HD-Link HL13 by Sewell

HDMI and IR over cat5e/6, TCP/IP, 330 ft.

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The HL13 extends HDMI and IR signal over a TCP/IP network. One "Sender" can be used to extend the signal to multiple HL13 Receivers. The HL13 can also be used without a network switch as a "point-to-point" extender by using a single Cat5e/6 cable up to 330 ft.

NOTE: We reccomend using the HL13 on a dedicated network switch because of the high bandwidth that video requires. You may use it on an existing network but you might experience network delays or heavy compression on the video.

Extra HL13 Receivers

How This Works

This kit comes as a pair, with one sender unit and one receiver unit.

  1. Connect the units together with a Cat5e/6 cable. If you are connecting multiple receivers to one sender, connect all units to the network switch.
  2. Connect your HDMI cables from the sender and receiver units to their respective display or source device.
  3. Plug in the included power supplies.
  4. Optional: Connect the included IR cables to control your source device from the display location.

HDMI over Cat5


HDMI over Cat5

Frequently Asked Questions

A: Yes, it will work through a network using TCP/IP. See the Connection Diagram for more details.
A: The manual can be found in the download section at the bottom of the page. Link: Downloads
A: Yes, cables with lower specs such as Cat5 and CCA cables can limit the transmission distance of HD-Link products. For best results we recommend pure copper Cat5e or Cat6 Cable such as our PureRun Cat6 cables.
A: Yes, this unit uses compression to efficiently send the video signal over long distances.
A: No, it uses its own proprietary signal.
A: The HD-Link HL13 assigns the IP addresses automatically. It will work without a router when using it as a "Point-to-Point" extender or with a router using TCP/IP.
A: Yes. You can see the instructions here.
A: We've tested it with eight receiver units, but it should work with a lot more than that depending on your network switch.
Yes, you can purchase additional HL13 receivers Here:SW-29969-R.
Yes, you can use multiple senders on the same network, BUT you must assign each sender and receiver their own IP address manually to group each sender to their respective receivers.
A: No, the HL13 does not have "Power over Ethernet". You must connect the included power adapters for both the sender and the receiver. If you need a PoE option, check out the


Mfg. Part Number

  • SW-29969-PRO


  • Link by Sewell


  • Extends HDMI and IR
  • TCP/IP Support (Can connect multiple receivers to a single sender over a local network)
  • Supports Deep Color
  • Single Cat5e/6


  • HDMI 1.3, HDCP 1.1 and DVI 1.1 Compliant
  • Resolution: up to 1080p
  • Operation Distance: up to 330 ft (100m)
  • Frequency Bandwidth: 2.25Gbps (Single Link)
  • IR Frequency: 20-60 kHz
  • Power Supply: DC 5V- 2A
  • Dimensions: 65 x 100 x 25mm
  • Operating Temperature: 0°- 40°C / 32°- 104° F
  • Storage Temperature: -20°- 60°C / -4°- 140° F

Package Contents

  • HDMI Extender Transmitter
  • HDMI Extender Receiver
  • IR Transmitter
  • IR Receiver
  • 5V DC Power Supply: 2 pcs



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Dan - 12/21/2017 3:34:28 PM

1 found this review helpful

Pros: Versatile for the most part.

Cons: Not so great when using to display computer.

Other: Bought these for an event hall and the idea was to send video to an AV rack less than a 75' run to a Sewell Splitter and then to a projector and multiple TVs. When displaying cable or satellite feed it looks fine but when displaying a computer image it isn't that clear. I even bypassed the whole system and did a 25' run from the computer to the projector using one of these and it wasn't that clear and got complaints from clients. If I use a 100' HDMI from the computer to the projector and get a crystal clear image. Sewell Direct didn't know what to tell me so now I'm trying to figure out what to do here.

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Multiple Receives

Scottb8888 - 3/26/2016 12:43:38 PM

1 found this review helpful

Pros: Secret s you need an older switch to make this work. I'm using a TPlink

Cons: Not much documentation on multiple receivers


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Chris - 1/15/2016 6:23:32 AM

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Pros: Got 11 units to drive 11 displays (42 inch in 720p) form 50 to 280 ft. All unis are connected to HDMI 16 ports hub SW-29466 HDMI Splitter. System has been around one month and so far so good. Tested them at 720p and 1080p and did not have any issues. I use cat 6 cable with the product.

Cons: Out of 11 one did not work properly since beginning, however got amazing support from Sewell. They replaced unit instantly. Sometimes little shuttering occurring, however it is acceptable and does not affect general experience.

Other: I will be using this product again with any upcoming projects.

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Almost There...

Dan - 12/21/2017 3:34:28 PM

Versatile for the most part.

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Works like a charm!

DBlock - 12/1/2017 2:04:29 PM

Works just as advertised (if not better).

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IT MANAGER, Church Sound and Video person

JM Sound guy - 10/19/2017 7:38:32 AM

Product was easy to set up and worked just as we expected. WE used it to send video/audio to our nursery at church. Nursery workers were very pleased that they could watch the sermon and still care for the young children.

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technical person at Faith Baptist Church

FBC Techy - 9/19/2017 7:53:12 AM

Simple to setup on a direct connection.

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Great product

- 3/22/2017 8:23:19 PM

Easy to install, works great

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