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    HDMI cable

    I have purchased speaker wire, speaker brackets, and wall mount bracket all off of Monoprice due to those of you on here. I would like someone to point me in the right direction for a specific kind of HDMI cable to purchase off that site. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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    Re: HDMI cable

    Just buy the cheapest one in the shortest length you need.



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    Re: HDMI cable

    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
    Just buy the cheapest one in the shortest length you need.
    I just read an article in Popular Mechanics that said exactly that. They tested high dollar cables against the cheap ones and saw no diiference at all. Digital signals can't tell the differnce.



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    Re: HDMI cable

    I bought these.

    24AWG HDMI 1.3a Category 2 Certified Male to Male Cables



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    Re: HDMI cable

    As long as you don't buy them for a fortune at best buy you'll be fine. Any cheap cable you can find on newegg, slickdeals, or whatever that website you said would be fine.


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    Re: HDMI cable

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post

    Male to Male
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    Re: HDMI cable

    isnt there monoprice or something too to buy from?


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    Re: HDMI cable

    ehdmi.com

    monoprice.com

    good places for cheap (but work just as good) cables.

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    Re: HDMI cable

    I bought mine from cablemart or something like that....a store suggested from an earlier thread. Monoprice was out of stock, 2 HDMI cable for 22 bucks very nice. I this is another reason I love this website, without it I more than likely would have been grabbing my ankles at bestbuy/walmart.

    Thanks to everyone.



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    Re: HDMI cable

    I've had luck with everything I've bought from monoprice which includes HDMI cables, component cables, and speaker wire.



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    Re: HDMI cable

    HDMI Spec: 1.2a

    Or HDMI Spec: 1.3a

    Does it matter???????



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    Re: HDMI cable

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I've had luck with everything I've bought from monoprice which includes HDMI cables, component cables, and speaker wire.
    Same here. I've bought lots from monoprice and everything has worked perfectly.



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