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redgaz26
Jan 11, 2008, 02:58 PM
finally convinced my parents to turn to apple, my mum bought an imac and my dad an apple tv. he has a sonny bravia HDTV so is this the sort of cable he should get http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=48584&C=Maplin&U=SearchTop&T=HDMI%20cable&doy=11m1

is this a bit pricey? if so where can you get one cheaper?

wasn't looking very hard
http://www.comet.co.uk/cometbrowse/product.do?sku=428825&cm_sp=FeatureEnd-_-Search_Result-_-position1
would this fit the bill?



CANEHDN
Jan 11, 2008, 04:08 PM
Cablewholesale.com might work. I don't know if they ship overseas. I bought a 10' HDMI cable for $15.

redgaz26
Jan 11, 2008, 04:22 PM
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Looking through the apple store there's one for 16. Think I'll see if they have it in the Glasgow store tomorrow. I knew you had to buy your own cable but the guy at the store today never mentioned anything. Hopefully they have them in stock as i want to get itvset up soon as!!!!!

Keebler
Jan 11, 2008, 05:09 PM
you may want to hold onto the appletv receipt until next week as there are rumours of a new version being released... the 15th....

mcarnes
Jan 12, 2008, 12:34 PM
Use ebay for cables. Dirt cheap.

Eric Lewis
Jan 12, 2008, 01:36 PM
finally convinced my parents to turn to apple, my mum bought an imac and my dad an apple tv. he has a sonny bravia HDTV so is this the sort of cable he should get http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=48584&C=Maplin&U=SearchTop&T=HDMI%20cable&doy=11m1

is this a bit pricey? if so where can you get one cheaper?

wasn't looking very hard
http://www.comet.co.uk/cometbrowse/product.do?sku=428825&cm_sp=FeatureEnd-_-Search_Result-_-position1
would this fit the bill?

apple store...search for xtreme mac hdmi cable...great deal and cheap

taylorwilsdon
Jan 12, 2008, 01:59 PM
Don't ever buy a HDMI cable from a retail store (even apple)

Try http://monoprice.com

dukeblue91
Jan 12, 2008, 02:16 PM
I bought two 6' hdmi cables on Amazon for less than $10 including shipping. Here (http://www.amazon.com/HDMI-Feet-Super-Resolution Cable/dp/B0002L5R78/ref=pd_bbs_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1200168650&sr=8-1)
They work great.

docprego
Jan 13, 2008, 03:36 PM
Don't ever buy a HDMI cable from a retail store (even apple)

Try http://monoprice.com

I bought ALL my cables for my home theater from them. Every one of them exceeded my expectations by a huge margin. They are the highest quality cables I have ever owned while being the cheapest! Shipping was awesome too! One time I ordered the wrong cable but it was so cheap and well made I just kept it. I found a use for it a year later. I love MonoPrice!

redgaz26
Jan 13, 2008, 04:01 PM
I'm just back from setting the apple tv up, my dad is well pleased, I got him a hdmi to hdmi cable from the apple store 16, he wasnt bothered by the price.
I have to say i was well impressed with the apple tv. downloaded the update in minutes and was on youtube straight away. Its the first time he's seen it as he's never shown much interest in the net.
Neil Young was searched first then Bob dylan.
one question, I noticed the :apple:TV got really hot, does it cool down as soon as you put it to sleep?
and does it ever turn off? or is hibernation as good as?