Product ID: HD2A
This HDMI® audio extractor lets you separate stereo audio from your HDMI video signal and connect it to a 3.5mm audio device, such as your stereo sound system or desktop speakers. You can also extract the audio from the HDMI signal and integrate it into an optical TOSLINK® application, using the included digital SPDIF adapter.
Your latest consumer A/V equipment probably only offers an HDMI output. This can make it difficult to integrate devices, such as your new Blu-ray™ player or computer system, with your existing audio equipment or desktop speakers.
The HDMI audio extractor is USB powered using the included power cable, for easy integration with your computer systems. The adapter also features a small footprint that discreetly blends into your hardware setup, for a uniform look.
With a 3.5mm audio output and a TOSLINK adapter included, the HDMI audio extractor lets you output audio to virtually any non-HDMI equipment, whether it's digital or analog. This makes the audio extractor great for any application where you need to connect your HDMI source to speakers that don't have an HDMI input - such as desktop speakers, or a classroom or boardroom sound system.
The audio extractor is HDCP enabled and HDMI 1.3b compliant, to ensure compatibility with your HDMI device. Plus, the HDMI output supports resolutions up to 1920x1080 (1080p) at 60Hz, to fit any HD application.
The HDMI audio extractor can also be used with an inexpensive MU1MFRCA (sold separately) to integrate the audio from your HDMI source into 2-channel RCA audio applications.
The HD2A is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||USB Mini-B (5 pin)|
|1 - Connector A||HDMI (19 pin)|
|1 - Connector B||3.5 mm Mini-Jack (3 Position)|
|HDMI (19 pin)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-10°C to 80°C (14°F to 176°F)|
|Humidity||5% to 95% non-condensing|
|AV Output||3.5 mm Audio|
|Chipset ID||Explore - EP93Z3E|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||32.0 mm [1.3 in]|
|Package Length||14.3 cm [5.6 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||135.0 g [4.8 oz]|
|Package Width||17.0 cm [6.7 in]|
|Performance||Maximum Digital Resolutions||1080p (1920 x 1080)|
|Supported Resolutions||Up to 1080p (1920 x 1080)|
|Wide Screen Supported||Yes|
|Audio Specifications||2.1 stereo audio|
|Physical Characteristics||Weight of Product||39.0 g [1.4 oz]|
|Product Length||60.0 mm [2.4 in]|
|Product Width||55.0 mm [2.2 in]|
|Product Height||20.0 mm [0.8 in]|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||HDMI audio extractor|
|2.5 ft. [780 mm] USB power cable|
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This device is plug and play. It does not use any drivers, and does not require any setup tasks other than plugging in the source (for example, a computer) and the destination (for example, a monitor).
When you troubleshoot issues with a video adapter, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:
Video source (such as a DVD player or computer)
Video destination (such as a monitor or projector)
To test your setup components, try the following:
Use the cable, video adapter, video source, and video destination in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
Use a different cable, video adapter, video source, and video destination in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.
When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:
Test each cable individually.
Use short cables when you are testing.
When you test the video source and video destination, it is recommended that you do the following:
Remove the video adapter from your setup and test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together without the video adapter.
Test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together at the resolution that you want to use.
Note: In order for your setup to work properly, the video source, adapter, and destination all need to support the resolution that you are using.