What Hi-Fi Awards 2007 "Best HDMI Cable"
The award-winning Chord Silver Plus HDMI v1.3 cable has been
one of our most in-demand high-performance HDMI cables since its introduction in 2007. It's
superior rendering of color and resolution has made this the critical favorite
of videophiles who want to get the most from their 1080p displays.
The cable has been
extensively redesigned to be HDMI v1.3 compliant and to deliver the best
picture and sound, especially over longer lengths. These new cables use
heavier gauge conductors, silver-plated to optimize skin effect and
improve high frequency transmission. Insulation is foamed polyethylene
chosen for its performance over longer runs of cable where minimal loss
of signal is critical.
attention was paid to the internal and overall shielding. Internal
shields are dual aluminum Mylar foil and the overall shield is a
combination of foil and braid. This delivers excellent high frequency
shielding whilst retaining flexibility and minimizing weight.
The plug surround has been redesigned
with a lower profile to fit closely spaced sockets and to produce a more
reliable connection. The new HDMI 1.3 Silver Plus has been tested
against the highly rated original HDMI Silver Plus with a wide range of
equipment (using projectors, plasma screens and LCD TVs). Colors are
noticeably more vibrant, contrast is improved and images are sharper
with lower noise giving a greater sense of perspective or depth of