Optical Audio Digital Out

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  1. Bigpants2k

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    Hiya,

    I have a DAV-S880, which has a Optical Audio Digital Out on the back.

    Will i be able to connect a optic cable from my X-Box to this to input sound or is this just one way.

    :p :p
     
  2. eviljohn2

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  3. Bigpants2k

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    aarrrggghhhhh

    So what will i be able to connect to this optic thingy

    Thanks for your help
     
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    offboard DAC, external recorder, or another AV amp.
     
  5. Bigpants2k

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    Thanks for your help.
     
  6. fozziebear39

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    I have the DAV-S880 and I have a PS2 connected through the optical IN. The XBOX should go in there as well, Pro Logic II on all those games...
     
  7. Ashy

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    yup, ive got a ps2 connected to the optical port on the back of my DAV and it plays nice 5.1 sound on games that support it. so in answer to your question "YES" :)
     
  8. Bigpants2k

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    Thanks Ashy and fozziebear

    I have just got to get myself a optic cable now

    :D :clap:
     
  9. andypandy

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    I too thought the optical port on the back was only an out going signal. I can only presume that the DVD player has a decoder on board which then enables it as an input channel - Still very odd though that it cna act as both in and out.!
     
  10. Bigpants2k

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    So wich cable should i go for? a microsoft one which i imagine will be expensive or a 3rd party one, and will there be much differance between the two?.
     
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    the joytech advanced scart works a treat RGB scart and optical out
     
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    .....and you can use your own optical cable if you wish with the Joytech :smashin:
     
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    the DAV is an all in one system, including a decoder and amp, so it makes sense to have an optical input.
     
  14. Bogside

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    you can get cheap optical cables for Xbox on ebay for £1. Good place to start til you know what you're after.
     
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    i thought it was just an optical input if it is an out put as well could someone please tell how to get it to work because i want to connect to another amp the sub is crap
     

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