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How many wires are inside an HDMI cable?

HDMI connectors have 19 pins/19 wires – how do you get 19 wires down to one or two Category cables that only have eight wires within each? Let's run the numbers. HDMI Wire Specification: 4 Twisted Pairs to support video (total of 8 wires)

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Considering this, what wires are in a HDMI cable?

From the HDMI connector's pins, signals travel through twisted pairs of copper cable. Three audio and video channels travel through two pins each, for a total of six pins.

Also, can you use Cat 6 cable for HDMI? Its job is to pass the HDMI signal along to one or more Cat 5e or Cat 6 cables. (These are the same cables used to wire Ethernet networks—Cat 5e is a more common cable, but the newer Cat 6 standard is preferred by AV installers for its higher bandwidth.)

Similarly one may ask, can you connect multiple HDMI cables?

Linking several such cables is often necessary during building home theater systems and electronics relocations. A standard HDMI cable has identical male connectors on both ends. Thus, connection of two such cables requires an HDMI female to female coupler/adapter, which has two female plugs.

How do you hook up a HDMI cable?

How to Install HDMI Cables

  1. Find the HDMI output on the device that you wish to connect to your TV. It will be a narrow, rectangular connection jack that usually is labeled "HDMI."
  2. Plug one end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI output.
  3. Find the HDMI input on your television. Plug in the other end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI input jack.

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