The Digital TV Connection
3. HDTVs and sources need special HD cables, namely HDMI or component video with high quality audio cables.
4. HDMI cables also come in many flavors of technology. From the original HDMI 1.0 to the current HDMI 1.3. Not all HDMI cables are the same.
5. HDMI 1.3 has two specifications: Category 1 and Category 2. To future proof their cable purchase, consumers should buy HDMI Category 2.