headphone jacks vs optical audio output

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  1. 4luvofsound

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    Hello all, I have a samsung smart tv, i'm trying to hook up my surround sound. My 2 audio output options on the tv are the headphone jack and the optical audio jack. My surround sound only accepts RCA. I purchased the $9 headphone jack to RCA conversion cable from best buy and it works. My question is; is it worth buying the $30 optical to RCA conversion cable? Will I notice that much of a difference? My surround sound is a sony home theatre system model dav-hdz235
    thanks for the help
     
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    I doubt you'll notice any difference.
     
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    You're not getting surround sound, just stereo.
     
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    I assume this HTiB has DPL. I'm not downloading the manual though.Sent from my LG-P769 using HTF mobile app
     

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