Posts Tagged: hdmi

18 Gbps HDMI Cable Runs Over 15 Feet Can Be A Challenge

18 Gbps HDMI Cable Runs Over 15 Feet Can Be A Challenge

I am encountering many problems with HDMI working properly with 4K UHD and HDR in projector installations.  These installations frequently use cables that are much longer than those found in the typical home installation.  Many Category 2 high speed cables that are 15 ft or less in length work without a hitch.  Applications over 15 ft are… Read more

Fixing Intermittent HDMI Connection Problems

Fixing Intermittent HDMI Connection Problems

Many displays with 4K HDR capability are having connectivity problems with HDMI 2.2 and smart cables like Redmere.  There are two solutions people are finding to work if changing cables out is not successful or possible. The most reliable has been the Key Digital KD-HDIFIX22.  Inserting this device between the receiver and the display will solve… Read more

How To Select An HDMI Cable

How To Select An HDMI Cable

Many people wonder whether the HDMI cable they select will impact the picture quality of the image they are getting on their display.  In general the subtle degradation of image quality caused by cable quality is not something that occurs.  These concerns, however, are reinforced by stores that sell high cost/profit HDMI cables from suppliers like Monster Cable that… Read more

My Take On 4K/UHD In The Home

My Take On 4K/UHD In The Home

  At this time I have worked on many Ultra High Definition (UHD) projectors and flat panel displays that have UHD sources.  Based on these observations and other industry updates several things are becoming clear to me about what we know and what we do not know.  The good news is that UHD content can… Read more

Vanco HDMI Matrix Switch

Vanco HDMI Matrix Switch

Vanco is offering HDMI matrix switches that support 3D and 4K.  This switch can be used to share sources with several displays.