Metra ethereal CS-C5SA1 Balun System
Send a stereo audio signal from one room to another
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A great alternative to a long RCA cable
Looking for a good way to send a high-quality audio signal across a long distance? Metra makes it easy with this audio balun system. It includes a transmitter and a receiver, which together send a stereo signal up to 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) over CAT-5e or CAT-6 Ethernet cable. These units are ideal for connecting an audio source to an amplifier in another room without the need for ultra-long RCA cables.
What is a balun?
A balun gets its name by converting signals between balanced and unbalanced lines. Balanced cables carry signals over much longer distances than unbalanced lines, and also provide superior noise rejection.
These baluns convert RCA to balanced CAT-5e or CAT-6 connections. The result is clear, crisp signal transmission that offers flexible placement options for your equipment.
- RCA-to-CAT-6 transmitter and receiver balun system
- includes one transmitter unit and one receiver unit
- send a stereo audio signal from one room to another over CAT-5e or CAT-6 Ethernet cable
- maximum range of 1,000 meters (3,280 feet)
- balanced connections offers excellent fidelity and noise-rejection
- grounding screw for optional ground point
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- 2 RCA-to-Ethernet baluns
Stereo Hi-Fi Audio Baluns: The CS-C5SA1 stereo audio balun allows unbalanced line-level stereo analog audio to be transmitted via cat-5E/6 cable (up to 3,280'). The CS-C5SA1 is designed for audio applications where full-range, hi-fidelity audio is needed. It features aluminum alloy construction. Each balun is equipped with female stereo RCA jacks, a female Ethernet (RJ-45) port, and grounding screw.
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