation, Reliability, Agility, Integrity and Trust. ‘Talk to us. We listen.’