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no tvs fine just needed a little more from it and the wire world did it for me.im not a calibrater,may be a someone with calibration skills could of got the blacks i wanted out of my tv but i not.so the cable worked for me and motion just a little better than what it was,meaning that things looked more real.it also gave me a polished look to the picture,got rid of some grain.i have a 60"tv and sit about 3 meters away so i see eveything and this cable made it work for me love it

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If there's no difference in performance between HDMI cables, then recommending the That cable which costs £5 seems daft too - there are plenty available on very well known websites for under a Quid. 

There seems to be a bit of hypocrisy going on here - if all HDMI cables are equally as good, why recommend that the OP spends £5 on a particular cable when there are plenty out there for under £1?

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grdunn123 wrote:

If there's no difference in performance between HDMI cables, then recommending the That cable which costs £5 seems daft too - there are plenty available on very well known websites for under a Quid.

There seems to be a bit of hypocrisy going on here - if all HDMI cables are equally as good, why recommend that the OP spends £5 on a particular cable when there are plenty out there for under £1?

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A good HDMI cable (of the correct rating) is not going to be any better than another good cable. (By 'good' I mean properly made and meeting the required technical standard and not something found on ebay where the vendor probably wrote all the 'reviews'

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grdunn123 wrote:

If there's no difference in performance between HDMI cables, then recommending the That cable which costs £5 seems daft too - there are plenty available on very well known websites for under a Quid. 

There seems to be a bit of hypocrisy going on here - if all HDMI cables are equally as good, why recommend that the OP spends £5 on a particular cable when there are plenty out there for under £1?

im with you herebeauty, eh

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grdunn123 wrote:

If there's no difference in performance between HDMI cables, then recommending the That cable which costs £5 seems daft too - there are plenty available on very well known websites for under a Quid. 

There seems to be a bit of hypocrisy going on here - if all HDMI cables are equally as good, why recommend that the OP spends £5 on a particular cable when there are plenty out there for under £1?

 

not really at all.  Nobody is suggesting buying the cheapest cable possible, and there's nothing wrong with buying a decently made cable that won't break at the slightest touch and have any adverse affects to being plugged and unplugged many times.  However, so long as people are aware that buying a more expensive HDMI cable will not give you better picture or sound quality....

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grdunn123 wrote:

If there's no difference in performance between HDMI cables, then recommending the That cable which costs £5 seems daft too - there are plenty available on very well known websites for under a Quid. 

There seems to be a bit of hypocrisy going on here - if all HDMI cables are equally as good, why recommend that the OP spends £5 on a particular cable when there are plenty out there for under £1?

 

not really at all.  Nobody is suggesting buying the cheapest cable possible, and there's nothing wrong with buying a decently made cable that won't break at the slightest touch and have any adverse affects to being plugged and unplugged many times.  However, so long as people are aware that buying a more expensive HDMI cable will not give you better picture or sound quality....

not sure what you're talking about - used a few either free or very cheap hdmi cables without them falling apart at the slightest touch, as you put it. How often do you plug/ unplug hdmi cables? Probably a couple of times a year

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grdunn123 wrote:

If there's no difference in performance between HDMI cables, then recommending the That cable which costs £5 seems daft too - there are plenty available on very well known websites for under a Quid. 

There seems to be a bit of hypocrisy going on here - if all HDMI cables are equally as good, why recommend that the OP spends £5 on a particular cable when there are plenty out there for under £1?

 

not really at all.  Nobody is suggesting buying the cheapest cable possible, and there's nothing wrong with buying a decently made cable that won't break at the slightest touch and have any adverse affects to being plugged and unplugged many times.  However, so long as people are aware that buying a more expensive HDMI cable will not give you better picture or sound quality....

not sure what you're talking about - used a few either free or very cheap hdmi cables without them falling apart at the slightest touch, as you put it. How often do you plug/ unplug hdmi cables? Probably a couple of times a year.

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I think the key is "meeting the required technical standard". There's nothing wrong with recommending £1 cables, as long as you've tried it yourself. I can only recommend the cable I bought & tried. 

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Agreed BB.

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grdunn123 wrote:
not sure what you're talking about -

I was replying to your comment of "There seems to be a bit of hypocrisy going on here - if all HDMI cables are equally as good, why recommend that the OP spends £5 on a particular cable when there are plenty out there for under £1?"

cmon, keep up with your own comments Laughing out loud

 

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used a few either free or very cheap hdmi cables without them falling apart at the slightest touch, as you put it. How often do you plug/ unplug hdmi cables? Probably a couple of times a year.

 

a couple of times a week actually due to the nature of the things that I do.

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grdunn123 wrote:
not sure what you're talking about -

I was replying to your comment of "There seems to be a bit of hypocrisy going on here - if all HDMI cables are equally as good, why recommend that the OP spends £5 on a particular cable when there are plenty out there for under £1?"

cmon, keep up with your own comments Laughing out loud

 

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used a few either free or very cheap hdmi cables without them falling apart at the slightest touch, as you put it. How often do you plug/ unplug hdmi cables? Probably a couple of times a year.

 

a couple of times a week actually due to the nature of the things that I do.

Your argument is full of holes....Cheeseboy

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Yes, and a "good" one is bought for under a quid a metre...move on, nothing serious to see here.

 

 

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