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Topic # 25575 25-Aug-2008 23:19
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hi
wanting to connect my htpc to a projector using a hdmi cable, but it will be a 10 meter length. is it a good idea?. i see alot of people using cat5e to extend it. do i need it for this length?.
any prefered trademe brands?.

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  Reply # 159752 26-Aug-2008 00:18
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We bought a 10m HDMI cable from cablesdirect.co.nz for $80. Works fine.

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  Reply # 159763 26-Aug-2008 07:09
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To do HDMI on cat5 is not cost effective at this length, a good 10m HDMI cable should only set you back $80-100 and should work with no problems.

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  Reply # 159793 26-Aug-2008 09:33
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I'm running 12m good quality hdmi from htpc to projector, no problems at all.

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