From: F on
On 03/03/2010 14:48 Trust No One� wrote:

> Any recommendations as to cheaper sources for HDMI cables?

Ebuyer, �3.98: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130507

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F


From: John Clancy on
On Wed, 3 Mar 2010 14:48:17 -0000, "Trust No One�"
<dana.scully(a)usa.xnet> wrote:

>While in my local high street I was hoping to pickup an HDMI cable for my
>new monitor.
>
>Maplins wanted northwards of 30 quid for a "gold plated premium cable" and
>around 17 quid for a standard one. I fail to see the point of coughing up
>extra for a gold plated cable when the signal is digital. What earthly
>difference would gold plating make to the 1s and 0s?
>
>I didn't even bother visiting PC World as I didn't want to suffer a heart
>attack :)
>
>I popped by Tesco and they were doing a "premium" cable for just over �20.
>Still overpriced IMHO.
>
>So I've returned home cable-less.
>
>Any recommendations as to cheaper sources for HDMI cables?

Hi,

Try ebay

do a search on "ThatCable HDMI CABLE-What Hi Fi" - cheap as chips and
got 5 stars from What Hi Fi mag - if that can be taken to mean
anything at all :-)

JC
From: Slartibartfast on
Some have a much higher data transfer rate, if you are expecting to use Blu
Ray @1080 you might not have enough bandwidth with a cheap one.



"Trust No One�" <dana.scully(a)usa.xnet> wrote in message
news:7v7b76Ft8iU1(a)mid.individual.net...
> While in my local high street I was hoping to pickup an HDMI cable for my
> new monitor.
>
> Maplins wanted northwards of 30 quid for a "gold plated premium cable" and
> around 17 quid for a standard one. I fail to see the point of coughing up
> extra for a gold plated cable when the signal is digital. What earthly
> difference would gold plating make to the 1s and 0s?
>
> I didn't even bother visiting PC World as I didn't want to suffer a heart
> attack :)
>
> I popped by Tesco and they were doing a "premium" cable for just over �20.
> Still overpriced IMHO.
>
> So I've returned home cable-less.
>
> Any recommendations as to cheaper sources for HDMI cables?
>
> --
> Peter <X-Files fan>
>
From: F on
On 04/03/2010 15:38 Slartibartfast wrote:

> Some have a much higher data transfer rate, if you are expecting to use
> Blu Ray @1080 you might not have enough bandwidth with a cheap one.

No, they either work or they don't.

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F


From: David Greenhough on
In message <7v7b76Ft8iU1(a)mid.individual.net>, Trust No One�
<dana.scully(a)usa.xnet> writes
>While in my local high street I was hoping to pickup an HDMI cable for my
>new monitor.
>
>Maplins wanted northwards of 30 quid for a "gold plated premium cable" and
>around 17 quid for a standard one. I fail to see the point of coughing up
>extra for a gold plated cable when the signal is digital. What earthly
>difference would gold plating make to the 1s and 0s?
>
>I didn't even bother visiting PC World as I didn't want to suffer a heart
>attack :)
>
>I popped by Tesco and they were doing a "premium" cable for just over �20.
>Still overpriced IMHO.
>
>So I've returned home cable-less.
>
>Any recommendations as to cheaper sources for HDMI cables?
>
Aldi today had 2 gold plated 2m Hdmi cables for six quid
http://www.aldi.co.uk/uk/html/offers/2827_13314.htm
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David Greenhough
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