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B. Amish

HDMI Cable?

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Am I missing out if I don't have a HDMI cable running from my cable box to my HDTV? Right now, I think I just have a coax cable hooked up. Will the picture be better if I switch?

Any help appreciated...

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Does your cable box have an HDMI port and/or are you receiving HD service.

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Yes, it has a HDMI port. I am not subscribed to the added HD package. However, sometimes when I hit 'info' for a channel it will say that it's in HD. Like football on Sundays and certain other shows.

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probably wouldn't hurt to at least try it? Other thought is post this question in the equip/expert info forum.

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By all means yes, you should get an HDMI cable or at least a set of component cables. Even if you don't subscribe to an HD package you should be able to pick up the broadcast stations.

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Over Coax, yes. Over component cables? Probably not noticeable. The nice thing about HDMI cables is they make a lot less of a rats nest than component cables.

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Yea, get component cables or HDMI and subscribe to HD TV!!

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