TEMPE, Ariz. — July 27, 2022 — Celebrating its 40th year as the premier industry-trusted connectivity supplier, Covid Inc. announced the latest HDMI cable to its vast portfolio, the EC-HD31 8K HDMI non-plenum cable. Backward compatible for 4K/60 4:4:4 resolutions, the new 15-foot high-quality 48-Gbps HDMI cable supports ultra-high-speed 8K@60 (7680×4320) 4:4:4 deep color sampling as well as 8K100/120, 10K50/60, and up to 10K/100/120.
“Those who are ready to take the exciting plunge into the brilliance of 8K are now supported from source to screen,” said Norm Carson, President at Covid, Inc. “This high-performance HDMI cable not only is durable enough to last for years but also has the high-speed bandwidth required for 8K@60. Each and every pixel is delivered as expected!”
Covid’s high-quality, ultra-flexible 48-Gbps 8K HDMI cables are engineered for performance and reliability, allowing pro AV installers to design and deploy state-of-the-art 8K systems. The cable supports Deep Color and x.v.Color, HDR10, eARC for Dolby Atmos and DTS-X 5.1/7.1, lossless Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD Surround Sound, as well as CEC extension commands and functions, HDMI Ethernet channel, and ARC features. Integrators can design for up to 32 audio channels (LPCM) and 21:9 aspect ratio. Solidly constructed, the cable’s aluminum housing features a gold-plated HDMI connector with a low-profile aluminum head, which is perfect for tight spaces.
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About Covid Inc.
Covid, Inc. was founded in 1982 in Tempe, Arizona, originally offering signal management solutions for the growing professional AV market. In those 40 years, the company has become the preferred connectivity supplier for the education, corporate, government, health care, hospitality, worship, and broadcast markets. Backed by expert sales, customer service, and technical support, Covid Inc. is committed to delivering high-quality, competitively priced, and reliable cable assemblies, bulk cable, wall plates and panels, extenders, splitters, switchers, connectors, adapters, power cords, tools, and other digital signal management solutions for any AV project. Covid, Inc. is particularly recognized for the latest range of HDBaseT™ solutions, their custom wall plate and panel designer, as well as their custom manufacturing capabilities. Using the company’s Panel Spec software, designers, integrators, and installers can easily design, lay out, and prepare cost estimates for AV wall plates and panels to fit any technical specification or application. Utilizing Covid, Inc.’s state-of-the-art CNC machines and direct graphic printing provides a one-of-kind value-add service for any installation.
More information about the AV connectivity solutions provider is available at covid.com.
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Photo Caption: Installers can design and install 8K systems with the Covid, Inc. 15-foot ultra-high-speed 8K@60 HDMI cable.
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