Do you know about any good looking computer cables?
October 20, 2005 12:51 AM   Subscribe

Do you know about any good looking computer cables?

I try to get rid of the cable clutter behind, next to and on top of the media pc. While all machines are more or less designed towards use in the living room, all cables are still big, nasty pieces of plastic. But we want thin cables and nice ones too! I do have a couple of apple usb and firewire cables that make my point. But they are very, very white. Are there any power or computer cables around that uses textile as a cover, for instance? Or with color? The same for power chords.
posted by ouke to Computers & Internet (5 answers total)
 
A squid power strip?
posted by holloway at 3:48 AM on October 20, 2005


Going with the thinkgeek theme: perhaps a little tacky, but definitely shiny.

With USB, you might have luck with colorful/spiffy. With others, the best you can hope for is probably thin.

Oh, and network cable comes in bright colors and even in flat (I've seen this in Walmart, I believe).
posted by musicinmybrain at 4:08 AM on October 20, 2005


Have you looked at Lamp cord covers?
posted by Orb2069 at 4:18 AM on October 20, 2005


If you like the Apple aesthetic, but not the white, they made some cool translucent rainbow power cables a while ago.
posted by trevyn at 9:04 AM on October 20, 2005


How about some white (or other color) split loom?
posted by kc0dxh at 9:43 AM on October 20, 2005


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