HDMI cable - type and where to purchase

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by MidnightMarmot, Mar 29, 2007.

  1. MidnightMarmot macrumors newbie

    MidnightMarmot

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    Hello,

    I'm thinking of getting an Apple TV in the near future.

    Can anyone recommend a good quality HDMI cable at a reasonable price and a good place to get it?

    I don't really want to spend a lot of money (i.e. Monster Cable), but, would still like to purchase good quality cables from a reputable store.

    Thanks in advance for any advice! :)

    MM
     
  2. chowdah macrumors newbie

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    got mine from the apple store for $20... seems like a good cable..
     
  3. MidnightMarmot thread starter macrumors newbie

    MidnightMarmot

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    cool. thanks!

    that is a good deal and the customer reviews of the cable looks great.
     
  4. notjustjay macrumors 603

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    MonoPrice.com sells realistically-priced cables.
     
  5. sandman42 macrumors 6502a

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    I bought a HDMI-DVI from cablesforless.com a while ago that was just fine. I've bought several cables from them, in fact, and I've generally been happy with their products (and service). I bought the HDMI cable for my :apple:TV at the Apple Store though, because I didn't want to wait for shipping. The $20 cable the Apple Store sells seems perfectly good (though it's only 2m long).
     
  6. snowmoon macrumors 6502a

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    I can't recommend monoprice.com enough. They have every cable/connector you could ever want and all at dirt cheap prices. They don't skimp on the cables either they are all top notch cables.
     
  7. bruinsrme macrumors 601

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    I can't second monoprice enough. I like the color coded cables they carry.
    It's nice to go yellow to yellow instead of trying to trace a number of cables all the same color.

    eBay also has some good deals.

    Best Buy sells comfort cables, they make people feel like they are getting the best product by the outrageous mark ups.
     
  8. Poobah22 macrumors newbie

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    Another recommnedation for monoprice.com. It is tremendous. Good quality and low price. You can't go wrong.
     
  9. maturola macrumors 68040

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    +1 for monoprice.

    Here get 10 of those for $12, you can change it monthly if you want. :D
     
  10. rprebel macrumors 6502

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    If you have more money than brains then you could get this for only $700. What a bargain!
     
  11. MadGoat macrumors 65816

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    yeah Gold plated will make those 1s and 0s work so much better :rolleyes: :p

    Seriously, save money and don't get gold plated
     

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