Progressive technological advances demand better device connection options to be created. Having an HDTV will not give you a superior image quality. You will need the proper connecting cables for it. Televisions are not the only electronic appliances that need high-quality cables to get the maximum output. Every electronic device such as Blu-ray players, gaming consoles and DVD players need good cables. Ultimately, the performance of all these devices depends on the kind of connections used. There are many ways of connecting your HDTV to other devices. The best way is using HDMI cables.
Why use HDMI cables?
High Definition Multimedia Interface cables are the best cable to use to complements an HD home theatre system. HDMI cables give up to 1080p high definition video viewing along with 7.1 channels of surround sound. All this is packaged for you in just a single cable. One cable is able to get you high quality sound and video viewing with ease. It has up to 5Gbps of bandwidth. This is actually more than one would require to stream HD videos and eight channels of HD audio. HDMI cables minimise the loss of data because there is no conversion of signals from analogue to digital and vice versa.
There are as many as four main versions of HDMI cables sold in the market; 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3. All these versions are capable of streaming HD videos of up to 1080p.