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HTC One M8 MHL cable?

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28th April 2014, 08:24 PM   |  #1  
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Hey guys Im looking for a good quality USB to HDMI MHL cable, that will work with the M8. Any good suggestions?
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Hey guys Im looking for a good quality USB to HDMI MHL cable, that will work with the M8. Any good suggestions?

I order one it should be here soon Ill let you know how it works out.
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I order one it should be here soon Ill let you know how it works out.

Thanks, mind linking the amazon so I can take a look?
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Thanks, mind linking the amazon so I can take a look?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/351000448039...84.m1439.l2649



this is where i got mines
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Did your MHL cable work for the M8?
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I have a cheap one I got for my Samsung s3, and it has an adapter that goes between the phone and the cable and if I don't use that adapter it works fine. I think the Samsung interface has a switched wire that's why it needs it. So not all cables are the same but if the universal one had a removable adapter it will probably work.

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How did you guys got it to work? I bought two different MHL 5pin adapters and none worked. The MHL symbol does appear on the phone but there is no image on the TV. I dont undestand and I am getting desperate, does someone has any tips?

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A "cheap" MHL cable will probably be MHL 1.0, which won't support 1080p (1080i @ 30Hz max rather than the 1080p @ 60Hz that MHL 2.0 supports)

Most MHL cables are also designed for use with recent Samsung devices, which use a proprietary MHL implementation, which is NOT compatible with non-Samsung devices.

The MHL "standard" is almost totally useless, mostly thanks to Samsung creating this confusion, plus the fact that almost no-one ever categorically states what version of the format (1.0, 2.0 and now 3.0) their devices are.

The new Sony devices support MHL 3.0, if they use a standard implementation then their adapters might be the way to go, assuming they eventually turn up and don't cost an arm and a leg.

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