Originally Posted by divedude
I don't see why they wouldn't work with any HDMI cable as long as all the connectors are wired. My BD10 didn't come with a HDMI cable. It only came with the cheapest composite/audio combo cable I have ever seen. I would have thought for a $1,300 MSRP they could have thrown in a HDMI cable. I hope they are still including the enclosed free movie and coupon for two more.
Amazing that they wouldn't include a decent cable at this price point; not sure about the free movie and coupons, but that may have been some sort of introductory special.
I was supposed to have the Blu-ray player today, but these dealers are ruthless. They'll have something in the back with your name on it -- which was the case -- and another salesman will sell it right out from under you.
Another bizarre FYI; Panasonic had a major faux-pas on this set. Their 65-inch plasma weighs 175 pounds just for the panel, and we needed the factory pedestal/stand to mount it until we figure out the best wall location.
It would appear that one ship -- holding the first shipment of plasma panels -- came directly from Asia to the West Coast. Unfortunately, it seems that the other
ship -- which contained the stands -- either sank or got routed the long way around. So, 6 weeks after the TVs arrived the first stands have begun to trickle in.
Which is why I was at our local Magnolia bright and early -- I didn't want my stand yanked out from under me to make a sale to someone else. The store only rec'd two of the stands so they must be pretty rare. Despite getting there roughly early today (the salesman called yesterday evening) it would appear I wasn't early enough, as the one thing they took my name off to sell to someone else turns out to be the one thing I'm ready for now; namely, the Blu-ray player...