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Cables on EBay, any good?

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by rubadub, Feb 7, 2005.

  1. rubadub

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    It is hard to know if the claims on ebay are to be believed.
    I want cables to connect a panasonic PW6 plasma to my pc and dvd with component.
    What do you think of these cables
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=3759&item=5163291508&rd=1

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=3668&item=6714126854

    Also found this, (about 2/3 way down) "Unbranded RGB 3 Phono to 15 Pin HD"
    http://www.beststuff.co.uk/specialist_rgb_leads.htm
    and vga-vga
    http://www.beststuff.co.uk/vga_cable.htm

    Is the difference going to be noticeable?
     
  2. caleb

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    If I were you - I'd leave E-Bay well alone no matter what they are selling - too many scams.
     
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    You can try them out but I wouldnt expect to much from them. Ebay can turn up some gems and some turkeys. "You pays your money and takes your risk with fleabay"
     
  4. MikeKay1976

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    hi i would be interested to know if anyone has any experience of these component - vga cables.

    i have just ordered a component - vga adapter from liksang. am hoping there wil be no noticable loss of quality so i can get some progressive scan goodness on the dvd & xbox. this howefver seems a far cheaper way of doing it.
     
  5. Joe Fernand

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    rubadub

    No experience with the cables you've highlighted I'm afraid.

    Possibly way more than your wanting to spend but worth a look at the BetterCables Silver Serpent 3RCA to HD15 cables we have available in the Cable Power Buy section - I can say for certain they produce excellent results with a 6 Series display.

    Best regards

    Joe
     
  6. MikeKay1976

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    Hi

    your right it is a little more than i wanted to spend & i have already ordered the part.

    will see if liksang are on the money.

    for 44 quid + the cost of a component cable i would have thought i am in with a shout as its not that much cheaper than your cable, considering i still have to pay for a component lead.
    if not then i will certainly consider this

    cheers for the post

    M.
     

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