What's new in HDMI 2.0
2.0 Version increases bandwidth to 18Gbps significantly. Also includes the following advanced features:
•Up to 1536kHz audio sample frequency for the highest audio fidelity
•Up to 32 audio channels for multi-dimensional immersive audio experience
•Resolutions: Up to 4K@50/60 (2160p), 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60 video resolution, for the ultimate video experience
•Dynamic synchronization of video and audio streams
•Support for the wide angle theatrical 21:9 video aspect ratio
•Simultaneous delivery of multi-stream audio to multiple users (Up to 4)
•Simultaneous delivery of dual video streams to multiple users on the same screen
•CEC extension provide more expanded command to control consumer electronics devices through a single control point
What is HDMI 2.0b
HDMI 2.0b is backwards compatible with earlier versions of the HDMI specification and the most recent update of the HDMI specification. Also enables key enhancements to support market requirements for enhancing the consumer video and audio experience.
 
What are the key advanced features enabled by HDMI 2.0b?
•Simultaneous delivery of dual video streams to multiple users on the same screen
•Simultaneous delivery of multi-stream audio to multiple users (Up to 4)
•Enables transmission of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video
•CEC extensions provide more expanded command and control of consumer electronics devices through a single control point
•Bandwidth up to 18Gbps
•4K@50/60 (2160p), which is 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60 video resolution
•Up to 32 audio channels for a multi-dimensional immersive audio experience
•Up to 1536kHz audio sample frequency for the highest audio fidelity
•Support for the wide angle theatrical 21:9 video aspect ratio
•Dynamic synchronization of video and audio streams
 
Current High Speed cables (Category 2 cables) are capable of carrying the increased bandwidth. HDMI 2.0b does not define new cables or new connectors. 
What does the HDMI version mean?
In the past the HDMI version number (for instance 1.3b or 1.4a) was used to mark cable products. This is not allowed any more because often suppliers marked products with wrong HDMI versions. The result was that customers often bought products in the believe that certain HDMI features are supported which was not always the case.
 
HDMI cables are only produced according to the following 4 HDMI cable specifications:
 
    • HDMI
    • Highspeed HDMI
    • HDMI with Ethernet
    • Highspeed HDMI with Ethernet
 
Please note that the a.m. HDMI cable specifications do not guarantee that a specific HDMI version is supported by every HDMI cable supplier/ trader. With KabelDirekt HDMI cables you are on the safe side that always the newest HDMI version is supported.
 
KabelDirekt HDMI cables are produced according to the standard Highspeed HDMI with Ethernet and are fully compatible with HDMI 2.0 (all available HDMI features as well as resolutions up to 4K in 3D are supported). The bandwidth of KabelDirekt HDMI cables is 18,2 GigaBit/ second.
Why the monitor will become splash screen and video corruption after connecting the HDMI cable?
First, please confirm that there is no problem of the monitors and outputs, the graphics driver is stable. And then, please check the connection of the HDMI cable whether it could satisfy with the version of monitors and outputs.
All of above is ok, the splash screen and video corruption are likely due to HDMI cable’s signal attenuation or insufficient bandwidth on the network. So please replace old one into a new HDMI cable. If the question is still happen after changing new cable, please try to change the monitor to find out what happen.
Please contact vcomnet@vcom.hk to get professional advising, if the question is still couldn’t be solved.
Why there is only image output no audio output after connect to HDMI cable
Firstly please make sure that it is buildt in Speaker type display and the HDMI cable connect to the audio & video output interface correctly.
Secondly make sure that the display adapter driver is correct, and then you need to set the audio output as the HDMI output signal.
All of the above, If this does not resolve your problem, please contact Email:vcomnet@vcom.hk to get professional advice.
Why there is no image on display monitor after connect to 1.4V HDMI cable
Firstly ensure that transmits image resolution & refresh rate are not higher than 3840*2160@30Hz/1920*1080@60Hz and the display adapter driver is correct , the display is open with HDMI signal source.
Secondly please connect the HDMI cable to the discrete graphics(if any) HDMI interface, if without discrete graphics, please replace other brand HDMI cable to operate under the same configuration. If it still doesn't work, please try to change the display.
All of the above, If this does not resolve your problem, please contact Email:vcomnet@vcom.hk to get professional advice.
FAQ about HDMI/DP/USB/DVI/VGA

1. I bought an HDMI cable, when connecting the PC motherboard port, no display, why?

Please plug the HDMI cable to the PC discrete graphics HDMI connector, and adjust the monitor signal source to HDMI.

 

2. I bought a DP cable, when connecting the PC motherboard port, no display, why?

Please plug DP line to PC discrete graphics DP connector, and adjust the monitor signal source to DP.

 

3. There are three colors on my motherboard USB ports, black, blue and blue-green, what are those ports?

Black: USB2.0; Blue USB3.0; Blue-green:USB3.1

 

4. Can the DVI and VGA be transformed?

Yes, but only DVI-I can.

 

5. Nowadays, why there is no standard VGA interface on the graphics card?

VGA port is an analog signal, nowadays it’s the time pursue for screen Sharpness, VGA has gradually been replaced by other more high-end digital port.

 

6. My monitor only has VGA port, but graphics card has no VGA, how can I make it work?

You need a converter cable.

 

7. I see VCOM has HDMI AM TO CM cable, what kinds of equipment usually use these cables? If I have bulk purchasing, who do I sell to?

HDMI C interfaces mainly use in digital cameras and notebooks and a few discrete graphics.

 

 

8. Why nowadays only has HDMI interface on TV?

HDMI interface is Hitachi, Panasonic, Philips, Silicon Image, Sony, Thomson and Toshiba 7 companies jointly launched, because of the strength of promoters, and earlier launch time determines the HDMI’s popularization.

FAQ about DVI,VGA Cables

1.What cables should I use for home audio devices under the environment of the current market?

HDMI 1.4V is enough for routine using and HDMI 2.OV is required for the current newly 4K.

 

2.What’s the English code of CCS、BC、CCA that shows on your specification?

They mean the quality and structure of cables. Copper-Clad Steel for CCS, 

Bare Copper for BC and Copper-Clad Aluminum for CCA.

 

3. I have bought DVI 24+5 from VCOM, but it can’t be plugged into the DVI port of my motherboard, may I know what’s the problem?

Pls make sure the port of motherboard is 24+5, if not, it definitely can’t be plugged into.

 

4. If I need 50M VGA cables for my engineer project, can VCOM brand 50m VGA cables work as usual?

Yes, of course.

 

5. Which is better for VGA cables of 3+4、3+6、3+8?

3+8 is the best, and then 3+6, and 3+4 is the last choose.

 

6. Why the screen was so fuzzy after the displayer connected with VGA cable?

Pls adjust the screen resolution to the best if it was short length VGA cable.

If you used long meter VGA, it is normal to have slightly fuzzy, trailing, ghost because this is the common problem of analog signal. 

 

7. I have bought a DVI cable and there was no image after I connected to the PC mainboard. What’s wrong?

Pls plug the DVI cable into the DVI interface of PC discrete graphics and adjust the display signal to DVI.

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