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HDMI Switch 4K HDMI Splitter Techole Aluminum Bi Directional HDMI Switcher 2 Input 1 Output HDMI Switch Splitter 2 x 1 1 x 2 No External Power Required Supports 4K 3D HD 1080P for Xbox PS4 Roku HDTV

Last Updated: 10 May 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.6
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
999
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
13
Spam Test
PASS
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
Yes
HDMI
LED
TYPE
196.85 meters
SIZE

Review Summary - 986 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Ports
 197
switch, ports, splitter, inputs, input
+81%
-19%
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" ...  I ran out of HDMI ports on my TV and needed an extra.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well to split an HDMI signal  ...  "
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" ...  I have an ilder smart tv that only had 2 HDMI inputs but now I have 4 devices plugged in and they all work perfectly as they should.  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfectly for cable box to Nintendo switch.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed a splitter because my tv only has two hdmi ports. ... This was cheaper than buying a new tv with more ports.  ...  "
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" ...  My output device going INTO HDMI SWITCH == Xbox One X (less than a month old) ... HDMI cable FROM Xbox One X TO HDMI SWITCH == High Speed HDMI purchased from MONOPRICE ... 1) HDMI FROM Switch to Samsung 27" UHD 4k Monitor is Amazon Basics 6 foot High Speed HDMI with Ethernet ... 2) HDMI FROM Switch TO TV is Amazon Basics 25 foot High Speed HDMI with Ethernet  ...  "
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" ...  My TV only has 2 HDMI ports needed something to connect to gaming consoles to one HDMI port other was taken by our cable box.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug the cables in, and you are up and running!  ...  "
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Ease of Use
 125
easy to install, easy, simple, easy to set, switch
+100%
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" ...  Simple and works great.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Can switch back and forth with ease.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to use & works flawlessly  ...  "
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" ...  That part of the setup works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to hook up.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to set up and worked right away.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 119
tv, monitor, devices, ps4, pc
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Use it for ps4 and switch  ...  "
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" ...  I switch from ps4 to pc  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as I intended, to switch my second monitor between my laptop and my mac mini .  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly what I needed it to do, use one monitor for two computers.  ...  "
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" ...  Have one to switch my playstation between TV and computer monitor  ...  "
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" ...  using it to switch 2nd monitor of desktop and a laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  great product makes my life a lot easier to navigate through different devices  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this device to send video from my PC to the monitor or AVR when I needed.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 69
months, worked, problems, days, switch
+59%
-41%
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" ...  It doesn't overheat or cause problems.  ...  "
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" ...  We have no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, it is working flawlessly and I can recommend highly.  ...  "
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" ...  Received this item a couple of weeks ago and am very happy with how it's working!  ...  "
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" ...  This item worked so good that I bought a second one.  ...  "
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" ...  working as intended  ...  "
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" ...  Was concerned about it working well from some of the mixed reviews.  ...  "
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" ...  Now the switch works.  ...  "
Cables
 65
cables, cable, switch, cable box, hdmi
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Love this splitter.  ...  "
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" ...  Beats having to swap cables every time I want to use different device!  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfectly for cable box to Nintendo switch.  ...  "
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" ...  Super simple to use and saves me from having to swap cables around.  ...  "
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" ...  I knew when buying this that it was a switch, not a splitter.  ...  "
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" ...  i have cable, play station & satellite.  ...  "
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" ...  This splitter fits the need very nicely the two in and one out was the solution and works great.  ...  "
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" ...  It's worth noting that this device doesn't come with any cables.  ...  "
Marketplace
 62
works, picture, advertised, works as described, worked
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just like described!  ...  "
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast shipping too !  ...  "
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" ...  it works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  This devise worked exactly as described.  ...  "
Setup
 53
easy, setup, install and use, easy to set, switch
+100%
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" ...  It was easy to install and switch between each device.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and use  ...  "
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" ...  I do feel I have to explain my setup though.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy hookup, Makes switching from one program source to another very simple  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to set up and worked right away.  ...  "
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" ...  It was fairly easy to install even for a non-techy like me.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 48
quality, switch, sound, picture quality, quality is great
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Picture still looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality picture for Diirect TV but but causes wavy lines with Blueray picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Product worked as expected without reduction in picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Great build & picture quality, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  picture quality on both inputs is good as well  ...  "
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" ...  Easy push of a button to swap, no glitching or picture quality issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked one day, then picture quality went bad like it wasnt connecting solid. ... Took switch off and straight connected with good picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as described with no noticeable decline in picture quality.  ...  "
Product As Described
 47
works, picture, advertised, works as described, worked
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as advertised, perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as described with no noticeable decline in picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the jobs as advertised.  ...  "
Controls
 44
switch, push, button to switch, press the button, inputs
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Now I can switch between the two inputs with a push of a button.  ...  "
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" ...  Press button to switch and I haven’t experienced any quality loss.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple one touch, easy to use button.  ...  "
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" ...  Your product does it's job I purchased it for, with just a push of a button!  ...  "
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" ...  I like the button it feels good  ...  "
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" ...  Now I can switch back and forth from one to the other, with the push of a button.  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as advertised, push the button and it switches input.  ...  "
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" ...  To switch to the second media device, simply press the button on the splitter to switch back and forth between the two media devices.  ...  "
Build Quality
 42
made, metal, feels, switch, build quality
+95%
-5%
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" ...  it feels well made and has given me no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  The switch works perfect and made out really quality materials, this thing will last forever, certainly recommended!  ...  "
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" ...  It's durable metal casing and brushed metal finish is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Good weight, Solid plastic and metal.  ...  "
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" ...  Material is good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Initial review prior to use is its built well with good metal material.  ...  "
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" ...  The switch looks and feels to be very well made, and the connections are snug.  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality was better than I expected!  ...  "
Display Clarity
 37
switch, display, monitor, pixels, ps4
+46%
-54%
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" ...  Screen intermittently turns on and off  ...  "
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" ...  When I used this to connect my display, I had pink pixels all over my screen - terrible quality and basically unusable!  ...  "
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" ...  The screen looks like lines that flicker in and out.  ...  "
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" ...  Causes screen flickering.  ...  "
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" ...  The replacement seemed to work fine but I noticed pixels missing and flickering on the television.  ...  "
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" ...  Horrible for gaming because the screen is either going black or freezing.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen flickers and glitches constantly.  ...  "
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" ...  When switching from a projector back to a monitor, there is no signal and the monitor just shows a black screen.  ...  "
Resolution
 35
tv, hdmi, 1080p, xbox one x, ps4
+69%
-31%
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" ...  TV so that I can watch streaming content on a larger screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I used HDMI Switch 4K HDMI Splitter in conjunction with ARC Audio Extractor HDMI Adapter to split the sound to HDMI and 3.5mm for soundbar.  ...  "
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" ...  This item works great, I hooked my Roku and 4k dvd player to it so now both can use the 60 input on my tv for better picture quality instead of one using the 30, I have no issues with it, I recommend it, I captured the picture from with in my email  ...  "
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" ...  That is, you cannot display HDR quality images by running the PS4 output through the PSVR to the TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and retains 4K picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  my chromcast can still stream in 4k and the switch picture looks really good.  ...  "
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" ...  Monitors of different resolution so using this allows highest display quality instead of defaulting to the lowest resolution like a splitter  ...  "
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" ...  The HDMI Switch 4K Splitter-Techole switcher for 2 input 1 output was one of the best things I’ve purchased for my TV  ...  "
Price
 30
money, value, product, worth, waste of money
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It's not a perfect solution, but it certainly gets the job done at a reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't beat the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Can’t beat the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great switch for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Although when you take in the price I paid for it its well worth the risk an hassel of getting another .  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Great product at a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  Not bad for the price works as advertise.  ...  "
Gaming
 26
switch, game, ps4, games, xbox
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I didn't notice any additional latency while gaming and there was no noticeable degradation of audio or video quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well with our Xbox and PlayStation.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this so I can switch my PS4 from TV to game monitor and its been great.  ...  "
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" ...  works as expected with two gaming systems  ...  "
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" ...  Using this for splitting my movies and gaming to the tv.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought two of these to deal with the numerous game consoles we've acquired over the years.  ...  "
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" ...  Now my kids can easily switch between using each gaming system easily.  ...  "
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" ...  I have two different gaming systems and this makes it a lot easier to switch between them.  ...  "
Overall performance
 20
well, price, simple, reasonable, perfect
+100%
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" ...  Super simple and fast switching .  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job well  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfect, no issues, solid quality for value  ...  "
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" ...  Have it just for a few months, pretty fast and good  ...  "
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" ...  It does it's job, and it seems to do it well.  ...  "
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" ...  It's not a perfect solution, but it certainly gets the job done at a reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  No glitches, runs smoothy!  ...  "
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" ...  This does the job perfectly.  ...  "
Software Platform
 18
roku, switch, fire, connected, stick
+72%
-28%
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" ...  Used with a Switch and a Roku.  ...  "
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" ...  This was used to switch between direct TV and Netflix, it worked great!  ...  "
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" ...  Switch from Fire stick to Tivo.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased this for my mother and her older model TV after buying her an Amazon TV Fire Stick.  ...  "
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" ...  Anyway, this little box allow me to have my roku and bluray connected at the same time and I am very happy with this.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes my old TV with Roku much easier to operate  ...  "
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" ...  I have a firestick and a chromecast.  ...  "
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" ...  Switches back and forth between our Dish network and Chromecast.  ...  "
Network
 18
two, splitter, split, sometimes, signals
+33%
-67%
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" ...  The other, newer, part of the setup sometimes looses signal (but it comes back after a second or so). ... the signal (5 out of 10 times) cuts out for a split second and then comes back.  ...  "
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" ...  Now it no longer sends signal down my 25ft line and is intermittent on my short 4 ft run.  ...  "
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" ...  except my laptop doesn't pickup the signal / detect the monitor for some reason.  ...  "
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" ...  No signal gets through on either side of the splitter.  ...  "
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" ...  It also drops signal unexpectedly, sometimes for up to 5-10 seconds at a time, which is unacceptable for gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  I could not get a good signal with this.  ...  "
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" ...  Won't pick up signals or turn on.  ...  "
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" ...  When it stopped working and I had to hit the button to pass the signal through to the right device over and over again, it was time to look for a replacement.  ...  "
CD/DVD
 17
player, used, switch, roku, blu ray player
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The mini-box is in position 1 and the Blu-ray player in position 2.  ...  "
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" ...  I used the item to add my Blu Ray player to my smart TV  ...  "
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" ...  We used this to add a DVDs player.unit works as advertised and is awesome !  ...  "
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" ...  I use mine between my Roku and my Blu-Ray player and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  The product was used to enable my blu-ray player to play both DVD's and CD's, I think, and it is working fine  ...  "
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" ...  the other two (2) to connect your streaming devices, dvd players, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it to switch between my Firestick and DVD player.  ...  "
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" ...  I used the switch to toggle between a DVD and a VCR. ... Both DVD and BE are always powered.  ...  "
Returns
 15
refund, returned, returning, want, trash
+7%
-93%
comment
" ...  Very poor standard and returned immediately .  ...  "
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" ...  Throwing away because it's too late to return.  ...  "
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" ...  a returned item should never, under any circumstances, be sold a second time as new to a customer, including when it is scratched and one of the internal connectors is visibly bent.  ...  "
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" ...  Costs almost as much to return as to buy. ... Did not bother to return. ... It went in the trash.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it.  ...  "
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" ...  I will return it for refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it for a replacement hoping it was just a faulty one but the replacement did the exact same thing.  ...  "
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" ...  I want a refund and the one that does that. ... Disappointed and want a refund.  ...  "
Delivery
 14
received, product, item, today, time
+79%
-21%
comment
" ...  I have no problem with the products and arrived on time  ...  "
comment
" ...  I received the order in a timely manner.  ...  "
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" ...  The shipping took little longer but no problem otherwise with the product.  ...  "
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" ...  Came on time.  ...  "
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" ...  It works, and delivery was very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived as expected  ...  "
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" ...  This item arrived on time and appeared to be a very nice looking product.  ...  "
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" ...  Received this item a couple of weeks ago and am very happy with how it's working!  ...  "
Size
 13
easy to use, small and easy, product, good, metal
+100%
comment
" ...  I love that the product is small and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Small and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Good product, small and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice and compact  ...  "
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" ...  be happy with the switch they carry it is no different  ...  "
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" ...  They are made of metal and are very compact.  ...  "
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" ...  Convenient and good price too.  ...  "
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" ...  Good weight, Solid plastic and metal.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 11
video, tv, picture quality, audio, soundbar
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  There is not issue with picture quality or sound.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great quality video and audio passthrough.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is perfect and sound is completely normal.  ...  "
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" ...  I've noticed no loss in sound or picture quality when using this splitter .  ...  "
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" ...  Now she has sound from the monitor and soundbar.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, no lag of video, no problems on either monitor or tv, no sound issues.  ...  "
Remote
 9
remote control, wish, switch, button, b
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  Works great would like it to have a remote switch but other than that great product.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, remote would be nice for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Works fine - why is 'remote control' a reviewable feature?  ...  "
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" ...  Great love it alot , wish it had a remote but no big deal id buy it agin if i need one .  ...  "
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" ...  If it had a remote control It would be 5 stars  ...  "
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" ...  I hope they come out with one that has more ports and maybe a remote  ...  "
Cable Length
 9
switching, short, tv, input, cords
+56%
-44%
comment
" ...  Thought I had an extra cable laying around .  ...  "
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" ...  This is just the switch with no cable at all included.  ...  "
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" ...  No more switching wires!  ...  "
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" ...  So much easier than switching out the cord itself!  ...  "
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" ...  no switching cables.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 8
lines, switch, solid, flickering, construction
+13%
-88%
comment
" ...  Didn't take long for.it to start malfunctioning - Had lines come on the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen looks like lines that flicker in and out.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen flickers and glitches constantly.  ...  "
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" ...  Would have been better having all three on one side, then the button could be placed near a surface edge.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen intermittently turns on and off  ...  "
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" ...  Causes screen flickering.  ...  "
Design
 8
nice, metal, made, looks, looking
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  It's also metal, so it feels nice too!  ...  "
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" ...  It looks well-made and works just like it should!  ...  "
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" ...  Felt nice and looked nice.  ...  "
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" ...  The splitter is sleek looking.  ...  "
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" ...  It's durable metal casing and brushed metal finish is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  The switch looks and feels to be very well made, and the connections are snug.  ...  "
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" ...  it is a beautiful thing.  ...  "
For Kids
 7
switch, two, purchased, one, gaming
+100%
comment
" ...  My kids have dropped it a couple of dozen times so I would say it’s pretty durable as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Now my kids can easily switch between using each gaming system easily.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this switch for my married son for Christmas. ... My 5-year-old grandson can switch from one console to the other with ease.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this for my kids to switch between the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.  ...  "
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" ...  This product was a great buy just what i need for my kids gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  My kids don't have to rewire game consoles/cable box every time they switch between the two.  ...  "
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" ...  Kids love it.  ...  "
Video Playback
 7
quality, work, way, two, tv
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  Great quality video and audio passthrough.  ...  "
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" ...  for tv switching video feeds  ...  "
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" ...  In short, if you are looking for a way to alternate between two video sources to one TV / Monitor, this will work great. ... If you are looking for a way to alternate between two monitors and one video source, this will work great.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like this product for movie watching.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it to stream movies, and it works perfectly.  ...  "
Features
 7
well, indicator
+43%
-57%
comment
" ...  the light does not even come on,i will buy a new one from others,not recommend this seller and this product.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The dim green indicator is hard to see.  ...  "
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" ...  Would have been 5 stars if it didn't die after a month of light use.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 6
source, supply, require, required, one
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  This time I bought one that has a power supply and what a difference .  ...  "
comment
" ...  it doesn't require a power source.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not require a power source.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple device with no power supply required.  ...  "
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" ...  As you may have read, one feature of this product is that it doesn't require a separate power supply, which is also a bonus in my situation as I wasn't interested in consuming another outlet just for this purpose.  ...  "
Fit
 5
switch, side, plugs, fit, would
+100%
comment
" ...  It fits the bill perfecty.  ...  "
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" ...  Have attached the switch to my side desk with velcro to keep it solidly in place.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd also recommend buying some adhesive-backed velcro strips to secure the switch to back of the TV for a cleaner install.  ...  "
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" ...  Fit my purpose light weight and literally fit in my hand  ...  "
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" ...  This works perfectly and fits behind the tv on the wall and I can use it whenever I need a slide show from my computer.  ...  "
Comfort
 5
like, feels, hand, feel, weight
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  The unit is heavy, made of metal, which makes it feel great in the hand.  ...  "
comment
" ...  it feels well made and has given me no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the button it feels good  ...  "
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" ...  Fit my purpose light weight and literally fit in my hand  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
item
-100%
comment
" ...  Even i do not know the problem,maybe this item is defective.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It must be defective.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I purchased this product and the initial item received was defective and would not switch.  ...  "
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" ...  Package was accidentally tossed so stuck with it and unable to use it.  ...  "
Capacity
 3
living, wall, two, mounted
+100%
comment
" ...  I have two monitors hooked to my desktop in two rooms.  ...  "
comment
" ...  My telivision in the family room is mounted on the wall.  ...  "
comment
" ...  In the end it gets the job done and it’s small enough that it won’t be an eyesore in the living room.  ...  "
Lagging
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Glitches out constantly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  little bit of a lag when switching inputs but that's to be expected.  ...  "
Device Stand
 3
tv, mounted, use, room, need
+100%
comment
" ...  My telivision in the family room is mounted on the wall.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I mounted it to the wall with Velcro next to the TV  ...  "
comment
" ...  This works perfectly and fits behind the tv on the wall and I can use it whenever I need a slide show from my computer.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  196.85 meters
Connectivity
HDMI:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
Type:  LED 
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
Yes
HDMI
LED
TYPE
196.85 meters
SIZE