Fully automatic, set-and-forget conversion with dual output!
Converts either TOSLINK Optical Audio or Digital Coaxial Audio to both Optical and Coax Outputs.
Avencore have taken the gesswork out of matching SPDIF connector types with this handy, compact bi-directional converter. It'll take with optical OR coaxial SPDIF and push out both flavours so you can take your pick - now there's no excuse not to hook your home theatre system up to any source device!
With full support for Dolby AC3, DTS and LPCM 2.0, it has you covered for all the major SPFID audio formats, and it even boosts the signal with an in-built repeater, allowing for cable runs of up to 25 or even 30 metres. If you have one device with an optical output and another device with only a digital coaxial input (or the other way around!), this is the gadget that gets them talking again. No more 'silent treatment'!
Simply connect one input (either Coaxial or Toslink) and the unit sends the signal to both SPDIF output ports simultaneously. An input select switch on the side of the unit allows this converter to act kind of like a switch/splitter combo if you have two sets fo SPDIF audio devices you want to cross-conenct.
Overall, this is as simple a solution to converting one SPDIF type into another you're going to find. Toslink Optical to Digital Coaxial or Digital Coaxial to Toslink Optical. Easy as!
Inputs and Outputs include:
- 1 x TOSLINK Optical Input
- 1 x Digital Coaxial Input
- 1 x TOSLINK Optical Output
- 1 x Digital Coaxial Output
- Bi-Directional Conversion & simultaneous output
- 1 x USB Mini-B 5-pin Power input
This sleek device features:
- 12 Month Replacement Warranty!
- Support for Dolby AC3, DTS and LPCM 2.0
- Not Compatible with Dolby Digital Plus - Devices that use Dolby Digital Plus are only supported if they have another output to choose from.
- Active signal repeating, run up to 25m to 30m achievable depending on cabling quality
- Includes USB Mini-5-pin power cable
- USB Cable for power included
- Colour: Black
Note: This unit does not ship with cables. Please check our TOSLINK and Digital COAX categories to select the cable lengths of your choice.
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Posted: 7th Oct, 2015
Just a quick question. Is the USB power cable to a power point end?
"No, the USB cable is to Type A USB, for use with the sockets on your TV / Amp or any other powered USB socket available on a power board or mains adapter (not included)."
Posted: 9th May, 2016
Does this work unpowered for short cable runs?
"No. Neither Optical nor Coaxial SPDIF have a power line for the purposes of running third-party electronics. This converter requires mains power for all operations."
Posted: 7th June, 2016
With the signal repeating would this converter allow me to place it 20m away from a source (eg a CD player) with a coax output or does the long cable run have to be between the converter and the receiver? (Eg an amp). Thanks?
"Assuming your source device is mains powered and it is already able to push a signal 20 metres to a set of speakers/receiver/etc, then it will also reach the converter. The converter can only boost its own output."
Posted: 14th Nov, 2016
Can this be used in on a car stereo?
"Yes. So long as it is provided power from a USB charger or equivalent 5V/500mA source, this device can work in any location to convert between SPDIF formats."
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