HDMI cables are the top choice when it comes to connecting devices in a TV or home theatre set up. They are capable of delivering high-definition video and multi-channel digital audio on a single cable, hence cutting down the cord clutter that came with the traditional way of connecting devices. In short, you will be needing HDMI cable if you want to connect anything to your tv. Black copper HDMI cables are very much in demand. Tech Expert, Macally, Belkin and Living style are some of the leading sellers of HDMI cables in Pakistan. Other options include Monster Essentials, WOG, and Elgato, that are some of the brands selling these cables at affordable prices in Pakistan.
Pros & Cons
Great video quality
Eliminates cord clutter
Uses authentication and encryption
Cant transmit multi-channel and standard two-channel stereo signals simultaneously
Devices that may require HDMI connections include TVs, Laptop, Video Projectors, DVD, PC Monitors, Blu-ray, Ultra HD players, Cable/Satellite Home Theater Receivers, Media Streamers, Game Consoles, Digital Cameras, Camcorders, and Smartphones etc.
Types of HDMI Cables
HDMI cables come in various types ranging from standard, high-speed, premium
These are designed for HDTV broadcast, cable, and satellite TV and support resolutions up to 720p and 1080i. The Standard Automotive HDMI Cables are used to connect portable or in-car DVD players and other devices to in-car video displays.
These are capable of handling video resolutions of 1080p and 4K and also provide support for 3D. High-Speed Automotive cables are the same as High-Speed cables but they are optimized for the automotive environment.
For reliable transfer of 4K/UltraHD resolution video, including 4K, HDR, and expanded colour range, the Premium High-Speed cables are the best option.
These include all the features of other types of HDMI cables but come with added support for 8K video with HDR.
With Built-in Ethernet
They are designed to allow multiple HDMI-connected devices to share a single Ethernet connection to a broadband router.
Depending on the application, these cables come with four connector types such as the Regular Size (Type A), Mini Size (Type C), Micro Size (Type D) and Automotive (Type E) connectors.