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3-Port HDMI Switch with 3D and IR Remote

Overview
HDMI selector with 3 inputs, 1 output, IR remote, and supports 3D.
Highlights
  • Auto, manual, or remote controlled selection
  • Small chassis is easy to conceal
  • Supports 3D
  • Passes high resolution video up to 1080p
Part # 
181-366
Weight: 0.429 lbs.  
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Product Details

3-Port HDMI Switch with 3D and IR Remote

Three methods of operation are available with this mini 3-port HDMI selector switch. Different sources such as cable boxes, upscaling DVD players, Blu-ray players, and game consoles may be switched automatically, manually, or by using the included IR remote and 36" long remote IR target. HDMI v1.3b compliance guarantees 1080p HD performance, and a built-in amplifier boosts signal for use with cables up to 25 meters long (24 AWG). A small 3/4" H x 3-1/4" W x 2-1/4" D chassis makes this switch easy to conceal. Power supply included.



Product Specifications
  • Audio Input/OutputHDMI
  • Video Input/OutputHDMI
3-Port HDMI Switch with 3D and IR Remote
  • BrandParts Express
  • Part Number181-366
  • UPC848864007205
  • Product CategoryA/V Source Switchers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (5 Reviews)
  • Weight0.429 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Reviews

3-Port HDMI Switch with 3D and IR Remote
3-Port HDMI Switch with 3D and IR Remote is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from OK switch, poor IR.As an HDMI switch, the unit works fine. Unfortunately, I bought it mainly because it could be controlled by an IR remote. First issue is that the range of the transmitter is less than 3ft (!). Initial thought was the remote battery but that checked out OK. I confirmed it's just a terrible remote (and not a poor sensitivity receiver) because when I used it to program a learning remote, the range was just fine. Second issues is (as reported in another review), I found that the LG TV "volume up" command is recognized by the switch as "HDMI 3"! However, the reverse is not true (i.e., sending "HDMI 3" does not affect the TV volume) which leads me to believe that it's the switch IR decoder that's poor. This issue makes it pretty useless to me. There's also some mention in the manual about an IR "learning" capability in the switch itself but no real explanation as to how to use it.
Date published: 2014-09-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from elegantly simple solutionMy elderly mother had difficulties navigating the on screen input selection menu on her new flat panel TV. I installed this to let her switch between cable and DVDsimply by pushing one button.She can now easily go between the two mediums she uses without frustration, and I no longer get "what do I do?" phone calls! Well worth the price!Only complaint is the poorly written instruction sheet. This unit isn't entirely "plug and play"- after the cables are all plugged in and the unit is powered up, you have to press the 'select' button on the switcher box for it to recognize the source(s).Once I figured that out (and the fact that one of her HDMI cables was the victim of her cat 'Spawn' and his evil cord munching ways) the unit works perfectly!
Date published: 2014-08-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cannot recommend this productI never could get the remote to work properly, but maybe I was doing something wrong. It was very difficult to get the battery compartment open. But the remote isn't necessary for operation -- the unit senses when a new signal comes in over an input, and switches automatically. So I tried using it for a couple of days.I had to give up when I noticed that audio and video from the Roku slipped out of sync. As soon as I removed this unit from the chain, the problem went away. I tried with multiple cables, and confirmed that cables weren't the problem.I think there's a reason this thing is so much cheaper than most HDMI hubs.
Date published: 2014-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does exactly what it needs to do and does it wellI have a cable box and xbox going to my TV but only one HDMI. This switches them perfectly and automatically. Nice that it has the remote to be able to switch them manually but whenever the other has a signal come on, it just automatically switches. Perfect for my application.
Date published: 2014-01-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Works ok.The manual switching function works well, signal quality thruput is good, IR function seems poor, in that commands from my other LG remotes seem to cause it to switch inputs. This has caused me to disconnect the IR input dongel and use just the pushbutton switch.
Date published: 2014-01-22

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3-Port HDMI Switch with 3D and IR Remote

I just purchased the 3-port switch and will not turn on on my xfinity cable box. When I turn on my blueray player the switch turns on. Can anybody help me with this.

Asked by: Dan man
Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-11

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