It’s no small thing that despite the fact that we’re currently living in the era of “TV,” so many shows, web series or movies aren’t actually on broadcast television. and, many of the most popular shows are found on streaming services like Hulu and Netflix,disney+, or other online streaming services and even traditional networks like CBS are now entering the streaming game. The point is from gaming to streaming your favorite movies or web series to casting from your computer to tv there’s a whole lot of stuff we need do with our TVs that have nothing to do with television.
While smart Android TVs are making it easy to stream online content like movie websites without the need for HDMI but there are a lot of things HDMI is awesome for. If you have a Blu-Ray or DVD player, or gaming console, a streaming stick, speakers, or all of the above, you’ll quickly find that the standard supply of HDMI ports isn’t enough.
1. Kinivo 3-Port High-Speed 4K HDMI Switch
If you jump into a 4K TV, you want to make sure you can enjoy it. The HDMI switch has three inputs and supports 4K quality. Additionally, if there is only one active entry, the HDMI key will automatically choose this entry. There is also an included remote control for easy selection of the device you want. Advantages: Only option with remote control, supports 4K, easy to install and use. Cons: Auto-Switch will switch from time to time, but Auto-Switch can be turned off in this case.
2. Techole HDMI Switch 4K HDMI Switch
This HDMI adapter supports 4K and can connect two devices. The simple design includes one button to switch inputs. It is the most compact device on this list, so it will help reduce load. Advantages: Compact and exclusive design, supports 4K. The negatives: only two entrances. Power is derived from the devices you are connected to, which reduces the number of cables, but it means that multiple devices must be powered simultaneously to give the unit enough power.
3. GANA 3 Port 4K HDMI Switch
This 4K switch has a manual button for switching between up to three inputs. It’s light and compact enough that it can be attached to the back of the TV with velcro if desired, for better cable management. Pros: Affordable 3 input HDMI switch, supports 4K. Cons: Like the Techole option, power is derived from the devices it’s connected to, which may present the same problems.