HT8181 HDMI 2.0 In-Cable Equalizer

The latest generation of Spectra7’s HDMI in-cable equalization technology, with advanced signal processing allows it to support wide band data across very thin and long cables while maintaining compatibility with the next generation of HDMI 2.0 devices. Spectra7’s power-harvesting technology allows these advances to be supported without external power supplies. CSP packaging provides a compact PC-board footprint, allowing use in the smallest connectors.


• Supports data rates up to 6Gbps per channel

• Equalizes all four TMDS channels

• Linear equalization fully allows sink-EQ to adapt and further equalize the signal

• Equalizes the channel response out to 4.1GHz

• Enables cables to pass HDMI Category 2 loss mask

• Preserves muted signal states and lower power states in HDMI receiver

• Optimized EQ and configuration settings burned during cable production with RT-Tester

• Compact 3.2mm x 1.6mm 32 ball CSP for smallest silicon footprint

• No external power needed

• Only draws 5mA off the HDMI 5V line