ViewHD Prosumer UHD HDMI 4X1 Switch With Audio Extraction

Last updated date: June 8, 2021

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8.2

ViewHD Prosumer UHD HDMI 4X1 Switch With Audio Extraction

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In our analysis of 11 expert reviews, the ViewHD Prosumer UHD HDMI 4X1 Switch With Audio Extraction placed 4th when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

If you are looking for an HDMI switch for the latest HDMI v2.0 4K Dolby Vision / HDR video while keeping the earlier generation HDMI receiver for audio, then this is the ideal product for you. This 4x1 HDMI 4K HDR switch is HDMI V2.0b, Supports 4K@60Hz 18Gbps HDR & Dolby Vision and ARC. It has two HDMI outputs: output A supports HDMI V2.0b, output B (for audio) also supports HDMI V1.4 video, therefore it can also be used as an HDMI V1.4 4x2 switch splitter for video up to 4k@30Hz, output B is an audio only port if incoming HDMI signal is HDMI v2.0. Out B can only be connected to the regular HDMI input of receiver or soundbar, it can not be connected to HDMI ARC port of the sound bar or receiver. It has three audio outputs: HDMI output B, TOSLINK and 3.5mm headphone jack. HDMI output B supports HDMI v1.3/v1.4/V2.0 receivers; optical TOSLINK port supports all audio formats up to Dolby Digital 5.1CH and Dolby Digital Plus; 3.5mm port is good when incoming HDMI audio is stereo, HDMI Output B and TOSLINK support ARC at the same time, 3.5mm port does not support ARC; ARC audio supports DD5.1CH format, does not support DD+. It has input auto switching function based on input power sensing, the auto switching function can be enabled or disabled. It has 5 different custom audio EDID settings for different audio applications. This is a prosumer grade advanced HDMI 4x1 switch for HDMI receiver theater application, please make sure to read the detailed user manual before installation and feel free to contact u9ltd for technical support, contact info is listed in the user manual. HDMI output A supports CEC; HDMI output B does not support CEC to avoid confusion; Starting May 2020, HDMI OUTPUT B can support all v1.3/1.4/2.0 receivers and surround sound processors for audio application. The 4 inputs have embedded skews in timings to improved compatibility with different HDMI sources, therefore, different HDMI sources can always find an working info. For example, NVIDIA Shield may have problem with input 1, just use input 2/3/4 instead for shield. Full metal jacket construction for optimal durability and reliability, can be fully operated by the remote control. Does not support VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) and ALLM(Auto Low Latency Mode), which are parts of HDMI 2.1. This model is HDMI 2.0b. Package Includes 4x1 switch user manual 100V-240V AC to 5VDC adapter remote control mounting brackets. Lifetime free technical support and one year replacement please use the comprehensive user manual for setup application and contact info. This product comes with hidden features to address special situations, so please always contact technical support first to avoid unnecessary returns.

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8.2
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