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post #1 of 9 Old 12-22-2007, 10:57 PM - Thread Starter
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Is there such thing as an Optical Audio to Coaxial Audio Cable Adapter? I want to connect my PS3 (which has optical audio out) to the speakers that I want (which have a coaxial audio input). Also, what would be better for my PS3?-A Durabrand HT400 5.1 channel surround sound system using a digital audio connection or a Logitech X540 5.1 channel surround system using a stereo audio connection?
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Is there such thing as an Optical Audio to Coaxial Audio Cable Adapter? I want to connect my PS3 (which has optical audio out) to the speakers that I want (which have a coaxial audio input).

By "speakers" do you mean "receiver"? Without some sort of amplification, your speakers won't do you any good. Yes, you can convert the two signals, but you might actually be better off going with an RCA connection.

EDIT: Just missed your edit. Looks like you're going for a sub-routed 5.1 system. Again, though, I think those only do matrixed surround anyhow, so just stick with the RCA connections (if those systems have them). Personally, I'd go with a cheap HTiB ("home theater in a box") setup that includes a stand-alone receiver rather than one of those sub-routed systems. Nearly any 5.1 HTiB system with a stand-alone receiver will include at least optical.

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Is there such thing as an Optical Audio to Coaxial Audio Cable Adapter?

Monoprice has one for under $12 ...


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I have that Monoprice adapter and it works great.
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Thanks. Now I want to know which connection is better for audio-Digital or Stereo?
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Thanks. Now I want to know which connection is better for audio-Digital or Stereo?

I'm guessing you mean "digital or analog." Simple answer: digital.

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Okay, I think the last thing I need to know is-Can I trust the "Durabrand" brand of products?
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I believe it's Wal-mart's own brand of electronics. If you trust Wal-mart, then you can trust Durabrand.

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I believe it's Wal-mart's own brand of electronics. If you trust Wal-mart, then you can trust Durabrand.

And if you trust Wal-Mart: LOL!
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