About the Metra Helios CS-HDMAV
Use an HDMI source with an older TV
This scenario might sound familiar: you have an older TV that doesn't have any HDMI inputs, but you want to connect a high-definition source like an Apple TV, Blu-ray player, or cable box. If that's the case, consider using the Metra CS-HDMAV. It takes an incoming HDMI input, and converts it to composite video and RCA stereo audio. This lets you use the yellow (video) and red and white (stereo audio) inputs on your old-school TV to watch an HDMI source.
- connect an HDMI source to a TV that doesn't have HDMI inputs
- takes the incoming signal from an HDMI cable and converts it to composite video and RCA stereo audio
- features a selectable video output format switch (NTSC and PAL)
- plugs into a USB power source
- HDMI cable and composite video/audio cables not included
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # CS-HDMAV
What's in the box:
- HDMI-to-composite video/stereo RCA converter
- 29" miniUSB-to-USB cable
- User Manual
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More details on the Metra Helios CS-HDMAV
HDMI to Composite AV Converter: The HELIOS CS-HDMAV is a HDMI to composite AV converter. It takes a HDMI audio/video signal and converts it over to composite video and stereo RCA.
HDMI Input: The HELIOS CS-HDMAV is equipped with a female full-size HDMI 1.3 input. HDMI cable sold separately.
Analog AV Output: The CS-HDMAV is outfitted with a composite video output and stereo RCA audio outputs. Composite video and stereo RCA cables sold separately.
Supported Video Resolutions: The HDMI input will accept 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p video signals. The composite video output only supports 480i, so any higher video resolutions will be down-converted. The CS-HDMAV can be set to PAL or NTSC video.
Supported Audio Formats: The HDMI input will accept 2ch to 5.1ch audio (including Dolby Digital & DTS). Multichannel audio will be down-converted to 2-channel through the CS-HDMAV's stereo RCA outputs.
Power Requirements: The HELIOS CS-HDMAV features a miniUSB port and comes with a 29" miniUSB-to-USB cable which must be connected to a USB power source (not included).
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