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Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Fozz, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. Fozz

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    Hi.
    I will soon be a recipient of a new PW7B and I need to buy some decent cables to hook the DVD and Digital to it.

    I am looking for decent quality Component (RCA - RCA), RGB SCART - RGB SCART and Twin Phono to Phono cables.

    Can anyone recommend good quality brands?
    What about websites that sell em?

    Any info will be appreciated!
     
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    tvcables.co.uk, audiovisualonline.co.uk, lektropacks.co.uk all very good sites with ranges from cheap to expensive
     
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    Cheers for the prompt answer.

    Have a look at this link to see the back of my NTL reciever:
    http://www.pacemicro.com/corporate/products/prodinfo.asp?PID=DC220

    See that SPDIF Optical Out?
    I wish to connect that to a Home Theatre System that also has an optical Digital Audio in.
    Would this cable fit the bill:
    http://www.tvcables.co.uk/cgi-bin/tvcables/PGD4000.html
    Or is it this one:
    http://www.tvcables.co.uk/cgi-bin/tvcables/PGD5000.html

    The connector on the back of that NTL box has a little cover on it and when I remove that I see a little red light in there.

    If anyone can advise what type of cable I use for this I'd most appreciate it.
    Cheers!
     
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    You need a Toslink optical cable to carry digital sound to your amp/reciever
     
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    It's the second (Optical) cable that you need. The Co-axial cable is for an electrical connection which your box does not have (the socket for this looks like a normal phono type connector).

    Hope this helps,

    Ian
     
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    Thanks Miniholic and Tony21.
    I've ordered those cables from tvcables.co.uk.

    By the way, I am assuming that I should use the Digital Audio cable for my audio from the Digital box to my amp instead of simple twin phono to phono cables?
    In my head the digital connects should be better...but then I could well be wrong!

    I suppose I'll find out when I set it all up and hear how it sounds!
     
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    as tony says its the only way to digital surround to the amp....if you use the twin phonos it will give dolby surround sound but not dolby digital
     

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