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Metra CS-HDMABO1

HDMI audio de-embedder with pass-through (10.2Gbps bandwidth)

Item # 120HDMABO1

Adds a range of analog and digital audio connections to an HDMI-only source.

Adds a range of analog and digital audio connections to an HDMI-only source.

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Item # 120HDMABO1

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About the Metra CS-HDMABO1

Keep using your favorite gear

New audio/video sources often don't have the kinds of connections found on older audio gear. With this Metra breakout box, that's not a problem. The CS-HDMAB01 converter can extract audio signals from an HDMI-equipped component and pass them to a range of outputs: coaxial digital, optical digital, analog audio, or HDMI.

Keep using your favorite gear

New audio/video sources often don't have the kinds of connections found on older audio gear. With this Metra breakout box, that's not a problem. The CS-HDMAB01 converter can extract audio signals from an HDMI-equipped component and pass them to a range of outputs: coaxial digital, optical digital, analog audio, or HDMI.

5.1-channel surround sound and stereo options

You can select 5.1 channel mode to pass a surround sound signal to either the HDMI or optical digital outputs. In two-channel mode, the device will send a stereo signal to any of its outputs.

Note: does not downmix Dolby® or DTS encoded audio

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Product highlights:

  • extracts audio from an HDMI input and sends a digital or analog signal to a separate device
    • HDMI pass-through output
    • optical digital output
    • coaxial digital output
    • 3.5mm stereo analog output
  • "5.1ch" mode passes 5.1-channel audio to HDMI and optical digital outputs
    • analog stereo and coaxial digital outputs disabled
  • "2ch" mode passes 2-channel stereo to all the outputs, including HDMI
    • does not downmix Dolby® or DTS encoded audio
  • "pass" mode sends audio/video signals from the HDMI input through the HDMI output
    • disables audio signals on all other outputs
  • 10.2 Gbps HDMI bandwidth supports 4K/30Hz and 1080p video
  • 2-7/8"W x 1"H x 4-5/8"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # CS-HDMABO1

What's in the box:

  • HDMI audio breakout box
  • AC power adapter (attached 43" DC cord)
  • 12" Male stereo minijack to female stereo RCA adapter cable
  • User Manual

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HDMI Audio Breakout Box: The Metra CS-HDMABO1 helps you add optical (toslink), digital coax, or 3.5mm stereo analog audio connections to an HDMI audio/video signal.

Connections: The Metra CS-HDMABO1 features HDMI 2.0, optical/coax digital, and analog connectivity.

  • HDMI 2.0 In/Out: There is a single HDMI 2.0 input and HDMI 2.0 output that are HDCP 2.2 compatible and support up to 10.2Gbps.
  • Optical & Coaxial Digital Outputs: The two digital inputs consist of one optical (toslink) digital input and one coax (RCA) digital input.
  • 3.5mm Analog Output: The analog output consists of a 3.5mm stereo minijack and comes with a 12" minijack-to-RCA adapter.

Audio Output Switch: The output switch determines what type of audio signal is output from the CS-HDMABO1. You can select from Pass, 2ch, or 5.1ch.

  • Pass: This is an HDMI pass-through mode which allows audio (up to 5.1ch) and video (up to 4K/30Hz) from the HDMI input to be output from the device's HDMI output jack. There will be no audio output from any other connection.
  • 2ch: This is a two channel stereo mode which allows only a 2ch stereo PCM audio signal to be output from the devices HDMI, optical (toslink), coax digital, or 3.5mm analog output terminals.
  • 5.1ch: This is a 5.1 channel mode which allows a 5.1ch audio signal to be output from the device's HDMI or optical (toslink) output terminals.

AC Power Adapter: The CS-HDMABO1 comes with an AC power adapter which will need to be plugged into an AC wall outlet or surge protector (sold separately).

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