What are HDMI Splitters?

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HDMI cables only go so far in being able to transmit signal to screen. For a user with multiple screens, seeking to get the same visual across every screen is impossible with a single HDMI cable.

HDMI splitters are used to spread the same source visual across multiple screens, providing a way to mirror, amplify, and extend the reach of an image. Buying the right HDMI splitter for your setup means cutting down on cable with a high-performance, high-definition HDMI splitter for the home. Supporting data transfer resolutions ranging from 1080p signals and more, a splitter should not lose any picture quality in spreading the same images across multiple displays.

For gamers, HDMI splitters are a great way to duplicate gaming images across multiple displays. Mirroring makes this possible through other means however to retain the highest picture quality, a splitter like this is almost necessary. In addition, one is not only mirroring video but the audio as well. For some people, an HDMI switch will be preferred over a splitter. A switch function slightly differently as it takes multiple sources of video and allows the user to select the source that they want to watch on their screen. All in all, switches and splitters are very different in their capabilities, and in this day and age of multiple devices and hook-up requirements, an HDMI splitter is likely the most appropriate option.

Fortunately, there are a range of HDMI splitters to choose from depending on your needs. There are 1-in-2 outs such as the PrimeCables HDMI Splitter 1×2 with Full 3D and 4K×2K (340MHz)Metal Shell-Real HDMI V1.4 for $34.99. Then, there are splitters designed 1-in-4 out, including the PrimeCables® 4K Support HDMI splitter 1×4 Metal Powered Amplifier with EP chipsets for $46.99. For more advanced screen setups, the next splitter level up would be 1-in-8. Admittedly, this is unneeded for most Canadian consumers however for some, they may be pressed to purchase the 1×8 HDMI® Amplifier Splitter over CAT5e/CAT6 Complete Solution Kit – Extend Up to 164ft – Monoprice® for $519.99.


Buy any of these HDMI splitters through PrimeCables today and receive a 1-year guarantee on all orders, free returns included, and fast, free shipping on any orders above $49 to anywhere in Canada.


HDMI splitters are well worth the purchase price for those who need more HDMI ports than their TV is able to offer. When it comes time to connect multiple streaming devices or gaming consoles, you shouldn’t have to get up every time to switch wires and/or connectors. Buy an HDMI splitter today to make your home entertainment setup easy!


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