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Dynex™ - 4' Digital Optical Audio Cable - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 366 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Cable

    Posted
    AndyP3

    Great Cable for the money. One of the shortest and Cheapest. Dynex is also a great company itself. I used to buy nothing but Monster cable products, however I now realize that Dynex offers the same quality with sometimes more choices (length) and the price is unbeatable. Cheaper cables may be found at discount stores such as walmart and target, however, these cables are usually from off companies never heard of and the quality cannot be trusted. Dynex is the way to go!!! I liked this cable because it was short, I only needed to make a short jump from my Blue Ray player to my 5.1 Surround system. Also, I very much liked that the cable was black. I care very much about my home theater setup and all of my components and cables are black. Monster cable annoys me because every cable that they make depending on what series it is, is a different color. For example, my previouse cable from Monster: I used a 1000HD HDMI cable for my Blue Ray which was black, and only a 500HD HDMI cable for my cable box which was grey. I was not happy with that! Once again, BUY DYNEX. It offers good quality for a good price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worked out great!

    Posted
    primal

    This little cable saved me from having to replace my Sony stereo receiver. I am currently using an older but good Sony DVR player with 5.1 RCA outputs & it is going to the 5.1 RCA inputs on my receiver but the inputs on the receiver have had some kind of short causing my front speaker's sound to cut out. I would have to jiggle the wires to get the sound to come back. I decided to try this optical cable, thinking, how could 5.1 sound go through a single cable. All I can say is "Unbelievable!" I am using Polk Audio 5.1 speakers...they're little ones & they have always sounded a bit mid-rangy & tinny for my taste. After using this optical cable, the sound has greatly improved. The sound seems to be more even, richer, and warmer sounding. If you're using RCA cables, ditch them and buy this!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This little cable saved me from having to replace

    Posted
    JACKKIM
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    This little cable saved me from having to replace my Sony stereo receiver. I am currently using an older but good Sony DVR player with 5.1 RCA outputs & it is going to the 5.1 RCA inputs on my receiver but the inputs on the receiver have had some kind of short causing my front speaker's sound to cut out. I would have to jiggle the wires to get the sound to come back. I decided to try this optical cable, thinking, how could 5.1 sound go through a single cable. All I can say is "Unbelievable!" I am using Polk Audio 5.1 speakers...they're little ones & they have always sounded a bit mid-rangy & tinny for my taste. After using this optical cable, the sound has greatly improved. The sound seems to be more even, richer, and warmer sounding. If you're using RCA cables, ditch them and buy this!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best-Priced little audio cable

    Posted
    Jaime
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    I purchased the digital audio cable to connect my new smart TV to a Klipsch sound bar. I only needed a short cable since the sound bar is located right below the TV. I heard it was important to purchase a quality cable to insure good sound. This cable worked perfectly and I do not notice any sound distortion. I found cables selling at two or three times the price but decided to give this one a try. I highly recommend this one for both price and quality.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Dynex Digital Optical Cable

    Posted
    Stickman

    Shorter size is convenient. Good price, good delivery time. I am confused about another review about the six ft cable only lasting a year, and the reviewer slamming Dynex over "poor quality" and the need to buy a new cable. His cable has a life time warranty. Even with a year warranty on the 4' cable, there isn't much to go wrong with a cable that just sits there , with no moving parts.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Why pay more???

    Posted
    Scouse
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    After purchasing a new Insignia / ROKU flat screen, I also purchased the Insignia optical audio to RCA converter, for my older Surround Sound receiver. The optical cables in the store were over priced, since I was NOT running a "State of the Art" system. Purchased the converter (Open Box) & this cable at Best Buy online, and saved a lot of $$$. Have had NO issues with this cable, as opposed to the in-stores over priced ones.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for the price

    Posted
    rccolorado

    I'm very happy with my purchase, I saved huge and get the same results as much more expensive cables. I have a 46" Sony Bravia and a ton of peripherals all using the short dynex cable. I have noticed no difference between these and much more expensive ones. The coating is much thinner, so if you will be moving often these may not be the cables for you

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I noticed a difference from RCA Analog

    Posted
    Magnus2112
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    My Sound Bar came with RCA Analog cables and I connected using those. Then I used the Digital Optic Cable (separate purchase) and I could tell immediately a difference in the sound. The Cable is low cost but well worth the small price for what you get. I have no Cons to report at all. Good right out of the box and the easiest set-up of the whole process with HDTV.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good optical cable

    Posted
    JDLFed
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    In my opinion, a digital optical cable is a digital optical cable, regardless of the brand. It is transmitting a digital signal over a fiber optic line. Therefore, this optical cable serves its purpose perfectly, and provides very good sound quality. I wasn't thrilled with the price differences between size cables, as fiber optic cable does not cost as much as the amount being transmitted to the consumer, but it is a good cable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Quality

    Posted
    Tommyguns11
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    I bought two of these cables to replace the hard, standard fiber optic cables that are more readily available. My cats think it's fun to eat through and snap the hard cable fiop so I needed something insulated. They don't eat through regular cable, so the insulation does a good job at disguising the cable. They work great, the quality is durable and strong and I recommend this to anyone looking for a good cable at a good price!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Exactly what I needed for my setup

    Posted
    Charlie
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    Cheap and exactly what I wanted! Got this for my insignia mini sound bar as it did not come with an optical cord was happy that Best Buy offered a short and cheap cord so that I could connect my ps4 pro to this as my monitor does not have built in sound. I am very satisfied

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great! What a difference!

    Posted
    gotomikem
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    I was using a non digital audio cable with a high end samsung speaker and subwoofer. What was I thinking? So much better, so much clearer, so much more range! If you buy an external speaker to hook to your TV and your TV allows a "digital out" for the sound then this is a MUST! The fiber optics mean no loss of sound or signal to wires. Big big improvement.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    They work, what more do you want?

    Posted
    Jerry
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    Of all the optical digital cables I've ever bought, these have to be the most recent. I bought them to include with a speaker bar (which didn't include any) my neighbor was giving to her husband. We plugged them in and it all worked. What more can you ask for from cheap cables?

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great for the money

    Posted
    stbo
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    This was only $4 on a daily deal and I couldn't be happier. this was the only cable that would connect my LG tv and insignia sound bar. After spending all that money on the tv and sound bar, I wasn't thrilled I had to spend even more money to be able to connect the two. thankfully this deal presented itself and now my setup works!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    WHY SPEND MORE?

    Posted
    BurbankCJ
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    They do the JOB! No fuss, plug right in and go. I went thru 2 other sets and the actual plug was too fat to fit in the optical ports. The new "skinny" TV's have such a tight fit for all the inputs, it's a pain to plug in! I have 2 ROKU TV's LED no 4K, no 3D etc. So maybe high end optical plugs make a difference on the $1000 TV's.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Basic simple black

    Posted
    peppercorn
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    Price point was a seller, I think we received what we paid. The cord was spooled into a bag when received. Coils relaxed right away allowing immediate install. End plug covers, tethered to cord, ensure damage free storage. Appears not made for constant movements.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good optical audio

    Posted
    Julius
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    Bought these dynex optical audio cables a set of two for surround sound bar and another audio device. Excellent purchase and decent audio output. Very easy to use and a perfect length also. Very pleased and happy with the purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price.

    Posted
    Bowie

    There is no need to buy a 200 dollar optic fiber cable. They all work the same, they all do the same thing. I got this bad bear coming from my PlayStation 3 to my Plasma Samsung. AHHHH!!! The sound is so real it really feels so much more real.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Optical cable works fine but handle with care.

    Posted
    Localsiding
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    I needed this optical cable to connect between the optical output on my TV to the optical input for my converter to analog which drives my wireless head phones. No issues with it. I rated the Durability as high but all optical cables need to handle with care and placed where nothing is put on top of them as they will break.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great cable for sound

    Posted
    Cables
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    Great price, I didn't need a 6' length 3ft was what I needed. Every where else was selling 6' cables for a high price. Didn't matter what store I was at and all couldn't tell me the difference between paying a higher price ,and the durability of the cable ! So I couldn't see spending more than I needed !

    I would recommend this to a friend