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Cables & connection recommendations, please?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by TP2K, Feb 9, 2003.

  1. TP2K

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    I need to invest in some cables to compliment my new toy...! Can anyone suggest to me some decent quality ones at a reasonable price; I don't mind paying for quality, just don't want to pay for High Street junk (if that makes sense!).

    My primary concern is with my DVD connection; and searching here seems to be the opinion that a Componet cable is regarded best. I have previously been used to S-video, so if indeed Component is the way to go, anyone got some recommendations?

    Digital & Terrestrial TV are currently connected with cheapie scarts (from previous setup) through a tuner box; guess it's time to upgrade these too, again, any recommendations - should I reconsider these connections for better quality?

    Finally, I have read countless posts on a "JS" box; does it *significantly* improve picture? Now, call me daft, but looking through these, I can't find an actual link to the product - can someone shed some light on this one please?

    Thanks all!
     
  2. vonhosen

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    JS Technology

    As for cables everybody will have differing opinions on that

    Silver Serpent @ Bettercables.com ? (Remember there will be import tax & duties.)
     
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    yes, the JS box does make a very big difference: certain channels are still not so good, but others (like BBC) are superb.

    I have got my Component cable by Lektopacks: they make it to your specification (length, connectors) and it does not cost more than other cables.
     
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    Go here and buy yourself a set of no bullsh!t broadcast quality component cables made to your requirements.

    Excellent quality and service, sensible prices. No, I don't work there, just a happy customer.

    Matt.
     
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    Or go here for more excellent custom made cables at excellent prices. A 5 foot component cable (belden coax, canare plugs) cost me £32 inc delivery from the states.
     
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    If you want very good cables get the stuff the BBC use in their own installations. Its made by Evolution and there is a company called Intoav.com that make it to order.
    A 10m composite, component and SVHS set is £89. I ordered mine on a moday and got it wednesday. Its very well made and the picture is excellent. Highly recomended
     
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    Hi TP2K,

    I'll second Monty's recommendation of BlueJeans - excellent value for broadcast quality cables. :smashin:

    Steve
     
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    SVHS is a format of video tape. You mean S-Video.
     
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    VanHosen

    Not if you purchase from someone who's already paid the import and shipping costs :)

    Best regards

    Joe
     

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