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Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter

Model:

40018

 | Catalog #: 55009399
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Product Summary

The solution for converting digital audio media formats.

Run out of coaxial digital inputs on your receiver? Most receivers only have one coaxial digital input but have several optical inputs. This coaxial to optical converter from Cables To Go™ will allow you to connect the coaxial digital audio output from your DVD, cable or satellite receiver to a Toslink optical input. Don't buy a new receiver, simply change media formats and get full digital signal sound quality.

  • Simply connect the cables to the converter and to your device, then plug everything in and power up
  • Conveniently switches from one format to another
  • Enjoy enhanced flexibility with regards to the devices you can use
  • Converts from Coaxial Digital to Toslink digital
  • Coaxial Digital Input via RCA jack
  • Optical Digital Output via Toslink
  • Simple installation
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What's in the box

  • Coxial to Optical Digital Audio Converter
  • Power supply
 

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By phone: 1-800-843-7422

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Parts: 12 month
  • Labor: 12 month
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Customer Reviews

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Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter
 
4.2

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home theater (6)
    • High-end equipment (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (5), Power user (5), Enthusiast (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (15)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

    Reviewed by 15 customers

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    5.0

    Works perfectly

    By jasppca

    from San Francisco, CA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Theater

      Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

      Solved a dilemma with new DVD player with coax out when my whole set up is optical.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Excatly what I needed

      By Shane

      from Springfield, NE

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

            Used to connect a soundbar to an older tv with only coaxial audio output. It works great.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Absolute necessity

            By spicevalleyroad

            from Mitchell, IN

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent Performance

            Cons

            • No cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Theater

            Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

            An absolute necessity for connecting an Emerson HDTV with a Samsung sound bar.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Good converter - did the job

            By Leisure Life Larry

            from Fort Myers, FL

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Theater

              Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

              Needed the converter as the only audio output on our older Sylvania HDTV was digital coax audio. Used with this converter for a JBL soundbar. Works great.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              110% satisfied

              By Mr T

              from Warren Ohio

              About Me Power User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • High-End Equipment
                • Home Theater

                Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

                Very happy with Radio Shack every time I purchase there.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (21 of 49 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                only converts one way - coax to optical

                By frustrated

                from Lakewood, OH

                About Me Power User

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Incompatible

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

                    Disappointing. Only converts one way - coax to optical. After describing issue to store employee, I bought the item on his recommendation only to find I needed another device that converts fronm optical to coaxial. Boo.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    I would buy this product again.

                    By Smiley

                    from Jacksonville, FL

                    About Me Power User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent Performance
                    • Good Warranty

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • High-End Equipment

                      Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

                      Utilized the product with my digital remote speakers and my flat screen TV

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

                      (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Unit works exceptionaly well.

                      By Jim

                      from North Las Vegas, NV

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • High-End Equipment

                        Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

                        Used between Coax out from TV to Optical input to amplifier. Works great.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Works as promised.

                        By Dan the Toolman

                        from Boca Raton, Fl

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent Performance

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Home theater

                        Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

                        Easy to hook up. A great way to use otherwise non-compatible equipment within the home theater environment.Some complained about the light plastic case, but that is what you want to install inside the TV/Stereo cabinetI shopped around and Radio Shack has by far the best price [...]

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Worked ok for my son

                        By kennsmithf2g

                        from Ohio

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Dorm Room

                          Comments about Cables To Go Coax-Optical Digital Audio Converter:

                          went between coaxial TV output to optical sound system input

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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