As we know, 18Gbps HDMI 2.0 cable can transmit up to 4K 60Hz HDR video content and all popular audio formats available today, while with the development of hardware, content and video decoding (H.266). The bandwidth limitations of HDMI 2.0 cables can’t meet the higher resolution and refresh rate content anymore, so the new generation HDMI 2.1 cable becomes more and more popular.
Opposite to fiber optical audio splitter, Toslink optical switcher allows you to access multiple source devices (such as you have one TV, one Blu-ray player, one Apple TV), to one audio receiver with fiber optic input port, and control it through buttons or IR remote control. Because of the similar appearance, optical splitter is often purchased incorrectly.
If you need more HDMI 2.0 ports and extract audio from source devices to your audio receiver simultaneously, the best solution is HDMI 2.0 switch with audio output, which can simply be considered as the combination of HDMI 2.0 audio extractor and HDMI 2.0 switcher.
HDMI audio extractor splitter is a perfect solution to extract audio channel from HDMI signal, and output to your soundbar or other audio receiver, if your monitor or TV has no available audio output, and you want to hook the audio into a sound system for better performance.
Last post, we introducted some top-rated 4K 60Hz HDMI 2.0 switchs which can add more HDMI ports on your TV. Today we are going to introduce a device that has the opposite function, that is 4K HDMI 2.0 splitters, it allow us to split one UHD signal to multi 4K 60Hz TVs or monitors.
Some days ago, we introduced several top-rated HDMI 2.0 HDR switchers and HDMI 2.0 HDR Splitters. As we know, in order to ensure stable signal transmission, the qualified HDMI cable is also very important. 4K 60Hz HDR video need a faster and more stable transmission, so 18Gbps HDMI 2.0 HDR cable is currently recommended.
As we have known, in order to get more HDMI ports on your TV, an HDMI switch is required. Currently, most 4K TVs resolution has been up to 4K@60Hz (60fps), even 4K@120Hz, as well as multi HDMI devices like PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, Blu-ray player, Apple TV 4 and more, have been equipped with HDMI 2.0 port and support 4K 60Hz HDR HDCP 2.2.