Can you use HDMI cables for normal tv?

Answer Almost all modern televisions have an HDMI port built in. It normally suggests that the television is HD ready but there are examples of televisions that will only handle SD signals but still have ... Read More »

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Is there a difference between expensive hdmi cables and cheap hdmi cables?

Mostly the difference is just durability. More expensive cables can have better features, such as better surround sound and communication features. Other than those, a cheap HDMI cable can usually ... Read More »

Which has better sound output: hdmi cables or optical cables?

Optical cables (and digital coaxial cables) are capable of all the audio formats supported by DVD-Video.That includes 1.5 Mbps dts, 448 Kbps Dolby Digital and Linear PCM stereo tracks up to 24-bit/... Read More »

Monster HDMI cables vs. $39 Philips HDMI - will I really notice a difference?

NO - fancy HDMI cables are a scam.HDMI carries data, not signal. Gold is used in speaker cables that carries a signal that can degrade. HDMI is like USB or firewire and you don't get 'fancy' variet... Read More »

Why are HDMI cables better than component cables?

HDMI cables are not better than component cables. They are different and the HDMI interface provides features that are not available on analog component interfaces. HDMI absolutely does not automat... Read More »