Monster, Redmere to Deliver Ultra-Thin HDMI
Silicon chip developer Redmere is working with Monster to provide super-thin 10.2 gbps HDMI-certified cables.
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Monster’s HDMI cables will soon be thinner but just as speedy
March 18, 2009 by Arlen Schweiger

We know how the back of your TV and A/V receiver can get cluttered with wires. Monster, of course, hopes that most of those wires in your system came from them, but it wants to aid in your cable management.

How so? The company is working with silicon chip developer Redmere to create ultra-thin cables that still deliver super-high data rates for your system.

The collaboration includes Redmere’s MagnifEye Active chip technology to help provide cables with data rates of up to 10.2 gigabit-per-second and at the same time be among the world’s thinnest.

We’re all for leaner and meaner HDMI and other A/V cables, which can also be more portable if you need ‘em, too. It’s always easier to hook everything up when you’ve got greater flexibility with your cables, and you don’t have to worry about heavyweight HDMI cables losing the handshake with your receiver or TV. Plus we’ll need to fit more HDMI cables behind the electronics these days (especially since some of us still connect an HD DVD player to the system in addition to other HD sources).

No word on pricing or availability, but the companies say the new cables will be announced shortly.

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Arlen Schweiger - Contributor, Electronic House Magazine
Arlen writes about home technology installations and product news and reviews for and Electronic House magazine.

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