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Old 08-07-02, 09:19 AM
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Optical or Coaxial

Hi i need to know wich one is better for conecting the bitstream audio from my dvd player to my reciever. Whats the big difference between them??? is it one faster that the other??
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Old 08-07-02, 09:50 AM
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Not this again. The only difference between the two is that there is no difference. They are 99.999% identical. Except that one is optical (uses light or something) and one is not. The optical cable is easier to break (by bending) but the coaxial is a little tougher to break down. IMO, if your receiver is close to your dvd player, use an optical cable. If the receiver is far (more than 2 feet) use a coaxial cable.
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Old 08-07-02, 10:07 AM
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Old 08-07-02, 06:09 PM
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Originally posted by e_hartnett
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