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    Bestbuy, WTF

    AudioQuest - Coffee 26.3' HDMI Cable - White - 65-082-16

    The comments are cracking me up. I wonder how many folks have actually bought this.



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    Yeah might be a little overpriced, but with 24 months no interest financing I think it's a great deal. And it's coffee colored so it'll match my coffee perfectly.



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    It's quickly turning into a "3 wolf-moon" situation...


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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    "While it doesn't work with my 27" tube set nor my Toshiba VCR, I do plan on using at least one end of it, when I upgrade to a DVD player sometime this year."

    Hahahahaha... what a **** up Best Buy


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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    Lol that is awesome, did you just happen to stumble across this while browsing for hdmi cables?



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    Quote Originally Posted by Tailg8er View Post
    Lol that is awesome, did you just happen to stumble across this while browsing for hdmi cables?

    No a buddy of mine found it as a link in from something else. At first I thought he was bsing me.



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    I saw that a few months back. Great stuff. I'll have to check out the new comments.



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    There are many of them...Click on "HDMI/DVI Cables & Adapters" and then sort High to Low:

    AudioQuest - Carbon 65.6' HDMI Cable - Platinum White - 65-078-11

    I have just one thing, on very simple, short, brief thing to say about this fine procuct:
    Opulence... I has it



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    There are many of them...Click on "HDMI/DVI Cables & Adapters" and then sort High to Low:

    AudioQuest - Carbon 65.6' HDMI Cable - Platinum White - 65-078-11
    What's great about it: Price
    What's not so great: Does not come with cable caps



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    LOL

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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    someone is a redditor!



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    LOL.

    What I want to know is, are these cables priced specifically to scam people out of money, or is there something to all the "research" and "technology" that goes into making these "high tech"?



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    I saw a 6' one of these back when I was shopping for an HDMI cable for $600+. One of the reviews was saying how they work at Wendy's and had to save up for 6 months.



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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    One one of the cable, at the top of the connector, it says "SKY", on the other it says "NET", not sure what that means.


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    Re: Bestbuy, WTF

    Quote Originally Posted by edr247 View Post
    LOL.

    What I want to know is, are these cables priced specifically to scam people out of money, or is there something to all the "research" and "technology" that goes into making these "high tech"?
    digital signals over HDMI suffer from losses depending on length. Anything over 10-15 ft usually takes a special cable to work. The one linked by the OP uses special long grain copper that greatly reduces the loss. some other long cables have built in equilizers to make up for the losses.

    In general , it is best to keep HDMI cables cheap and short.

    So in summary, yes, this is a special cable but BB is going to have a hefty markup on it as well. They only have to talk a few schmoes into buying this to make it worth offering.



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