COnnecting an optical cable?

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  1. Christian Speights

    Christian Speights Stunt Coordinator

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    I have finally gotten to the point where I would like to use my second available digital connection on my receiver (got a cd player with digital outs).

    Problem is, connecting the optical cables seems harder than it should be. I am pretty sure I had them aligned right and everything...and I tried to force it in there pretty good. I just did not want to try TOO hard and end up busting something on my player or my receiver.

    It's a Monster cable so I wouldn't expect any kind of gross defect that would prohibit me from connecting it.

    I just don't get optical cables I guess. Never had to use one until now.

    Any tips for the dumb guy?

    (I did pull out that protective little do-hickey thingamabob already)

    Thanks in advance.

    Christian
     
  2. John Welch

    John Welch Stunt Coordinator

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    Did you remove the plastic cover from the end of the optical cable?
     
  3. Stacey

    Stacey Stunt Coordinator

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    Hmmm...when you look at the end of the cable it's in a "D" kind of shape so make sure your aligning it up properly with your amp. On mine, I feel a little "click" when the cable is in all the way and I don't need to force it whatsoever.

    Hope that helps.
     
  4. Christian Speights

    Christian Speights Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks John and Stacey...it was the protective piece on the cable.

    I don't feel stupid or anything. Honest. :b

    I guess RTFM applies to me in this case.
     

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