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 Post subject: Which HDMI cables would Scott Mueller recommend?
 Post Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2016 8:59 am 
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Scott, is there a certain brand or type of HDMI cable that you would particularly recommend? I have come across this article as well as this article, but I don't like the idea of having to replace an HDMI cable once every 5-6 months. It is worth noting that the desktop PC I usually use is connected to my Samsung LED monitor via an HDMI cable.


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 Post subject: Re: Which HDMI cables would Scott Mueller recommend?
 Post Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:41 am 
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Monoprice.com

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 Post subject: Re: Which HDMI cables would Scott Mueller recommend?
 Post Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2016 12:21 pm 
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As Mike said I only buy cables from Monoprice. With HDMI cables the specific brand doesn't matter, however the specification does. I recommend "High-Speed" (aka category 2) cables. The following quote is from the HDMI Licensing Knowledge Base:

Q. What is the difference between a “Standard” HDMI cable and a “High-Speed” HDMI cable?

Recently, HDMI Licensing, LLC announced that cables would be tested as Standard or High-Speed cables.

Standard (or “category 1”) HDMI cables have been tested to perform at speeds of 75Mhz or up to 2.25Gbps, which is the equivalent of a 720p/1080i signal.

High Speed (or “category 2”) HDMI cables have been tested to perform at speeds of 340Mhz or up to 10.2Gbps, which is the highest bandwidth currently available over an HDMI cable and can successfully handle 1080p signals including those at increased color depths and/or increased refresh rates from the Source. High-Speed cables are also able to accommodate higher resolution displays, such as WQXGA cinema monitors (resolution of 2560 x 1600).


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 Post subject: Re: Which HDMI cables would Scott Mueller recommend?
 Post Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:15 pm 
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Would you recommend this, Scott? Monoprice.com sells it.


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 Post subject: Re: Which HDMI cables would Scott Mueller recommend?
 Post Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 12:29 am 
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If it fits your needs for gender and length, then yes. Does it? Scott.


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