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HDMI or A/V cables for PS3 on a plasma tv?

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November 16, 2013 4:21:50 AM

I have a 43" Samsung Plasma TV and i have been using my PS3 on it with the cables that came with it in the box and I wanted to upgrade to HDMI. Would this improve the visuals or would the a/v cable be better considering plasma is HD ready?

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November 16, 2013 4:29:05 AM

Between HDMI and Component inputs there would hardly be any difference at all in quality.
Between HDMI and RGB (SCART) there would be a big difference in quality.
Between HDMI and S-Video there would be a bigger difference in quality.
Between HDMI and Composite there would be a massive difference and gain in quality.

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a b x TV
November 16, 2013 4:30:08 AM

Depends on your TV's native resolution and which cables you're currently using. If your TV's native resolution is is above 1024x768 and you're using just the composite cables (Yellow video and Red/White audio) then switching to HDMI should provide some visual improvements. If your native resolution is above 1024x768 and you're using component cables (Red/Blue/Green video and Red/White audio), then it's unlikely an upgrade to HDMI would produce better visuals.

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November 16, 2013 4:34:57 AM

Thankz wolfshadw

But with that said, would component cables be better or HDMI on a 1024x768 res
November 16, 2013 4:37:58 AM

You would not notice the difference between the 2.
November 16, 2013 4:50:11 AM

I was advised that Plasma is the best for gaming and sports but now the HDMI having a small effect tells a different story???
November 16, 2013 4:57:36 AM

HDMI and Component are just different connection mediums, HDMI is digital and Component is analog. As for Plasma they do have a faster response times and deeper contrast ratio, although the response times on LCD are catching up.
a b x TV
November 16, 2013 12:16:42 PM

As Hairystuff states, you're not going to notice a difference between component cables and HDMI.

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