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What kind of cable do I need to stack switches?

I know this should be simple but I haven't been able to find the answer.  I have tried researching it online, on this site, on the site I'm purchasing the switches, and looked at all the manuals that will come with the switch too.  Thanks in advance for your help!!

I am purchasing two Netgear GS724TS ProSafe 24-Port Gigabit Stackable Smart Switches.  I would like to stack them using the ports on the back but I can't find anywhere that tells me exactly what kind of cable(s) I will need to do this?
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Just a standard HDMI cable like the ones marketed towards TV audio/video like the one in this link?

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Your are right, very poor diocumentation.  i did find this though:
Which ports can be used for stack connection?

The dedicated stacking ports at the back of the switch are used for stacking with HDMI cables.

Do they look like HDMI sockets?
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Great - thanks for your help!  I found this article that says expensive isn't necessarily better.
Since it was a simple question, I am going to give the points to the first responder.

Thanks again and have a great day!
Switches / Hubs
Switches / Hubs

A switch is a device that filters and forwards packets of data between LAN segments. Switches operate at the data link layer or the network layer of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Reference Model and therefore support any packet protocol. LANs that use switches to join segments are called switched LANs or, in the case of Ethernet networks, switched Ethernet LANs. A hub is a connection point for devices in a network. Hubs are commonly used to connect segments of a LAN. A hub contains multiple ports; when a packet arrives at one port, it is copied to the other ports so that all segments of the LAN can see all packets.

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