CrystalView EX5 DVI

CATx Extender - DVI/USB 2.0 - 330'

  • Extends DVI video and USB 2.0 up to 330' (100m)
  • Uncompressed video resolution up to 1920 x 1200
  • Three remote high speed USB 2.0 device ports supplying 500ma power
  • USB 2.0 throughput of up to 30 Mbps
  • Use USB keyboards, mice, printers, scanners, flash drives, audio devices, touch screens, web cams, game controllers, and others

Typical Application

CrystalView EX5 DVI application


CrystalView DVI EX5 is a superior method for extending your uncompressed DVI video and USB peripherals. The unit supports a resolution of up to 1920x1200 at up to 300 feet (100m) away over CATx cable. The product consists of a set: a transmitter connected to the DVI and USB ports of your computer and a receiver connected to your LCD monitor and USB peripherals.

The receiver has three high speed USB 2.0 ports built in. Each port can support high output current devices of up to 500ma. Up to 13 USB 1.1 or 2.0 devices can be connected to the receiver unit using USB hubs. Typically the three USB Type A connectors on the receiver are connected to a USB keyboard, USB mouse, and a USB hub.

The CrystalView EX5 is compatible with a wide variety or graphic cards, monitors, USB devices, and operating systems. Please note that the unit does not directly support audio, but you could connect USB speakers.


Dimensions (W x D x H) 6.9" x 4.4" x 1.18" (175 x 112 x 30 mm)
Weight 2.0 lbs (0.9 kgs)
Power 100-240 VAC 50-60Hz
External adapter, Transmitter: +5V, 3A, Receiver: +5V 3A
Transmitter: 15W
Receiver: 15W
Distance DVI 1920x1200: 330' (100m)
Connectors Transmitter:
DVI video: DVI female
USB host: USB Type B
Link: RJ45 jack
Power: Barrel jack
DVI video: DVI female
USB device: Three USB Type A, 500ma each
Link: RJ45 jack
Power: Barrel jack
Controls Unit power: Green LED
Link active: Green LED
Video active: Green LED
USB status: Green LED
Environment Operating temperature: 32°F–104°F (0°C–40°C)
Storage temperature: -4°F–158°F (-20°C–70°C)
Relative humidity: 20%–80%, non-condensing

Part numbers

Kits (transmitter, receiver, and power supply)
CRK-1DTXT-EX5 KVM Extender, DVI, USB 2.0, CAT5
Rack Mount Kit Description
RM-CRV-EX/19 19" Rack Mount for standard size server and equipment racks
RM-CRVEX/PLT Cover plate for rack mount