This 4x1 HDMI Router w/User Adjustable EDID also has an Optical TOSlink and Digital Coax output ports to wire to your A/V receiver. This 4x1 HDMI Router is 2D and 3D capable includes support for the Audio Return Channel (ARC) and Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) features.
NOTE: A MAJOR feature of this 4x1 HDMI Router with audio is you can set the EDID via DIP switches on the back of the 4x1 HDMI Router to set up different audio signals so that it can auto-sense the correct audio to output or you can manually set the switches for either two or five channel. Many 4x1 HDMI Routers do not work this way as they get the EDID from your widescreen of which is normally 2-channel. See the above COMPATIBILITY TAB for how to set the 4x1 HDMI router up.
4x1 HDMI Router Features:
User Adjustable EDID via DIP switches on the back of the 4x1 HDMI Router to set up different audio signals
2D and 3D compliant
Remembers the last input it was on when turned on.
Supports digital audio output simultaneously - HDMI TOSlink, and Digital Coax
Supports highest resolutions up to 1080p
Supports 225 MHz/2.25 Gbps per channel (6.75 Gbps all channel) bandwidth
Supports 12-bit per channel (36-bit all channel) Deep Color
Supports Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Supports compressed audio, such as DTS Digital, Dolby Digital, DTS-HD Master Audio™ and Dolby TrueHD
Supports all HDMI 3D video modes
Supports the Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature
Allows connection of up to 4 sources to 1 display
Supports resolutions up to 1080p
Installs in seconds
Inputs can be easily controlled by a push-button or a remote control
Input source LED
Ideal for home theater integration, conference room and retail stores.
Compatible with all HDMI sources and displays.
Supports high resolution input/output:
PC: VGA, SVGA, XGA, SXGA and UXGA (1600x1200) &
HDTV: 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 1080i and 1080p
Supports 50/60Hz transfer ( worldwide compatible )
The 4x1 HDMI Router has 4-HDMI inputs and has a audio converter which converts the HDMI audio signal from any of the 4-HDMI inputs and distributes it simultaneously to the audio output in HDMI, Optical, and Digital Coax formats. That way you can integrate any type of sound system, even if it doesn't directly support HDMI audio.
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4x1 HDMI Router w/EDID, Audio, ARC, 3D & CEC Specs:
Video Formats Supported: DTV/HDTV, 1080p/1080i/720p/576p/576i/480p/480i and 3D video support
Supported Video Color Formats: Deep Color (36-bit total), s.v.Color™
Data Transfer Rate: 6.75 Gbps (Maximum)
Transmission Distance: 15m (Maximum) using 22 AWG High Speed HDMI®Cable
Power Consumption: 4 watts (Maximum)
Operating Temperature Range: -5˚C to +35˚C (+23˚F to +95˚F)
Operating Humidity Range: 5% to 90% RH (No Condensation)
USER TIPS: When the switch is in 2CH mode, it will tell all the video sources connected to this switch to send audio in 2CH and when switch is in 5.1CH mode, it will also tell all video sources that it can support 5.1CH audio. The video sources should ALWAYS send the highest audio and video formats if they are supported, so as long as the source material has 5.1CH audio content, it will send audio in 5.1CH. But if the source content does NOT have 5.1CH, it will still send 2CH audio even if the switch asks for 5.1CH.
If the switch is in 5.1CH mode, you will not have sound from the TV, to solve this problem, you have to return to the 2CH mode. Just use that audio / reset button to solve this problem. The SPDIF output will always have sound, identical to the audio coming into the switch, either in 5.1CH or 2CH.
This 4x1 HDMI Router works with the following devices:
Any high definition Dish Network and DirecTV receiver with HDMI outputs
High definition TiVo's with HDMI outputs
Any high definition cable receiver with HDMI outputs
Canadian Rogers, Shaw, Bell ExpressVu and Star Choice receivers with HDMI out, or DVI out with a converter
Any "Over The Air" (OTA) high definition receiver with HDMI outputs
Sony PS3, HD DVD and Blu-ray DVD players
Any Xbox360 with HDMI outputs
Any upconverting DVD player with HDMI outputs
Any DVHS VCR with HDMI outputs
Both APPLE-TV's with HDMI outputs
A Boxee with HDMI ouputs
A VuDu with HDMI outputs
A Hulu with HDMI outputs
A Roku with HDMI outputs
Many PC video cards with HDMI outputs
Any high definition camcorder with an optional type C to standard HDMI cable
Many A/V surround sound receivers with HDMI switching that include the proper chip set and output amp. Call your AV receiver supplier to discuss your application or us.
Any HDCP compliant HDTV, monitor and projector. If the source is HDCP compliant and your TV is not, you will not get a picture. Please check your TV manual or the manufacturers web site.
HDTV Supply is a leader in supplying 3D equipment for this new, fast growing 3DTV market. Our test lab includes the latest equipment for designing, testing and supporting 3D video equipment. The chips sets we use support the below 3D formats and work with many of our HDMI 1.3 and HDMI 1.4 compliant devices. This 4x1 HDMI Router supports these 3D formats:
Side-by-Side 3D Format
Top-and-Bottom 3D Format
Blu-ray 3D Format
We not only test this 4x1 HDMI Router with lab equipment we also test many of our 3D devices with 3D products you are likely to use. The products used for the test are:
Sony PS3 with the 3D 3.41 firmware
Samsung model PN50C7000YF 3DTV
Samsung model BD-C6900 3D Blu-ray player FORCED to 1080p
Samsung model SSG-P2100T 3D glasses
DirecTV models HR21-100 and the HR24 high definition receiver.
It works with all HDMI devices including the new 3D units.
The 3D viewing results were awesome in our lab and did not have any picture or audio degradation. The normal and standard (2D) results equally exhibited a superb picture quality.
Q: This 4x1 HDMI Router has CEC, what is CEC?
A: This product features CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) allowing your HDTV's remote to manage up to ten devices that are connected via HDMI (such as Blu-ray Disc players or home theater receivers) with no special programming needed. For example, you can use your remote to turn on your TV, your player, and your receiver at the same time, and adjust the system volume with one button. All devices must support CEC, though.
Most major TV manufacturers now support CEC, and an HDTV with HDMI 1.3 will likely have the technology. Manufacturers call it by different names; LG Electronics, for instance, calls its implementation SimpleLink, whereas Toshiba calls its version CE-Link. Interoperability isn't mandatory, so some manufacturers limit control to their own products; Sony, for one, allows only Sony-to-Sony communication.
Q: What is ARC?
A: The (ARC) Audio Return Channel in HDMI 1.4 enables a TV, via a single HDMI cable, to send audio data "upstream" to an A/V receiver or surround audio controller, increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for any separate S/PDIF audio connection.
TVs have always been able to receive multi-channel audio through an HDMI connection, and this is still a typical use-case, with the TV positioned "downstream" from content sources and any connected audio equipment. However, if a user had a TV with a built-in tuner or DVD player, and wanted to send content "upstream" from the TV back to the audio system, a separate connection had to be installed, typically an S/PDIF cable.
HDTV Supply includes a 1 Year Limited Warranty on this 4x1 HDMI Router. The warranty states that (a) its products will perform substantially in accordance with the accompanying written materials for a period of 1 year from the date of receipt and (b) that the Product will be free from defects in materials & workmanship under normal use & service for a period of 1 year. In order to get a warranty replacement for a defective item, HDTV Supplys Support Team will verify the product is eligible for warranty. An RMA number will then be issued. Shipped replacements will be in like new conditions, tested and all components included.
HDTV Supply also sells a 3 and 5 Year Extended Warranty for this 4x1 HDMI Router. Please go to Extended Warranties or see the above Options to purchase it.
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