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XtremeMac intros cables, HDMI switcher for Apple TV

XtremeMac has introduced a line of home audio and video cables for the new Apple TV streaming media device. The XtremeHD product line also includes a four-port HDMI switcher designed to complement the Apple TV. The XtremeHD cables include: HDMI to HDMI ($20), HDMI to DVI ($20), Component Video ($20), Toslink Optical Audio ($20), and RCA stereo ($15). The XtremeHD four-port HDMI switcher, which will be available next month, enables users to connect up to four HDMI sources—such as Apple TV, DVD players, satellite systems and DVRs—and then connect to a single HDMI input on a television. Any one of the connected video sources can then be selected using the button on the front of the HDMI switcher or via the included remote control.


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It’s nice to see someone coming out with reasonably priced digital cables.

Posted by Galley on January 10, 2007 at 1:15 PM (CST)


What we need is a cable that will convert composite video to component so we can use this device with our normal TVs.

Posted by Timmy on January 10, 2007 at 4:54 PM (CST)


I dunno if it will even work with Standard Definition TVs:

“Apple TV works with widescreen, enhanced-definition or high-definition TVs capable of 1080i, 720p, 576p, or 480p resolutions.”

Posted by Galley on January 10, 2007 at 8:35 PM (CST)



i think you mean component to composite, plus why would you want to downscale the video.  you need to get a “normal” tv with dvi or hdmi.

Posted by kelly on January 11, 2007 at 1:06 PM (CST)

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