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Old 05-02-2016, 10:27 AM   #4  
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Originally Posted by ivtec View Post
Thanks doctorCAD: well i got this cable and connected it from my Roku 4 to an A_B 1x2 switch and to 30 feet high speed cable to tv and it cuts off video doesn't have good connectivity,i had another cable that is high speed hdmi on other of my tvs and replaced it just to check and now is fine so far,i guess this cable is not high speed hdmi,so not good to connect to long runs of cable.
With HDMI cables, the "proof is in the pudding" in many cases. I've had expensive cables not work where low cost ones did, and visa versa. Sometimes, it's a matter of getting a cable that does work and go with that. Usually, however, most 6 foot cables will work satisfactorily and the one Amazon offered isn't much different from the average as DoctorCAD pointed out. All that said, HDMI cable failures are the exception rather than the rule.
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