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SP/DIF to Analog Converter/Cable

Discussion in 'AV Receivers' started by Tegamal1978, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. Tegamal1978

    Tegamal1978 New Member

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    Do they make such a beast? I've been everywhere from Circuit City, to Best Buy, to Radio Shack with no luck.

    Here's my situation: I have an HDTV (Philips model 42PFL5432D/37), and it only has SP/DIF output, but my Receiver only has Analog input. I'm looking for a temporary solution (like a crossover cable or something), short of buying a new receiver.

    I can't imagine they don't make something like this, with all the other converters out there.

    If anyone can help, I would greatly appreciate it!
     
  2. Jeff Gatie

    Jeff Gatie Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, there is no such beast. SPDIF is digital. Analog is . . . . well . . . analog. Without a processor of some sort to decode the digital (i.e - a receiver, prepro, etc), the two don't play well together at all.
     
  3. Kean-Hock Yeap

    Kean-Hock Yeap Well-Known Member

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  4. JohnRice

    JohnRice Well-Known Member

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    My guess is you can find suitable used D/A converters on eBay pretty cheap.
     

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