does anyone know the correct size of d-link trunking for HDMI lead

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  1. Sunshinewelly

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    It depends on the thickness of your cable but the majority should fit. The issue is the bend radius is quite small so, do you have (m)any bends?
     
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    i will have 3 bends in total
     
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    You might have a problem depending on the bend radius then, it can cause issues and especially where you are near the limits if you other thread at 8.5m better go fibre ...
     
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    Might be an idea to try and source a trunking which has a snap on 'lid' design - that way you don't require to pass the HDMI hood through the end of the trunking.

    Joe
     
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    It usually opens one side, the other being a hinge, better check though.
     
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    That d-line trunking does indeed snap open but as has previously been mentioned, I'd be worried about the bend radii.
     
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    tempted to actually slice the outer case as that may assist in its bendiness

    I simply cant justify spending £175 on a cable when the fibre cable itself looks problematic around corners
     
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    Hybrid Fibre HDMI - is currently the most reliable (and flexible) solution for 4K UHD once you are going beyond 8m.

    Cable route - ideally you would avoid tight bends, possibly time to look at alternative path ways.

    Joe
     
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    Finally got a 8m cable to work from amazon. Took 5 different leads to get there
     
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    Don't bend it ;)
     

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