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Clear pictures, high quality cable
Pros: High quality
Cons: None so far
If you want to take advantage of the very latest technologies, you'll need an advanced HDMI cable like the AudioQuest Cinnamon. It's rated "High Speed with Ethernet," so it can carry the highest-resolution video available — all the way up to 4K at 60 frames per second. Connecting your components with AQ Cinnamon will prepare your system for the most cutting-edge features available today, as well as what's on the way.
Cinnamon is one of AudioQuest's more affordable HDMI cables, but it's made with premium materials throughout to maximize the crystal-clear picture and sound quality available from the latest high-definition digital sources. AudioQuest HDMI cables are designed to carry 100% of the data required for all of HDMI's current audio/video features including 1080p and 4K video, HDR, and multichannel high-resolution audio.
AudioQuest Cinnamon is fully backward-compatible with HDMI 1.3 and earlier cables. Bit Error Rate testing ensures that every cable passes signals as accurately as possible.
AudioQuest is known for their superior build quality, and their Cinnamon HDMI cables are no exception. They use high-purity copper, solid-core conductors plated with a very thin layer of silver. High-frequency HDMI audio and video signals travel almost exclusively on the surface of the conductors. As the surface is made of high-purity silver, the performance is very close to that of a solid silver cable, but priced much closer to solid copper cable. It's a cost-effective way to build a very high-performance HDMI cable.
Clear pictures, high quality cable
LeRoy, Lakeville, IN
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Clear pictures, high quality cable
Pros: High quality
Cons: None so far
Outstanding cables for the money.
amasing cables will purchase more if needed
Pros: everything you need for 4K T.V and Blu-ray player
What not to like as I'm rocking these throughout my whole home theater setup. Great quality, build, and aesthetics.
Pros: Solid picture quality Solid build quality Excellent sound
Bought this to connect my new Sony 55X930E to the Comcast cable box and it works great. Super picture!
Pros: Great picture and very well made cable.
Excellent cable....provides exceptional audio and video to TV. I plugged my old HDMI cables back in just to see if there was really a difference for the 4K viewing. I was overwhelmed when I plugged in these new AudioQuest cables to my 4K TV!
Pros: Tremendous audio and video, easy to work with.
My Picture did not come in great until I bought this.
I build my collection of these cables every couple months. Eventually I'll use them for all my connections. 2 more to go! I was a disbeliever until I started using them.
Pros: Great cable, great picture
Gives a phenomenal picture compared of all cables clearer and sharper recommending getting !
Pros: Improvement sharper image
While an excellent, full-feature & well-built cable - gave iut 4 stars due to uinwarranted high price.
Pros: Just the right length and has big difference in my picture.
Very well made product and gives excellent video and audio resolution
I originally bought some cheap cords for the new 4K TV. They did ok, but I was a cord short. When I started looking at reviews, these rated highly on other websites. So I took a chance....my five year olds comment when I plugged them in..."HOLY MOLY!!!!" All of my kids could see the difference. Most importantly, so could my wife.
Pros: Picture quality. Zero picture or performance degradation.
Cons: Price, but it does make a difference.
I'm down with Audio Quest all the way! Their products are leaps and bounds ahead of Monster Cable which I utilized previously before changing every HDMI cable to Audio Quest Cinnamon. I changed the ac power cables on both receivers (Denon AVR-X6200W) with Audio Quest NRG 2 power cords which provided a wider response from my speakers 5.1.4 ( Dolby Atmos). The picture on my Samsung 4K 65" 8500 Series is sharper as well. Also changed out the ethernet cables to Cinnamon as well which provided HD sound/video when streaming. I can't stress enough the difference in the clarity of sound, picture and streaming have increased beyond what I expected. Ordering 4 of the Audio Quest Edison Series AC receptacles as well. Change over to Audio Quest! Do not sell yourself short. The other cables are archaic at best. I am sooooo happy! Thanks Audio Quest. Would love to upgrade to Vodka or Signature Well and hopefully someday the Niagra 7000.
Pros: Exponential increase in picture clarity Exponential increase in sound clarity My components are now able to utilize their full potential
Cons: Not a single con
Excellent performance and quality. This is a repeat purchase based on my past experience.
Pros: Performance and Quality
Just joined the 4K movie world with an awesome Onkyo 4K receiver and an Xbox One to play the discs in. Wanted a quality HDMI cable from Xbox to receiver and receiver to Samsung 4K tv. Very happy with picture and sound quality. Fast Crutchfield service as always!
Pros: Quality seems great
After replacing what "I thought" were quality HDMI cables with these AQ Cinnamon cables on my 4k TV, A/V Receiver, Ultra HD Blu Ray Player, and 4k satellite cable box the improvement in picture quality was immediately noticeable. I am extremely happy with these cables! They are well worth the price.
Pros: Quality Performance
These cables are absolutely the best. I have been buying them for years and have never been disappointed with them.
Quality construction, great picture resolution
Not much to say other than it works as expected. The braided jacket is nice and it is quite flexible.
Cant compare to other cables as these are the only ones I have used on the setup. But they are made great and the picture is unreal.
Pros: made to the highest standards
Seems to be very high quality and to work very well.
Great clarity of picture and sound! Worth it!
Pros: Great quality.
Cons: A bit pricey.
The old. Onkyo Receiver, Bose 6.1 system that's 10 years old, still sounded good and was working well, buy It was out of date. No bluetooth, wifi, usb, etc... In with the New! Yamaha Aventage RX-A840 purchased from a different online retailer. Everything else is from Crutchfield. Cables are AudioQuest Pearl & Cinnamon HDMI. Speaker cables are AudioQuest Type 4 & Rocket 33 for speakers & Black Lab for Sub. SVS SB-1000 Sub (Scratch & Dent) Focal Chorus 705 Bookshelf Speakers & Focal Chorus 716 Floor Speakers. Center Channel Klipsch RP-440C. And all housed in a Rosewood 7ft x 9ft entertainment center with a 3 yr old LED Samsung 50 in TV. I probably spent $3K 10 yrs ago and I did not use AudioQuest cables. The old system was nice, but my ears have matured away from Bose since upgrading my car system to Focal, listening to Hi-Res music files with a DAC, and having high end Headphones and Earbuds. I understand there are much nicer systems for a lot more money. But, for the money, I am a very happy customer. I would have loved to use a Focal Center, but I needed a center that could hold my TV, and Klipsch had one. The sound is amazingly Smooth, balanced, and powerful! Everything blends well despite being a front facing 5.1 system. I get Great separation on movies, music, and TV programs. Yamaha does an excellent job of processing and I don't miss having speakers behind or beside me. Very clean Highs, Mids & Lows singing in perfect harmony...
Pros: Picture Quality! Build Quality! Warranty!
very good equipment
These are great cables. The audio and video performance is suberb. The only downside is the cost.
Pros: Great performance.
Cons: The cost.
These are great cables, the sound is crisp and clear, pic is improved
Pros: easy hook up
I read that this would happen and can attest that adding three of these to my home theater system, one from the cable box to av receiver, another from the universal disc player and another from the av receiver to the UHD tv has made a big improvement in the audio. The video seems brighter as well.
Pros: Delivers to expectations.
Cons: Still quite expensive
On believable clarity
Pros: Brings the picture alive
Great picture and sound
Pros: Great for high end systems..
Cons: A little pricey but worth it...
Audio quest makes good hdmi cables and this is no exception
Cons: pricey, but you get what you pay for
Excellant Quality Cable Which Is Enhancing The Picture Quality On My Samsung 4K UHD TV.
Pros: Quality HDMI Cable
Flawless performance from this Hi Speed HDMI cable! Although I have not tried other Hi Speed HDMI cables, I was not going to skimp on this cable connecting my new 4K UHD TV to my set top box. When I picked out this cable Crutchfield told me I made a good choice in a quality cable.
Pros: Well made cable and makes nice smooth bends where required.
Cons: The only con here would be in the price. But like everything else you get what you pay for.
I have this AQ Cinnamon HDMI cable running from my Oppo BDP-105D directly to my plasma. I noticed a difference in all aspects of color, black levels, detail, pretty much every area of video performance. Down the road, I'll probably upgrade to Carbon or Vodka to see if there will be a difference.
Cons: none that I can find
This is a very nice cable for the price. I was using a generic cable and switched to this one. A definite improvement in picture quality over the old cable. If you are looking for a good quality HDMI cable, this is the one..
Pros: Good value for the price
Excellent HDMI cables. Quality sound transfer.
Pros: Improved sound and video quality. Quality material and construction.
This product is better than my old Monster Cable
Pros: more detail and more vivid colors
I am glad that I purchased these to upgrade some inferior cables, and definitely do not regret it. The picture was drastically improved.
Pros: Preforms exactly as I expected, the picture on my Samsung 4K tv was drastically improved over generic HDMI's
Cons: A bit expensive but well worth it.
These are my first experience with AudioQuest cables of any kind (I'm a die hard Kimber Kable guy) and I am thoroughly impressed. The colors are very rich and vibrant coming from both my DVR and BluRay player, they seem to add a realism that I have never seen using cheaper no name HDMI cables. They also produce a very full bodied sound to the audio side with tight accurate bass, clear vocals and a wide sound stage. I can't say enough about these cables and highly recommend spending the little more that they cost, you won't be disappointed.
Pros: Great picture quality, vibrant lifelike colors, great sound, worth every penny.
Cons: none so far
This is the Best buy i have ever Made About Cables I Recomended 100% Better than i expect
Pros: Excellent Construction Excellent Quality
AudioQuest simply puts out a very high quality product, and the Cinnamon HDMI is no exception. I am Using it w/Apple TV, great sound, awesome pic, add Crutchfield service and support and you really cant go wrong.
Pros: Braided Cable, Gold-Plated Contacts, Easy to handle and they just look good.
A high quality cable that will give you wonderful picture and sound.
Pros: It is a great quality product.
Great cable! Nothing but good things to say about AudioQuest products!
Pros: Great cable construction and materials. The braided cable covering is also nice.
Last week I replaced my avr and needed a new HDMI cable. At the time I was purchasing a few other products here and the cinnamon cable was suggested so I went with it. Tonight I needed to do a return on another product that I changed my mind about using and thought why not see if I really needed to keep this cable. I had a free HDMI cable that came with our cable installation. So gathered the family around while I switched cables back and forth and played Quantum of Solace. It was just the opening seen moving across water and the start of a good chase/shoot scene. Without even needing to linger about which cable was better my wife says "Oh man that one". It was a sharper detailed picture with better color saturation and vividnous. Dynamic whatever. Maybe sound was better, sharper too. I didn't compare that when the picture was soooo much better. So, great cable like it will keep it.
HDMI 2.0 Certified: The AudioQuest Cinnamon HDMI cable fully complies with the HDMI 2.0 specification and supports the ultra high speed 18Gbps bandwidth for 4K UHD, HDR, high resolution multichannel audio, ARC, and Ethernet compatibility.
Note: AudioQuest HDMI cables over 8 meters (26' 3") are only standard speed with support up to 1080p video (not 4K).
High Quality Construction: The AudioQuest Cinnamon HDMI cable features high quality construction to maximize video and audio performance.
Directionality: All AQ HDMI cables are directional. The correct direction is determined by listening to every batch of metal conductors used in every AudioQuest HDMI cable. All signal conductors controlled for digital-audio direction in AudioQuest HDMI cables, and care is even taken to run the conductors used in the Audio Return Channel in the opposite direction to ensure the best performance for that application. Arrows are clearly marked on the connectors to ensure superior sound quality.
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