Is it possible to get a 3.5 mm audio jack to work in an optical audio out port?

Answer No. A 3.5mm jack is a copper electrical connector while an optical port isn't. Although it is possible to obtain converters between optical and copper, it is an expensive route to take and almost c... Read More »

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Are there audio optical cable adapters, or multi-pronged audio optical cables of some sort?

doesn't your tv have optical out? which would solve plugging in directly to the sound inputs on the sound bar so the tv inputs would get redirected to the sound bar

I have an older home theater system that has L/R audio in, but my new tv has 5.1 optical audio out.?

Well your old home theater system if all it has is analog left and right inputs (which doesn't make sense for a home theater system) it cant be surround sound. Surround sound is 5.1 separate chann... Read More »

Is the optical intput on a JVC 42 inch for audio only or both audio and video?

The optical input on a TV is used for transmission of digital audio, in SPDIF format between devices, only.

If you use a digital optical audio cable do you need to use the standard audio cord as well For surround sound?

Digital optical audio cable can carry data to decoder-enabled devices in a few formats; Dolby DTS is one of many such formats. Some of these can carry surround sound. Besides, optical is digital, ... Read More »