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Re: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Digital Optical to Digital Coaxial

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  • Michael-Reilly@att.net
    ... Unless I am missing something it should have no effect on the volume nor overload the receiver. You would probably hear garbage or silence, depending on
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 28, 2002
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      >>all you need to do is to NOT have both components
      >>sending signal. it
      >>could either overload the receiver or if it's smart,
      >>it will just play
      >>both, albeit at a much louder volume...

      Unless I am missing something it should have no effect
      on the volume nor overload the receiver. You would
      probably hear garbage or silence, depending on how your
      receiver responds to an improper input signal and
      whether the signal is PCM or Dolby Digital encoded.

      michael
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      >
      >
      > David Caine wrote:
      > >
      > > Does anyone know whether there is a relatively
      > > inexpensive adapter to take a digital optical output
      > > cable, i.e., Toslink, (for digital audio) so that I
      > > can input it into digital coaxial input?
      > >
      >
      >
      > radio $hack has some cool toslink thingees.
      >
      > one of them is a toslink SPLITTER. split one toslink output into 2...
      > i dont see a reason why it cant be used the other way...
      >
      > all you need to do is to NOT have both components sending signal. it
      > could either overload the receiver or if it's smart, it will just play
      > both, albeit at a much louder volume...
      >
      > click here:
      > http://www.radioshack.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=CTLG&product%5Fid=15%2D1585
      >
      > best of all... $10. ;-) since all three ports are female, you just
      > have to buy extra toslink cables. and believe it or not, your local
      > TARGET stores sells them rather cheaply, even less than 'the shack'...
      > i bought a 6' for like $15.
      >
      >
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