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john33907@comcast.net
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      08-21-2003
On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 15:56:32 -0400, ed <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

>S-video cables are $15 a piece at Radio Shack. They are the gold plated
>ones. Can one get them cheaper elsewhere? Are there non gold-plated
>ones? Does it matter? Thanks.



I have had bad luck with radio shacks cables.

I like the ones I got from this ebay seller

http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dl...sort=3&rows=25
 
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      08-21-2003
In article <(E-Mail Removed)>,
http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/(E-Mail Removed) wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 15:56:32 -0400, ed <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>
> >S-video cables are $15 a piece at Radio Shack. They are the gold plated
> >ones. Can one get them cheaper elsewhere? Are there non gold-plated
> >ones? Does it matter? Thanks.

>
>
> I have had bad luck with radio shacks cables.


Bad luck in what way?

>
> I like the ones I got from this ebay seller
>
> http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dl...userid=monopri
> ce.com&include=0&since=-1&sort=3&rows=25


Thanks, but I don't deal with ebay. Where does this seller get his
cables from?
 
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      08-22-2003
(E-Mail Removed) writes:
>On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 18:22:43 -0400, ed <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>
>>In article <(E-Mail Removed)>,
>>(E-Mail Removed) wrote:


>>> I have had bad luck with radio shacks cables.

>>
>>Bad luck in what way?
>>

>They stop working properly. Usually transmit a B&W signal instead of
>color.


Tell your cat to stop chewing on the cables then. The cables are
passive - they don't just fail out of the blue. You must be doing
something to cause them to fail (frequent plug/unplug or walking on
the cable, or mice or something).

>
>
>>>
>>> I like the ones I got from this ebay seller
>>>
>>> http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dl...userid=monopri
>>> ce.com&include=0&since=-1&sort=3&rows=25

>>
>>Thanks, but I don't deal with ebay. Where does this seller get his
>>cables from?

>
>
>I have no idea.


Try <http://www.milestek.com/>
 
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      08-23-2003
On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 20:58:41 GMT, (E-Mail Removed) (Scott Lurndal)
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>(E-Mail Removed) writes:
>>On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 18:22:43 -0400, ed <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>>
>>>In article <(E-Mail Removed)>,
>>>(E-Mail Removed) wrote:

>
>>>> I have had bad luck with radio shacks cables.
>>>
>>>Bad luck in what way?
>>>

>>They stop working properly. Usually transmit a B&W signal instead of
>>color.

>
>Tell your cat to stop chewing on the cables then. The cables are
>passive - they don't just fail out of the blue. You must be doing
>something to cause them to fail (frequent plug/unplug or walking on
>the cable, or mice or something).
>
>>


I use them to tie your sister to the bedposts.
 
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