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Optical cable recommendations please.

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by Repo, Jan 5, 2005.

  1. Repo

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    I need to connect up my HTPC project (shuttle with optical spdif) to my Denon 3805 - does anyone have any recommendations for a reasonably priced optical cable?


    Thanks :)
     
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    Honestly, with the 2mm PPM (plastic) optical fibre stuff, there's not a whole lot of difference between cables. The real difference is in the quality of the end connections (and their cleanliness).
    I'm guessing that you need a decent run lenght (~10m??) so even a basic cable will do the job. If you get something a liiiiiiiiiiiiiiitttttle bit better than the cheapest option, then you may get some better protection for the end caps. Unless you've got some super high grade sound equipment in your PC, then don't stress too much on cable quality, there's bigger fish to fry with noise in a PC ;)

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  3. Repo

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    Sorry, should have said - only need 1m to 2m & the run is from the onboard sound chip:)
     
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    Cheapest you can get hold of then. You won't notice the difference.:)
     

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