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Old 29th August 2002, 04:45 AM   #1
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Question Digital Output connector question

Hi,
Wondering if anyone can help?
I like to hook up my MegaWorks 510D to my DVD player which has a Dolby Digital 5.1 output.
The supplied digital cable from the 510D (Cambridge Soundworks) is a "Miniplug" to "Miniplug", and my DVD's digital output is an RCA connector.
Do I need an adapter?
Best Buy and Good Guys only had those "Optical" cables. I need a digital coax with an RCA to Miniplug connector? I think?
Thanks for your help.
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Old 29th August 2002, 01:50 PM   #2
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You need adaptor. If you can't find one, you might remove miniplug and solder RCA plug directly to the cable.
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Old 30th August 2002, 06:41 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info Peter.
I will look into getting an adapter. I did notice that my digital miniplug has 4 conductors?
I did send an e-mail off to Cambridge Soundworks with my question but no response from them yet. As soon as I get an answer I will post the solution to let everyone know. Perhaps
there are others out there with the same problem.
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The 510D uses 3 channel SPDIF to achieve 5.1 so you would need to electronically convert the signal from the DVD out to the suitable format.
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