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HDMI or High Definition Multimedia Interface is a standard for sending audio and video data over a cable from one device to another, such as from laptop to television. It is also used to stream these files. All of this is done by connecting the devices through an HDMI cable. However, it is important to get the right HDMI cable after considering their version and compatibility with your devices. At Triplett, we offer a variety of HDMI cables for home theaters, satellite televisions, gaming consoles, and other audiovisual equipment. Most cable types have a bandwidth of around 10Gbps and are compatible with HDMI versions 1.3 to 1.4. Most of them are black in color with length ranging from 3 feet to 75 feet. We also offer Redmere technology enabled HDMI cables which have an inbuilt chip which helps in boosting the signal for file transfer or streaming from source to destination device.
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What is HDMI cable?
HDMI cable is used to connect two devices physically for transferring bulky audio and video files. You can send high resolution video files over this cable which can be connected to laptops, smart televisions, satellite TVs, and more. They are based on standard HDMI technology and this standard is developed and supported by a consortium of electronics manufacturers. This cable has different versions which are important in terms of supporting other HDMI devices. While there are versions starting from 1 to 4.1, the first few versions up to 1.2a are not used much now. The most prevalent ones start from 1.3-1.3a onwards to 2.1. Aside from these versions, there are cable types such as standard, premium, ultra-premium, and so on, based on their features.
What does the HDMI cable do?
It transfers audio and video data from one device to another audiovisual device such as televisions. It works as an interface between the two devices. With this one cable, you can avoid the task of creating a network using multiple cables which may be confusing as well as costly. These cables carry signals from source to destination device. Good quality HDMI cables offer fast transmission of around 60 frames per second along with excellent sound and picture clarity. Also, it is quite easy to use with a simple plugin format.
When should you use a HDMI cable?
If you require high definition videos and audio, using an HDMI cable is a must. However, ensure the components you use to connect are HDMI compatible. For instance, some televisions may support the use of 1.3 or 1.4 versions, while others may support only the latest versions beyond 1.8. This depends on their year of manufacture, features, and functionalities evolved through the years. Also, check the distance between two devices and then decide the length. For instance, a 3-ft. cable is enough to connect a laptop placed adjacent to your television. This is applicable for any other type of short connection runs.
What devices use HDMI cables?
There are various HDMI compatible devices such as televisions, laptops, gaming consoles, play stations, fire sticks, smartphones, video cameras, surveillance system screens, and many other audiovisual equipment which use HDMI cable for signal transmission.
What are the different HDMI connector types?
A, B, C, D, and E are five main types of HDMI connectors. There are standard, mini-HDMI, and micro-HDMI connectors. Type A and B are the most widely used connectors. The connectors also facilitate high speed signal transmission, and some types may have additional capabilities.
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