CE Pro 100 Names Top HDMI Cable Brands

Binary (SnapAV) comes in first in the HDMI Cable category, followed by AudioQuest, Tributaries, Liberty then Metra, which doubled its figures this year.

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CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more.

In this category-by-category breakdown, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in 55 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.


Each company in the top five HDMI cable brands increased its numbers from the previous year.

Binary (SnapAV) comes in first, followed by AudioQuest, Tributaries, Liberty then Metra, which doubled its figures this year. The result of all this growth from an overall perspective is that Binary and AudioQuest have really emerged from a crowded field.

See the full report here.

Top 5

Binary (SnapAV): 51

AudioQuest: 34

Tributaries: 13

Liberty AV Solutions: 11

Metra Home Theater: 10

Other Brands

Wirepath: 6

Kordz: 6

Key Digital: 6

Vanco: 5

Legrand: 5

PerfectPath: 4

Monster: 4

ADI: 3

Celerity: 3

Planet Waves: 3

Straight Wire: 3

Zuum: 3

Catalyst: 2

Crestron: 2

Extron: 2

Honeywell: 2

ProConnect: 2

Redmere: 2

SCP: 2

Transparent: 2

Amazon: 1

CablesToGo: 1

Crestron: 1

Kramer: 1

Monoprice: 1

Nordost: 1

Sony: 1

See the full report. 

About the Author

Robert Archer
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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; both schools are located in Haverhill, Mass.