Posts Tagged: cable

Video & Audio Firmware Update Pitfalls

Video & Audio Firmware Update Pitfalls

Many audio and video products today offer the ability to upgrade the software in them that determines in many respects how these machines function.  Most people believe they need the newest firmware to have the best performance from their equipment.  My experience indicates this may not be the case.  While the manufacturers promote the benefits associated… Read more

18 Gbps HDMI Cable Runs Over 15 Feet Can Be A Challenge

18 Gbps HDMI Cable Runs Over 15 Feet Can Be A Challenge

I am encountering many problems with HDMI working properly with 4K UHD and HDR in projector installations.  These installations frequently use cables that are much longer than those found in the typical home installation.  Many Category 2 high speed cables that are 15 ft or less in length work without a hitch.  Applications over 15 ft are… Read more

How To Select An HDMI Cable

How To Select An HDMI Cable

Many people wonder whether the HDMI cable they select will impact the picture quality of the image they are getting on their display.  In general the subtle degradation of image quality caused by cable quality is not something that occurs.  These concerns, however, are reinforced by stores that sell high cost/profit HDMI cables from suppliers like Monster Cable that… Read more