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HDMI cables

I was shocked to find out that the HDMI cables run about $120 for a 2M cable. Of course that was a Monster product. Any thoughts out there on 'off brand' HDMI cables? I see the Belkin makes one... I want to ensure good data transfer, but at the same time I dont want to spend almost as much on the cable as I did on the player.



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Just asking.

Doesn't anyone stand behind their products anymore?

Are you writing that your store will sell you a product and when you leave "it's yours"?

If so, why shop there?


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store is not my complaint

I guess I just did not do enough research on the HDMI thing. I saw that some new players have upconversion, and just assumed the cable would be like 20 bucks or something like that. As a Panasonic employee, I bought a new DVD, RCVR, TV through our company store at a discount. I am not whining about the store, I am just looking for some techincal assistance on the cables themselves. If I need to spend $120 on a cable then that is what I will do, but if i can spend $60 on an 'off brand', and will not notice any degradation in quality, then I will go that route.

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Unlikely. Here's why.

In this forum a while back, I supplied a note about 20+ foot cables. Such are in the spec of running such a cable. Your cable is much shorted and as such, will not be likely to show such an issue.

However, I am always unsure in the consumer AV area since we always have those that can hear that a splice is in an audio cable. Wink...

And it sounds as if you have a valid complaint about the store. Zero support on this issue.


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Here is some price comparasion.

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