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: UltraHD 4K x 2K

HDMI Buyers' Guide 2017
Published 12th April, 2017
HDMI Buyers\' Guide 2017
Flat. Thin. Braided. Coiled. HDMI can now provide solutions to just about every cabling quandary imaginable. Come on in and meet the team!   Read More
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
4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray: All you need to know...
Published 15th Dec, 2016
4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray: All you need to know...
True 4K Blu-ray is now available for your home theatre! We explore what it can do, and what you'll need to achieve it.   Read More
USB Type-C Explained in plain English
Published 29th March, 2016
USB Type-C Explained in plain English
What is USB Type-C? How does it fit in with existing versions of USB? USB Type-C and USB 3.1 Gen 2 are explained simply in our in-depth article on the latest reversible connector!   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
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
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
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
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

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