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HDMI 3-In 1-Out HDMI Auto Switch with 1.5 feet Cable

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HDMI switch
  • Smart, automatic operation
  • Connect-and-forget; you won't even notice it
  • HDMI v1.3b and HDCP compliant
  • Keyhole mounting slot built-in and 1-1/2 ft. HDMI cable built-in
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Technical Details

Style: HDMI switch
  • Brand Name: Generic
  • Model: PET0301D

Product Details

Style: HDMI switch
  • Shipping Weight: 4.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B0018DQYQ2
  • California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 warning.
  • Item model number: PET0301D
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,016 customer reviews)
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  • Date first available at Amazon.com: February 24, 2005

Product Description

Style: HDMI switch

HDMI switches expand the number of available HDMI ports on a high definition television allowing connection of cable boxes, Blu-ray players, and game consoles. A side benefit is that cable clutter is also eliminated by running a single HDMI cable to your HDTV from a switch and relocating the HDMI ports to a concealed location. The problem with most HDMI switches is that you have to either get up to push a button, or hunt for the remote control, to switch sources. The true mark of any great switching component is an ability to perform its function and remain transparent in its operation. This automatic HDMI switch is a plug-and-play away from offering everything you are looking for in an HDMI switch. Select a single output from up to three devices for signal delivery to your HDTV. Smart operation provides complete control for connect-and-forget operation. Powering on a device gives it output priority over the other devices. By powering down the device in use, output priority is returned to the last powered on device. Note: Auto switch function only works for components that do not output continuous voltage over HDMI port when turned off.

Customer Reviews

It worked for about a month and stopped working.
Cole
Tried with two inputs and it would intermittently put a poor signal through (poor picture and sound quality).
valerija jocic
It does not automatically switch when a device is turned on or off.
MDC

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

349 of 369 people found the following review helpful By The Secret Star on January 11, 2009
Style Name: HDMI switch Verified Purchase
I purchased this HDMI Auto Switch last month, and it works just perfectly. I connected my TiVo HD DVR and DVD recorder up to this switch and into my HD TV, so that both of my components could share a single HDMI connection, and it works like a charm. Anytime that I want to watch a DVD, I only power on the DVD recorder, and the switcher automatically switches from the TiVo DVR to the DVD recorder. When I power off the DVD recorder, the switcher automatically switches back to the DVR, just like the product description on this Amazon.com site states.

I HIGHLY recommend this product to anyone and everyone out there who have multiple devices with an HDMI connection. The great advantage to having this HDMI switcher is that the user does NOT have to physically get up and push any buttons on the switcher just to use one of their HDMI connected components like their DVD recorder, DVR, etc. This HDMI Auto Switch sure beats the heck out of other HDMI switchers that require the user to physically get up and PUSH the buttons on the switcher just to use a different HDMI connected device.

To all out there with multiple HDMI connected devices, this product is an AWESOME buy for YOU.

**UPDATE as of December 1, 2011 - I have now had this same HDMI switcher for the last 3 years ever since I originally purchased it in December 2008, and the switcher still works great to this day. I have definitely gotten my monies' worth with this switcher for the last 3 years.
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51 of 53 people found the following review helpful By Raleigh Chinn II on June 30, 2011
Style Name: HDMI switch Verified Purchase
The 3-1 HDMI smart auto-switch works great as long as you understand the limitations of the "smart" feature. The device will take 3 HDMI outputs and connect them to one HDMI input with the attached connector and cable. There is a pushbutton switch on the top which will manually trigger the switch move to the next HDMI input.

Why would you even need manual mode? The "smart" of the switch can detect when a connected device turns the HDMI signal on or off and automatically switch to the next HDMI input. However, not all devices turn off the HDMI signal when they are not in use. TiVo and Apple TV, for example, appear to never turn off the HDMI output. Some Blu-Ray players and other devices may also output HDMI even when they appear "off" to the user. I am happy to report that you can have one "always on" device attached and it still works well. However if you connected more than one it would not work properly.

Given this one limitation, I would highly recommend this device for anyone who is short of an HDMI port or two in their home theater. It's much cheaper than a new TV or A/V Receiver.
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137 of 159 people found the following review helpful By Dave on December 4, 2010
Style Name: HDMI switch
My system has 3 hdmi devices feeding through this switcher into a receiver: two 720p and one 1080p. Both 720p inputs work fine, but the 1080p does not work through the switch (it flashes video with no sound). The 1080p source does work when directly connected to my receiver. Rotating the inputs does not help.
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49 of 56 people found the following review helpful By Michael C. Rhodes on June 16, 2009
Style Name: HDMI switch Verified Purchase
Works as advertized. Perfect if you need multiple HDMI inputs with auto switching ability. Some electronics do not always switch entirely off so this may confuse it's selection process. Not the fault of this device, however.
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93 of 111 people found the following review helpful By CRT on January 10, 2009
Style Name: HDMI switch Verified Purchase
This is the product for you if you need a cheap but reliable solution to lack of HDMI inputs on your HDTV. No more getting up, turning everything off, and swapping cables back there.
Works exactly as advertised. I have a (few years old) OPPO DVD upconvert player and issued COMCAST HD DVR plugged into the adapter.
Turning on the DVD player automatically switches the input to DVD. Turning off the DVD player automatically switches back to TV. Couldn't be simpler. No problems yet.
Not sure why you would need to spend $50-150 on an HDMI switch box...
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42 of 50 people found the following review helpful By EP on March 17, 2010
Style Name: HDMI switch Verified Purchase
You have to make sure that if an HDMI device supplies constant power it must on a higher numbered port than the transient devices. When I correctly ordered each device I did not have any issues.
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55 of 67 people found the following review helpful By Jerry A. Waters on August 31, 2010
Style Name: HDMI switch Verified Purchase
This device is not what I need. The unit creates strong signal noise which transfers to the screen of my HDTV. I was able to prevent this, but running one HDMI cable behind an sheet of aluminum and the other cable in front of the aluminum sheet. This should not be necessary for the unit to work properly. It was not the cables either, because the manual switch I replaced it with didn't need the sheet of aluminum while still using the same cables. Additional observations are that the light on the switch is too bright for low light level TV viewing. It is very distracting. The sound from my DVR and DVD player come through half the time, but I had to restart the DVR and DVD systems several times to bring sound back when I would lose it. If you are buying this for automatic switching, I would recommend looking for a more expensive device. I seldom rate merchandise poorly, but this one really disappointed me.
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40 of 48 people found the following review helpful By BBB on December 1, 2009
Style Name: HDMI switch Verified Purchase
I use this to connect my DirecTV DVR, my Xbox 360, and my Windows 7 Media Center PC. The fact that it automatically changes to the input that is powered on is invaluable. This product does exactly what it says it does. I've used it every day since I bought it. I tell people about this all the time.

UPDATE 2010- This device is still working perfectly 2 years later. It's so good that I felt the need to update the review. I'm buying another one for the TV in my new "man cave." The autoswitching is EXACTLY what I need for my wife. She just turns on the DVD player and it switches the input automatically. No messing with remotes or manually changing the input on the TV. I can't tell you how perfect this thing is. I'm ordering another one now.
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