Frequently Asked Questions

Coming Why are AOC cables better than standard copper-only HDMI cables?

Active Optical Cables (AOC) allow the high bandwidth 4K HDMI signals to perform better for distances over 25 feet.

Why are AOC cables directional?

To pass the HDMI signal successfully, the signal is decoded to separate its power, video and control signals at the starting point (Source). At the ending  point (Display) the HDMI signal is encoded to its original signal to be received by the TV.

What is CL2 cable jacket rating?

CL2 is an electrical industry safety rating for the jacket material so that the cables may be hidden inside walls or ceilings with no risk of the cable jacket heating up.