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Topic # 88258 12-Aug-2011 14:39
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Guys, do you get a HDMI cable with My Sky HDi
Or do I have to go buy one?




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  Reply # 505581 12-Aug-2011 14:57
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Hi, there is not one in the box, but the installer should supply one as part of the install, the supplied one is 1.5 or 2m cannot remember.

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  Reply # 505635 12-Aug-2011 16:31
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the installer supplies a cable, or you can buy your own if you wish.




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  Reply # 505638 12-Aug-2011 16:59
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The ones they supply are pretty basic, you might want to supply your own. Monster make some pretty good ones :P

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  Reply # 505645 12-Aug-2011 17:26
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nickb800: The ones they supply are pretty basic, you might want to supply your own. Monster make some pretty good ones :P


Lol. It's a digital signal. It either works or it doesn't, if works don't think there's difference in quality from using different cable.

No 3d, now, so don't need cable to support that standard from sky box.

Always had installer supply cable on my installs.

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  Reply # 505726 12-Aug-2011 19:56
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The installer supplied us with a HDMI cable even though at the time we didn't have an HD TV :)

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  Reply # 505769 12-Aug-2011 21:27
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Installer came, installed MySky HDi and (even though we do not have a HDTV) left a 2M HDMI cable. 

You should not have to worry about needing a HDMI cable.  

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  Reply # 505793 12-Aug-2011 22:12
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rugrat:
nickb800: The ones they supply are pretty basic, you might want to supply your own. Monster make some pretty good ones :P


Lol. It's a digital signal. It either works or it doesn't, if works don't think there's difference in quality from using different cable.

No 3d, now, so don't need cable to support that standard from sky box.

Always had installer supply cable on my installs.


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  Reply # 505876 13-Aug-2011 06:50
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hook line and sinker as well. The ol'digital signal!!! only messing.

Cheers for the replies guys, I will await and see what the installer has. I deffo bought 3 HDMI cables over from the UK but cant' find the 3rd one.





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  Reply # 505908 13-Aug-2011 09:28
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I can confirm 100% that both the HDi and the HDi+ come with an HDMI cable. They are black 1.8m (ish) packaged in the box with the decoder.



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  Reply # 505956 13-Aug-2011 12:47
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I can confirm to. HDMI cable was in the box.
Basic black HDMI cable, nothing special.




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  Reply # 506128 13-Aug-2011 23:42
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Shindig: I can confirm to. HDMI cable was in the box.
Basic black HDMI cable, nothing special.


Nothing special? lol its a cable what can make it special... Shinny gold plated ends ?? lol.

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  Reply # 506129 13-Aug-2011 23:44
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Yes actually.

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  Reply # 507255 16-Aug-2011 12:22
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illicit: Yes actually.

I like shinny things too :)

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  Reply # 507275 16-Aug-2011 12:50
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Gotta make sure all those 0s and 1s are well polished and shiny!!!




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  Reply # 507296 16-Aug-2011 13:31
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rugrat:
Lol. It's a digital signal. It either works or it doesn't, if works don't think there's difference in quality from using different cable. 


IME thats not entirely true. When I got MySky HDi installed, the installer hijacked my single HDMI port for it, removing my PS3 connection. I purchased a cheap HDMI switch from TradeMe, and the seller kindly threw in a free HDMI cable. I initially used the original HDMI cable (another cheapie purchased from TradeMe), but I found that every minute or so, the picture would flicker, and a visible line would be rendered across the TV for a fraction of a second. I replaced the HDMI cable with the one I got with the switch, and the problem hasn't occurred since. 

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