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Toslink to Cable and Back?

I'm running component w/digital audio to my bedroom tv. Dont need best sound, just want decent sound and the 5.1 audio coming though, because the Samsung movie sound from the TV is nice.

Here is what I am doing and have yet to setup. Bought component switch and niles baluns with digital cable for my 50ft cat5 run. The sat receiver and TV have toslink out and inputs.

I already have one digital to toslink converter from before.

Is there an easier way to do this other than converting toslink to cable and back again on the ends?

Can I use RF cable with RCA F connector for digital audio cable?

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Monoprice has 50 ft Toslink.
At $9 I would try it
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_i...seq=1&format=2
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Monoprice has 50 ft Toslink.
At $9 I would try it
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_i...seq=1&format=2
Great idea, but it's another cable to run. I need to use the component switch to work with other equipment in my bedroom. My apartment already has to many cables.

Will toslink travel well that far?

Is there a 50ft toslink on one side and digital coax on the other?

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