There are a few important points to consider before you head online to buy HDMI cables for your home entertainment system. It is worth taking the time to read parts 1 and 2 of this guide to ensure you get the right HDMI cables and full support for all the devices you want to connect.
We have already covered the first two points to bear in mind – HDMI standards compliance and cable length. There are a couple more you need to consider, such as:
• Cable quality. HDMI cables made with better materials and with better features (i.e. gold-plated) will always outperform poorer quality cables, so it might be worth opting for premium cables to guarantee quality.
• Price. There are a few things to bear in mind when it comes to price. Whilst it isn’t worth spending a fortune on HDMI cables, as the difference in quality isn’t that great, you should always try to get the best cables you can reasonably afford. This may mean shelling out a little more. However, there is no point in spending more on premium HDMI cables if you only have a low-end television set.