Which are a higher standard for sound, a DIGITAL COAX cable or TOSLINK cable?

Answer The ones and zeros are the same so both are identical.BUT - you might want to run 6 analog component cables from the DVD player to the processor/amp.The new un-compressed audio tracks on BluRay dis... Read More »

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Is a digital coax cable the same as RCA?

Digital coax cable used with home entertainment equipment is a RCA cable. The term “RCA cable” more properly refers to the connectors on the ends of the cable than it does to the purpose of the... Read More »

What is the digital coax cable input on my motherboard for?

Spdif is a digital audio interface and outside of HDMI the only way to send 5.1 Dolby or DTS sound to a receiver.So, if you want multi-channel audio out, s/pdif is the only way.

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 »

What is the difference between coax cable and hd coax cable?

Ok, very confusing subject hope not to confuse you more. There is an HD cable but it is not called an hd coax cable (no such thing). It would be called an HDMI cable. They are pretty expensive when... Read More »