Kanex HDMI AV Digital Adapter

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  • Overview

    The Kanex HDMI Adapter with Optical Audio lets you connect your new Apple TV directly to your home theatre system. Simply plug in the 3.5mm jack or optical audio cable from your sound system into the Kanex adapter and then to your Apple TV.

    Compatible with current surround sound systems

    Listen to your favourite movies and TV shows without having to upgrade your home theatre sound system or sound bar. Connect directly via standard DC 3.5mm Audio Port or optical audio.

    Stream content directly from your iPad to an HDMI projector

    With this adapter your HDMI projector can use Apple AirPlay mirroring from an iPad to Apple TV, so you can take advantage of the latest technology to enhance presentations and educational experiences. Share any one of thousands of available apps, while having the freedom to move around as you present.

    Highlights

    Connect the new Apple TV to stream sound via optical audio port

    Display content from an HDMI source onto a compatible HDMI projector

    Supports 7.1, 5.1 and 2.0 surround sound via standard SPID/F Optical Audio or DC 3.5mm Audio Port

    Continue to use your home theatre system with the 4th generation Apple TV

    Easy plug and play installation and operation

    Did You Notice?

    You can mirror content from your iPad to an HDMI projector using AirPlay and an Apple TV.

    Apple Recommends For

    Quickly connecting your Apple TV to your home theatre system.

    What’s in the Box

    Kanex HDMI AV Digital Adapter

    Micro USB charging cable (1.2 m/4 ft.)

    Power adapter

    Tech Specs

    Cable type: HDMI 2.0

    Connections: HDMI

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    UPC or EAN No.: 814556019696

    Warranty

    Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

    Warranty: One year

  • Apple TV Models

  • 2.5 Average
    2 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Works as advertised with a few small quirks

      Successfully outputs 5.1 audio over toslink. Weirdly requires a cable to be plugged into the 3.5mm jack, otherwise no sound comes out of the toslink port

      • Written by Nicholas O from Los Angeles

      5 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works as advertised with a few small quirks

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Does not work in some applications

      I was disappointed when the new Apple TV came out with no digital audio output. The Kanex adaptor seemed like a solution. I connected it to my Sony AV amp which I was disappointed when the new Apple TV came out with no digital audio output. The Kanex adaptor seemed like a solution. I connected it to my Sony AV amp which has HDMI inputs but does not decode audio. The adaptor simply did not pass sound out of the toslink optic out that could be used by my amp. I don't know why or how it doesn't work but it was a waste of time and money for me. Try before you buy or keep your receipt is my advice.

      • Written by Matthew H from Auckland

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Does not work in some applications

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Does not work in some applications

      I was disappointed when the new Apple TV came out with no digital audio output. The Kanex adaptor seemed like a solution. I connected it to my Sony AV amp which I was disappointed when the new Apple TV came out with no digital audio output. The Kanex adaptor seemed like a solution. I connected it to my Sony AV amp which has HDMI inputs but does not decode audio. The adaptor simply did not pass sound out of the toslink optic out that could be used by my amp. I don't know why or how it doesn't work but it was a waste of time and money for me. Try before you buy or keep your receipt is my advice.

      • Written by Matthew H from Auckland

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Does not work in some applications

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Works as advertised with a few small quirks

      Successfully outputs 5.1 audio over toslink. Weirdly requires a cable to be plugged into the 3.5mm jack, otherwise no sound comes out of the toslink port

      • Written by Nicholas O from Los Angeles

      5 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works as advertised with a few small quirks