What is HDMI PassThrough Denon receiver?

HDMI PassThrough Transmits the selected HDMI input through the AV receiver’s HDMI output when this unit is in standby power mode. Off: No HDMI signals are transmitted through this unit’s HDMI output in standby power mode.

What is HDMI pass Source?

The HDMI Pass through feature lets you output the HDMI® signal (audio/video) from a Blu-ray Disc®, cable box, satellite receiver or other source device to the TV even when the receiver is in standby mode. All of the devices used must be connected using an HDMI connection for this feature to work.

What is CEC on a receiver?

CEC stands for Consumer Electronics Control. HDMI CEC allows you to combine the settings of all compatible devices into one remote. While you may still need to use the specific device remote for unique device features, most of the core features of compatible devices are supported by HDMI CEC.

What HDMI 2.1 passthrough?

As we’ve established, HDMI 2.1 allows for higher resolutions at higher frame rates than before. With HDMI 2.0b, we could enjoy a maximum of 4K resolution at a maximum frame rate of 60Hz. With HDMI 2.1, we can get 4K at 120Hz, 8K at 60Hz, and right up to 10K resolution for industrial and commercial applications.

Do all HDMI splitters support 4K?

No, you will want to look specifically at an HDMI 4K splitter. Today, most splitters and HDMI switches will support 4K – but not all of them. If you have an older splitter, it’s less likely to support 4K. You will also need high-speed cables that support 4K resolutions too.

Does Dolby Atmos require HDMI?

Unless you are satisfied with your TV’s internal speakers, HDMI is a requirement for Dolby Atmos. Whether your Dolby Atmos content is coming from a Blu-ray disc, a streaming box, or even a built-in app on your TV, the only way to get that signal to your AV receiver or soundbar is via HDMI.

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