Year-to-year, tvs are evolving, the HD gives way to the 4K, the HDR or the 8K and screens continue to expand.
Yet, despite these constant advances, there is a point on which the manufacturers do not develop sufficiently their devices : the HDMI ports. In fact, the TV there is a serious lack of connectivity.
It is a bias, surprisingly risky, especially as today most users have one or more game consoles, set-top boxes, sound bar or Blu-ray 4K.
Fortunately, it is possible to add HDMI port to any tv, thanks to our tip explained in this article.
Buy a switch HDMI.
The only way to equip your TV with multiple HDMI ports is to buy a switch, you will then be able to switch from one HDMI input to another.
You can easily find this type of product on Amazon, we tested the model three inputs of UGreen to 20,99 €.
Its use is very simple, just connect the output port of the switch to your tv via an HDMI cable. Then, you can connect up to three HDMI devices to the switch.
In addition, it incorporates auto-switching, this means that it detects systematically the last HDMI input connected. So you can juggle between two devices without the need to reconfigure their connection.
Its data throughput is high enough to enjoy a connection to 4K at 30Hz or 1080p at 60Hz, however it will not be enough for the game to [email protected]
Finally, a remote control is supplied with the switch UGreen order to be able to choose from among the various entries from our sofa.
Note that most switches HDMI, including the UGreen that we recommend, are not sold with a HDMI cable..
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Switch HDMI vs Splitter HDMI.
It must not be confused with a switch HDMI with a splitter (HDMI splitter), because both are the exact opposite.
While a HDMI switch box allows you to add multiple HDMI inputs and connect them all to a single port of your TV, a separator is designed to transform a single HDMI input into multiple outputs.
This is what you need if you want to connect a games console to multiple tvs or, both, a tv and a projector.