4x4 Real HDMI matrix switcher HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0b standards,
Real Matrix switcher, switch any one of the four inputs and output to any one or more outputs at the same time;
Supports 4K 60HZ 4:4:4 HDR, bandwidth up to 18Gbps;
Support Panel Button, Local IR, RS232 Control with command, IP Control, Web GUI Control;
Support Dolby True HD and DTS-HD master audio, Dolby Atmos under copy EDID mode
-HDMI 2.0 version ; -Resolution: 480p@60hz,576P@50hz,720P@60hz,1080P@24hz,1080P@50hz,1080P@60hz,4K@24hz,4K@30hz,4K@60hz YUV4:2:0, 4K@ 60hz YUV4:4:4; -Audio Format Supported: PCM, Dolby5.1/7.1, DTS5.1/7.1 digital audio, Dolby Atmos; -Rack-Mountable ; -Bandwidth up to 18Gbps; -HDCP2.2 input, HDCP2.2 output; -HDCP1.4 input, HDCP1.4 output; -Support HDR10; -4xHDMI Input, 4xHDMI output with 4xSPDIF Audio; - Any one of the 4 Ultra HD sources to any one of the 4 Ultra HD displays; - Support Panel Button, Local IR, RS232 Control with command, IP Control, Web GUI Control; -Support Dolby True HD and DTS-HD master audio, Dolby Atmos under copy EDID mode; -Support firmware updating through USB port; -Unit size: L216XW105XH34mm. Package Contents; 1). 1x HDMI Matrix; 2). 1x 5V DC power supply; 3). 1x Remote control; 4). 1x IR Ext RX Cable; 5). 1x Phoenix plugs for RS232 cable termination; 6). 1x mounting kit; 7). 1x CD for control software & user manual.
When you want to hook up all your sources such as game console, Blu-ray, media player (Roku, amazon fire TV, Apple TV, etc.), foxtel box, etc. to a switch box and output to your 4k 60hz HDR TV and soundbar or receiver, you will need a 4K 60HZ HDR HDMI switch with two HDMI outputs (one is with audio / video to TV and the other with audio only to soundbar / receiver).
Then how to choose the best HDMI switch supports 4k 60hz HDR and Dolby Atmos audio?
First, if you've 3 or 4 sources, and want to streaming audio through HDMI port, a HDMI switch with four HDMI inputs and one HDMI output with audio / video to your TV, and one HDMI output with audio only. And your soundbar or receiver should be with "HDMI IN" port. Those are with "HDMI ARC" port only can't display audio from HDMI sources, but return audio from TV. It is not a real HDMI port. If your soundbar or receiver only has a "HDMI ARC" port, you can only use optical port. Sonos beam and BOSE 500 are two models with "HDMI ARC" port only.
Second, you only have one source, and you want to switch easily from the source and TV apps. You can choose a cost-effective HDMI splitter with one HDMI 2.0b input and one HDMI 2.0b output for TV, and one HDMI audio output only. XOLORspace 63021pro may be the choice.
Second, if you don't need to display audio from HDMI but through optical audio port. You need just a HDMI switch with optical out. Optical audio port supports audio format max. 5.1ch. XOLORspace 23031A HDMI switch with 3 HDMI 2.0b inputs and 1 HDMI 2.0b output for TV, and optical out is recommended.
XOLORspace 23421 4k 60hz HDR 4x2 HDMI Matrix switcher has received some negative feedback that it does not have sound on sound bar. But for a long time, we still could not figure out why, until today, we have a customer in US who also found no sound on his BOSE sound bar. We thank this customer very much for his patient communication with us, but not to just leave a negative review and silent forever. We found out his BOSE sound bar only has one HDMI (ARC) port but does not have "HDMI IN" port.
The working logic is: the source gives signal to the HDMI input port of 23421 and its Output B is to plugged to the sound bar's “HDMI IN” port. But on the sound bars those has only HDMI ARC port, which is not a real HDMI port, can't accept HDMI audio input. It just displays audio returned from TV by Audio Return Channel. You can prove this by connecting your sound bar to the TV's HDMI port that not support ARC. You will not get sound through a HDMI port that is not with ARC.
So, the conclusion is that, on a soundbar that is without "HDMI IN" port, you can only use the optical port. XOLORspace 23421 can also return TV's audio through ARC to optical port on the sound bar.
Below I will list some soundbars that does not have "HDMI IN" port.
Testing with YAMAHA YAS-107 (with "HDMI IN" and "HDMI OUT" ports):
A soundbar that can work with HDMI switch should be with "HDMI IN" port: YAMAHA YAS-107:
4K 60HZ HDR HDMI switch with optical audio
out 23031A is decent HDCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0b standard, supports 4k 60hz 4:4:4
HDR and Dolby Vision pass through. It is compatible with PS 4 PRO, Xbox Ones,
Apple TV, Roku premier, amazon fire TV, etc.
It also supports 4k 24hz:
23031A 4K 60HZ HDR HDMI switcher is with
optical audio / stereo audio output, that is, it can extract audio from HDMI
source and output through optical audio and stereo audio ports simultaneously.
Optical audio port enables users to use their receiver, sound bar while display
the audio to get the best audio effect. Stereo audio offers the choice to use earphone.
The small function I must speak of is ARC
(Audio Return Channel) because it is very useful when users switch to the TV
apps. program from the input source of the switcher. 23031A HDMI switch ARC can
return TV’s audio to optical port.
Now you can get it at just US$34.99 on xolorspace's factory webshop
How to choose among 23421, 43421, 46421 and 46421S?
All of these four models are with four HDMI inputs and four HDMI outputs, HDMI 2.0b & HDCP 2.2 compliant and with audio extractor. So how to choose one model to match your demand perfectly? Today we are going to talk about this topic.
1. When all of your devices are HDCP2.2 and two output sink are both displays, 43421 is your best choice. It is with the most cost-effective price and just need US$89.99 you can get a decent HDCP 2.2 4x2 HDMI matrix switcher that supports HDR and Dolby Vision. It also supports all the HDMI 2.0b specifications.
Now you can order it at just $89.99 on www.xolorspace.com
2. In case of your input source and TV are HDCP 2.2 you want to send 4k 60HZ HDR signal to your TV, but your receiver or soundbar with HDMI interface is HDMI 1.3 / 1.4v. While your source and your receiver / soundbar supports some audio format that your TV does not. 23421 is your best choice. Set the audio EDID to "PASS" and you can get the best audio format on receiver / soundbar and best resolution on display. The only thing you have to make sure is your video game should also contents that audio format.
Now you can get it at just US$69.99 on www.XOLORspace.com
3. If you have a HDCP 2.2 input source, one HDCP 2.2 TV, one HDCP 1.3 / 1.4 TV, and you want to send 4k 60hz HDR on the HDCP 2.2 TV, and 1080p 60hz on the HDCP 1.3 / 1.4 TV. 46421S is your best choice. It supports 4K 60hz to 1080p 60hz downscaler with just one click on panel or remote control, and set the EDID to "Copy" or "AUTO", this 4x2 HDMI matrix switcher with downscaler will output 4k 60hz hdr on the HDCP 2.2 TV and 1080p 60hz on the lower one. Please be aware that it's impossible to downscale 4K 60HZ to 4k 30HZ.
Get it at US$119.99 on www.xolorspace.com
The last, 46421 is discontinued and replaced by 46421S. All the above three models support ARC (Audio Return Signal).