Which cables?

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  1. phatspider

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    Hi guys

    Hopeing someone will be able to offer me some advice

    I need to buy the following :

    2 Scart to Scart cables for Sky+ and Sony DVD recorder
    1 DVI to HDMI cable for connectin my Powerbook

    All to connect to my Sony 40V2000

    I don't mind spending a little but not a fortune. For the scarts - i was considering the QED AV2110.
     
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    I can heartly recomend the QED AV2110. I have 2 and i found that they're an excellent quality cable with a noticable difference in picture quality to a "no name" cable.
     
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    is there realy a difference in picture quality of using different cables?
    from what iv heard its eather the digital signal doesnt get there or it does no down side in quality.
     
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    I'd have to agree. I've tried a more expensive cable and a cheap freebie cable I got in the box with an upscaling DVD player. Neither produced any cable-specific image problems.

    For analogue video I'd get something reassuringly non-cheap (ie not incredibly expensive but not 2.99 either).
     
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    cool - so reckon thats the scarts sorted - what about the dvi to hdmi?? couldnt see anything on that belkin link
     
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    I would strongly recommend the QED HDMIP cable, you can get for £37 if you shop around and is miles better than anything Belkin offer.
     
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    I'd disagree, i found the picture to be brighter and sharper with the QED cables.

    If you go and spend 2k on a TV why put up with a £2.50 cable? After all you wouldn't put a £20 set of re-moulds on a Ferrari would you??
     
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    Very true, but you wouldn't put bullet proof all-terrain tyres on either :rotfl: : Meaning, you don't have to get a second mortgage to upgrade your inter-connects.

    If like me, you have champagne tastes, but lemonade pockets, Ixos do some reasonably priced leads. Also, Thor (for scarts, at least) the're a bit bulky but they do make a considerable difference to the scart leads from Poundland*

    (before I get flamed by all the QED fans, QED leads are nice too:thumbsup: )

    *Never actually tried, but I think this assumption is quite safe
     
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    Do you mean for an analogue video standard?

    Unless I missed something, I'd be surprised if that was the case with HDMI - so I'm going to have to politely ask, are you sure it's not a placebo effect?
     

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