Micro HDMI cables

#1

Seems there are not many options currently for a very flexible micro-micro HDMI cable with the correct ends for my application and Im sure Im not the only one needing this. At the (Sony 5000) camera end I need a 90 deg going to the rear of the camera and at the herelink end probably straight. All the 90 deg ends I found bend to the lens direction. Also many are very long, like 80cm+. The flat cable types are an option but are not ideal and look terrible.
Anyway, I hope in the future more micro-micro options will become available. In the mean time I have ordered a 35cm straight ends and hope I can strip the plastic off one end and re-mould a bend with epoxy putty. We see in next few days if its successful.

#2

A solo hdmi cable may work

#3

Solo cable does work. I tried. The fpv ribbon cables that you can find caused horrible gps interferences on my rover so stay away from fpv ribbon type

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#4

Is that the Relish 3d cables? They look like ribbon cables, also looks like they are only 10cm. I need about 30cm.

#5

https://www.usbfirewire.com/hdmi_cables_all.html

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#6

Good link thanks. The cables are quite fat thought at 5.5mm.

#7

They have a thin version but not many to chose from

#8

I have just received a cable from USBfirewire, advertised as ‘Ultra Thin’. Its actually 4.8mm diameter. The one I have ‘Ultra Thin’ from another place (but with only straight ends) is 2.7mm. When I questioned USB firewire people they said that the 5mm is what they call ‘Ultra Thin’. Its far to stiff to use in a gimbal.
So - BE CAREFUL . Some peoples ‘Ultra Thin’ are actually thick.
I have managed to chop the plastic from the a straight end and bent it 90deg.

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#9

For info - its possible to cut the plastic from around a straight end and bend it. I then put some heatshrink around. Works fine, clear video and very flexible.
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#10

Well it did work fine for a few weeks but just died.
We really need a super thin and flexible microHDMI with a 90deg on one end. Seems not to be one in existence.

#11

Finding good hdmi cables is very difficult!

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#12

So after the modified cable failed I resorted to the cable I got from USBfirewire, recommended above. It was way too stiff and causing gimbal issues so I stripped off the insulation. Better but not ideal.


@philip perhaps you could approach some companies about this hole in the market?

#13

This has been a big issue since solo… 5 years we have been looking for better

#14

Maybe something here.
https://www.kopterworx.com/shop/cables-connector-led/hyperthin-hdmi-cables.html

#15

20190716_145454 I have found the smallhd.com cables good. I purchased here: https://www.rubbermonkey.co.nz/Small-HD/SmallHD-Thin-Micro-HDMI-Type-D-to-Micro-HDMI-Type-D-Cable-for-FOCUS-On-Camera-Monitor-12 and for right angle https://www.rubbermonkey.co.nz/Small-HD/SmallHD-HDMI-Micro-to-Right-Angle-Micro-HDMI-Cable-12-inch

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#16

That’s exactly the one I tried bending the one end. Worked for a while. Actually when I wiggle it it seems not to be my modified end causing the problem.
Will order one of those bent ones, if the bend is the correct direction.

#17

That one in NZ is $50 !

found one here for $20.
https://store.smallhd.com/store/focus-accessories/FOCUS-HDMI-MICRO-R-ANGL