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The HDMI Cable You Use


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Poll: Tell us about the HDMI cable you use with your DTV HD-DVR Receiver (454 member(s) have cast votes)

Tell us about the HDMI cable you use with your DTV HD-DVR Receiver

  1. I use a low cost HDMI cable (237 votes [52.20%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 52.20%

  2. I use a moderate cost HDMI cable (32 votes [7.05%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.05%

  3. I use an expensive HDMI cable (7 votes [1.54%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.54%

  4. My HDMI cable provides high quality output as compared to others I have used or seen. (91 votes [20.04%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 20.04%

  5. My HDMI cable provides good/adequate output as compared to others I have used or seen. (22 votes [4.85%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.85%

  6. My HDMI cable provides so so output as compared to others I have used or seen. (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. What brand HDMI cable do you use? (answer in comments) (32 votes [7.05%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.05%

  8. Do you recommend the HDMI cable you use or some other brand? (answer in comments) (33 votes [7.27%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.27%

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#121 OFFLINE   xmguy

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Posted 07 June 2011 - 03:26 PM

I use Amazon cables. I have a 25 Ft that works great.
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#122 OFFLINE   SFNSXguy

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Posted 07 June 2011 - 04:38 PM

http://pacificcable.com/

One of the A/V world's "best kept' secrets.
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#123 OFFLINE   Jeremy W

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Posted 07 June 2011 - 05:28 PM

http://pacificcable.com/

One of the A/V world's "best kept' secrets.

Umm, maybe it's best if that secret stays kept. I can walk into Best Buy and pick up an HDMI cable for less than half of what they're charging. That means their prices are outrageous.

#124 OFFLINE   dirtyblueshirt

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Posted 07 June 2011 - 05:29 PM

Umm, maybe it's best if that secret stays kept. I can walk into Best Buy and pick up an HDMI cable for less than half of what they're charging. That means their prices are outrageous.


+1 :lol:
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#125 OFFLINE   Scott Kocourek

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Posted 07 June 2011 - 05:59 PM

One of the A/V world's "best kept' secrets.


I would keep it a secret too, $28 for a 1 Meter HDMI cable, no thank you.

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#126 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 09:55 AM

I think we agree, Rich. I said gold "is one of the best". The anti-corrosive properties would be the more valuable quality, especially in humid conditions for long term installations.

:D


Agreeing is good...:lol:

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#127 OFFLINE   Athlon646464

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 10:29 AM

Agreeing is good...:lol:

Rich


I'll have to think about whether or not I agree with that.........





(just kidding :smoking:)


Here is a link to a video produced just today about cables at Maximum Tech Magazine. At about 4:40 he gets into 'active' hdmi cables.

http://bcove.me/mmazbhwy

I'm not sure I agree with everything he says here, but interesting non-the-less........

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Original install on April 20, 2008 - HR34 & C31 installed on August 24, 2013 - HR24 installed on July 23, 2010

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#128 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 10:50 AM

I'll have to think about whether or not I agree with that.........





(just kidding :smoking:)


Here is a link to a video produced just today about cables at Maximum Tech Magazine. At about 4:40 he gets into 'active' hdmi cables.

http://bcove.me/mmazbhwy

I'm not sure I agree with everything he says here, but interesting non-the-less........


I've never heard of the "active" cables, good to know. Don't seem to have any problems with mine, but active always seems to be better than passive in any device. Thanx for the link. I didn't disagree with anything he said.

Rich




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