Mediabridge Ultra Series vs Mediabridge Flex HDMI Cable Comparison

Mediabridge Flex vs Mediabridge Ultra

Mediabridge Flex and Ultra

Mediabridge Ultra Series vs Mediabridge Flex Series: Both HDMI cables can be used for streaming and gaming in a home theater environment. HDMI combines both audio and video into one cable so you can connect any HD device with an HDMI output. The major difference between the Ultra Series and the Flex Series, is that the Flex Series is less than half the weight. It is designed to be as flexible and as light as the manufacturing process can make it.

The FLEX Series cable is made with premium shielded 34awg cable. This results in an ultra light, very flexible cable that maintains full support for all of the advanced features found in today's most advanced electronics.

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Technical Details Mediabridge Ultra Series

  • Premium grade connector shielding achieved via the use of a unique full metal jacket (as pictured in the picture section). Fully Shielded Heavy Duty 28 Gauge Premium Grade Cable with Soft PVC Jacket.
  • Supports 3D Technology, 4K, Ethernet Channel*, Audio Return Channel, 1440p and 1080p FullHD Resolution
  • Category 2 Certified – High-Speed 10.2 gbps / 340 MHz (Supports Increased Refresh Rates and 48-Bit Deep Color)
  • Compatible with Blu-Ray, 3D Television, Roku, Boxee, Xbox, PS3, Apple TV, Streaming Player
  • Official ‘Adopter’ Certification
  • Item Weight: 7 ounces
  • Diameter: 7.1mm
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Technical Details Mediabridge Flex

  • Fully Shielded Ultra-Thin 34 Gauge Premium Grade Cable Provides the Ultimate in Flexibility and Ease of Use
  • Category 2 Certified – High-Speed 10.2 gbps / 340 MHz (Supports Increased Refresh Rates and 48-Bit Deep Color)
  • Supports 3D Technology, 4K, Ethernet Channel*, Audio Return Channel, 1440p and 1080p FullHD Resolution
  • Item Weight- 2.2 oz
  • Diameter: 4.4mm
  • Warranty – Limited Lifetime

*NOTE: HDMI Ports that support Ethernet Channel are required for internet sharing. Ethernet Channel has no effect on audio or video and does not affect compatibility with devices that do not use the internet. This cable is the perfect solution for the most basic setup as well as the most advanced.

Mediabridge Ultra Series HDMI Cable
Mediabridge Flex Series HDMI Cable

Features

ULTRA Series

FLEX Series

Cable Type

Thick/Durable

Thin/Flexible

4K and UHD

Yes

Yes

Hand Tested

Yes

Yes

HDMI 2.0

Yes

Yes

Connector

Gold Plate / Copper / Brass

Gold Plate / Copper / Brass

In-Wall Use

Yes

Yes

Type of Conductor

Solid Copper

Tinned Copper

AWG

28 AWG

34 AWG

Transfer Rate

18Gbps

18Gbps

3D / Audio Return / HDCP 2.2

Dolby TrueHD / HDR / 48 Deep Color

Yes

Yes

Warranty

Lifetime Limited

Lifetime Limited

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Pros Ultra Series

-Great picture and sound
-Great price

Pros Flex

-Available in lengths up to 10 feet
-Extremely flexible and lightweight allowing for neat, clean trouble free installations
-Solid connector when it fits into hdmi port on receiver
-The HDMI cable is able to bend with ease
-Excellent picture and sound quality

Cons Ultra Series

-The great picture and sound only lasts for a few weeks – then deteriorates
-The cables seem to be poorly assembled

Cons Flex

-Users are all 100% happy with the performance and cost
-Limited to 10 foot cables

User Ratings Mediabridge Ultra Series

The Mediabridge Flex, although not as popular as the Mediabridge Ultra has also received outstanding review from customers and most people learn like this lightweight cable. If you would like to read what customers have to say, you can read reviews here.

Both the Mediabridge Ultra Series and the Mediabridge Flex Series have been selling long enough to judge their quality. Regardless of your preference for a lighter or relatively heavier cable, you should be satisfied with either Mediabridge cable.

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