Question Sky Soundbox, but TV with no optical output


Standard Member
Hi, I finally gave in to getting Sky's soundbox now it's down to £169 (replacing an OrbitSound bar/subwoofer that was past its best).

What I'd overlooked though is that I have an old, but very decent TV that I'm in no hurry to replace (Panasonic TH50PZ80) that has no optical output.

A quick google suggests you can get RCA to optical converters for around a tenner, question is, will it produce anything like a halfway decent sound? And is there a specific 'Best' model out there?

(The soundbox is primarily connected via HDMI to my sky q box so all good there, but not everything is routed through that so need the TV output as backup...)

Appreciate any help/advice here, thanks


Well-known Member
have a look on amazon then check out the reviews for the product that interests you.

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