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diagnose your devices CEC chatter

Kwikwai's web interface displays and decodes CEC messages exchanged between devices on the HDMI bus. It can also send messages. This allows to discover what messages your devices support, to investigate any proprietary ones, and try control scenarios comfortably. Device manufacturers can of course use kwikwai as an affordable, CEC only HDMI test tool.

decode E-EDID

Kwikwai reads and decodes all the information contained in the E-EDID. This includes the HDMI data block, including the sink physical address, as well all the newest 3D related fields. The raw E-EDID is provided as well for copy pasting.

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  • HDMI-CEC to telnet, serial and USB
  • HDMI-CEC and DDC acquisition, display and decoding from m2m and web interface
  • parameters settings from web interface
  • command line and HTTP-JSON APIs
  • compatible with all HDMI-CEC messages of HDMI v1.4
  • audio/Video signal is not modified: independent from any video resolutions and audio formats
  • DHCP compliant
  • power supply through mini-usb port
  • 2 HDMI connectors to support any HDMI topology (does not require any free HDMI port)
  • installation friendly : Small, silent & low power consumption device. Powered through mini-usb port, kwikwai can be directly powered by one of the USB ports of the Audio/Video equipment (e.g. the DVR) or from a universally available USB charger.
  • future proof : Easily and safely upgradable by design in order to benefit from new software version or follow any evolution of the HDMI-CEC standard.
  • Includes support for project development such as scripting


  • part number : k1-101
  • dimension (approx.): (H x W x L) 49 x 68 x 111 mm (1.9 x 2.7 x 4.4 in)
  • weight (approx.): 230g (0.5 lb)
  • color : Black
  • connectors and ports: 2x HDMI, 1x RS232 DB9, 1x Ethernet port (RJ-45) and 1x mini USB port (communication and power supply)
  • 3 LEDs status (CEC data, IP, Power)
  • power consumption (approx.): 0.75 W