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XBox hi-definition cables

Discussion in 'Xbox Forums' started by Ramspeed, Oct 10, 2005.

  1. Ramspeed

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    Hi all

    I bought some cheap component cables (don't know the make) for my xbox and I'm getting trailing/ghosting @ 480p/720p (480i is okay). I remember reading on this site that this was a common fault with 3rd party leads.

    I found the official cables @ www.mx2.co.uk but they're out of stock. Another website has IXOS cables for the same price. IXOS are generally a seriously good company for cables. Should I go with them or play it safe with the official cables?

    Cheers
     
  2. Munkey Boy

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    Wtach out as some 3rd party leads don't have an optical out, like the official one does. Not a problem if you don't want 5.1 though obviously. I've never heard a complaint about the official leads.
     
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    dont go for MX2, they are ***** they charged my card then said they were out of stock, i said cancel so they did, 3 weeks later the cable turned up in and the plastic box was ripped open, i rang them up and said i told them to cancel, sent it back got a refund but it was all agro for nothing, their cable was the crap one too, get the official one from lik-sang i got it and its fab :thumbsup:
     
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    rampseed,

    i had the same problem, i was using a gamester version of the high def kit, changed to the official one. The sharpness is incredible especially on fifa 2006 @ 720p.
     
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    Anyone got a suggestion as to where I can get the official cable from that's based in the UK? Could order from liksang etc but want it ASAP.

    Cheers
     
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    You could do worse than Divineo. A couple of guys in my work have used them for mod chips and so on in the past without a hint of a problem. It's £24.95 which is pretty much the going rate and it ships within 24 hours!

    http://www.divineo.co.uk/cgi-bin/div-uk/xb-of-hidef

    White Dog usually stock it but they are out just now with more stock expected on Thursday apparently:

    http://www.whitedog.co.uk/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=626

    Cheers,

    Colin
     
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    when I tried some cheap 3rd party cables, I got green bands on my projector at 480p. Is that crappy cables, or a sign that I have a dodgy Xbox?

    i.e. will it be a waste of time to get MS cables?
     

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