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11-01-2013 12:44 PM  5 years ago
Dan Minick

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I always heard that there is no advantage to buying high dollar HDMI cables because the average ones work just as well.
that is absolutely not true. especially when using a 3d tv. as for something that long im not quite sure
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11-01-2013 01:39 PM  5 years ago
Retired2011

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that is absolutely not true. especially when using a 3d tv. as for something that long im not quite sure
You might want to read here:
http://www.tested.com/tech/3329-the...ve-hdmi-cables/
or here:
http://www.mediacollege.com/hardwar...mium-cable.html
etc...
I can't find anything on longer ones though.

I have a couple of 3d TV...seems you can hardly buy a decent TV now that isn't
However, we have never watched anything 3d on them, and I'm pretty sure we never will.
Chet
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11-01-2013 03:05 PM  5 years ago
kingmeow

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Most people say that normal HDMI cable should be kept under 20-25 feet or else you risk major signal degradation. I have successfully run Phoenix with a 25 ft. HDMI cable to my 70" screen. Talk about realistic simming but that's off topic.

Anyway, more than 25 ft. I would recommend special HDMI cables. Look here on Monoprice. With this "Redmere" technology they claim you can go up to 65 ft. and still get full speed. It will cost you though!

http://www.monoprice.com/Search?keyword=redmere
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11-01-2013 03:07 PM  5 years ago
McKrackin

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Talk about realistic simming but that's off topic.
No it's not(off topic)...Talk about it
I literally never use the word literally right.
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11-01-2013 03:19 PM  5 years ago
Dan Minick

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You might want to read here:
those tests cover color. not speed let me assure you, 3d does not work with a 5 dollar hdmi cable. iv done testing of my own, i just didn't put it on a fancy website for you to read.
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11-01-2013 04:36 PM  5 years ago
kingmeow

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No it's not(off topic)...Talk about it
Well, all I can say is it's AWESOME! It allows me to stand, like in the field, and since I'm 5 ft from the 70" screen, it is SUPER realistic.

One thing I haven't tried yet is to pipe the sound through my A/V receiver instead of the speakers on the flat screen.
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11-01-2013 08:13 PM  5 years ago
Luvmyhelis

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Shoot, one of the very first things I ever did was buy the sim card almost 3 years ago. Then plugged the system into my large flatscreen. I just couldn't see the heli on my 19" computer screen at all. One of the guys I fly with uses on on his 92". That is just awesome!

I also have it tied into my Yamaha/Klipsch surround sound.
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11-01-2013 09:21 PM  5 years ago
jason46

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The thunderbolt cable has spec for fiber-optic so I looked for a similar hdmi solution, how far do you want to go?

http://store.rainbowfishcorp.com/c/professional-series
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11-01-2013 09:44 PM  5 years ago
Retired2011

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3d does not work with a 5 dollar hdmi cable.
Why do I need 3d speed...does RF run in 3d?
I'm just using it on a cheap little 15" laptop so far.
Anyway, more than 25 ft. I would recommend special HDMI cables. Look here on Monoprice. With this "Redmere" technology they claim you can go up to 65 ft. and still get full speed. It will cost you though!
Heck, those aren't that expensive, especially compared to the optical ones
Maybe I should just buy a new laptop with an HDMI port then I could use a 15' or 20' easily to the big screen. Probably wouldn't cost that much more than buying all of the stuff and doing all of the hookup to the desktop in the other room.
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11-01-2013 10:59 PM  5 years ago
McKrackin

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I use this piece of high tech wonder...

I literally never use the word literally right.
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11-01-2013 11:00 PM  5 years ago
McKrackin

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I looked at a dozen TVs to find one with that plug in it.lol...I literally never use the word literally right.
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11-02-2013 12:01 AM  5 years ago
Retired2011

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Yeah my TV's don't have that either...my older ones did.Chet
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11-02-2013 02:06 AM  5 years ago
Trickycopter

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lowes sell the cable and fittings to do a longer hdmi or any other cable you want and the will work for how ever long you need.Synergy E7 AMA member Team Old Farts citizen 401 www.trickycopterrc.blogspot.com
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11-02-2013 02:21 AM  5 years ago
McKrackin

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What about that blue internet cable that looks like a phone plug?

What's it called and how long can it be?

I'd like to run a hard line to my bedroom....About 50-60 feet.
I literally never use the word literally right.
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11-02-2013 02:29 AM  5 years ago
Trickycopter

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that is a rj45 plug Ethernet cable lowes sells it also also know as networking cable. It is in the electrical department.Synergy E7 AMA member Team Old Farts citizen 401 www.trickycopterrc.blogspot.com
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11-02-2013 05:30 AM  5 years ago
smokey

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What about that blue internet cable that looks like a phone plug?
What's it called and how long can it be?
I'd like to run a hard line to my bedroom....About 50-60 feet.
Cat5 utp can run up to 90 to 100 (300/ft) meters without a repeater. 50-60 feet no sweat. I have longer runs than that run under the house from one end to the patch panel about 100 feet.
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11-02-2013 05:35 AM  5 years ago
McKrackin

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Where do I get lengths like that with the ends already made up?I literally never use the word literally right.
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11-02-2013 05:41 AM  5 years ago
JKos

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Just about any electronics store worth it's name.

- John
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11-02-2013 05:42 AM  5 years ago
McKrackin

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Is Cat6 the same plugs?I literally never use the word literally right.
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11-02-2013 05:43 AM  5 years ago
McKrackin

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Just about any electronics store worth it's name.
Nothing around here buddy.lol...

It's a 20 mile trip for a cheeseburger
I literally never use the word literally right.
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