The Ultimate Guide to Cables & Connectors

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: Audio Cables

Blog Tag: Audio Cables

Product Launch - Avencore Platinum Series TOSLINK Cables
Published 25th August, 2016
Product Launch - Avencore Platinum Series TOSLINK Cables
Cable Chick is now stocking the Platinum Series TOSLINK Optical Audio range from Avencore!   Read More
Digital Audio Explained
Published 3rd August, 2015
Digital Audio Explained
Find out what Digital Audio does in your home theatre, and discover what marketing jargon actually matters!   Read More
Product Launch - Avencore NANITE 3.5mm Stereo Audio Cables
Published 9th July, 2015
Product Launch - Avencore NANITE 3.5mm Stereo Audio Cables
Find out why the Platinum Series NANITE 3.5mm stereo audio cables are the best we've ever heard - exclusive to Cable Chick!   Read More
HDMI Audio output for Windows and Mac
Published 2nd March, 2015
HDMI Audio output for Windows and Mac
Hooked up the HDMI cable but can't get any sound? Follow our simple how-to guide! Also works for DisplayPort and Thunderbolt.   Read More
Audio Levels - A Beginner's Guide
Published 18th Nov, 2014
Audio Levels - A Beginner\'s Guide
Become acquainted with Audio Levels and learn the reason why it's never a good idea to mix RCA and Bare-Wire connections!   Read More
Understanding TRRS and Audio Jacks
Published 13th Feb, 2014
Understanding TRRS and Audio Jacks
Learn about the varieties of audio jack and how to identify them, plus discover why one TRRS cable won't work for all your AV needs.   Read More
Going The Distance - A Guide to Maximum Cable Lengths
Published 11th Nov, 2013
Going The Distance - A Guide to Maximum Cable Lengths
Some cables can run twenty metres. Some top out at five. In this article, we examine the limitations on a variety of common formats, and what the pitfalls are to breaking through the length limit barrier.   Read More
TOSLINK Cable - SPDIF Digital Optical Cable
Published 2nd Oct, 2013
TOSLINK Cable - SPDIF Digital Optical Cable
TOSLINK is the digital Audio standard for ultra high quality audio transmission, over fibre optic cable.   Read More