Valens Colligo™ VS2000


The VS2000 is Valens’ second generation chip, fully compliant with the HDBaseT 2.0 Specification. The VS2000 chip supports the 5Play feature set for relaying audio, video, control, Ethernet, and power over a single up to 100m cable. The VS2000 is also backwards compatible with the HDBaseT 1.0 Specification and all legacy HDBaseT products.

The VS2000 is comprised of two integrated chips:

Key Features

Parameter Value
Video Interfaces
  • Fully compliant with HDMI 1.4 and HDMI 2.0
  • EDID adjustment mechanism for HDMI 2.0 at pixel clock higher than 340MHz
  • Glueless interface to TMDS, DDC, CEC, and HPD HDMI signals
HDMI Interface
  • 100m Cat5e/Cat6 uncompressed HD video
    • 4K / 2K, 30Hz, 24bpp
    • 4K / 2K, 60Hz, 24bpp with 4:2:0 pixel format
  • 150m in long-reach mode
    • 148.5Mhz HDMI pixel frequency
    • 1080p, 60Hz, 24bpp – uncompressed
Audio Interfaces All formats supported by HDMI 1.4 and HDMI 2.0
All major digital audio formats, including: Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby TrueHD
DTS HD-Master Audio, Dolby Pro Logic Iiz 7.1 & 9.1, and more
Standard SPDIF, I²S
Control Interfaces UART, IR, I²C (slave / master), MSIO-6 General Purpose fast serial channels
Ethernet Interfaces 100BaseT, SGMII / RMII / MII
System Interfaces RS232, I²C slave, I²C / SPI boot EEPROM
Data Rate Auxiliary channel data rate of 250Mbps Full Duplex
Max Traffic Rate 100m – 8 Gbps HDBaseT traffic rate 150m Long-Reach mode – 4 Gbps HDBaseT ™ traffic rate
HDCP Supported
Networking End device functionality for HDBaseT ™ 2.0 networking supported
Power Consumption Sleep – Low Power Mode #1 – 270 mW (RX), 220 mW (TX)
(Max power consumption – 5.0 w (RX), 3.5 w (TX)
Junction Temp -40C -+ 125c
Dimensions Valens Colligo™ VS2000TX – Heat Slug BGA 21mm x 21mm
Valens Colligo™ VS2000 RX – Heat Slug BGA 23mm x 23mm
Ball pitch – 1.0m


The following block diagram illustrates the major VS2000 components:

Valens Colligo™ VS2000TX

Valens Colligo™ VS2000RX