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, and standard sound card output is analog.
Besides, optical is digital, and standard sound card output is analog.
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I'm a theatre and stage technician who primary works in the area of sound design. We commonly use optical cables in the theatre to send as many as 8 full audio streams at a time down the line using something known as ADAT.. While professional optical cables are identical to consumer cables, except …that they're often much less expensive, they are sometimes used in runs that can go extremely far, as much as 100 feet or more.. That said, the technical specification from Toshiba, who invented the cables, is 32.8 feet. (MORE)
Answer . YES . If you wish do use the digital audio output from a device such as a CD or DVD player, and run it through an outboard digital to analogue converter(DAC), or an inbuilt DAC in an AV amp, any single RCA cable will do the job. Hi-fi dealers claim that a digital RCA cables are special… items and will try to sell you a fancy, braided cable with gold plated connecters and even some are claimed to be "directional" . I've done some comparative listening tests with one of these and a nomal, average priced RCA cable and there was no audible difference, even on a high quality stereo system. (MORE)
Answer . Hi, Probably, but depending on your TV set's system, you may not get surround sound but instead, standard stereo. That's because surround sound needs an encoded signal to work properly and the TV's audio system may not pass that portion of the signal through the audio chain. Give i…t a try. If it works, great. If it doesn't, you'll have your answer. Hope that helps, Cubby (MORE)
For short signal runs, audio cable can be used for video without any issues. As the length of cable increases, it become more important to use cable that is designed for video signals. For most video signals, this will be a 75 ohm co-ax cable such as RG59. There will only be a noticeable difference …in quality once the cable length exceeds 10 to 20 feet. (MORE)
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An optical audio cable is used to transmit digital audio (AC-3) signal from the source to the receiver, such as from a DVD player to a digital audio amplifier/receiver.. You can transmit 5.1 dolby digital or DTS surround sound with an optical audio cable, same as digital coaxial audio cable.
Audio connectors and video connectors are electrical connectors for carrying audio signal and video signal, of either analog or digital format. Analog A/V connectors often use Shielded cable to inhibit radio frequency interference (RFI) and noise. They use connectors such as SPEAKON, XLR, TRS and RC…A. (MORE)
The answer is YES & NO ! 1. Simply because there are 2 popular modes of the Component systems Progressive vs. interlaced component video 2. One will work and the other will create a distortion/interference since the signal is strong and that is why a 75 ohms coaxial is used. 3. we had several inc…idents when we connected a DVD player to a TV, one time it was perfect, another we get a distorted, another we got a fuzzy black and white result, but the most severe case was when we burned out a satellite receiver (it happened at the same time we were connecting) Personally, I believe try it as a stand alone without any other device being connected to the TV. 4. This should not be an issue with top brand peripherals (MORE)
Yes it is possible but speaker wire is made to carry high current. Audio line level signals do not need the high current capability but they typically use a cable that is screened to prevent noise being picked up along the length of the cable. The screen is typically a copper braid or a foil around …the outside of the conductors. For very short cable lengths, speaker cable is likely to work without too many issues. (MORE)
\nThe question probably refers to a copper digital interface against an optical interface. The copper interface carries electrical signals while the optical interface uses light pulses to carry the signal.\n. \nThe quality of either of them is dependent entirely on the quality of data that is fed …to the interface. A copper cable or an optical fiber carrying the same data will deliver identical signals at the far end. At high data rates fiber can generally carry a signal a longer distance than copper but at audio rates, this is not the case.\n. \nThere are a few audiophiles who claim that copper cables can cause "jitter". This is a minor instability in signal timing and in extreme cases it can result in lost data. Their claim is that jitter causes audible distortion although there is little evidence to support the claim. Almost all equipment use techniques to eliminate the effects of jitter. It is also the case that optical fiber links suffer from the same jitter. Although this answer is not intended to fuel the debate about jitter distortion, one should be careful about how much weight is given to the "jitter causes distortion" argument.\n. \nTherefore, when selecting a transmission method, the most convenient link should be selected. If both source and receiver have optical links, use optical by all means. If both have a copper digital link, that will operate just as well. (MORE)
Assuming it has the right connectors (RCA probably) a video cable can be used for audio. Most of the time they are exactly the same cables. The only difference being the clour of the RCA plugs on the end. This is only for identification, so that the correct sockets are used at the other end of the w…ires. (MORE)
I assume you mean analogue versus digital sound? In analogue sound reproduction, the sound is converted to another form - as an analogy. Waves in the air are converted into waves in vinyl or magnetic patterns on tape. In digital reproduction, the sound is first of all converted to electrical v…oltage waves and the voltage is rapidly measured and converted to numbers - thousands of samples are taken per second (44,100 samples per second for CD quality). If you're asking which is better, that's quite a controversial question! It's definitely true that a good digital recording is better than a bad analogue and vice versa. It has also been argued that sound recording reached a plateau of quality around 1973 - which was entirely analogue; digital sound isn't better, but it is much more convenient to work with. (MORE)
HDMI and optical are both physical carriers for data. Whateversignal is put onto the cable or fiber will come out the other endand will be identical quality. The quality of the signal isentirely dependent on the signal source and not the interfacecable. The better interface is the one that fits bett…er into thesystem in question. For an audio only set up, optical fiber willprobably be the right choice. For video based systems withsoundtracks for video content, HDMI will be the more convenientsolution. The important point to note is that neither method willdegrade the audio quality nor will either of them enhance quality.The cable or fiber is effectively completely transparent and has noeffect on the resulting sound. Please note: HD audio formats likeDolby True HD and DTS Master Audio cannot be transferred by opticalcable. (MORE)
Is there anyway to use your computer as an ipod speaker like using a standard audio cable and connecting it to the computer?
yes most sound cards have an audio-in input. Just look on the back of your computer, right next to where you have your current speakers plugged in there should be another input for an audio cable.
Professional mixing consoles from companies such as Midas, Soundcraft and Yamaha have everything between 1 to 96 microphone input mixers on the product line and larger ones can be ordered custom made. Most common ones used usually have something between 8-48 inputs on live gigs, but the recent ascen…d of digital technology has increased the amount of input on even smaller consoles. Analog consoles larger than that are usually used only in permanent installations on professional studios, because there rarely is need in live situations for any larger consoles, and they are physically so huge that it is ridiculously hard to make a +300kg console mobile. (MORE)
I don't know of any TVs that have an OPTICAL OUT on the back. The connector for this kind of connection has a locking type socket, and will only go in 1 way.
No, but most people do not use there's because they only work on Standard TVs and they have HDTVs. It should not be hard to find someone that will give you there PS3 A/V cable. If you were here I would give you mine. It's in a drawer somewhere never to ever be used
Optical audio cables are a point-point type connection. There is a starting point and an ending point, with no intermediaries between them. If you wish to have the signal split, you need to use a splitter that provides multiple outputs. Other than that, the plugs are keyed, so there should be no …mystery as to how they should be socketed safely in their respective ports. Connecting optical cables together just doesn't work. Yes, it's possible, but should only be done in emergency situations, as it may well not work at all, in most cases. (MORE)
Assuming you mean a TIA/EIA 568A to B (or B to A), these carry digital data that cannot be used by an audio receiver. If you want to transfer audio, the laptop probably has a stereo 3.5 mm socket for each of its audio in and out, so you'll need a lead (or leads) with 3.5 mm plug(s) at one end, an…d the plugs your audo gear uses at the other - most likely RCA connectors. (MORE)
Yes, you can. Component video (YPbPr) cables are made to a little higher standard than most of the rest (though your results may vary). Most Component video cables must be made to match the impedance of the devices (in practice - 75 ohms) and the characteristics of the high frequency video signal be…ing sent. This is done to prevent reflections on the cable itself, which, while potentially harmful to devices, generally generate unpleasant video effects, such as 'ringing', and just worsen the image quality considerably. For audio, the impedance doesn't matter that much (audio is a signal with an overall frequency significantly lower than that of component video), but your sound system (and your ears) will appreciate the extra quality in cable design. But if you can, always try to buy cabling designed for specific purposes, though. (MORE)
HDTV needs a very high data flow to support the fine detail of the images. The standard method for carrying video signals for decades has been with co-ax cables designed to carry video. The cables are designed to have certain characteristics and are tuned to work with both the video source and the r…eceiver. Standard definition video is a far lower data rate. Although small diameter cables are not co-ax, over a short distance, the errors caused by them are insignificant. HD signals cannot tolerate the same level of error because of the much higher data rate. Additionally, most HDTV sources such as cable and satellite receivers and Bluray players are designed to output HD signals only on an HDMI connector. Although other connections are possible, HDMI has been promoted by the industry in an attempt to reduce piracy. It is possible to encrypt signals on and HDMI link using a copy protection system. It makes it much harder to extract the signal and make copies of HD content. Although many devices have analog video and audio connections on RCA (phono) connectors, they are deliberately restricted to standard definition to limit the quality of copies that may be made using the analog output. HDMI is not actually a co-ax connector. It uses several twisted pairs in a similar way to computer network connectors. Like the co-ax cables, the cables are tuned to suit the source and receiver circuitry to reduce errors in data transmission. (MORE)
A microphone is a sound (audio) input device. Many computers also feature a "line-in" audio input port which can accept a stereo sounds signal, for example from a HiFi component. Speakers, headphones and "line out" connectors are all audio output devices.
If your TV has an HDMI input and your computer has an HDMI output, you can connect them with an HDMI cable. TV's don't have HDMI outputs, only inputs. The output could come from a gaming machine or a cable or satellite receiver. These could be connected to the computer's monitor with HDMI.
A coaxial digital output (usually an RCA jack) can connect to a digital optical input using a coaxial to optical digital converter. This is a small box that goes in between the two products.
Need to connect Sony Bravia klv32ex400 which has no clear audio-out port to 5.1 channel surround without HDMI so where do you connect the 5 cables from the surround sound system to the HDTV?
The KLV32ex400 has no surround output capability. The only audio output is a stereo 1/8" headphone jack. If you are using a Blu-Ray or HD cable or satellite receiver, you can run an optical or coaxial digital cable from those directly to the receiver for surround sound.
There is no difference in optical cable in terms of sound. If the signal is passing through, it is working. Having gold-plated end plugs or other cosmetic features is not necessary, since it is not an electrical connection. The only concern is getting the cable long enough so that it reaches the two… devices without kinking. Sharp bends in optical cable can impede or block the transmission. (MORE)
Audio cables are most useful for setting up home theater and computer sound systems. The cables help to connect the actual TV or computer to the speakers.
Assuming you are talking about coaxial patch cables with RCA connectors, the answer is no--there is no detectable difference. (There are many people who will disagree with that, but they tend to be either people who sell overpriced cables for a living or people who refuse to admit--or even consider…--that they might have paid too much for cables). (MORE)
An optical cable is a plastic or fiberglass wire that transmits digital audio from one device to the other.
What are the two common interfaces used for interconnection to external digital audio interfaces for digital audio workstations?
We aren't going to provide test answers for you. This questions comes up every month or so. Google audio interfaces, and you will see the two types of connections.
Audio components can be connected with speaker wire for signals from amplifiers. Brand doesn't matter, although a thicker wire will have less loss than a thinner wire. For the best audio, optical or coaxial digital cable for digital audio signals. For the best video, HDMI is the current standard for… connection between high-definition sources and receivers and video displays. (MORE)
Yes, you can use a digital cable to connect the audio output of the TV to the receiver. This will allow you to amplify the sound from the TV's tuner.
If your home theater receiver has an optical audio input, plug it from the output of the TV to the input of the receiver.
No. As long as the signal is getting through, the gauge of the optical connection makes no difference.
Audio in a digital domain is used in the same way as in an analog domain. Editing, processing, filtering can all be carried out in similar ways in either domain.
Is there a cord that can connect a tv with optical audio to a receiver that doesn't have optical audio?
You can get an optical to coxial converter box if your receiver has a coaxial digital input. If it doesn't, you will have to purchase an optical digital to analog (D to A) converter.
a laser. on the cd there are millions of pits. (peaks and valleys) the laser reads these pits SUPER FAST and creates the sound from this digital information (0's and 1's, On's and Off's) the "tracks" are laid out very similar to a vinyl record...one long track going around and around and ge…tting larger as it goes. goes opposite from a record, inside to outside or cd. (MORE)
It's not as simple as making a cable that fits. Digital audio cables and digital signals, both coaxial and optical, require a digital input. You need to convert the digital signal to analog to work with older receivers. These are available (Google Digital to Analog Converter or DA Converter). Just a…bout every device that has a digital output will also have an analog stereo output, which will work with your old gear. (MORE)
S/PDIF is the domestic digital audio standard, developed by Sony and Philips. It is normally carried on a copper cable using RCA (phono) connectors or with an optical fiber using TOSLink connections. Both interfaces carry the same data and can be considered equivalent to each other. One does not o…ffer better quality than the other. (MORE)
More common terms for digital optical audio cable; optical audio cable, cable, digital optical, but the shortest and most well-known term is "cable".
Many retailers online sell digital audio cables. If one were looking, some good retailers to start are: Best Buy, Future Shop, amazon and Tiger Direct.
A phone or computer is the first thing needed in order to use audio conference calling. If you are using a computer, then reliable conference call software is also required. When a phone is only used, then that and a conference # and pin are all that are needed to accomplish the task.
The type of cable used to connect audio video equipment will be dependent on whether or not one is using HD or not. If one is using HD equipment, then an HDMI cable can work. If not, then look for an S-Video cable. A local Best Buy can personally help one in their decision.
An audio splitter is a handy device, especially in this day and age with the popularity of iPods and MP3 players. The audio splitter is used to split the audio signal in 2 or more paths. A person wanting to share their iPod or MP3 player would use an audio splitter.
Fiber optic audio cable are used as a medium for telecommunication and computer networking. These may be purchased in any electronic stores such as Best Buy.
Optical audio cables are available for purchase from many different online stores. Some examples include Amazon, zZounds, Newark, and Global Industrial.
The advantages of using optical cables over conventional cables are a higher sound quality, less distortion and easier troubleshooting. They are used for digital audio recording as well as fiber optic cable feeds.
A digital audio recorder can be used by someone to record conversations or to take dictation. The recordings can be uploaded to a computer after being made.
Coaxial digital audio cable can be purchased from many online stores. Some of the stores that sell coaxial digital audio cable are eBay, Amazon, Extak and Futureshop.
Will this work for using external speakers with the PS4 PS4Optical Audio Cable Optical Audio to RCA Cable converter RCA Cable with 3.5 mm jack Logitech Speakers with 3.5 mm jack input?
To use analog 3.5 mm jack RCA cables and the PS4 optical audiocable, you will need a DAC; then your Logitech speakers shouldwork.