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When Is HDMI 2.1 Better than HDMI 2.0?

Dynamic HRD, eARC, VRR, and QMS are acronyms not often heard in everyday language. In designing home theater systems, they’re important when buying HDMI cables for your TV and gaming consoles. Why are they important to know – let’s have a look. Technical Jargon And What It Means Let’s start with Dynamic HRD (High Dynamic Range). For a video display,…

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USB 3.0 and Why It Matters

USB 3.0 cables are among the most advanced on the market today. Of course, there are many types of USB cables (i.e. Type-A, Type-B, Micro-A, Micro-B, and Type-C). When mixed in along designations (2.0, 3.0, 3.1 and 3.2), it can all be a little confusing. Here’s why USB 3.0 is such an important standard. It’s All About Speed USB cables…

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How Do I Know What USB Cable to Buy for My Device?

Chances are, if you have electronic devices in your home, you’ve also got a collection of USB cables of all different types cluttering up your drawers. While USB cables were originally intended to be universal (hence the name Universal Serial Bus cables), as technology has advanced, so has the data transfer and charging needs of each new device. What Types…

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What HDMI Cable Do I Buy For My TV?

When looking at HDMI cables, you will find a world of differences between type and function. If you are unsure of what you need then you must look at what devices you want your TV to handle. Since 2002, the standard of transmitting audio and video simultaneously from components to display units, such as a TV, means the use of…

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Do All USB Cables Sync And Charge?

While it is commonly believed all USB cables are the same, it’s not true. There are two types of USB cables; one that is charge-only, and the other is one that both charges and syncs data. The second type is sometimes referred to as a data cable or a USB sync-and-charge cable. It is important to recognize the difference between…

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The Benefits Of HDMI Splitters

For those who wish to divide a video signal in their home theater system and send it out to multiple outputs throughout your home, HDMI splitters come with plenty of benefits. They can be used with gaming consoles, computers, and other devices. HDMI splitters come in handy in a variety of situations and not only for home use. They can…

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Where To Find The Best Deals In Canada On USB Cables, TVs, Wall Mounts, And More

We’re always looking for the best price. The best deal. The best sale. Anything that will nab us products we want but without paying so much. This bargain-bin hunting by Canadians has led to the rise of online giants like PrimeCables.ca. Sorting through their catalogue, you can find great deals on everything from USB cables to mounts, home theater accessories,…

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