HDMI Cables: 1.3a vs. 1.2?

Answer High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) cables carry digital video and audio along with various control circuits from a video source such as satellite or cable receivers, game consoles, comput... 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 »

Are hdmi cables better than component cables?

On One Hand: HDMI Uses a Digital SignalHDMI cables and component video cables both provide a high-definition video signal. However, HDMI cables send data through a digital signal, while component c... Read More »