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Parts Express HDMI Audio Extractor with Toslink and L&R Audio

More television manufacturers are omitting RCA analog audio outputs, leaving owners of legacy stereo equipment in the lurch. The solution is this HDMI audio extractor that extracts the audio out of your HDMI signal, while allowing the full signal to pass through.
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  • Pulls the audio signal from HDMI source and converts to analog to use with older receivers
  • Enjoy your updated video equipment with your legacy audio system
  • Built-in EDID emulator for 2-channel and 5.1-channel audio
  • No loss in video resolution

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Parts Express HDMI Audio Extractor with Toslink and L&R Audio

Adding equipment to your home theater system is difficult when devices don't share the same technology. It is often necessary to find a work-around such as connecting an HDMI to the television and running a Toslink cable back to the AV receiver. This can be a difficult and costly exercise, and you might not get the audio signal that you want.

An HDMI Audio Extractor allows you to tap into the HDMI signal and pull out the audio you need for your sound system. A built-in EDID emulator tells your source device to generate a 2-channel or 5.1-channel audio signal. Installation is easy; after connecting the extractor with HDMI cables, run a Toslink cable to the amplifier digital input, or stereo audio cable to the analog input and you can enjoy your favorite movies and programs through your existing audio equipment.

Specifications: • HDMI video support: Up to 1080p + 3D • Power Requirements: 5 VDC, 1A • Weight: 0.3 lbs. • Dimensions: 3.33" H x 2.43" W x 0.83" D.

Note: The RCA analog output will not work if the incoming audio is multi-channel audio (>2CH). The SPDIF does not support Dolby Digital Plus and PCM 5.1CH and beyond.

Parts Express HDMI Audio Extractor with Toslink and L&R Audio
  • BrandParts Express
  • Part Number180-995
  • UPC848864007304
  • Product CategoryDigital Audio/Video Converters
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (6 Reviews)
  • Weight0.6173 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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Parts Express HDMI Audio Extractor with Toslink and L&R Audio
Parts Express HDMI Audio Extractor with Toslink and L&R Audio is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works, and works well!I really should just buy all my electronics from Parts Express... I had purchased a similar item on Amazon for the same price and it just didn't work. Wouldn't even pass the HDMI signal. I bought this one from PE and plugged it up and no issues whatsoever - HDMI video popped right up and sound was coming out of the speakers...I actually used this to solve a buzzing problem. I had wired up a computer monitor over a long run of HDMI cable, using a source switcher as a repeater (PE part # 180-638), and connected a Lepai 2020 to the headphone jack of the monitor to get some sound. Lots of buzzing. Not really a surprise, though, as it was a nightmare scenario for buzzing: long cables connected across multiple branch circuits and the branch the amp was plugged into had a bunch of dimmer switches on it. This solved the issue though by letting me tap into the digital audio feed from the HDMI and feed that via a small DAC to the Lepai 2020 - no more buzzing!! Yay for digital.
Date published: 2015-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works wellThis device enabled the Roku3 work with my Denon receiver via optical cable. Made audio selections on both this device and Roku menu. The sound quality is much improved compared to direct feed via blue ray disc player. PS gave catalog to my brother- in- law who was excited to find this vendor. By
Date published: 2015-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as expected.Device seems well built. Pass through of HDMI is clean and clear. Left and right audio outputs function as advertised. Have not used optical outs.
Date published: 2015-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from outstanding productI was advised to secure this item along with an HDMI switch device to setup my tv-dvd-wireless headphone. Works like a charm.
Date published: 2014-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ConverterBought this to feed audio from an Apple TV HDMI output to a secondary zone on my receiver (analog audio only)while still passing full Video+Audio to main input on receiver. Works great!! No noticeable loss of Quality.
Date published: 2014-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked Great, No Image Issues, Clear AudioWe have tried several of these type of units and this one works great. No Image Issues and Clear Audio, exactly what we needed.
Date published: 2013-10-19
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Parts Express HDMI Audio Extractor with Toslink and L&R Audio

I have a amazon fire tv and I want the audio and video pass though and the audio is also going to my stereo through the toslink

Asked by: pmsj

I have a new Samsung smart tv UN65HU8550. I have an older Technics stereo receiver with several speakers that only receives through RCA/Analog. What type of cable do I run from the TV to your HDMI to RCA Extractor? The tv says it has an Audio Out port.

Asked by: johnscholz
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: 2015-08-19

What is the warranty period for this product?

Asked by: baklava
This product has a 1 year warranty.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-05-10

Does "allowing the full signal to pass through" mean video AND audio, in the event you want to watch the news or other program without the stereo system on?  Thanks. 

Asked by: Doclaw
Yes. The HDMI will pass both audio and video through the HDMI out and extract the audio only through the RCA connections.
Answered by: TomI
Date published: 2015-05-10
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