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Composite from LD - $$ cable worth it?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by ColinM, Feb 26, 2002.

  1. ColinM

    ColinM Cinematographer

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    Maybe I should post this in AV sources, but I'll give it a shot...

    I am new to LD's, and I only have a cheapie composite cable. Would it make any diff (I'm picky - if it's a small diff, all the better) to go to a higher quality cable? Accessories4less.com has Monster for $14 and AR for $10. Any opinions on those?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Bob McElfresh

    Bob McElfresh Producer

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    Well it IS small differences you will see with a cable, unless you have a large screen size. (the larger the display, the more magnified the small things are).

    You also cannot just say "Monster" as monster has several different grades of video cables.

    Your better quality/value would be to hit one of the custom houses and get a nice video cable with Canare plugs and coax (similar to what the broadcast/production studios use).
     
  3. ColinM

    ColinM Cinematographer

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    Thanks.

    Oh, yeah - MONSTER

    hahaha

    - C
     
  4. Philip Hamm

    Philip Hamm Lead Actor

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    I think that a good cable is important for analog composite LD. I think $14 is a small price to pay. I personally like AR better than Monster. You get a lot for your money.
     
  5. ColinM

    ColinM Cinematographer

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    Going shopping for LD's today, I'll pick one up and post my opinion.

    Thanks, guys.

    - C
     

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