HDMI leads & HDMI PC monitors

  sunnystaines 13:56 16 Jul 2009

Been looking at HDMI monitors for a computer surprised that the HDMI leads are not included. And was quoted various high prices for a lead and was told they come in three grades grey-black-white.

white top quality for tv, grey and black poorer pictures for computers.

can anyone explain anything on these leads as the girl in PCW was lost too.

anyone recommend a 24" hdmi monitor they have.

  John B 17:37 16 Jul 2009

spending lots of money on hdmi cables can't be justified. Provided the cable and connections are reasonable quality you won't see any difference between (say)a £5 lidl cable and a £100 monster one.

That's my opinion anyway!

  sunnystaines 17:58 16 Jul 2009


  sunnystaines 18:37 17 Jul 2009

going off hdmi very quickly getting lots of duff advice from vendors.

  ambra4 03:15 18 Jul 2009

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  sunnystaines 20:22 18 Jul 2009

thanks, seems to be a chance for retails to claw back cash as none seem to include a lead.

  ambra4 23:42 18 Jul 2009


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  sunnystaines 16:48 19 Jul 2009

thanks everyone for the help got a lead thrown in with monitor after asking for one.

  newearwax 17:18 27 Jul 2009

I've read that, (I think I'm getting it right), that better quality leads have lower gauge (AWG) numbers, as they gave better shielding. Is that so?
Do they give better performance in any respect, for instance handshake between equipment?

  sunnystaines 18:07 27 Jul 2009


I was told at the electrical shop its to do with shielding, I was given a 1.3a rating which i was told was average and would be ok.

  sachinweb 19:50 29 Jul 2009

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