Kanex announces the official pre-order availability of its Macworld 2010 Best of Show Award Winner – Kanex XD.
This HDMI to Mini DisplayPort converter is specifically designed to give you multiple functionalities with your Apple iMac 27-inch display. Now you can enjoy your iMac 27-inch as both a desktop computer and an HDTV with the Kanex XD. Using the iMac’s beautifully backlit LED display, you can play your PlayStation®3, Xbox 360® Elite, and Blu-Ray DVDs experiencing amazing HD visuals. Audio is also transmitted through the Mini DisplayPort into the iMac 27-inch for audio playback.
Mount it, play on it, and enjoy Blu-Ray playback on the Apple iMac 27-inch with the Kanex XD™.
* Work, play, and enjoy your Apple iMac® 27-inch as an HDTV
* Playback Audio/Video with a single cable solution back to iMac 27-inch
* Takes HDMI input and converts it to DisplayPort format with no upscaling
* Toggle between OS and HD playback using Apple Hot Key command + F2
* Supports HDMI 1.3 Input
* Supports DisplayPort/Mini DisplayPort 1.1a Output
* Supports resolution of up to 1920×1200
* Supports uncompressed 2 channel audio such as LPCM
Kanex XD (MSRP $149.99) can be pre-ordered now at its official website. Worldwide shipping is expected to begin April 2010