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#1 OFFLINE   jensor

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 07:12 AM

I have a DirectTV Whole Home with a c41-100 receiver - the little wireless one that talks to the main receiver in another room.  I have a new TV with HDMI, but an old sound receiver with no HDMI - but it does have a digital audio fiber jack.  The Direct TV receiver however has a digital audio RCA jack.  Where can I find an digital audio RCA to optical cable?  Ideas are appreciated.



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#2 OFFLINE   jimmie57

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 07:20 AM

Lots of places sell them. You might find one at Radio Shack or Best Buy.

Here is one online at a place that seems to be a favorite of people on here.

http://www.monoprice...&seq=1&format=2

 

I believe Amazon has them also.

 

Be careful because they have them that converts optical to digital which is the opposite of what you are looking for.


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#3 OFFLINE   mobilelawyer

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 08:47 AM

I ordered this converter http://www.amazon.co...0?ie=UTF8&psc=1  from Amazon, and it is working nicely.  


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#4 OFFLINE   litzdog911

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 09:49 AM

I use the Monoprice converter that jimmie referenced.  Works great.


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