Analog Devices introduced the ADV7623 HDMI 1.4 (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) transceiver for home and professional audio video designs. ADI’s ADV7623 HDMI 1.4 transceiver features Xpressview fast switching technology, which enables seamless, automatic switching between HDMI-enabled AV devices in a fraction of a second, eliminating up to 19 seconds of delay required by many AV systems. The ADV7623 samples this month and will be available in February 2010 for $10.95 (Per 1,000).
Analog Devices ADV7623 HDMI Features
- 4-input, 1-output HDMI 1.4 transceiver
- HDMI 1.4 support
- Audio return channel (ARC)
- 3D TV support
- Content type bits
- CEC 1.4 compatible
- Xpressview fast switching on all HDMI ports
- Character- and icon-based on-screen display (OSD)
- High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP 1.4)
- HDCP repeater support
- 225 MHz HDMI Rx and Tx support 36-/30-/24-bit Deep Color
- Supports DVI RGB graphics up to 1600 x 1200 at 60 Hz
The ADV7623 is the only HDMI 1.4 device to integrate a 4:1 multiplexed input HDMI receiver, HDMI transmitter, and CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) buffer and controller into a single platform. ADI’s single-chip HDMI 1.4 transceiver lowers component and board costs by 33%, while supporting advanced features such as OSD (on-screen display) and ARC (audio-return channel) traditionally reserved for higher priced entertainment systems. The chip is ideal for home theater-in-a-box (HTIB) systems, AVRs (audio/video receivers), HBR (high-bit-rate) TV, pro-AV matrix switches, and sound bar speaker systems.
ADI’s Xpressview fast switching technology enables home AV electronics to switch between any four HDMI input ports in less than one second, eliminating the 15 to 19 second content protection authentication delay required by home AV systems such as DVRs (digital video recorders), STB (set-top boxes), game consoles and HD camcorders. ADI’s Xpressview fast switching technology minimizes software overhead, further reducing design costs and complexity.