Our Verdict Cheap, but the Gembird's only worth buying if you don't have a freebie cable already or if you need a longer one For Useful length Against No better than a freebie cable Reviewed on 10th September 2009 The Gembird HDMI cable is 1.8 metres long, which console gamers should find handy. Build quality is all right, with a slightly less thick gauge of cable than some other HDMI cables. The headshell bears similarities to other better known brands. Quality isn't notably different from a freebie cable, so invest in this only if you've either not got a cable already, or find that you need a longer one. See all our HDMI cable reviews More after the break Related News Asus Raspberry Pi rival can play 4K video and hi-res audio Mon, 23 Jan 2017, 10:59am What Hi-Fi? Awards 2016 issue on sale now! Tue, 18 Oct 2016, 08:01am Monster: "Our cables are backed by science: more data can go through" Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 05:38pm Tech start-up Woojer launches "silent, wearable" subwoofer Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 03:07pm Reversible USB Type-C can also support 4K video Wed, 24 Sep 2014, 11:28am Accessories Gembird HDMI Stay on top of your sound with What Hi-Fi? in your inbox every week Thank you for registering for our Newsletter We will send you relevant emails and updates.