Can I use a standard RCA cable for digital coax?
Because of the cost, you might be tempted to use a standard analog RCA audio cable to make a digital connection. Not a good idea. A traditional RCA cable isn’t shielded, nor does it have the bandwidth that coaxial cable provides.
Can you connect digital audio to RCA?
This digital coax and optical audio to RCA stereo audio converter is used to convert digital audio to analog audio signals. Used with applications such as older televisions or other electronic devices that do not have digital audio inputs.
Is there a difference between digital coaxial audio cable and RCA?
A coaxial is a type of cable while RCA is a standard connector. RCA utilizes coaxial cables. Coaxial cables have other uses apart from RCA. RCA is already out-of-date while coaxial is still widely used.
What kind of cable is used for digital audio out?
Aside from an HDMI cable, there are two primary ways of connecting devices to send digital audio – optical and coaxial digital audio. Both of these connection types are also known as S/PDIF connections. S/PDIF is short for Sony/Philips Digital Interface.