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Old 11-26-07, 11:19 PM
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Optical Out Question

Trying to hook both my Toshiba A2 and PS3 up to my audio receiver. My receiver doesnt have an HDMI hookup so I have to use the one optical out. Is there such a thing as an optical out splitter so I can hook up both? Also would it be possible to hook my PS3 to my TV with an HDMI cable and then use my receiver that way?
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Old 11-26-07, 11:22 PM
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Monoprice.com sells an optical splitter and I ordered it but it didn't work at all. YMMV.
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Old 11-26-07, 11:42 PM
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I use this one for the same reason. Works fine, except it's manual.

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Old 11-27-07, 12:24 AM
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would this item [http://www.avdgear.com/ProductDetail...tCode=ACTT2ADT
do the same thing?

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Old 11-27-07, 09:42 AM
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^That looks like it does the opposite of what you want - splits one optical connection to two receivers. I don't know if it works the other way or not. Perhaps it doesn't, and that's why it didn't work for Defiant?
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Old 11-27-07, 09:48 AM
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Well, the Monoprice one says it works both directions. I'd be interested in one of those myself, if there are no performance issues...
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Old 11-28-07, 03:55 PM
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was only needing a 2x1; was hoping for something a little less bulky than the 3x1
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Old 11-28-07, 05:06 PM
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I bought a cheap one from RadioShack that worked. Small, no switching needed.
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