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HDMI vs composite video connections

by corecalifornia / July 17, 2007 5:44 AM PDT

How do video images using HDMI connections compare with those using composite video connections?

Recently bought a 61" HD TV. My surround sound setup is low profile with RF remote controlled receiver and other components in a closet with inside-the-wall wiring to speakers and TV. I am wondering if it worth the effort to find and install HDMI cable to replace composite video cables.

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Are you sure you want to refer to composite, or should it be
by NM_Bill / July 17, 2007 9:23 AM PDT

component? Composite connection is old fashioned & relatively crappy. On the other hand, becauswe of the realitiies of implementation, component connections may be real world better for some equipment than HDMI.

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