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#151 saturnotaku

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:42 PM

I've ordered several HDMI and USB cables from Monoprice in the past and have been very pleased with their customer service and quality of the products. I just ordered some RCA couplers and audio extension cable for less than $4 shipped. Compare that to the $17+ I would have to spend at Radio Shack for the exact same things.

#152 Arakias

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 03:28 PM

Can someone point me to the product ID number for PS3 Optical Toslink cables on monoprice? The PS3 101 thread is way too long to search and it only lists IDs for HDMI cables. Thanks in advance!

#153 Plac1d

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 04:02 PM

Can someone point me to the product ID number for PS3 Optical Toslink cables on monoprice? The PS3 101 thread is way too long to search and it only lists IDs for HDMI cables. Thanks in advance!

Any Toslink cable will do. 1419

#154 OneWingedAngeI

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 04:37 PM

ordered a lot from them, they are my only choice for cable needs

#155 Arakias

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Posted 20 December 2008 - 04:45 PM

ordered a lot from them, they are my only choice for cable needs


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#156 jrf5201

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 12:03 PM

They have some great prices here. my only issue is im trying to link up my 360 to my hdtv but there are so many different types of hdmi..whats the difference between them all?

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 12:16 PM

Monoprice ftw. Buy all my HDMI from them, work great! Eff Best Buy
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#158 shrike4242

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 02:45 PM

I order cables from Monoprice.com all the time. None of them have failed me, and some of them have been in use for over two years.

Their shipping is quick, prices reasonable for both cables and shipping, and they have a great assortment of cables.

#159 GrilledWitOnions

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 07:58 PM

They have some great prices here. my only issue is im trying to link up my 360 to my hdtv but there are so many different types of hdmi..whats the difference between them all?

I always forget. Here is the post I wrote a while back in regards to this question, when I did some research.
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#160 jrf61606

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Posted 01 January 2009 - 02:08 PM

I always forget. Here is the post I wrote a while back in regards to this question, when I did some research.



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#161 saturnotaku

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Posted 01 January 2009 - 02:18 PM

Over Christmas, I got my in-laws and a couple other relatives on the Monoprice bandwagon. One got himself a new HDTV and Blu-ray player. He also got duped into buying a Monster HDMI cable from CC. I told him to take it back, and he bought himself a Monoprice HDMI for less than $10 shipped.

Same thing with my in-laws. They had bought a USB cable from Best Buy for their new printer. The new cable I ordered for them---less than $4 shipped.

Gotta love Monoprice.

#162 GrilledWitOnions

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Posted 02 January 2009 - 12:18 AM

Over Christmas, I got my in-laws and a couple other relatives on the Monoprice bandwagon. One got himself a new HDTV and Blu-ray player. He also got duped into buying a Monster HDMI cable from CC. I told him to take it back, and he bought himself a Monoprice HDMI for less than $10 shipped.

Same thing with my in-laws. They had bought a USB cable from Best Buy for their new printer. The new cable I ordered for them---less than $4 shipped.

Gotta love Monoprice.

My friend had a similar experience - needed a vga=>dvi adapter I think. I figured, "that can't cost more than maybe $5 retail." I think Staples had them for like $30. I told him, wait a few days, I'll get you one for cheap, you won't owe me anything. I think I probably got him this, it's currently $1.68.

I think people take the 'you get what you pay for' adage too seriously. If you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need. (And price isn't always an indicator of what you need).
Also why is it that when i click the "Diablo" picture, i get sent to pc games without the Diablo and even when i searched for Diablo, i get no results.
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#163 LinkinPrime

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 12:39 AM

Moved this to the DVD deals forum...most people with TV's and DVD, Blu-Ray players ask questions in there anyways.

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#164 mcgavin27

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 07:30 PM

what type of hdmi cords do I need for the 360?

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#165 LinkinPrime

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 07:35 PM

If your X360 has an HDMI port, any HDMI cable will do.

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#166 Midriklogic

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 09:38 AM

Purchased 3 HDMI 1.3a cables (in specific colors to match what they run to), 100ft 12AWG speaker wire, 7 pairs of closed-screw banana plugs, and a high quality cable for my sub, all under 100 bucks (overnight delivery was only 8 bucks total to where i live).

I installed everything right before Christmas, and i have to say that from all the great things I've heard they still vastly exceeded my expectations. I doubted the cost-to-quality ratio before the items arrived, but wow, you can spend an insane amount more at your local best buy for products inferior or if maybe the same as these.
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Posted 07 January 2009 - 10:22 AM

Purchased 3 HDMI 1.3a cables (in specific colors to match what they run to), 100ft 12AWG speaker wire, 7 pairs of closed-screw banana plugs, and a high quality cable for my sub, all under 100 bucks (overnight delivery was only 8 bucks total to where i live).

I installed everything right before Christmas, and i have to say that from all the great things I've heard they still vastly exceeded my expectations. I doubted the cost-to-quality ratio before the items arrived, but wow, you can spend an insane amount more at your local best buy for products inferior or if maybe the same as these.


Thanks for reminding me, I forgot all about banana plugs. I've been meaning to buy some for over 3 years.

#168 shrike4242

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 04:55 PM

If your X360 has an HDMI port, any HDMI cable will do.

Since the 360 only does HDMI 1.2, any HDMI cable they sell works, though for the price difference between the non-1.3a and the 1.3a cables, it's worth spending the slightly extra money to make sure you can use them anywhere.

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 04:16 PM

This should also include amazon sellers as well. I have picked up not only HDMI cables but also Digital Optical cables off of amazon for the same or less then what monoprice has had them listed.
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#170 unreal999

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 01:36 AM

Anything that not some ridiculous price like $60 and will actually work?

#171 shabby

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 01:47 AM

Here you go. http://www.monoprice...102&cp_id=10240

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 02:16 AM

I believe he said "not a ridiculous price" :roll:
Here u go man...
http://www.amazon.co...efix=hdmi cable



I guess you're right, we can't expect anyone to SCROLL DOWN. I would also recommend monoprice.

#173 Murderotica7

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 02:23 AM

I guess you're right, we can't expect anyone to SCROLL DOWN. I would also recommend monoprice.


hahaha owned.

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 07:24 AM

hahaha owned.

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Agreed.

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 07:39 AM

I believe he said "not a ridiculous price" :roll:
Here u go man...
http://www.amazon.co...efix=hdmi cable



Thank you.

This MonoPrice elitism is out of control.

MonoPrice's price's are not nearly as good as Amazons, or at times other sites as well.

My cord from Monoprice only works on my 360, not my PS3.
I got a $2 cord from Amazon that runs both perfectly.


Don't fall for MonoPrice hype until you've searched better sites 1st.

#176 shrike4242

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 12:25 PM

I've never had any issue with any Monoprice cable I've ordered, be it Ethernet, component, composite, HDMI or AC cord. They've made good cables, and I've ordered numerous times from them, without any issue on the order.

There are other options besides Monoprice.com out there, though I've never had a bad experience with them, so I keep going back to them.

#177 mkelehan

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 02:04 PM

Thank you.

This MonoPrice elitism is out of control.

MonoPrice's price's are not nearly as good as Amazons, or at times other sites as well.

My cord from Monoprice only works on my 360, not my PS3.
I got a $2 cord from Amazon that runs both perfectly.


Don't fall for MonoPrice hype until you've searched better sites 1st.


Really? They had them at Monoprice, at the link he gave, for $3.45. Is that not low enough?

#178 klwillis45

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 02:17 PM

I've never had any issue with any Monoprice cable I've ordered, be it Ethernet, component, composite, HDMI or AC cord. They've made good cables, and I've ordered numerous times from them, without any issue on the order.

There are other options besides Monoprice.com out there, though I've never had a bad experience with them, so I keep going back to them.

Same here. The only issue I've ever had with them was non-cable related (crappy fm transmitter) and 1 email took care of the problem. They promptly refunded my money no questions asked and didn't even make me send the product back.

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#179 SoulFinder

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 03:09 PM

I also order most of my cables from Monoprice, but currently all the really cheap cables are OOS.
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Posted 27 January 2009 - 06:54 PM

The reason why I use MonoPrice is for their multi-colored cables. I have blue running into my PS3, green into the 360 and white to the DVR. Makes it look festive.
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