Full Audio up to Atmos/TrueHD from any HDMI source/output to SONOS Arc & Beam 2 or any eARC sound system
Solve SONOS Arc & Beam 2 lip sync issue when using external HDMI sources connected to eARC TV
Works for ANY HDMI source to any eARC or ARC sound system
CEC control from TV at output to source at input
Added support for 1080p120 and 1440p120 (Xbox series X, PS5 and others)
CEC volume control from source to eARC/ARC sound system
CEC volume control from TV to eARC/ARC sound system
ARC retrieval from TV ARC input to eARC/ARC sound system
HDMI 2.0b Full Audio/Video passthrough up to 18Gbps/600MHz (SDR/HDR10/DV/LLDV)
Allow DV content playback from LLDV capable source on any HDR10 display for improved picture quality
HDMI2.0b Full Audio/Video output has an optional downscaler for improved picture quality on 1080p TV
Allow HDCP 2.2 > 1.4 Conversion
Perform Chroma, Color space and Color depth modification if needed
Increase or decrease nits value of HDR metadata in real-time during HDR playback
Live signal info and details on OSD and OLED
Rotary switch for OLED menu navigation
USB type C (for power) and USB type A female (for USB stick update)
RS232 jack connector (for integration and control, not needed for average user)
World First eARC HDMI2.1 adapter! | YouTube review here | written review here | Techhive review here
Arcana allows ANY HDMI source FULL AUDIO to ANY eARC sound system for up to Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby MAT Atmos, DTS-X, DTS-HD Master Audio and older formats.
Shipping of the smartest converter solution for interoperability between any HDMI sources and eARC sound systems has now started.
Hardware-wise, Arcana features 1 HDMI input, 1 HDMI output with scaling option, 1 eARC output, USB type A for USB stick update, USB type C for power, RS232, OLED display and a rotary/wheel switch on the side allowing to navigate/select and perform changes in the device system menu. Arcana input is capable of 4K HDR/HLG/DV/LLDV/HDR10+ up to 18Gbps for video and support any sound format in existence today, HDMI video output is capable of outputting 18Gbps or downscaling 4K/UHD to 2K/FHD and support all sound formats as well.
Software-wise, EDID management ensures the best possible mixing of TV video capabilities and SONOS Arc (or other) audio capabilities at all times. HDCP conversion is possible in any way and the device can downscale and perform signal operations such as Chroma/Color depth or Color space.
Arcana also allows playback of DV content from LLDV capable source to any HDR10 display and can increase or decrease HDR metadata nits value in real time!
All signal information is visible at first sight via OLED or On Screen Display.
Pre-release demo video (click to open in a new browser tab):
1. Arcana and SONOS App, CEC control, Atmos, pre release demo ( ATV4K > Arcana > SONOS Arc / LG EF9500-ARC )
2. Arcana OLED infopages (Arcana > SONOS Arc)
|HDMI revision:||HDMI 2.0b (Level A) 600Mcsc – 18Gbps|
|Arcana Support:||600MHz/18Gbps HDR, HDR10+, HLG, DV & LLDV, eARC, ALLM, IMAX|
|Max Resolution:||4K60 4:4:4 8b, 4K60 4:2:2 12b, 4K120 4:2:0 8b or 8K30 4:2:0 8b|
|TOTAL I/O:||1 HDMI In, 1 HDMI Out, 1 HDMI eARC Out, 1 RS232, 1 USB-A (update), 1 USB-C (power)|
|Pass & Downscale port:||UHD 2160p & 4K/DCI to FHD 1080p & 2K/DCI|
|Full Audio eARC port:||Full Audio up to Atmos over TrueHD from HDMI source at input to eARC sound system such as SONOS Arc & Beam 2|
|Signal Conversion:||Resolution, Chroma Subsampling, Color Space, Color Depth, HDCP|
|HDCP Conversion:||Any HDCP to any HDCP with CST1 support|
|Operating Modes:||18Gbps Scaler & Splitter with CEC, eARC, ARC and EDID management|
|Special Modes:||DV/LLDV to HDR10 display, Boost HDR nits value, Translate HLG>HDR, HDMI Doctor|
|EDID Modes:||TV only, TV video + SONOS audio, SONOS only, optional LLDV datablock for all modes|
|Control Modes:||OLED and rotary switch with click and push buttons, RS232|
|On Screen Display:||ON/OFF/timer with choice of text color|
|OLED:||1″ Diagonal, 128×64, 2 colors|
|Arcana Size:||3.9″L x 2.3″W x 0.8″H – in CM: 10 x 6 x 2.2|
|Arcana Weight:||120g – 0.26 LBS|
|Input Lag:||<1ms (nanoseconds count)|
|Other info:||3D Support, CEC Pass Through, DSD, eARC (HDMI2.1)|