Can you use standard cables with an HDMI TV?

Answer Yes, believe it or not, you can use regular coax cable, s-video, etc to connect to your HD TV. Picture quality won't be so great but it will work. HDMI or component cables give the best PQ. There ... Read More »

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Do HDMI cables make a difference on a standard TV?

No.HDMI cables will need an HDMI input and only HD capable TVs will have them.

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 »

Is the PS3 compatible with HDMI cables?

The PS3 supports HDMI connections. The PS3 does not come with an HDMI cable (only standard AV cables). Any standard HDMI cable will work. While they may work, converters (e.g. DVI to HDMI) are not ... 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 »