mCable is a branded HDMI cable and other accessories manufacturer who has announced a Gaming edition HDMI cable. According to the manufacturer, it adds anti-aliasing to make images look smoother and sharper in Xbox One, PS4 consoles.
While it might sound like magic or a marketing gimmick, real life screenshots posted online stands proof to the claim. The mCable Gaming Edition HDMI cable were reviewed by popular tech Youtube reviews Linus on his channel Linus Tech Tips. They have compared games side by side, by plugging in a conventional HDMI and the one with a built-in processor.
Games when rendered at 1080p resolution or even lower often have annoying jaggy edges on the console edition. The hardware limitation is fixed by a hardware but it’s not an additional accessory but rather a HDMI cable with a processor inside. VTV-122x is the processor inside which has been 4K Image Certified from the branded company Technicolor.
The long technical specifications are provided below but it is better to watch the video to know how it performs in real world and the mCable Gaming Edition HDMI cable does work to a noticeable extent. And, it costs $119 for the basic size and goes all the way up to $139 for a 9 feet cable. The 6 feet model costs $129 and it works on all blurays, PCs, gaming consoles like PS4 and Xbox One.
VTV-122x Family Key Features
4K VIDEO PROCESSOR
- Up-conversion of 2D/3D content up to 4K 30Hz and 1080p 120Hz
- Contextual processing
- Adaptive edge enhancement of lines and curves for improved video and user interfaces
- Adaptive sharpening and noise reduction to refine video content
- Sub-1ms latency processing keeps video game players in the action
- Brightness, contrast, saturation, color mapping
HDMI INPUT AND OUTPUT
- Integrated HDMI receiver and transmitter with 4K and 3D support
- Resolution: 480i up to 2160p
- RGB,YCbCr 4:4:4 and YCbCr 4:2:2, 8/10/12-bit
- 2160p 60Hz YCbCr 4:2:0 pass-through support
- 120Hz / HFR (High Frame Rate) support
- HDMI 2.0 Interoperability Safeguard
- Enhanced Device Interoperability