What Does 4k Pass Through Mean On A Receiver?

Definition of: 4K pass-through.

4K pass-through.

A feature of an A/V receiver that allows a video source to pass unaffected through the receiver to a 4K TV without any processing.

For example, all 4K content from a 4K source or an upscaling 4K Blu-ray player must be passed directly to the 4K TV.

Do I need a 4k receiver?

Unfortunately, you might need a new AV receiver. Most older receivers, even ones with HDMI, won’t pass a 4K signal. One option is to connect the 4K source to the TV directly, and send optical audio (in the case of the Roku 4, for example) to the receiver. Not ideal, but cheaper than a new receiver.

What does 4k Pass Through mean on a soundbar?

The 4K pass-through feature is High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2-compatible and allows data to pass through the system without quality loss. The AV receiver with the 4K pass-through feature sends 4K signals from video devices to a 4K TV or 4K projector while maintaining the 4K resolution.

What is HDMI pass through on a receiver?

The HDMI Pass through feature lets you output the HDMI® signal (audio/video) from a Blu-ray Disc®, cable box, satellite receiver or other source device to the TV even when the receiver is in standby mode. All of the devices used must be connected using an HDMI connection for this feature to work.

What does 3d Pass Through mean on a receiver?

3D Ready means the receiver has the HDMI 1.4a connection with 3D support but receiver must be powered on to relay the signal. 3D pass through means its got the HDMI 1.4a connection with 3D support but will also allow the signal to pass through without the receiver being turned on.