The Ultimate Guide to Cables & Connectors

Cable Chick's blogs contain useful guides, and tech info on all your favourite AV and computer cables, plus a useful guide for identifying what cable or adapter you need. If you're trying to identify what kind of cable, connector or adapter required for your device, our Ultimate Guide to Cables & Connectors is essential reading. We've laid out a visual reference for most video, audio and computer plugs + sockets, so you can visually identify the plug/socket you have, to work out the cable/adapter you need!

Blog Tag: Active Devices

HDMI 4K HDR: Going Beyond the Limits of Copper Cabling
Published 16th Feb, 2017
HDMI 4K HDR: Going Beyond the Limits of Copper Cabling
HDMI 2.0a content used to have a problem with long HDMI cables. Not any longer! Avencore has broken the bandwidth barrier to deliver 4K60 & HDR content up to 100 metres.   Read More
MHL Explained
Published 24th Sept, 2014
MHL Explained
What is MHL and what can it do? We take a look at the promises and pitfalls of this handy but confusing video standard.   Read More
Product Launch - VGA True Matrix Splitters
Published 5th May, 2014
Product Launch - VGA True Matrix Splitters
Multiple source/display configuration for VGA systems up to 1920x1440 WQHD with stereo audio support.   Read More
Product Launch - Ultra HD 4K HDMI Splitters
Published 2nd April, 2014
Product Launch - Ultra HD 4K HDMI Splitters
High-bandwidth splitters are now available! Meet the essential tech for running multiple displays.   Read More
Switches, Splitters & Matrixes Explained
Published 29th Jan, 2014
Switches, Splitters & Matrixes Explained
Too many cables and not enough sockets? Find out which helpful device will bridge the gap!   Read More
What you need to know about Active vs Passive cables, switches & splitters
Published 29th Oct, 2013
What you need to know about Active vs Passive cables, switches & splitters
We hear the terms 'active' and 'passive' attributed to cables and equipment all the time. But what does it mean? Which one is better? Which one do you really need? We clarify the difference and explain how to choose between them.   Read More
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