What kind of cable do I need to stack switches?

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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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Commented:
Their are 2 HDMI ports on the back of the unit, use a HDMI cable to connect them to each other.
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Just a standard HDMI cable like the ones marketed towards TV audio/video like the one in this link?

http://www.amazon.com/Mediabridge-Ultra-Ethernet-Certified-Available/dp/B0019EHU8G/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1305645651&sr=1-3

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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?
dadoyanDirector, Business Analysis & Technology

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Great - thanks for your help!  I found this article that says expensive isn't necessarily better.
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2385272,00.asp
Since it was a simple question, I am going to give the points to the first responder.

Thanks again and have a great day!

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