which 25 ft. HDMI cable should be purchased for connecting a laptop to a flat screen tv?

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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

           I am needing to purchase a 25 ft. HDMI cable from Amazon to interface my laptop with my flat screen television which brings me to the point of this upcoming question.  With so many to select from,  I am wondering which one should be purchased.  The 25 ft. HDMI cable will be needed for watching movies played on my laptop which will be outputted to the flat screen tv

           Thank you

           George
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Aaron TomoskyDirector of Solutions Consulting
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They all work fine as long as you don't put too much stress on the connector. The 50ft ones are flakey. I buy the 25ft ones from mono price both round and flat and have had no problems.
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George, the 25ft cable you talked about at the end of your question in March will work for this.

HDMI cables are just sending digital signals so length is less of an issue than with analogue as long as they aren't affected by local electromagnetic fields so try not to run them alongside power cables if you can.
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Hi George,
I have purchased many of these so-called AmazonBasics cables:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L3KNY22/

I have them in all of the sizes, including the 25-feet one, which is reasonably priced right now at $13.24. All of the sizes work well, including the 25-feet one. Regards, Joe
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Hello Everyone,

           Using the link of http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L3KNY22/ given by Joe, I will be ordering this one to connect my laptop via HDMI to the television.  The one I got back in March was used to connect the television to the AT&T receiver.

            Thanks everybody for your help : - )

            George
Joe WinogradDeveloper
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George,
I have three of those cables (in various lengths) connected from laptops to Samsung TVs — all working fine. I'm confident you'll be happy with it for connecting your laptop to the TV. Regards, Joe

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Joe,

           Thank you for your reassurances in using the HDMI cable given within your link.   As I can easily tell, you are confident with your setup using the AmazonBasics  HDMI cables which is certainly good enough for me.

           Have a great evening and thank you very much for taking the time to thoroughly address my question.  

           George
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You're welcome, George. You have a nice evening, too!

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