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Video output from optical cable


Standard Member
hey i just got a Panasonic cinema system and that is connected to my tv with a hd cable,

the cinema dvd player has an optical input so iv ordered an optical cable so that i can connect up my ps3 to the dvd and play it through that on my tv.

does anyone no if i will have any quality loss due to the cables, will i still have the hd resolution from the ps3 or will it be reduced? is there a way to have video from ps3 to tv and audio from cinema system?

also i presume that hd splitters would reduce hd quality??? correct?


Established Member
Optical connections are for audio.

What's your DVD player? Are you sure it has an optical input rather than an optical output (for audio)?

HDMI splitters, being purely digital devices, should not affect picture or sound quality.

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