Volume 9, Number 5
Flatscreen TVs and the Cables Used On Them
One popular gift during the recent holidays was the Flatscreen TV. The excitement over getting such a great gift is quickly diminished by the confusion when it comes to plugging your TV in. How do you connect the TV to your cable receiver box? Is HDMI better than DVI? How long of a cable can I use? Are expensive cables really that much better than cheaper ones?
In offering free technical support to our customers, we've gotten used to these sorts of questions, and we have all the answers for you along with online references that will save you time and money.
First, let's start with some of the common analog connections that you may be seeing on your Flatscreen TV:
Mini DIN 4(S-Video)
Type F (Coax or CATV)
Besides analog transmission, there are a few digital jacks that you may see:
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