Metra ethereal CS-CVHDM
Component video + stereo audio to HDMI converter
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Our take on the Metra ethereal CS-CVHDM by Crutchfield's Steve Kindig
Remember the Analog!
Component video is becoming the forgotten high-def connection. As we've shifted from analog HD to digital HD, and now 4K, equipment makers have cut back on or eliminated component video connections on many A/V receivers and other gear. This audio/video adapter from Metra ethereal lets you connect your game console or other gear to your HDMI-equipped A/V receiver or TV.
The CS-CVHDM accepts video resolutions from 480i to 1080p. It takes that video signal and stereo RCA audio signals and converts them to HDMI-ready digital signals. The CS-CVHDM requires AC power to function, and includes an AC power adapter.
- accepts component video + stereo audio signals and converts them for transmission over an HDMI cable
- supported video resolutions include 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p
- AC-power is required — AC adapter is included
- HDMI cable and component video/audio cables are not included
- warranty: 60 days
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- Component video/stereo RCA-to-HDMI converter
- AC power adapter (attached 44" DC cord)
- User Manual
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Component AV to HDMI Converter: The HELIOS CS-CVHDM is a component AV to HDMI converter. It takes a component video signal/stereo RCA audio signal and converts it over to HDMI at the same resolution (there is no resolution upscaling).
Analog AV Inputs: The CS-CVHDM is equipped with a female component video input (red/blue/green) and a female stereo RCA audio input (L/R). Component video and stereo RCA cables sold separately.
HDMI Out: The CS-CVHDM is equipped with a female full-size HDMI 1.3 output. HDMI cable sold separately.
Supported Video Resolutions: Supported video resolutions include 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p. The input video signal's resolution is not upscaled and remains at the same resolution from the component video input to the HDMI output.
AC Power Adapter: The HELIOS CS-CVHDM comes with an external AC power adapter which must be plugged into an AC wall outlet or surge protector.
Note: The CS-CVHDMI will not function without AC power.
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Why did you buy this?
To hook up a Wii to my new TV that has only HDMI inputs [ Glenn Dec 15, 2017 ]
Your adviser Harley told me this item will convert output from my BOSE 3 2 1 system to HDMI [ William Nov 07, 2017 ]
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