[mythtv-users] HDMI-to-CAT5 Converter

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Feb 4 20:28:21 UTC 2008

On Feb 4, 2008, at 10:59 AM, Brian Wood wrote:
> True, to a point.
> If you use modulated RF carriers you can carry a LOT more channels a  
> farther, on a single RG-59 or RG-6 cable, as any CATV operator knows.
> But it does greatly increase the cost and complexity of the terminal  
> gear.

That's true.  But for baseband composite video, CAT5 will beat coax,  
at least until you step up to coax sizes that are impractical for CCTV  
installations.  (And fiber beats everything, of course, but it's  
pretty spendy.)

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