Component cable question

Discussion in 'Accessories, Cables, and Remotes' started by Tony Mc, Aug 14, 2004.

  1. Tony Mc

    Tony Mc Stunt Coordinator

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    Quick question... unfortunately the component cable from my DVD player to my projector is about 6 - 10 inches too short. I've run the cable above the drop-down ceiling in my basement to shorten the length which I thought 20 feet of cable would be enough.
    I wanted to know if using female couplers to another short set of component cables will be fine to use. Will the picture quality degrade at all? The cables I bought are from Ram Electronics (a sponsor here).

    Thanks,
    Tony
     
  2. Bob McElfresh

    Bob McElfresh Producer

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    That's not a good idea. video, and especially HD video want a uniform 75 ohm pathway. The barrel-connectors are like a speed-bump to the signal.

    Contact Ram electronics and see if you can exchange the cable for a longer one. You are not alone in sometimes needing a longer cable.
     

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