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Vivanco Sound and Image review

Vivanco's Sound and Image HDMI cable provides clear improvements in sound and vision over free and budget cables Tested at £30.00

Our Verdict

Provides clear improvements in sound and vision over free and budget cables

For

  • Smoother motion
  • less shimmering on edges
  • reduced fizzing

Against

  • Nothing at this price

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Provides clear improvements in sound and vision over free and budget cables

Pros

  • + Smoother motion
  • + less shimmering on edges
  • + reduced fizzing

Cons

  • - Nothing at this price

While £30 is a king's ransom next to the bargain HDMI cables around, the Vivanco delivers the goods: it's not as dramatic a system enhancer as Chord's £50 SuperShield, but it provides clear improvements in sound and vision over free and budget cables.

You'll see smoother motion, less shimmering on edges and reduced fizzing on fine details, while bass and treble have greater polish.

So, a worthy improvement, and at the price, a respectable upgrade.

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