After the market import of hdmi 2.Had attracted for years, denon, marantz and yamaha presented the first audio / video receiver in recent months with the new version of the audio / video interface – point to import the next-generation consoles xbox series from microsoft and sony’s playstation 5 (ps5) and nvidia’s graphics cards of the rtx-30 series. The new devices give over hdmi 2.1 video in 4k resolution with 120 frames per second (short 4k120) or even in 8k with up to 60 hertz (8k60) with full color resolution and increased contrast circumference (hdr).
As c is reported in the current ie c’t 23/2020, a mutual breakdown of the chip manufacturer panasonic solutions (now supposed by nuvoton technology), however, ensures that according to current state of knowledge translating hdmi-2.1-cape receiver of denon, marantz and yamaha in certain commentators are unable to transfer videos in these ultra-high resolution resolutions to tv free to transfer. The tv screen then remains due to hdmi-2.1-pinch black.
According to research of the c’t, this problem also concerns receiver models, which are currently still in development – which has been allowed to belonged to the avantage models of yamaha, which has already been awaited for a long time. Onkyo / pioneer and sony should also have purchased the addressed hdmi chips at panasonic solutions; but these companies still have no av receivers with hdmi 2.1 on.