1:2 Splitter for HDMI 1.3 with Digital Audio. Split HDMI 1.3 to 2 HDTV Displays — with additional optical digital audio output The 1:2 Splitter for HDMI 1.3 with Digital Audio allows set-top boxes, DVD players, DVRs and even computers to be connected to two HDTV displays simultaneously. A TOSLINK output on the rear of the Splitter feeds digital audio to an external amplifier or receiver for additional installation flexibility. A greater number of HDTV displays can be daisy-chained together to create a larger distribution. The 1:2 Splitter for HDMI 1.3 with Digital Audio has two HDMI outputs. The first HDMI output connects to the primary HD display, from which the video resolution and timing information (known as EDID) is obtained. The EDID information is used to create an identical picture on the secondary display. Both HD displays must be capable of the same video resolution(s) or the secondary display may not show the picture correctly. DVI may be used with the 1:2 Splitter for HDMI 1.3 with Digital Audio using an optional DVI-to-HDMI adapter cable.