This is a high performance 4X1 HDMI 1.4 Switch w/COAX Out & RS232. It supports HDCP repeater functions and and has fast switching between any of the four of HDMI input ports. The coaxial audio output is PCM stereo 2-channel. The HDMI 1.4 audio out supports all HDMI audio codecs (see below).
4X1 HDMI 1.4 Switch w/COAX Audio Out & RS232 Features:
Displays 2D or 3D content
Multi-source selection and display
Displays HDMI v1.4 content
Supports HDMI 4-input and 1-output
HDMI 1.4, HDCP 1.4 and CEC 1.4 compliant
HDMI 1.4 support:
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
2D and 3D TV support
Fast switching on all HDMI input ports
RS-232 input for connecting with a PC or control system with D-Sub 9pin cable for RS-232 control.
Character and icon based On-Screen Display (OSD)
System information for Software version
Source info frame
HDMI input Audio: Audio Return selection
HDCP repeater support
Deep Color support 36/30/24-bit at 1080p@60Hz
Supported HDMI cable distances tested with 1080p 8/12 bits resolution and the input and output distances can be up to 10 and 15 meters respectively with 24 gauge and bigger HDMI cables.
HDMI Audio support:
HDMI 1.4 compatible audio interface
Dedicated, flexible audio input/output port
DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1CH
Full audio input and output support
The RS232 control allows the switcher to be controlled by 3rd party control systems like Crestron, AMX and Control4, or any computerized software/hardware control systems.
The 4X1 HDMI 1.4 Switch w/COAX Audio Out & RS232 supports all 2D and 3D TV formats in addition to all HDTV formats up to 1080p 12-bit Deep Color. Furthermore, the remote control gives uses complete control over the selection of sources and makes the device incredibly user friendly.
Why not buy this 4X1 HDMI 1.4 Switch w/COAX Audio Out & RS232 today?
4X1 HDMI 1.4 Switch w/COAX Audio Out & RS232 Specifications:
Here are the major enhancements introduced in the HDMI 1.4 specification:
HDMI Ethernet Channel: Adds high-speed networking to an HDMI link, allowing users to take full advantage of their IP-enabled devices without a separate Ethernet cable.
Audio Return Channel: Allows an HDMI-connected TV with a built-in tuner to send audio data "upstream" to a surround audio system, eliminating the need for a separate audio cable.
3D: Defines input/output protocols for major 3D video formats, paving the way for true 3D gaming and 3D home theater applications.
4K Support: Enables video resolutions far beyond 1080p, supporting next-generation displays that will rival the Digital Cinema systems used in many commercial movie theatres.
Content Type: Real-time signaling of content types between display and source devices, enabling a TV to optimize picture settings based on content type
Additional Color Spaces: Adds support for additional color models used in digital photography and computer graphics.
(*) NOTE: Since this 4x1 HDMI Switch w/Audio decodes the digital audio in the HDMI data stream your source devices MUST be set up correctly to get sound. Go in to the source devices AUDIO MENU and experiment with ALL the settings. Do the same with the HDTV's AUDIO MENU and any surround sound receiver.
The SPDIF and Optical audio outputs are LPCM 2-channel, Dolby 5.1 or DTS 5.1. Please refer to each of the manuals of your source devices on how to set the audio.
The S/PDIF Optical (Toslink) and Digital Coax audio output formats are based on the HDMI audio output. If any of the sync devices (e.g., HDTV, Projector, etc.) connected to the output can only support stereo audio, then the S/PDIF Optical (Toslink) and Digital Coaxial outputs will be limited to PCM stereo audio. The 5.1 channel audio output is only available for the digital audio outputs and requires both a 5.1 channel audio input and output. Additionally, the analog 3.5mm channel will always output 2-channel (stereo) audio.
This 4X1 HDMI 1.4 Switch w/COAX Audio Out & RS232 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
An APPLE TV with HDMI outputs
A VuDu 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. 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 Switch supports these 3D formats:
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: How do you set up the audio?
A: Since this 4x1 HDMI Switch w/Audio decodes the HDMI digital audio to separate Stereo, Optical & COAX Audio Outputs your source devices MUST be set up correctly to get sound. Go in to the source devices AUDIO MENU and experiment with ALL the settings. Do the same with the HDTV and any surround sound receiver.
Q: Your 4X1 HDMI Switch says it supports FST, what is FST?
A: This 4X1 HDMI Switch incorporates FST (Fast Switching Technology). FST allows faster switching when selecting different audio/video sources. In addition to fast switching, it improves overall audio/video system behavior as well as performance when more than one HDTV display is used in the system. FST allows you to connect and disconnect, and turn on/off, HDTV displays without affecting other hi-def sources routed to other HDTV displays in the same system.
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闁瑰吋娼tream 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闁硅崵wnstream 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闁瑰吋娼tream 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 Switch. 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 4X1 HDMI Switch 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 Switch. Please go to Extended Warranties or see the above Options to purchase it.
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