Impact Acoustics HDMI Selector Review
- HDMI Inputs: 5 (Rear)
- HDMI Outputs: 1 (Rear)
- Fully HDCP compliant for use with High Definition Movies and Broadcasts
- Supports 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p video resolutions
- Supports DDWG standard for HDMI-compatible monitors
- Discrete Code infrared remote control (discrete on/off on 5-port only)
- Infrared Extender Jack (5-port only)
- LED display
- IR remote or front panel control
- LED displays video source selected
- Discrete input selection
- Small form factor
- Easy to use
- No discrete power on 2-port version
- Remotes may get lost in couch
Impact Acoustics 2 and 5 Port HDMI Switches Introduction
The thing about HDMI switchers is that you don't need one until you need one and by then, you REALLY need one. Some people have made the plunge and bought an HDMI receiver but there are plenty of people still on the fence. For them, they'd like to get the very best picture quality out of their HDMI capable transports and display but many displays only have one or, if you're lucky, two HDMI inputs. If you find yourself with digital cable, a Playstation 3 or one of the newer Xbox 360's, and a high def player or upconverting DVD player you're going to spend a lot of time switching cables or settling on non-digital outputs. Frankly, that's no good. Rather than deal with that, Impact Acoustics has come out with two HDMI switchers, either of which will surely fit your needs. Best of all, they are priced for the consumer and not just installers!
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Recent Forum Posts:
PhillyDan1969, post: 367887
OK the monoprice 4X1 HDMI switch failed when I connected my Toshiba HD-A2 and my Motorola HD-DVR, so I am going to spend the extra $60 some dollars and grab the Impact Acoustics 5X1 HDMI switch!!!
IA 5x1 worked for me on the HDXA2, the DN VPN622, and the BD-P1200 when the monoprice would NOT!!!
mike c, post: 409666
will this switcher pass all the fancy audio formats?
It has for me, so far. Which is more than I can say for the one I bought from Monoprice.
popped this one in a home couple weeks ago in a whole house setup, no problems but overkill for most