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Old 9th June 2008, 11:10 PM   #1
Hayden is offline Hayden  Australia
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Default Hdmi vs optical?

Someone said optical canít do the real high definition audio and hdmi could
Is that true?
I thought the bandwidth of optical exceeded an electric signal.
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Old 9th June 2008, 11:45 PM   #2
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TOSLINK only has a bandwidth of 15 megabits per second.

TOSLINK uses LED drivers and cheap plastic fiber.

a laser source and glass optical fiber will of course be much higher bandwidth and cost.
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Old 10th June 2008, 01:38 AM   #3
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Toslink can do 24/192 stereo. Which is plenty high definition.
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Old 10th June 2008, 02:31 AM   #4
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what about the latest HD blu ray audio?
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