HDMI Cable and HDMI Connector on PCB

Hi everyone!

There are different HDMI cables, latest ones are HDMI 2.0 and HDMI 2.1. I have a 19pin HDMI Connector that is going to be mounted on a pcb for testing.

I am curious and it feels like the egg or chicken question! Haha….however, I would like to know is it the HDMI connector on the pcb or is it the cable itself setting the output to 1080p (FHD) or 2160p (UHD)?

Can I have the same HDMI connector for both 2.0 and 2.1 HDMI cable?

Thanks in advance for your help! Sarah

by sarahk8
May 21, 2019

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