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Kinivo 501BN Premium 5 port High speed HDMI switch with IR wireless remote and AC Power adapter - supports 3D, 1080p

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  • Switches 5 high speed HDMI inputs into one output
  • Can switch automatically (based on active input)
  • Supports manual switching using the supplied IR wireless remote or the button on the device
  • Supports 3D and HD resolutions upto 1080p
  • 1 year warranty
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Technical Details

  • Model Number: 501BN

Product Description

Kinivo 501BN is a premium quality High speed HDMI Switch for your gaming or home theater setup. It allows for switching upto 5 HDMI inputs into one output and supports resolutions upto 1080p.

Easy plug & play operation
Simply plug in the hdmi input sources into the input connections and the output connection to your TV or projector. 501BN will automatically switch to the currently active input source if there is only one active input. If there are multiple active inputs, then you can select the input either using the IR remote or using the select button on the switch. The HDMI signal from the selected input is passed through to the output HDMI connection.

Quality Picture and Sound
- Automating switching(smart function), IR remote controlled switching or manual switching
- Supports 3D, HDCP 1.2 compliant; Deep color up to 36-bit
- Guaranteed 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i Resolutions
- Works with all HDTVs, Blu-ray players, Xbox 360, PS3, Apple TV (all versions) and other HDMI devices
- Helps reduce clutter of HDMI wires being fed into your HDTV
Note: Apple TV keeps its HDMI port active even in the sleep state. Hence, auto-switching may not work with the Apple TV. Manual switching can still be used in this scenario.

Contents
- Kinivo 501BN HDMI switch
- IR remote control with battery
- AC power adapter
- User manual

Warranty
All Kinivo HDMI products are backed by a 1 year warranty. Please contact us via email if you have any questions.

Product Information

Product Dimensions 6.3 x 5.9 x 2.5 inches
Item Weight 12 ounces
Shipping Weight 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
ASIN B0049SCB2Y
Item model number 501BN
Customer Reviews
4.4 out of 5 stars 4,499 customer reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #6 in Electronics > Accessories & Supplies > Audio & Video Accessories > Distribution > Selector Switch Boxes
Date first available at Amazon.com June 8, 2011

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We had tried several of these types of switches, all of them did not work like they said. Fortunately we got all of them on Amazon so we were able to return them without any problems. We had just about given up on them all when we ran across this one on Amazon. It does what it says it can do.
Here is a review I did for YouTube because I wanted to let other people know about this great find. My wife suggested that I post it here and show people how great it works. In the video, I actually show you how easy it is to use.
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Length of ownership: 13 months. First let me say that I LIKE my Kinivo 501BN. It may not be perfect, but it is a very handy device to have, and I use mine a lot. Initially I had five devices connected to its five inputs, but now I have four devices connected to its inputs: #1) Roku 2XS, #2) Toshiba DVD recorder, #3) Samsung Blu-ray player, and #4) Magnavox DVR (1TB model).

Pros:
1) Small,
2) inexpensive,
3) easy to connect,
4) easy to use,
5) switches up to five HDMI inputs to one HDMI output,
6) works with Logitech Harmony 900 remotes used in complex A/V configurations.

Cons:
1) Automatic switching cannot be turned off.
2) HDMI input #5 failed at 1 year and 2 days.
3) HDMI input #4 is picky - works with some HDMI devices but not others.
4) After automatic switching, there may be no audio until the active port is selected manually.

Regarding Con #1) For some people automatic switching is a plus. If you have DVR or other devices which turn on an off to record shows then you DON'T want automatic switching, as while you are watching one show, a DVR turns on to start recording and the Kinivo's "automatic switching" immediately switches over to the DVR that just turned on. This is VERY ANNOYING when watching a movie or other program. I wish that the automatic switching could be turned off. If the automatic switching could be disabled I wouldn't have movies I'm watching interrupted every time a DVR or DVD recorder turns on. The manual describes a "priority" system where lower number ports take priority over higher number ports. Perhaps it is the equipment I've connected to the Kinivo, but I've found little evidence of port priorities.
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Out of dozens of products I have bought unseen online, I have only felt convicted enough to leave a really positive review on about 4-5 occasions. I am pleased to be able to say this thing works. I have had it over a month, use it every night for hours, switching between 5 different DVR's I have and it works perfectly. The remote feature is flawless and this unit does everything it says it does. You do not have to only have one hdmi device on at a time for it to successfully switch to another input. I can have all five dvr's powered on (all hooked up to this switch via hdmi) and then switch between them. When I am watching direct tv or cox cable, when I turn on one of my three Panasonic dvr's this hdmi switch automatically switches to the newly turned on dvr. I love this switch. I give it an A+!
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I ordered this switch because my old Samsung 61' DLP TV only has one HDMI input on it and my old Onkyo receiver has none. I was looking to replace the receiver with another Onkyo that has HDMI inputs on it but that would at least cost $500. So once I found this item and read the reviews I thought I would give it a try. First I'll start with the only thing I don't like about it. I don't like the ports on the side of the device. I'd rather have them all in the back. I know the designers were trying to make the device smaller but once you stick an HDMI cable on the side the footprint of the device get much bigger anyway because HDMI cables don't bend very well. Now for the good. I use 4 out of the 5 inputs. I have a Ruku, PS3, X-Box 360, and a Directv HD DVR all hooked up to it. The automatic switching works ok but you best only have one device on at a time and I've learned the Ruku doesn't seem to cut off ever. I use a logitech remote to control my whole system and this device is in the list of devices it can control. Thus I don't rely on auto switching and programmed the remote to turn to the input on the switch that I wanted so the switch doesn't change back and forth between inputs. I also learned by using this device that my TV can't process 480p/i over the HDMI from my DVR. At first I thought it was the switches fault but then I went into my DVR menu and set the resolutions that my TV supports to HD only (720/1080) and then I could see the standard def channels again. I have had this device for a few weeks now and it is still working great. I hope this review helps someone.
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If I had a single complaint about this switch it would be that the automatic switching doesn't work with items that sleep instead of powering off. But, given that I can't blame the switch for the design of my electronics, I won't even try. Just be warned that if you are using an Apple TV and a set-top box like a Verizon DVR, you will probably need to keep the HDMI switch remote within arms reach. Onto the good parts.

I've used other switches in the past and it always seemed like I was sacrificing quality for convenience. That's not the case with the Kinivo switch. It doesn't drop signals and the quality of picture and sound isn't hindered at all from passing through the switch. Looking at the size of the switch (a little larger than an Apple TV) I was skeptical. I'm not a skeptic anymore. This is the switch to buy. I've uploaded a photo of the switch sitting atop my set-top box, next to my Apple TV for a size reference.
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