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Topic # 87826 8-Aug-2011 12:57
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I need to get a Mini Displayport to Displayport cable (to go from an iMac to a HP monitor) .. proving to be a bit of a challenge to find anyone who sells them in NZ.

Anyone know of a company that sells/makes cables ?

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  Reply # 503311 8-Aug-2011 13:25
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I've dealt with these guys once: http://www.darkstar.co.nz
Would definitely go there again in future. They don't list your cable but perhaps it's worth asking.

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  Reply # 503323 8-Aug-2011 13:51
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Is this what you're after:
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/mini-displayport-dp-male-to-displayport-dp-female-adapter-cable-white-1...

Hong Kong based but free shipping to NZ (note prices in US$), can take anything from 1 -4 or so weeks to get here.


Edit:
you can also try here for "NZ" based shop:
http://nz.shop.yoobee.com/
bit pricier though but you're more likely to be buying genuine product




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  Reply # 503325 8-Aug-2011 13:55

I would use www.wirednz.co.nz personally (have dealt with them for years....great guys), but oretty sure they only deal with Trade.

Flick them an email and see what they can do :)



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  Reply # 503329 8-Aug-2011 14:03
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floydbloke: Is this what you're after:
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/mini-displayport-dp-male-to-displayport-dp-female-adapter-cable-white-1...



Almost, thats an adapter, I'd prefer to get a cable that just has mini-displayport male on one end and displayport male on the other.

Found a place on ebay that does it for US$9.99 with free shipping to NZ, probably go with them.

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250815267965&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

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  Reply # 510374 23-Aug-2011 09:46
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Mark:
floydbloke: Is this what you're after:
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/mini-displayport-dp-male-to-displayport-dp-female-adapter-cable-white-1...



Almost, thats an adapter, I'd prefer to get a cable that just has mini-displayport male on one end and displayport male on the other.

Found a place on ebay that does it for US$9.99 with free shipping to NZ, probably go with them.

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250815267965&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

Ta muchly!

Mark
 


Well my cable arrived after 7 days, works great .. no idea where they made any money on the deal though! 

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  Reply # 510381 23-Aug-2011 09:51
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I've always found cablesdirect.co.nz very good




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  Reply # 510384 23-Aug-2011 09:53
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theres some on trademe, i was looking for a short mini display port to hdmi cable (not adapter), but trademe shortest was 1.5m, found a 1.2m on dhgate.com for a little cheaper and free shipping (from china). ordered a few days ago, hasnt arrived yet (bought other stuff from their before though).

its actually an annoying thing to search for, most are adapters (around 95%, even though you are seaching "cable", and length is a PITA to search for :))

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  Reply # 510433 23-Aug-2011 10:32
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I find hong kong sellers on ebay to be pretty good, just look for one with good feedback. They have all sorts of odd little things WAY cheaper than NZ, like screen protectors, odd size batteries, airline headphone adapters, etc.




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  Reply # 510817 23-Aug-2011 19:10
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ENZvince: I would use www.wirednz.co.nz personally (have dealt with them for years....great guys), but oretty sure they only deal with Trade.

Flick them an email and see what they can do :)


I purchased a cable from WiredNZ, but I was a complete idiot because once I received it I realised it wasn't needed for my solution.
I called them and explained, and they were happy to allow me to return it for a refund.

I've been waiting for the day to return the gesture, so here it is. These guys are great.


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