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I'm looking to buy a digital coaxial audio cable and an HDMI cable for a Blu-Ray player. I found Monoprice.com, and so far they look like they're the best. But how do you all feel about Monoprice.com? Could I find better cables for very similar prices somewhere else? Or did I strike gold?
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I'm looking to buy a digital coaxial audio cable and an HDMI cable for a Blu-Ray player. I found Monoprice.com, and so far they look like they're the best. But how do you all feel about Monoprice.com? Could I find better cables for very similar prices somewhere else? Or did I strike gold?
Monoprice.com is gold! I ordered my HDMI to DVI-D for my 360 for a like 6 bucks shipped. Works great! Fast Shipping! Great Prices!
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Yeah, Monoprice ahs always worked really well for me. Good quality, very low prices, very fast shipping (even to me in Canada!)

I mean, it may still be worth shopping around, but it's pretty hard to find stuff that's much cheaper.
    
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Yes, Monoprice FTW. I got 2 HDMI and 1 DVI to HDMI for a quarter of the cost it would have been at Best Buy.
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I'm looking to buy a digital coaxial audio cable and an HDMI cable for a Blu-Ray player. I found Monoprice.com, and so far they look like they're the best. But how do you all feel about Monoprice.com? Could I find better cables for very similar prices somewhere else? Or did I strike gold?
They are awesome. I've bought from them alot over the past couple of years.
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post #6 of 14
Check out Blue Jeans Cables as well: www.bluejeanscable.com

They are very upfront about everything and don't BS. They were sued by Monster Cable earlier this year and it turned out the Blue Jeans owner was a patent lawayer.


I just ordered a 20ft HDMI cable from them and was cheaper than Monoprice for the same quality.
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Monoprice is great. I like Meritline.com as well. Just got two 6 foot HDMI cables for $10 from Meritline.
 
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Check out Blue Jeans Cables as well: www.bluejeanscable.com

They are very upfront about everything and don't BS. They were sued by Monster Cable earlier this year and it turned out the Blue Jeans owner was a patent lawayer.


I just ordered a 20ft HDMI cable from them and was cheaper than Monoprice for the same quality.
How the hell did you manage that? It came to $42 shipped for me from bluejeans and on monoprice, it's less than $30 shipped for a 20 foot HDMi cable.
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How the hell did you manage that? It came to $42 shipped for me from bluejeans and on monoprice, it's less than $30 shipped for a 20 foot HDMi cable.
http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/...bles/index.htm

$18.50 20ft Chinese-made, 24 AWG Tinned Copper, CL2 rated
$5.75 USPS Priority Mail
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$24.25


I believe this is the same Copartner-made HDMI cable sold by Monoprice.
Edited by DuckieHo - 12/26/08 at 1:06pm
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Hmm, it looks like I'd be saving some money if I went with Monoprice.com. I admit that I think I can see that the Blue Jeans Cables are better, but is it worth the extra money? It would cost me a little over $10 more than Monoprice.com. Of course, with the money I'm saving by not buying from somewhere else, I guess it doesn't really matter. lol
Edited by TwoCables - 12/26/08 at 2:09pm
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