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Although most external CD/DVD drives are ultrathin and portable, unfortunately, due to the limitations of the supported operating systems, we can still only use them on our laptops or desktop computers. If you don’t need to copy files and directly back up your photos/videos to discs or directly play CDs and DVDs on our Android phones or tablets, it will be a very good experience, even though we may rarely use an external optical drive on our phone and tablet. That’s it, Hitachi LG GP96Y Multi-OS External DVDRW drive, a lighter and more compatible external optical drive! https://youtu.be/VTszXJnriLc?t=30 The biggest…

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Although Microsoft Surface series laptops run Windows 10 systems, many users encounter that Windows 10 compatible external optical drives cannot run on Microsoft Surface Pro 2/4/5/6/7 laptop, as well as many other ultrathin laptops such as Lenovo Yoga, 11″ MacBook Pro, etc., the reason is the power shortage problem. These laptops cannot supply sufficient power for similar big external devices such as external hard drives or optical drives. The phenomenon is that the indicator of the CD DVD drive will flash for a few seconds and then disappear. Although occasionally your computer can recognize the external optical drive, it still…

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If you want to get more HDMI ports on your TV, the HDMI switch is the best solution. With the rapid development of 4K and 8K, more and more TVs and source devices are equipped with HDMI 2.0 or HDMI 2.1 ports and the resolution has been up to [email protected] (60fps), even [email protected] / [email protected], which means that we need to choose at least an HDMI 2.0 switcher to cope with all current HDMI source devices such as Nintendo, PS4 Pro, Xbox One/S, Apple TV 4K, Blu-ray player, gaming PC, etc. As more and more manufacturers launch their HDMI 2.0…

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No one wants to wait for 20 minutes or more to copy a file. When you find that the copy progress bar like a crawling snail, you will be crazy, especially if you need to repeat this action every day. This is why I give up a USB flash drive with multiple ports and choose the faster Sandisk SDCZ880. We cannot tell you which one is the fastest USB flash drive, because the read and write speed of the USB flash drive will increase with the advancement of technology. What we can do is keep track of the market and…

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18Gbps HDMI 2.0 cable is popular and able to transmit up to 4K 60Hz HDR video content and all popular audio formats available, 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 will become more and more popular.

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best hdmi audio extractor splitter on amazon 2018

HDMI audio extractor splitter is a perfect solution to extract audio channel from HDMI signal, and output to your soundbar or another 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. Audio EDID Settings on Converter 2CH Mode:  Set 2CH to get analog stereo through 3.5mm AUX or RCA L/R audio out on converter. 5.1CH Mode:  Set 5.1CH to get incoming audio formats up to 5.1CH Dolby Digital and DTS through Optical Toslink or digital Coaxial audio out. PASS Mode: For 5.1/7.1CH PCM,…

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Best 4K 60Hz HDMI 2.0 Matrix Switcher on Amazon 2018

[email protected] HDMI matrix switch box is the best solution to allow two or more 4K/2K/1080P HD source devices to be switched or split easily to two or more TVs, monitors or projectors. With it, you can easily manage output devices and display terminals through the remote control or buttons. Tips: If you only need more HDMI ports on your TV or want to display the content of the same device on different HD TV or monitor, a reliable 4K HDMI switch or 4K HDMI splitter is enough. The price of the 4K 60Hz HDMI matrix switch is relatively high, but…

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Although a single HDMI cable currently the most convenient transmission medium to transmit UHD video and audio in multiple formats at the same time, its shortcomings are also obvious. Long-distance HDMI cables (50ft or above) will cause signal loss and signal lag, especially for 4K HDR videos or games. The best solution is a 4K HDMI extender to use serial communication that can sustain the high bandwidth required over a longer distance over Cat 5, 6, or 7 Ethernet cable. In order to ensure that the purchased products are of reliable quality, we have analyzed nearly 1,000 similar products on…

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Best-Optical-Audio-Switch-on-Amazon-2018 (1)

In order to get a better sound experience, it is impractical if you always switch different input sources to your external soundbar or surround sound speakers by unplugging the optical audio cable, which is the purpose of the digital optical switch you are looking for. Opposite to digital optical splitter, the optical switch allows us to access multiple source devices to one surround speaker or soundbar with SPDIF optical input port. You can easily control which source device outputs audio through buttons or IR.  This is a plug-and-play device. The only thing you need to do is to set the…

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