HDMI Cables

HDMI cables, the "omni-compatible" connectivity solution developed through the collaboration between Hitachi, Matsushita, Philips, Sony, Thomson and several other giants of the electronics industry back in 2002 have advanced greatly over the years.

These cables are now used in lieu of component cables, thanks to their superior capabilities of translating uncompressed, high quality sound and video information from the source to the output. Whether you are connecting your X-Box to the plasma TV or a projector to a Blu-ray player, the "right" HDMI cable ensures crystal clear picture and sound quality across the board.

Does more expensive always translate to be better in the case of HDMI cables?

In theory, a highly expensive HDMI cable should be able to provide superior quality for the information it transmits between the input and output, increased longevity, resilience to wear and tear or mechanical factors, so on and so forth. However, in practice, although you have invested a lot more – sometimes over $100 – you may never actually get to enjoy the full potential of your shiny new HDMI cable. The trick here is to ensure that the capability of the HDMI cable does not exceed the electronics that it connects.

Categories of HDMI cables

Currently, you can select between category 1 and category 2; the difference between the two types of HDMI cables consists primarily of the transfer speed each one is able to achieve, as following:

  • Category 1: 76 Megahertz
  • Category 2: 320 Megahertz

The transfer speed is relevant because it determines the maximum resolution of the output's display. To put it simply, while the former category goes up to 720p or 1080i, the latter enables you to render 1080p. Evidently, if you don't own a high res monitor or television – E.G. WQXGA – then you won't notice any difference, meaning that investing in a cat 2 HDMI cable is essentially an exercise in futility.

Determining the optimal length

It is necessary to point out that the nature of the data transmission – mainly the lack of compression – mandates that a HDMI cable that exceeds 6 feet has to be equipped with extra shielding, making it substantially more expensive. Therefore, it is highly advisable to find a way to place the signal source and the output within a distance of less than 6 feet rather than purchase a longer cable in this case.

The "deep color" feature

Although it might cost a bit more, ensuring that the HDMI cable you want to buy incorporates deep color capabilities will enable you to enjoy the full array of tones that the video source and the output can provide. Otherwise, the quality and clarity of the image will be less than ideal.

Locking methods and the gold plating

Numerous self proclaimed experts support the theory that the role of the gold plating is to improve data transfer and consequentially, enhance the picture quality. However, the truth is that the gold plating only brings the advantage of a greater lifespan, because this particular metal is not susceptible to tarnishing. In regards to the locking method, it is also highly recommended to purchase a cable that includes a secure one in order to avoid accidental damage to the connector pins and the input.

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HDMI Cables

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22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -75FT

Item #: 773-N

22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -75FT

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26AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable w/ built-in Equalizer - Black -65FT

Item #: 616-N

26AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable w/ built-in Equalizer - Black -65FT

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26AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable w/ built-in Equalizer - Black -w 131FT

Item #: 498-N

26AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable w/ built-in Equalizer - Black -w 131FT

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28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -25FT

Item #: 489-N

28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -25FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black - 3FT

Item #: 481-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black - 3FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black - 6FT

Item #: 483-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black - 6FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -10FT

Item #: 485-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -10FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -15FT

Item #: 487-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -15FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black – 1.5FT

Item #: 460-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black – 1.5FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black – 3FT

Item #: 462-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black – 3FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black – 6FT

Item #: 464-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black – 6FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black –10FT

Item #: 466-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black –10FT

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30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black –15FT

Item #: 468-N

30AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Black –15FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black - 1.5FT

Item #: 785-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black - 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Blue - 1.5FT

Item #: 970-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Blue - 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Green - 1.5FT

Item #: 781-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Green - 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Orange - 1.5FT

Item #: 986-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Orange - 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Pink – 1.5FT

Item #: 978-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Pink – 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Purple – 1.5FT

Item #: 994-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Purple – 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Red – 1.5FT

Item #: 974-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Red – 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – White – 1.5FT

Item #: 982-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – White – 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Yellow – 1.5FT

Item #: 990-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Yellow – 1.5FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Blue - 3FT

Item #: 971-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Blue - 3FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Green - 3FT

Item #: 782-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Green - 3FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Orange - 3FT

Item #: 987-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Orange - 3FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Pink – 3FT

Item #: 979-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Pink – 3FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Purple – 3FT

Item #: 995-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Purple – 3FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Red – 3FT

Item #: 975-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Red – 3FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – White – 3FT

Item #: 983-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – White – 3FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Yellow – 3FT

Item #: 991-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Yellow – 3FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black - 6FT

Item #: 787-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black - 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Blue - 6FT

Item #: 972-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Blue - 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Green - 6FT

Item #: 783-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Green - 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Orange - 6FT

Item #: 988-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Orange - 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Pink – 6FT

Item #: 980-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Pink – 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Purple – 6FT

Item #: 996-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Purple – 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Red – 6FT

Item #: 976-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Red – 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – White – 6FT

Item #: 984-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – White – 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Yellow – 6FT

Item #: 992-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Yellow – 6FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black -10FT

Item #: 788-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black -10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Blue -10FT

Item #: 973-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Blue -10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Green -10FT

Item #: 784-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Green -10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Orange -10FT

Item #: 989-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Orange -10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Pink –10FT

Item #: 981-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Pink –10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Purple –10FT

Item #: 997-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Purple –10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Red –10FT

Item #: 977-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Red –10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – White –10FT

Item #: 985-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – White –10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Yellow –10FT

Item #: 993-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores – Yellow –10FT

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28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black -15FT

Item #: 789-N

28AWG High Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black -15FT

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28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black -25FT

Item #: 470-N

28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black -25FT

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28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black -30FT

Item #: 472-N

28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable with Ferrite Cores - Black -30FT

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28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -30FT

Item #: 491-N

28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -30FT

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28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -50FT

Item #: 493-N

28AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable without Ferrite Cores - Black -50FT

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26AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable w/ built-in Equalizer - Black -75FT

Item #: 495-N

26AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable w/ built-in Equalizer - Black -75FT

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26AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable w/ built-in Equalizer - Black -85FT

Item #: 617-N

26AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable w/ built-in Equalizer - Black -85FT

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24AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -25FT

Item #: 763-N

24AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -25FT

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24AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -30FT

Item #: 764-N

24AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -30FT

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24AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -35FT

Item #: 765-N

24AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -35FT

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24AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -45FT

Item #: 767-N

24AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -45FT

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22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -30FT

Item #: 769-N

22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -30FT

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22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -35FT

Item #: 770-N

22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -35FT

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22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -45FT

Item #: 771-N

22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -45FT

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22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -50FT

Item #: 772-N

22AWG Standard Speed HDMI Cable For in Wall installation - Black -50FT

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Cmple - 6ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - Black

Item #: HD-6BK

Cmple - 6ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - Black

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Cmple - 6ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - White

Item #: HD-6WH

Cmple - 6ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - White

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Cmple -10ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - Black

Item #: HD-10BK

Cmple -10ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - Black

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Cmple -10ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - White

Item #: HD-10WH

Cmple -10ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - White

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Cmple -15ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - Black

Item #: HD-15BK

Cmple -15ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - Black

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Cmple -15ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - White

Item #: HD-15WH

Cmple -15ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support 3D and 4K - White

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Cmple -25ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support Audio Return Channel - White

Item #: HD-25WH

Cmple -25ft Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable Support Audio Return Channel - White

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