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Black Box USA AC156A-8 CAT5 Audio/Video 8-Port Broadcaster

Black Box USA AC156A-8 CAT5 Audio/Video 8-Port Broadcaster


Our Price : $549.83

Product Code: 503735


CAT5 Audio/Video Computer Training System

Broadcast real-time audio and video over inexpensive CAT5 cable.


  • Sends video and mono audio signals to hundreds of displays.
  • Transmitter’s software enables an instructor to broadcast video from an Ethernet LAN without tying up network bandwidth. Share graphically rich screens without frustrating delays.
  • The kit has all you need to share video and audio with up to three students in a networked environment. Shielded CAT5 cables are included!
  • Great for schools, universities, or any classroom training application.
  • Send a screen to the entire class (up to 64 remotes) or just 1 student display at the push of a button.
  • Supports VGA video up to 1600 x 1200 at 75 Hz—up to 360 feet (109.7 m).
  • Also supports two-way audio, CHAT, and messaging between connected PCs.
  • To broadcast from 8 to 512 remote displays, add 1 or 2 levels of splitters. For simple systems, connect the 8-Port Broadcaster directly to the remote units.
  • Windows® compatible. Kit’s components communicate with PCs that have 100BASE-T network cards installed.
  • The CAT5 Audio/Video Remote Unit (AC158A-REM) works with shielded CAT5 cable.
  • The CAT5 Audio/Video Powered Remote Unit (AC158A-PWREM) includes a built-in power supply, provides higher audio quality, and works with unshielded CAT5 cable.

What’s included:


  • (1) CAT5 Audio/Video 8-Port Broadcaster
  • (1) power supply with (1) U.S. cord and (1) European cord
  • (1) control unit
  • (2) speaker/microphone cables
  • (1) VGA cable
  • (1) user’s manual


  • Audio — Mono
  • Network Requirements — For AC164A components: 100BASE-T environment running TCP/IP
  • Resolution (Maximum) — 1600 x 1200 @ 75 Hz
  • Power — AC156A-8, AC165A, AC157A-8: 115–230 VAC, 50–60 Hz, autosensing, external; AC158A-REM: From the interface; AC158A-PWREM: 100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz, autosensing, external
  • Size — AC156A-8: 1.7“H x 6.9“W x 3.8“D (4.3 x 17.5 x 9.7 cm); AC157A-8: 1.6“H x 4.6“W x 3.8“D (4.1 x 11.7 x 9.7 cm); AC158A-REM, AC158A-PWREM: 0.9“H x 1.3“W x 3.1“D (2.3 x 3.3 x 7.9 cm)

    These products work with:

  • CAT5 Solid-Conductor Cable (EYN737MS)

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