Over the last ten years, TV’s have continued to plummet in price, opening the door for those folks that like to Go Big!
Gamers or sports fanatics are usually seeking an excuse to upgrade to a bigger and better TV. Now folks have good reason to run out and pick up a 75″ or an 85″ display for the same price a 50-inch TV cost five years ago! Clearly, there are many TV options to choose from, but essentially you can purchase an 85″ 4k/HDR TV Display from $1600.00 – $3500.00.
Now, one has to ask, is there anything else that can make this viewing experience even better? The answer is yes! It’s known as a 4K HDMI Multiviewer! This device greatly improves the viewer’s overall experience expeditiously. Our guys at BZB Express TV demo and review four of the best quad-screen 4K HDMI Multiviewer devices from our catalog, the video is below.
What Is A 4K HDMI Multiviewer
So, what exactly is a 4K HDMI Multiviewer, and how can this device improve the TV environment? A 4K HDMI Multiviewer is designed to display sources such as; XBOX, Computer, Blu-Ray, and Cable TV in windows or even Picture in Picture. Basically, the main goal here is to be able to view one, two, three, or all four Sources by utilizing the division of individual video frames on the big screen.
Multiviewer versus Video Wall
There are different screen configurations when using a 4K HDMI Multiviewer. A multiviewer is able to display full, split, quad, and custom configurations capable of adjusting quadrants to preferred sizes and locations on a display. This is one aspect that truly separates 4K HDMI Multiviewer from the more commonly known Video Wall. In basic appearance, Multiviewers are similar to the Video Wall effect. A Video Wall requires a single TV display for each source, whereas a Multiviewer only requires one TV display. Benefits compared to a Videowall also include energy efficiency, less costly, easier to install, and zero TV Frame or Bezel intrusion on the picture.
Types of 4K HDMI Multiviewer
There are many models and brands to select from depending on your requirements and budget, typically priced $300.00 – up. Today, in general, we are discussing HDMI Multiviewers. It’s also important to note there are other connections like SDI, VGA, and DVI used in the commercial AV world. Make sure when choosing a brand and model to note the different control options too. Some brands will come with an IR remote, while others may additionally offer a downloadable phone or tablet Application. If you have a House Control System or Universal Remote Control, you will probably want to control this device using either Infra-Red/IR, RS-232, or Ethernet IP control.
Gamers and sports enthusiasts can really take advantage of this type of setup. It will maximize their game time while keeping an eye on their favorite program. Restaurants and sports bars also benefit from this technology running multiple programs and even digital signage for advertising purposes. Whatever your requirements, make sure to check with the pro’s and con’s. Do some research to ensure you get the best 4K HDMI Multiviewer for the application and budget! Also, you can reach out to our experts for any questions via phone, email, or chat by visiting our store, bzbexpress.com.