virgin + box hdmi lead

  polish 22:33 06 Feb 2008

iam getting the virgin plus box on sat but was wondering if it worth getting a hdmi lead to connect to my tv even though there is very little hd progs on virgin if any would there be a difference in quality over a scart lead

  anniesboy 08:05 07 Feb 2008

Virgin may supply one with the box ,Sky did.
If your tv is HD ready and I guess it is.
Then I think it will be an advantage,others with more knowledge than me may come along

  Monument 08:44 07 Feb 2008

Virgin supplied me with an HDMI lead.

It is true that their HD content is only BBC HD and the odd pay per view film with no liklyhood of that changing soon. I am seriously thinking of changing back to Sky as a consequence.

  skeletal 10:47 07 Feb 2008

To state the obvious, you have to have HDMI to watch HD telly, and yes you can easily see a big improvement in quality. “Ordinary” telly is less noticeable difference between Scart and HDMI. I always use HDMI because you have to change the virgin box’s output settings to swap between the two which means going through set-up menus.

As with all consumer stuff there is always the promise of everything is “coming soon”. In this context, the vast improvement to Virgin’s HD service is “coming soon”.


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