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  • 08-21-2008 8:44 AM

    Good HDMI Cable?

    Hi All,

    Just wondering if anyone knows a good HDMI cable. Dont need something over-priced like 100GBP etc.

    Does B&O have a preferred brand/make?

    Thanks

  • 08-21-2008 10:09 AM In reply to

    • Fil
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    Re: Good HDMI Cable?

    There was a test  of HDMI cables on the gadget show a while back.

    They reckoned the you couldn't tell the difference in picture quality between cheap and very expensive leads!

  • 08-21-2008 10:15 AM In reply to

    Re: Good HDMI Cable?

    Hi Fil,

    I think I saw that one actually! Ok, cheap and dodgy it is then :)

    Thanks

  • 08-21-2008 11:10 AM In reply to

    Re: Good HDMI Cable?

    I would always get one with decent quality plugs for any cable. If B&O supply one, it should be fine. Don't bother with unidirectional silver ones etc! Laughing
  • 08-21-2008 11:17 AM In reply to

    Re: Good HDMI Cable?

    i bought the one in the link from apple.com (usa)
    great value!

    apple hdmi cable
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  • 08-21-2008 1:38 PM In reply to

    Re: Good HDMI Cable?

    Inexpensive yet well put together will do nicely -- no need at all to spend a lot of money on HDMI cables (though there are various being offered at quite amazing prices.)

    Cables is an area where I'm actually quite impressed with B&O. Given the prevailing fashion in audiophile circles, B&O could have made a mint by creating superexpensive cables. But their audio engineers know what's required, and see no need to exaggerate dimensions and capabilities.

  • 08-22-2008 5:12 AM In reply to

    Re: Good HDMI Cable?

    Thanks for the hints guys, the apple hdmi cable sounds like a good idea! ill hold off buying it until ive decided whether or not i should get an apple tv, ps3 or beomedia1!

     Thanks

  • 08-22-2008 5:32 AM In reply to

    • kallasr
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    Re: Good HDMI Cable?

    timhanna:

    apple tv, ps3 or beomedia1!

     

    ...or a mac mini?

    My Beo: Beosound 3000, Beolab 4000, Beo 4 DVD,  Beolab 5000/Beomaster 5000, Beovox S45.2 with Stands, Beosystem 7000 black with Beolink 7000, Beolink 1000, F1000 (3 cubes), Beovox 5000, Beovox 3000, Attyca 1.

  • 08-22-2008 5:39 AM In reply to

    Re: Good HDMI Cable?

    very true. I actually have a spare mac mini, but my dad wants it.

    Why would one be better than apple tv for example, my imac is in the sam room? i guess i could browse the net from my tv with the mac mini...

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