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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 128641 17-Aug-2013 18:55
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Hi all

I'm considering using a 25m HDMI cable to set sky etc to the master bedroom.

I have looked at an option that has 24AWG

Any issues with this length of HDMi cable? I.e not too long is it?

Thanks in advance.

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  Reply # 880250 17-Aug-2013 19:09
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Hi again, I normally get concerned around 20m, I have never installed a 25m one, but others have had issues.

There are plenty of active options.


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  Reply # 880448 18-Aug-2013 10:29
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I've installed up to 20m without any problems but anything over that would worry me for a standard cable.

You could always buy one that you can return and try it out before installation, otherwise go down the extender route.


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  Reply # 880514 18-Aug-2013 12:22
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IME it depends just as much on the devices as the cable if it will detect and be sparkle free. A premium 10m one was totally useless between my computers onboard and a monitor whereas it was fine from a graphics card or dvd player.

A HDMI repeater isnt expensive and may let you use 2 cheaper cables vs one heavy expensive one.


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