Kramer HDMI over Twisted Pair Transmitter

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The WP-561 is a DGKat™ twisted pair transmitter for HDMI and IR signals. The WP-561 converts an HDMI and IR signal to a twisted pair signal and the WP-562 converts the twisted pair signal back to an HDMI and IR signal.

  • Max. Data Rate -  1.65Gbps.
  • HDTV Compatible.
  • HDCP Compliant.
  • DGKat™ Signal Integration -  Kramer's unique technology for converting TMDS as well as control and communication to signals that run over twisted pair cables. We strongly recommend using Kramer DGKat™ cables designed specifically for optimum performance.
  • Bidirectional IR Support -  IR is compatible with a Kramer transmitter and via a Kramer external remote IR receiver: C-A35M/IRR or C-A35M/IRE or C-A35M/2IRE.
  • HDMI Support -  HDMI (V.1.4 with HDMI Uncompressed Audio Channels, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD).
  • EDID PassThru -  Passes EDID/HDCP signals from source to display.
  • Optional IR Emitter Cables -  C-A35/IRE-10 single emitter & C-A35/2IRE-10 dual emitter.
  • Optional External IR Receiver Cables -  C-A35M/IRR-3 and C-A35M/IRR-50.
  • System Range -  Up to 90m (295ft) at 1080i, or up to 30m (98ft) at 1080p on shielded BC-DGKat524 cable. Up to 90m (295ft) at 1080i, or up to 70m (230ft) at 1080p on shielded BC-DGKat623 cable. Up to 100m (330ft) at 1080i or up to 90m (295ft) at 1080p on shielded BC-DGKat7a23 cable.
  • Cable -  Requires shielded twisted pair (STP) cable. For optimum range and performance use, use Kramer's BC-DGKat524, BC-DGKat623 and BC-DGKat7a23 cables. Note that the transmission range depends on the signal resolution, graphics card and display used. The distance using non-Kramer CAT 5, CAT 6, and CAT 7 cables may not reach these ranges. Use only shielded cable where both ends of the shield are soldered to ground.
  • Status LEDs -  ON (red), transmit (green).
  • Power Connect™ System -  A single connection to the transmitter powers the receiver.
  • Dimensions -  6.9cm x 2.88cm x 11.4cm (2.71" x 1.13" x 4.49") US; 8.6cm x 2.88cm x 8.6cm (3.39" x 1.13" x 3.39") and 8cm x 2.88cm x 8cm (3.15" x 1.13" x 3.15") EU W, D, H.
  • Wall Plate Size -  1 gang EU/US.


INPUTS: 1 HDMI connector.
OUTPUTS: 2 CAT 5 OUT on RJ-45 connectors.
IR PORT: Bidirectional on a 3.5mm mini jack.
BANDWIDTH: Supports up to 1.65Gbps bandwidth per graphic channel.
POWER SOURCE: 5V DC, 440mA (transmitter and receiver together).
DIMENSIONS: 6.9cm x 2.88cm x 11.4cm (2.71" x 1.13" x 4.49") US; 8.6cm x 2.88cm x 8.6cm (3.39" x 1.13" x 3.39" and 8cm x 2.88cm x 8cm (3.15" x 1.13" x 3.15") EU W, D, H.
WEIGHT: 0.2kg (0.4lbs).
ACCESSORIES: Power supply.
OPTIONS: RK-121WP 19" rack adapter.


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