Final yr, we reported on a “main HDMI 2.1 bug” that meant Denon, Marantz and Yamaha’s high-end 8K AV receivers could not assist 4K video video games performed at 120Hz. The excellent news is that Sound United, which owns Denon and Marantz, has introduced a repair.
“The SPK618 adapter takes an HDMI enter sign from the gaming supply and delivers the corrected HDMI knowledge to the AVR, remedying the error and permitting a 4K/120Hz or 8K sign to cross,” a Sound United spokesmen stated.
The “low profile” adapter is because of ship from the tip of Might and shall be supplied free to any buyer who owns an affected AV receiver inside guarantee. The affected fashions are as follows:
Denon AVC-A110 / Marantz AV7706
Denon AVC-X6700H / Marantz SR8015
Denon AVC-X4700H / Marantz SR7015
Denon AVC-X3700H / Marantz SR6015
Denon AVR-X2700H / Marantz SR5015
Denon AVR-X2700HDAB / Marantz SR5015DAB
Denon AVR-S960H / Marantz NR1711
The pass-through glitch may end up in a black display screen in your TV (or video games monitor) when making an attempt to play video games at a excessive body fee. Not ideally suited for these hoping to max out the graphics functionality of their PS5 or Xbox Series.
When the issue was first found, Sound United moved rapidly to provide you with a few workarounds. The non permanent fixes included connecting the console on to the show and sending audio again to the AVR utilizing ARC or eARC.
Personal one of many affected AV receivers? Fill out the web kind at both Denon or Marantz to order the free adaptor. Offered your receiver’s firmware is updated earlier than you plug the machine in, it is best to have the ability to sport in 4K at 120Hz.
The shape is legitimate for these residing within the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and France. Clients in different nations might want to contact the retailer the place they purchased the product.
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