No matter how many people introduced its shortcomings, smart TVs have become a trend, many manufacturers have released its smart TVs including Amazon and Roku. Smart TVs comes with build in popular applications like Netflix, Amazon prime video, online games, etc., that allow us enjoy content directly without external media player.
Home Audio & Video Devices and Accessories
If you have multiple sound receivers and don’t want any one of them is sitting idle. A simple solution allows them to work simultaneously is digital optical audio splitter, which is is also referred to fiber optic splitter or SPDIF toslink splitter.
If video equipment and display device are too far away, we may encounter problems with HDMI cable not long enough. For example, you need to install a projector, the cord is going across the floor, the length of HDMI cable may exceed 65 ft. If you have two available HDMI cable with a slightly shorter distance, the best solution is choosing a quality HDMI repeater compared with buying a new HD cable.
If you need more HDMI 2.0 port and extract audio from source devices to your audio receiver, soundbar or amplifier simultaneously, you will need a HDMI 2.0 switch with audio output, which can simply be considered a combination of HDMI 2.0 audio extractor splitter and HDMI 2.0 switch.
If you need more HDMI port on your TV, or diplay the same content on multiple TVs / monitors simultaneously, an HDMI switcher or HDMI splitter is enough. However, if you need to use multiple HDMI source devices and multiple high-definition display terminals at the same time, and want to be able to arbitrarily control the transmission of one or more HDMI signals to one or more display devices, the solution is HDMI matrix.
Some days ago, we introduced how to use this converter, and also recommend some HDMI audio extractor converters with different HDMI version (HDMI 1.3, 1.4 and 2.0). In addition to the HDMI version, the function of splitting the audio is the same.
More and more TV manufacturers tend to launch smart TVs equipped with buit-in OS and installed apps (such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO,etc.), It’s more convenient to enjoy movies, music, online games and other contents, and no extra source devices are required.
HDMI audio extractor splitter is a perfect solution to extract audio channel from HDMI signal, and output to your 5.1 surround, soundbar, amplifier, analog speakers, etc.
Last post, we introducted some top-rated 4K 60Hz HDMI 2.0 switchers 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 switchs and HDMI 2.0 HDR Splitter. As we know, in order to ensure stable signal transmission, qualified HDMI cable is also very important. 4K 60Hz HDR video need faster and more stable transmission, so 18Gbps HDMI 2.0 HDR cable is currently recommended.