The KanexPro WHDI30M Wireless HDMI Extender Kit is a powerful wireless HD solution for your home theater setup. It has all the necessary features that make for a great Wireless HD kit. Using WHDI, the KanexPro can broadcast compatible HD signals up to a distance of 50 feet (15 meters). And within that distance it has no requirement for line of sight. It also supports a multitude of formats.
The wireless HD system comes with built in support for Dolby Digital, DTS-HD and Dolby True HD Audio. These format compatibilities highlight its position in the market as a high-end product for serious a/v enthusiasts. Its HDMI connection also supports High Speed HDMI standards, ensuring great color depth, lossless HD audio and proper lip sync.
KanexPro can transmit 1080p @60Hz signals without any compression or quality loss. This makes it great addition to those who don’t want to go through the hassle of installing wires. It give you the clean look of a professionally installed home theatre system without the problems of getting one actually installed at your home.
The KanexPro WHDI30M Wireless HDMI Extender Kit has flat looking, non-descript black plastic bodies for both its transmitter and receiver. Both the units require a constant supply of power from the included power adapters. Both the transmitter and the receiver have single HDMI ports of respective types. Their black color and simple design ensures that they can easily be hidden from view and won’t attract much attention even if left out in the open.
Since the HDMI in and out ports on the transmitter and receiver respectively are class compliant — this kit is compatible with any HDMI capable input and out device. This means you can connect your HDTV or HD projector to your Xbox, Playstation, Blu-Ray player and more without having to worry about wires and/or compatibility.
There is practically no setup required from the users side. Once both units have been successfully connected to respective devices and powered, they will find each other automatically and start transmitting your video to its intended destination.
Even though the kit is a little on the expensive side, it has the Apogee brand to back it up. This is a high quality kit that sits apart from the other kits that have more features but lower quality. One of the best things about the kit in fact is its long range that does not need line of sight. This gives the user a certain amount of flexibility in terms of placing the transmitter and receiver.
KanexPro WHDI30M Wireless HDMI Extender Kit is clearly meant for the high-end market. User reviews are overall positive. Buyers are especially happy with the quality of video that is delivers. With no visible lag even at the highest HD resolution, it is also perfect gaming on larger screens using your console.
Date: November 25, 2011