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    Sony PlayStation-Branded HDMI Cable Arrives September 8, 2011

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    Sony of Japan has [Register or Login to view links] the release of a PlayStation-branded HDMI cable for the PS3 entertainment system.

    It is currently scheduled to arrive on September 8, 2011 for a price of 1,800 yen ($23.41 USD) for a 2.0m cable and 3,000 yen ($39.04 USD) for a 3.0m cable.

    Below is the official Press Release: SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT JAPAN TO RELEASE HDMI CABLE (2.0m) FOR PLAYSTATION 3

    Available on September 8, 2011, at a Recommended Retail Price of 1,800 yen (including tax)

    Tokyo, Aug 8, 2011– Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. responsible for business operation in Japan, today announced that it will release a HDMI Cable (2.0m) for PlayStation 3 (PS3) on September 8, 2011, at a recommended retail price (RRP) of 1,800 yen (including tax).

    This High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) cable supports High-Speed standard, which enables fast transmission of large capacity signals such as high definition images as well as those data with increased color depths. This HDMI also adopts high standard cable and highly reliable and durable 24K gold-plated connectors, most appropriate for fast transmission of digital AV data.

    By connecting PS3 and full HD supported TV/Display through this HDMI cable, users can not only enjoy 1080p high definition images and realistic digital sound but also a variety of 3D content including stereoscopic 3D games and Blue-ray 3D content *1 if they have 3D supported TV/Displays.

    Along with HDMI cable (3.0m) already available on shelves, this HDMI cable (2.0m) will further broaden the peripheral line-ups for the PS3 system, allowing users to choose the most appropriate options for their home environment.

    SCEJ will continue to further expand the PS3 platform along with exciting line-ups of software titles and peripherals and create a new world of computer entertainment that is only possible on PS3.

    *1 System software versions 3.50 or later are required.

    Product Outline

    HDMI Cable (2.0m)

    Product code: CEJH-15014
    Release date: Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Recommended retail price: 1,800 yen (including tax)
    Specification Cable length: 2.0m Supports HDMI HIGH SPEED cable with ETHERNET) *1
    Connector: the standard HDMI 19 pins of types A

    *1 PS3 does not support HDMI ETHERNET channel

    HDMI Cable (3.0m)

    Product code: CEJH-15004
    Release date: Thursday, September 3, 2009
    Recommended retail price: 3,000 yen (including tax)
    Specification Cable length: 3.0m Supports HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE
    Connector: the standard HDMI 19 pins of types A

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    what a rip off.. i prefer the ones from the $2 shop.. they work the same.. LOL sony must be doin it though..

    sellin a $2 product for $30 LOL

    sukas

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    Heh indeed, especially following the previous news requiring people (AACS standards) to use an HDMI cable to play a game or watch a movie in HD... luckily sites like monoprice.com exist to get decent HDMI cables dirt cheap, eh?

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    really, how long has PS3 been out and they are just now deciding to put the name on an HDMI cable?

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    Early reports from Japan indicate that using a PS3 cable will re-enable Other OS and Backwards Compatibility.

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    lol wow gotta get one

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    I swear that I own the official sony PS3 HDMI cable. I got it a really really long time ago for Christmas.

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    Oh Sony, it is Blu-ray, not Blue-ray. You're one of the "Blu-ray Group" and can't write it right, although you're in that group for nearly 10 years. That's embarrassing.

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    same with the charging bay you can buy from sony and energizer there both the same price but the sony can ONLY charge 2 controllers while the the energizer can charge 4 controllers looks nicer AND glows red for charging then green when full.

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    you watch 1 month after launch they will have an "optional" FW update that makes it so the PS3 will only function with THEIR HDMI cables
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    lol wow gotta get one
    do yourself a favor and don't get one feeding the sue happy monster is not necessarily a good thing, look at there past in this gen alone, taking away other OS, removing PS2 BC, PSN getting hacked after they knew that every thing was reversed and documented and STILL did nothing to protect its consumers, sued the crap out of talented people being whiny cry babies and all this great anti consumer stuff they have been pulling this gen and you want to feed the monster more $$$ so they can keep screwing the consumer?
    Last edited by korn16ftl3; 08-11-2011 at 04:01 PM Reason: Automerged Doublepost

 

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