Digital Optical Splitter ?

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  1. Michael Cook

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    Yes, they do work. If you think you may ever have a need for more optical jacks in the future, etronics.com has the Recoton ADS1000 for $14.99.
     
  3. Michael Cook

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    Thanks, getting a dolby digital satellite reciever so and I don't have any jacks left ! I was worried I would be SOL. [​IMG]
     
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    Luke_Y Second Unit

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    Just curious, what happens if you happen to have both sources connected to the one input active at the same time, and you select that digital input on your receiver?
     
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    It will explode and leave you sterile, if you dont want anymore children try it.(joke, joke or as the old man said "jokes over you are still getting a whipping")
    I think you would hear garbage or nothing, I doubt it would hurt anything.
     
  6. Michael Cook

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    not sure, I will hook my xbox and ps2 up to the splitter. So I don't have to worry about using the both at the same time.
     
  7. Geoff L

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    Michael
    The exact same type/style Toslink splitter is available threw Part Express along with Right Angle Toslink Adaptors if you are hurting for room behind the receiver.
    Buy the time you put the Toslink Adapter on and hook up your straight Tos cables their sticking out around 3+ inches. Of course the Tos cables don't like a sharp bend so the Toslink right angle adapters (they rotate 360 degrees) you might find useful if you have a lack of space behind the Receiver..
    Quick shipping, a great company. You will receive their current cataloge with your order if you choose buy something from them.
    www.PartsExpress.com
    Prices & Part #'s...
    Toslink Splitter
    Part #(180-964) cost= $5.80 for-1
    Toslink Right Angle Adaptor
    Part #(180-958) cost= $2.25 for-1
    PE Phone #1-800-338-0531
    Just another option for you...
    Regards
    Geoff
     
  8. Michael Cook

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    thanks for the info Geoff. [​IMG]
     
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    If you turn them both on, all you will get is a reciever getting two audio sync signals, it willl get confused, and will just act like nothing is connected, or possibly flash in and out of sync. I tried it once with two digital coax signals.
     
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    From the pic, it looks like the splitter has all female connectors. Does the splitter plug directly into my reciever ?
    [​IMG]
     
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