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Sony PlayStation-Branded HDMI Cable Arrives September 8, 2011


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164w ago - 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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bitsbubba's Avatar
#3 - bitsbubba - 164w ago
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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#2 - PS3 News - 164w ago
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?

elser1's Avatar
#1 - elser1 - 164w ago
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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