Wii U HDMI cable quality?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by fatmeegz, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. fatmeegz
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    Sorry if this has already been posted. Just wondering what your thoughts are on the HDMI cable that comes bundled with the console. I noticed that it's silver tip rather then gold... Anyone here use a gold tipped HDMI? Any differences on the picture quality?
     
  2. KDH

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    HDMI is a digital signal, the result will look the same whether you buy a thousand dollar cable, use the one included with the Wii U, or pick one up for 99 cents. It just doesn't matter like it does with analog signals.
     
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    Oh right. Thanks for that!!
     
  4. nando

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    plus the gold tip on plugs only affects rust not conductivity, unless it is gold all the way through the cable.
     
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    Copper has superior conductivity to anything else anyway.
     
  6. dtp30

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    The pins in the hdmi plugs are Gold plated.. Well the HDMI cable that came with my Wii U are...
    I thought platnum was better than gold or copper... But copper is much better from heat conductivity...