Component cables, same as stereo interconnects?


Active Member
At the recent Manchester hifi show I picked up a set of 1m component cables made by Ixos. They were originally over £70 but discounted down to £5! I rather stupidly thought they'd work between a Wii and an AV amp. I've since realised that'll not work.

My question is, can I use these component cables to pass audio from my Sky HD box to my amp, thus saving me having to buy a set of interconnects to do the job? They fit either the digital coax out or the stereo outputs on the back of the Sky box.

Thanks for reading



Distinguished Member
Yes. Component cables are designed to go up to high frequencies and are fine for digital or analogue outputs.


Active Member
Excellent, from the three component cables I've now got on digital and two stereo interconnects for a fiver, result!

Thanks :)

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