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Digital Coaxial (RCA) to S/PDIF (Toslink) Digital Optical Audio Converter
Convert a Digital Coaxial Audio signal into a Digital Optical Audio signal using this Digital Coaxial (RCA) to S/PDIF (Toslink) Digital Optical Audio Converter from Monoprice!
The Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format allows for both an electrical signal, carried over Digital Coaxial Audio cable, and an optical signal carried over a Digital Optical Audio cable. This converter allows you to connect a digital electrical output to an optical input. It measures only about 3" x 2" and includes a 6 VDC, 3A AC power adapter.
Questions and Answers
The Digital Coaxial (RCA) will be the input and the S/PDIF (Toslink) will be the output on PID 2947.
The S/PDIF (Toslink) will be the input and the Digital Coaxial (RCA) will be the output on PID 2948.
The unit is a signal format converter, Digital Coax and TOSLINK are pretty much interchangeable based on today's requirements. This unit allows you to simple convert the transmission medium, it will not alter or manage the incoming or outgoing PCM or Bitrate signal.
PROS: Does exactly as advertised.
Works as described. No issues with the product. I did not know this product even existed until I type-in a search to see if such a converter was available. I`m very glad it was.
PROS: Worked great to get digital sound from my DTV receiver (coaxial out) to my Sony Home Theater (optical in) machine.
CONS: Yet another thing to be plugged in...though unavoidable to have clear digital audio. This is not really a con I just wish it were not true.
PROS: Best price around. Better than amazon or local stores.
PROS: Simple application, worked out of the box. Plug n play.
CONS: None really. Wish there wasn't a need for the AC power adaptor. Getting crowded behind mounted bar TV
PROS: On time delivery, does what it is advertised to do.
PROS: Allowed me to go from a DVD player that only had co-ax digital out, to a receiver with only toslink in.
Easy to set up
CONS: If you leave it plugged in, it stays on all the time
PROS: Compact, works