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!

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Product Launch - 4-Way HDMI Splitter with IR Extenders
Published 24th March, 2016
Product Launch - 4-Way HDMI Splitter with IR Extenders
Use your remote control in remote locations with our IR Extending HDMI Splitter!   Read More
Ultra HD - Cable Chick's Spotlight on 4K
Published 13th May, 2015
Ultra HD - Cable Chick\'s Spotlight on 4K
Learn all about 4K Ultra HD in our easy-to-understand guide. We examine the promises and the pitfalls of this cutting-edge standard, plus a discussion on cabling!   Read More
HDMI Buyers Guide - What HDMI Cable do I need?
Published 10th Feb, 2015
HDMI Buyers Guide - What HDMI Cable do I need?
Having trouble choosing the right HDMI cable? It's easy with Cable Chick's HDMI Buying Guide!   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
Supersize Me - A Guide to Video Upscaling
Published 1st Sept, 2014
Supersize Me - A Guide to Video Upscaling
What is upscaling and what can it do for you? In the age of 4K and 8K displays, good upscaling is more important than ever - discover what it is and how to ensure you're getting the best picture.   Read More
Enjoy Digital & 3D - But Keep Your Old Receiver
Published 12th March, 2014
Enjoy Digital & 3D - But Keep Your Old Receiver
You don't have to throw away your perfectly good analogue amplifier/receiver just to enjoy digital HD video and 3D content. Discover the best ways to bypass your old amp here!   Read More
HDMI v2.0 Has Arrived
Published 8th Nov, 2013
HDMI v2.0 Has Arrived
HDMI Version 2.0 brings many new functions and capabilities to our home theatre systems. But what does it mean for cables? We explore the changes and answer the most important questions of all: Do you need a new HDMI cable?   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
Getting to know HDMI Cables - High Definition Multimedia Interface
Published 3rd Oct, 2013
Getting to know HDMI Cables - High Definition Multimedia Interface
Welcome to your complete guide the everything HDMI. This beginners guide to HDMI Cables and standards is a must-read for anyone looking to better understand the new HDMI Digital AV connection standard.   Read More
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