best HDMI available?

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  1. sheehanjuk

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    For 1m and 2m lengths? i saw the QED Qunex HDMI-P which got rave reviews for £40 but I dont mind paying more for top spec cables because they 'do' make a difference. For example is there much difference between the Qed Qunex HDMI-SR and the former?

    My budget for the cable is around £100.

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    Im sure you meant to say the former,but i knew what you meant.

    I wish i had a pound for evertime ive heard this question about HDMI cable prices being asked. ;)

    Its clear what the majority verdict on spending a lot of money on short length HDMI cables is on this forum,so no need for me to say anymore on that.....but if you are willing to spend £100 on a 1 or 2m HDMI cable,then i say good luck to you. :)
     
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    Yes, there is a marked difference between the two. I own both. I've used quite a few HDMI cables and they are all different. If you can afford the SR, go for it, it's a great cable. :smashin:
    Check it out:-
    http://www.hificables.co.uk/Product...D/2426/v/a8f2bf8a-1d44-4d58-80a7-380214ec192a
     
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    I have some land in Florida for sale, perfect for developing. It's a bit damp at the moment but is ideal for a holiday home :rotfl:

    Buy a Mark Grant cable and save your money

    Bob
     
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    Thanks for the advice on the SR. 1m SR is around £60 which isnt bad. Ive found depth of field improves with better cables contray to what others say.

    Is there any others worth considering or is this the top spec?

    Thanks for all your input. I aim to buy the 'D' series new Sony LCD. Connect with Denon 1930 plus amp and 360 etc

    ;)
     
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    Beats?
     
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    loz - you have been warned many times ref to this sort of posting style, do not let this thread go down the same road.
     
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    I really like the SR. I've tried more expensive HDMI cables but this is the one for me. Images are more solid, colours more vibrant with a superb depth of field. In theory this shouldn't happen in the the digital realm (just 0s & 1s etc.) but all the cables I've tried are different. As Shunyata 26 says, if you can find a good dealer who will let you try out a few cables, that is the way to go. See for yourself.
     
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    Hello sheehanjuk

    The majority of folk say they see no differences between using one sub 5m HDMI cable and any other sub 5m HDMI cable - though not everyone holds with that view.

    As others suggest 'Sale or Return' is your best friend when trying to decide if any cable will make a difference for you or not.

    BetterCables are on its third generation HDMI cable and definitely worth a look - http://www.bettercables.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWCATS&Category=3

    Joe
     
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    Thanks for the advice. I've never heard of bettercables. Ive brought IXOS and QED before. I find it so annoying you can't get a straight answer to a question it's always subjective. I'll go with my gut and play it safe with the QED-SR. Just need to wait on the new SONY D series now.
     
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    I can appreciate what you are saying,and this will usually always happen with controversial subjects - and cheap v expensive HDMI cables is most definitely a controversial subject. ;)

    I recommend you do what has been suggested.....wait till you get your tv,then try different cables at the same time(very important you do it at the same time),and make sure you include a cheap one. Then see if you really can notice a difference.
    If you can,and you think the extra money is justified,then buy it,simple as that. :)
     

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