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by V.I.G. / January 29, 2009 9:56 AM PST

1. I need an HDMI to DVI cable. Is there anything I should consider with these or are they all the same? I saw one option was "double shielded" Does this only matter for analog? Any thoughts?

2. I have 10 speaker pairs running to my AV center (doing a reno and the electrician ran speaker wire to other rooms + outside + my 5.1). Thinking I should connect them to a speaker plate (or two). Any suggestions of what to consider for the plate?

3. Also any thoughts on what to consider for banana clips?

Thank you all in advance.

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Cables are a high markup item
by NM_Bill / January 30, 2009 12:42 AM PST
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Do NOT, I repeat, do NOT buy into hogwash that you need some supposedly premium highly pushed brand (such as Monster.) For local convenience you can pick up Philips brand at Walmart & Sam's Club.

Even cheaper online from excellent sellers such as Blue Jeans Cable or Monoprice.

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Thanks Bill - will do
by V.I.G. / January 31, 2009 1:35 AM PST

Any thoughts on the clips or plate?

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