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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:56   #1
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Cheap HDMI cables just as good?? Rubbish

I bought this one in Poundland today (for 1 should you be wondering), and it doesn't even work. Premium HDMI cables from now on..

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:57   #2
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five star thread
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:57   #3
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:58   #4
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Looks like yet another quality Poundland product to me!


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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:58   #5
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Scart cable?

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:58   #6
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Erm that's a USB cable!

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:59   #7
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Scart cable?
The funny has been ruined now, I want my stars back.
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:59   #8
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Do you wear ring earrings, have a muffin top and wear nike trainers? If not, why were you in poundland?

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 18:59   #9
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No wonder, That's a DVI cable! Silly poundland!
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:00   #10
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Good old poundland. Such failure right there. I'd guess someone in the factory got a little bored and decided to do a funny.

I wouldn't be surprised if - despite the not-so-serious nature of this thread - people still manage to spread misinformation about "digital signals".

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:01   #11
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Good old poundland. Such failure right there. I'd guess someone in the factory got a little bored and decided to do a funny.

I wouldn't be surprised if - despite the not-so-serious nature of this thread - people still manage to spread misinformation about "digital signals".
It's funny how many people still don't understand them :P.

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:03   #12
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Good old poundland. Such failure right there. I'd guess someone in the factory got a little bored and decided to do a funny.

I wouldn't be surprised if - despite the not-so-serious nature of this thread - people still manage to spread misinformation about "digital signals".
Nothing to worry about, a doubled over tinfoil hat will resist their advancements in technology.
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:04   #13
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Do you wear ring earrings, have a muffin top and wear nike trainers? If not, why were you in poundland?
Cleaning products and school notebooks.

Plus it was the first time I'd EVER been in one (having been shielded from life by island living). It was AMAZING.
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:05   #14
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Scart cable?
Damn, someone would have to be pretty quick to catch you out.
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:08   #15
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:08   #16
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You bought it ...
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:12   #17
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Oh my... lol.
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:14   #18
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Thats a scart cable OP, not a HDMI lead

Plus you shop at Poundland

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:14   #19
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You paid 1 to tell us this? Couldn't you have just taken a photo of it in the store if you found it so funny.

Please read the FAQ regarding signature sizes
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:15   #20
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You paid 1 to tell us this? Couldn't you have just taken a photo of it in the store if you found it so funny.
Not sure if joking, or just blind.

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:17   #21
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You paid 1 to tell us this? Couldn't you have just taken a photo of it in the store if you found it so funny.
Unless the OP has shop shelving and 1 labels, I'd say this was took in pound land.....
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:17   #22
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so Cheap HDMI cables just as good??

are they ? before i buy this 190 quid platinum plated 50cm one.

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:19   #23
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so Cheap HDMI cables just as good??

are they ? before i buy this 190 quid platinum plated 50cm one.
Yes Fyi, they are, Digital signal offers no degradation, it's either on, or not, Various places have compared this, i remember a few from when Monster cables became the latest Fad regarding cables, most places found a 2 cable performed the same as a 40 quid monster lead

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:20   #24
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You mean its not encrusted with precious stones?


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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:22   #25
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hahaha....brilliant.
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:23   #26
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Bwahaha, wonder how many people have fallen for it though...

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:23   #27
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Yes Fyi, they are, Digital signal offers no degradation, it's either on, or not, Various places have compared this, i remember a few from when Monster cables became the latest Fad regarding cables, most places found a 2 cable performed the same as a 40 quid monster lead
LOL
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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:24   #28
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Yes Fyi, they are, Digital signal offers no degradation, it's either on, or not, Various places have compared this, i remember a few from when Monster cables became the latest Fad regarding cables, most places found a 2 cable performed the same as a 40 quid monster lead
Woah, woah - dude, the point's over there -->

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:35   #29
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OP thanks for the post I need a couple of HDMI cables to connect my microwave to the kettle. Cheers!

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Old 26th Nov 2011, 19:37   #30
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Clearly a DHCP cable.

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