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How to improve your video performance with high definition cables

The term HDTV or High Definition Television technically covers a rather broad spectrum of performance. HDTV generally starts at 1080p (1,080 pixels per inch) and currently goes all the way up to 5K (5,000 pixels per inch) resolutions. Essentially HD is measured by how many "dots" or pixels of color are contained in a single square inch of frame.

, July 23, 2017

How far can HDMI cable be run while still maintaining high quality?

HDMI, or high definition multimedia interface, is the current standard in high quality transfer of audio and video data between devices. The most common example is between a computer and an external monitor or between a streaming device and a high-definition television. HDMI cables are capable of data transfer speeds up to 2.25 Gbps for the standard category 1 cables and 10.2 Gbps for the high speed category 2 cables.

, July 17, 2017

How to boost your speed with cat5e and cat6 cables

When playing a game or sending packets of information across a network, users want speed and dependability. This can be achieved with better wire connections. Cat5e and Cat6 cables offer more bandwidth, greater network speed, and less lost signals. Here are the similarities and difference between the two options and how they can both be used to increase the speed of everyday connections in the home.

, July 15, 2017

Can a cat6 connector work on a cat5e cable?

Data cabling has always been an integral part of internet and network systems. However, with technology advancing rapidly, new systems are being developed over time. Since latest versions are usually better in terms of performance, many people oftentimes want to upgrade to these latest versions.

, July 13, 2017

DisplayPort vs. HDMI vs. DMI: Which port do you want on your new computer?

When you purchase your new computer, be sure to choose the right monitor for the job. Display Port 1.2 has been the standard for viewing high resolution content on consumer monitors, and has the ability to handle video resolutions as high as 3,840 x 2,160 at 60fps, and up to 17.28Gbits/sec of bandwidth.

, July 09, 2017

How Do Fiber Optic Cables Bend Light?

Fiber optic cables quickly send signals across long distances in the form of light. Each cable is made up of thin strands of glass called "fiber optics," pieces of glass that send signals using light. Fiber optic cables are useful because they use light, rather than electricity, meaning that other electronic devices in the area will not cause them interference.

, July 07, 2017

What's the difference in HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort?

What's the Difference in HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort? Most people don't think too much about cables, but they're just as important as a monitor or TV for people who want to access video content. There are several different cables that can connect display devices to an input, with the most popular being HDMI, DVI, and DisplayPort.

, July 03, 2017

Why some HDMI cables are better than others

When you are shopping around for HDMI cables, you will find that there are some differences when it comes to pricing. If you are looking for cables to use in your home theater set up, will you need to pay more to get a better cable? As you shop around, it will be best that you have some insight as to what you should be looking for and what constitutes a high-quality HDMI cable over one that you should stay away from.

, June 26, 2017

How do you convert different types of signals into HDMI so they can be displayed on HDMI devices

Converting signals to HDMI for viewing on Modern Devices Entertainment technology is an ever-increasing whirlwind of innovation, resulting in new and impressive features. As great as new and immersive entertainment technology can be, we sometimes find that our favorite devices can get lost in translation and some formats don't cross over as easily as we think they should.

, June 21, 2017

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