Archive for the ‘HDTV Cables’ Category

Making Your PC Central to Your Media Center

Friday, July 18th, 2008

If you want your PC to be the most important component of your media center, you will need to pick up a CableCARD. Unfortunately, these cards are often full of bugs and can be difficult to find. Not only that, they often come with very little support and ...

Monster Cable Offering New Wireless Technology

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Monster Cable has announced that it will now be offering a wireless transmitter for HDTV signals. This new transmitter will be capable of connecting the television of a home theater to a DVD player or digital signal box. The wireless system being offered by Monster Cable is nothing more than ...

Octava Launches 3×4 HDMI VI.3

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Octava Inc has announced that it will be releasing a 3x4 HDMI VI.3 switch and splitter Distribution Amplifier. With this new HDMI device, you can deliver Full 1080P HD video and audio streams to up to four HD displays at the same time. This amp is designed to ...

Linking Devices with Consumer Electronics Control

Friday, April 4th, 2008

I have mentioned before that there are a number of different terms that get thrown around by television manufacturers when shopping for televisions. One of these terms involves connectivity between devices. With the improved technology available, many manufacturers are making it easier for televisions and other devices to communicate with ...

The History of Cable

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Do you know how cable television started? It is actually quite interesting. Back in 1948, a group of people that were living in remote valleys in Pennsylvania were looking for a way to solve their poor reception problems. At this time, it was difficult to get reception ...

Using HDMI Cables

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Over the past few years, HDMI has become the standard form of connection used when setting up a high-definition home theater. In fact, if you purchase an HDTV, you will likely find that it has at least two HDMI inputs. You will also find that home theater accessories ...

What is an RGB Cable?

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

As you set out to connect your television to all of its accessories, you may become a bit overwhelmed by all of the different types of cables to select from. Although many of the cables do look very much the same on the outside, they are actually quite different ...

What Happens to Cable Television When We Go Digital?

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

With all of this switching over to digital television, you might be wondering where this leaves you if you are a satellite or cable subscriber. If you have a satellite dish, you should be in a pretty good position because you already have what you need for digital services. ...

Deciding Between an HDMI or Component Cable

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

If you need to run cables from your HDTV to a remote cable box over a long distance, you may be wondering if it is better to use a long HDMI cable or if you should just use a 5-conductor mini RGB cable that has been cut to length. ...