Originally Posted by Zues
Movies on the optical connection via satelite always sounded better than my dvd player with coaxial. Using optical on the dvd player sounds as good or better now than satelite. Another test i did while ago i compared optical vs coaxial and with different speakers, i couldnt really tell a difference, putting my ear to the speakers though you could hear more noise from the coaxial. Anyways those are my findings, however much bs you might find them to be
Sounds like a ground issue. Optical does not make any kind of electrical connection hence no possible ground issues sneaking in.
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