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Audio Authority AVP-11D 1x1 UniDrive Active Dual Cat5 Component AV Extender Kit

The UniDrive is "A Better Kind of Balun" - a high performance active point-to-point Cat 5 extender capable of distributing high definition component video, analog stereo audio, and digital audio signals from one source to one display over distances
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    Audio Authority
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    2.00 lbs
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    1 Year
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    We offer free ground shipping on every purchase of $300 and more for US.
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The UniDrive is "A Better Kind of Balun" -a high performance active point-to-point Cat 5 extender capable of distributing high definition component video, analog stereo audio, and digital audio signals from one source to one display over distances up to 1,000 feet. Including proprietary A.G.E. (Active Gain Equalization) technology, high frequency signals are presented with their original quality intact. Inorporating the key signal paths necessary for premium audio and video entertainment, plus an IR pathway for easy remote control of AV components, the AVP-11D replaces six coaxial cables with two inexpensive, easy to install Cat 5 cables, and requires no power at the Cat 5 Receiver.

  • Up to 1080p component video (YPbPr)
  • Coaxial digital and stereo analog audio
  • Infrared remote jack for IR pathway
  • Only one power supply required: Receiver is phantom-powered through Cat 5 cable
  • Single-gang Wallplate includes three Decora color inserts
  • Alternative Cat 5 Wallplate/receivers: Model 9878 and 9880

Key Features

  • Distributes video and audio over two Cat 5e/6 cables
  • Transmits one source to one destination
  • AGE (Active Gain Equalization) technology for maximum picture quality
  • Balanced line technology rejects outside interference
  • Extends component video, analog audio, and digital audio up to 1,000 feet
Input s /Outputs
  • Component video (YPbPr) - 1/1
  • Digital audio (coaxial and optical) - 1/1
  • Analog stereo audio (L/R) - 1/1
  • IR pathway - 1/1

What makes the UniDrive "A Better Kind of Balun"?

  • Proprietary A.G.E.(Active Gain Equalization) circuitry allows for compensation over long distances, something a passive balun can't deliver
  • More installation friendly than most "active" baluns - power pack is only required at the transmitter, making for a clean appearance in the viewing area
  • Wide variety of signal types meet almost any installation requirement (component video, analog audio, digital audio, and IR)
Receiver Options

The included 9879 Cat 5 receiver can be conveniently mounted on any surface, on or inside a wall, or even on a TV or TV mount. The UniDrive transmitter is also compatible with the 9878 and 9879 wallplate/ receivers that can be installed in dual-gang or single-gang electrical boxes, respectively. 9879 wallplate/receivers come with three Decora color inserts: white, ivory, and almond. See AVP-11 for a kit that includes a box style 9880 Cat 5 receiver.

The Infrared Pathway

The 3.5mm IR jacks provide convenient access for a third party IR remote distribution network over the passive, three-wire pathway on the Cat 5 cable . IR receiver and emitter equipment is not included.

Video Parameters

  • Video Formats: 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p
  • Input/Output Impedance: 75 ohms
  • Input Ground Isolation: Yes
  • Gain: 1
  • Gain Accuracy: 2%
  • 3dB Bandwidth: 120MHz
  • Input Coupling: AC
  • S/N Ratio: 65dB
  • Max Equalization: 40dB equalization

Audio Parameters

  • Input Impedance: 75 ohms/100K ohms
  • Min Load Impedance: 75 ohms/10K ohms
  • Multi-channel Digital: Yes
  • Frequency Response: 10-50KHz
  • S/N Ratio: 55dB
  • THD+Noise: 0.10%
  • Crosstalk: -70dB


  • Connector Types (Tx Input, Rx Output): RCA (YPbPr, analog audio, digital coaxial audio), Toslink (digital optical)
  • Connector Types (Tx Output, Rx Input): Dual RJ-45 (6 Cat 5 matrix outputs), RCA (local output)
  • Dimensions (HxWxD, inches): 9880T Transmitter: 1.75 x 3.75 x 3; 9879 Receiver : 4 x 1.6 x 2.75
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 lbs.
  • Agency Approvals: FCC, CE
  • DC Input Connector: 5.5 x 2.1mm
  • DC Input Voltage/Polarity: 18V/Center Positive
  • Max DC Input Current: 250mA
  • Heat Output: N/A
Free Ground Shipping
We offer free ground shipping on every purchase of $300 and more for US and US territory. Please choose "Free Ground Shipping (UPS/USPS)" option at checkout.

UPS Ground
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USPS Priority Mail/USPS Express Mail For all shipments shipped via USPS, we offer 'DELIVERY CONFIRMATION' number with each package. Difference between tracking number provided by UPS vs USPS Delivery Confirmation number is: Delivery Confirmation status is updated when the delivery has been made or when the package has made it through major USPS stations.

Air Shipment
Air shipments, Overnight, 2nd day and 3 day select methods offer guaranteed delivery time for your shipment. If you are in hurry or in need for the items on schedule, select one of these methods. Up-to-date tracking information is provided with each Air Shipment. BZB Express has the right to choose between Air shipments to meet or reduce delivery time. For guaranteed delivery of multiple items with expedited shipping, please contact our customer service representative for personalized assistance to get your items delivered to you when you need them.

International Customers
We offer shipping via USPS/UPS for our international customers. You can find different shipping options during checkout.

Most items ordered from BZB Express will be shipped out from our California Warehouse. Will-Calls are only allowed with Appointment Only - Please call Customer Service to set one up between the hours of 9am to 6pm PST.


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We Offer A 60-Day Money Back Guarantee: 
Our main goal is to ensure your complete satisfaction with our service and products. If, for any reason, you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can return it within 60 days of the purchase date for a full refund. Our 60-day money back guarantee applies to all of the products we sell, except for: TVs and monitors 20" and larger, Special Order merchandise, or any item indicated as non-returnable. Shipping is not refundable. Prior to returning your purchase, a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number will be provided to you.

Refunds on returned items will be issued in the same payment form as received from the customer at the time of purchase. Once we receive the product and it passes inspection, we will credit your account. Please allow 3 - 6 business days for a credit to appear on your account.

If the item was sent back to us for an exchange, please allow 3 - 5 business days for the replacement to be processed.

No Returns/Exchanges on the following:

TVs and monitors 20" and larger
Special Order merchandise
Any item indicated on the website as non-returnable

For more information see our official Return Policy