Your HDBaseT™ partner.

A boutique distributor for the HDBaseT market. Providing you with key components in your HDBaseT designs.

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About Anode Cathode

We are a boutique distributor focusing on the supply and support of HDBaseT related components, including the Valens chipset, Magnetics, Connectors and ESD components. We can also supply you with design services to accelerate your design. Or part optimisaton to reduce your BoM costs

Valens Semiconductor
HDBaseT Chipsets

We are the official UK and Northern Europe representative and distributor for Valens Semiconductor Components. We can also support small quantity fullfillment requests globally

Apps Electronics
Magnetics and Connectors

We are the official UK and Europe distributor for Apps Electronics providing approved HDBaseT Magnetics, PoE Flyback transformers and Cat6 rated connectors designed to work with Valens chipsets.

HDBaseT Alliance Member
Custom Design

We are able to provide custom design work for HDBaseT solutions from simple design validation through to PCB layout, or even full OEM design and manufacturing services.

Valens Semiconductor

Pushing the Boundaries of Wired Connectivity. Everywhere.
Valens Semiconductor

Valens is a leading provider of semiconductor products, renowned for its superior PHY, enabling resilient high-speed connectivity over simple & low-cost infrastructure as well as the inventors of HDBaseT Technology, the leading standard in the Audio-Video market, and an innovative automotive supplier of in-vehicle connectivity solutions.

VS3000 Series

The Valens Stello family (VS3XXX) offers the first and only ASIC that enables the long-distance transmission of uncompressed 4K@60Hz 4:4:4.

It enables transmission of HDMI 2.0 (18Gbps) based on Spec 3.0 HDBaseT technology, convergence of audio & video, 1Gb Ethernet, USB 2.0, controls and power, with near-zero latency, over a category cable.

  • Audio & Video, 1Gb Ethernet, USB 2.0, controls & power
  • Uncompressed HDMI 2.0 4K@60 4:4:4 for up to 100m/328ft
  • Port Duality – configurable to Tx or Rx device
  • On-chip HDCP engines and audio extract & insert capabilities
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VS3000 Chipset

Apps Electronics

Your reliable HDBaseT ancillary part supplier
Apps Electronics

Hong Kong based, Apps Electronics is a leading manufacturer of Connectors, Magnetics and Flyback Transformers ideally suited to HDBaseT applications. All parts offered by Anode Cathode from Apps Electronics are specifically designed and validated to work with Valens Semiconductor chipsets to provide class leading performance


APPS Electronics offers a wide range of 10/100/1000Base-TX RJ45 (8P8C) connectors with integrated magnetics, for high-performance with excellent EMI suppression.

The latest range of RJ45 (CAT6A-rated) blue connectors have been specifically designed for HDBaseT 3.0 technology supporting 18Gbps transmissions, offering guaranteed compliance and reliability.

  • RoHS Compliant
  • Meets IEEE 802.3 standard
  • Blue Shell for HDBaseT applications available
  • Orange/Green LED for correct status indication (for HDBaseT applications)
  • Mid mount, Surface mount and Throughhole variants
  • Integrated or discrete magnetics
Apps Electronics Connectors

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