Perfect Path by PPC announced that its patented, high-speed HDMI cables with locking connectors are now available directly to consumers.
These unique HDMI cables, which feature a locking mechanism that grips the HDMI port with more than six times the strength of a conventional connector, provide the highest level of security available against connectivity interruptions due to loose or faulty HDMI connections. The complete line of Perfect Path high-speed HDMI cables with locking connectors can be purchased online at Amazon.com, Buy.com, and BetterCables.com, as well as at local retailers or through custom installers and residential integrators.
“Homes and business are continually adding high-definition devices that require a reliable connection in order to achieve the best quality. HDMI connections have become the industry standard — for everything from smart phones and tablets to gaming systems and high-end home theaters,” said Eric Bodley, Perfect Path’s vice president and general manager. “But with more and more hands plugging and unplugging the easy-to-use HDMI cable, the possibility that the connection will be compromised by a bump, nudge, or jostle is higher than ever. Our locking HDMI cable is the best solution available to prevent this issue.”
Perfect Path’s patented locking device grips any HDMI port with up to 25 pounds of retention strength and provides security against connectivity interruptions that occur in frequently accessed areas (i.e. home theaters) or even those caused by incidental bumping or shaking. Through careful research and testing, Perfect Path was also able to determine the appropriate level of retention to ensure secure connections that would still respond to unusual force — guarding against potential damage to the connected device.
The cables deliver HDTV video that goes beyond 1080p, along with the latest surround sound formats (Dolby Digital DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD), and support new HDMI features such as Audio Return Channel and Ethernet Channel. They are available in various lengths ranging from two feet to 50 feet.
Previously available only to professional installers and integrators, the Perfect Path locking HDMI cable has been in use by major cable TV operators for several years. The direct-to-consumer availability provides additional options for consumers whose installers are not using Perfect Path’s locking cables.
“By offering these professional-quality products directly to consumers, we believe we’re providing a unique opportunity not only for consumers to ensure their connections, but for installers to reduce service call frequency due to connection problems,” Bodley said. “Subscribers should always insist their cable companies and installers use the best technologies available.”