Philips Wireless HDTV Link

Posted Fri Oct 23, 2009 at 10:00 AM PDT by Mike Attebery

The latest in wireless streaming, capable of sending 1080p signals up to 75 feet, the Philips Wireless HDTV Link has officially launched.

Wireless HDMI is a much beloved idea, though the practical application tends to be either ineffective, expensive, or both. The Philips SWW1800/27, also known as the Wireless HDTV Link, certainly isn’t cheap, but it does promise strong performance.

The HDTV Link is essentially two pieces of hardware. One, a signal receiver, gets hooked in directly to your television via HDMI. It can be placed up to 75 feet away from the transmitter without any signal loss, according to Philips.

The transmitter sits with the rest of the home theater, and sends the signal to the receiver. The Philips Wireless HDTV Link features a transmitter capable of switching between four different inputs, two HDMI and two component.

Philips states that a 1080p/24 signal will suffer no degradation while being sent this way, though they’ve not stated anything about what kind of audio can be sent.

The Philips SWW1800/27 Wireless HDTV Link is available now at retailers and etailers for $799.

Source: Press Release

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