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Dynex™ - 8' Digital Optical Audio Cable - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 664 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quality cable

    Posted
    DonMcC
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    I recently moved my television to a higher location and my current optical cable wasn't long enough, so I had to order a longer cable. The price of the longer cables was more than I wanted to spend. Then I saw this cable at a very reasonable price, so I bought it. Upon opening the package, the build quality immediately caught my attention. This cable was decidedly thicker than the cable I was replacing. After connecting it to my TV and sound bar, everything worked as expected. Bottom line: it pays to do research before purchasing. I could have easily spent four times the amount of money on this cable had I not perused the Best Buy website. If you're looking for a replacement cable, I would recommend this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Why Spend More

    Posted
    btnksn324
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    I bought this product for my PS4. The sound quality is just as good as the higher end cables. I have a higher end cable and I tested both with the same scene. There is no difference between this $7.00 cable and a $30.00 Monster Cable. Even their HDMI cables have proven to be just as good. Do yourself a favor and don't spend the money on the higher end cables. Try these out. You'll thank me later for saving the money. Or, buy both and take one back after you perform a "side by side" test. You'll probably take back the higher end.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Actual helpful people at store who know product.

    Posted
    robrogers1984
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    So, split up with Gf,moved out. Of course she wouldn't let me pack my own stuff,lost cables to bose 321 surround system. New place i have to route wires under couch so i needed a longer 12 ft optical wire. Didnt have at store,online ones i could see were pricey. Guy helped me find on on their website cheaper and used my points to pay for it. Shipped to my house in two days. Very helpful. No blank stares or i dont knows. Complete pros.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It does the job and great price

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    BBCustomer
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    I was trying to be frugal and use the auxillary cable from my sound bar to new television. I thought it was okay, but after a few weeks I decided to go with Best Buy's employee's recommendation to use an optical audio cable. I noted that the sound matched with the picture better and not to mention the sound quality... I did not realize I was missing the fullness to the stereo sound, especially the base. Anyone else who is frugal, this is a great investment to improve your sound quality. Do not delay.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    incredible value for the length of this cord

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    GlassboroJoe
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    needed an optical cord that is longer than the usual 6ft cords that can cost up to $25, since i am running a new optical cord through a chase in the wall to hide all of my component cords. Needed a long optical cord, and you cannot beat this price at all for a 12ft optical cord. What i did not like what that it did not click into place into my sound bar. While it works as long as no one touches anything, it should fit much tighter as a typical optical cable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good basic cable

    Posted
    Jason
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    I needed a basic optical for an older sound bar I had for a bedroom. I threw the one away years ago that came with it, and of course I couldn’t find the one I had before. This cable is a great length for routing, and does the job for my needs and the purpose. Normally i buy Audioquest, but this application would not benefit from such good cables and old sound bar. Good performance and sound is just fine out of my Sony 2.0 channel sound bar.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great cable at a great price!

    Posted
    Rick
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    I needed a longer optical audio cable than the expensive cable I already had and didn't want to spend big bucks for another one. I have an older home theater system but as far as I can tell this Dynex cable seems to work the same as the expensive cable. My receiver shows "Digital" and "Dolby" or "DTS" when watching movies on Netflix or Directv so I think the cable is passing the high definition digital audio that it's supposed to. Sounds great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Optical Audio Cable

    Posted
    har0387
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    Needed optical audio cable for our new Sony smart tv. Looked online and many were more expensive. Decided to go with Dynex brand and it does not disappoint for saving a few dollars. It is a cable so basically does what it is supposed to do. Fit in the port/jack like it is supposed to on both Sony TV and Yamaha receiver. Recommend this cable to anyone needing one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Needed Longer Optical Cable

    Posted
    FDebnam
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    I needed a longer optical audio cable. This cable was perfect. I had my wife's receiver setup and in a location that satisfied her in a few minutes. What really convinced me was the price on the item. I checked a number of electronic stores in the area and this was the best price for the length. Very satisfied.....

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worked perfectly

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    CiscoKid
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    This 12ft Dynex Digital Optical Audio Cable, worked perfectly with our new 65" Sony Bravia TV. We needed it to connect our Sony Surround system to the TV. The cable was the perfect length to run through the wall for a professional appearance. Well worth the money and at a lesser cost than some other brands.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great deal!

    Posted
    DeRe
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    When the only 12 ft available in the store was $44, I got on line on my phone only to find a great deal was available online from Best Buy. The expensive ones don't work better, just cost more. I went back in the store, ordered it and had it delivered for free to my house. It even arrived sooner than estimated. Just wish the salesperson at the store would have been the one to direct me to it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Fell out of speaker

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    ErmaGerd
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    I wanted a longer optical audio cable to go from the DVD player to the speaker, so ordered this. However, it wouldn't stay plugged in to the speaker, and just kept falling out. It plugged in snugly to the DVD player though. Reading online, I guess this happens a lot with optical audio cables. I returned it for a refund, and will try to make do with the shorter cable that came with the speaker.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good quality for the price

    Posted
    nanette
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    Good quality for the price. I got a new surround sound system and needed this type of cable. Compatible with most A/V components with an optical digital audio jack, this Dynex™ Direct DX-SF136 cable easily connects your DVD player, gaming console or other device to a compatible TV or A/V receiver, ensuring efficient signal transmission.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    They should sell this cable in their stores

    Posted
    mongoose1954
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    I bought this for a sound bar that I bought, and I had to have it shipped to me. The optical audio cables they sell in the local Best Buys cost a lot more. The Dynex brand is usually pretty good quality and at a good price, but it seems you can only buy them on Best Buy's website and not in their stores. Probably because the price is so good.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good deal

    Posted
    Real
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    The price was very good and delivery was quick. The cable works as expected: provides good digital sound. It does not click into place like some better made ends, but so far hasn’t fallen out and I wouldn’t expect it to as my cables are out of the way and not disturbed. IDK why my nickname here is “real”, bu who cares. :)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good sound, doesn’t snap in

    Posted
    Ldp1
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    Why this functions well as intended, I would definitely not recommend for an application where it plugs in upwards if there is to be any movement of components or cable. It will just fall out as it doesn’t snap in securely as the optical connectors are meant to. It was a good price though.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good cable

    Posted
    DrWho8
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    This is exactly what it says, a good digital audio cable that is plenty long to connect my Monoprice Soubdbar to our Visio TV. Was easy to connect and have had no issues, audio is excellent and price is very reasonable, sounds as good as more expensive cables

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Optical Cable!

    Posted
    Fred
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    This cable works great! I usually buy cables at a certain online store for the lower price but was pleasantly surprised to find this good quality cable for a good price from Best Buy. The connectors are good and snap right in securely to my TV's and receiver's optical jacks. The audio works perfectly. Very satisfied with this item from best Buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works exactly as it should

    Posted
    FamFirst
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    We bought this to hook up a speaker to our TV for better sound, and the optical cord worked exactly as it should. This was a very reasonably priced cable and does the job like it should. No sense in spending so much extra for other cables when you can get one that saves money and works just as it should.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Audio connection from TV to Sound Bar

    Posted
    George
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    Soundbar came without an optical cable and it was only way to connect soundbar to TV. There was no other way to attach TV although soundbar was capable to be connected by 3 different cables. This apparently is an evolving situation and only one cable was supplied. with the soundbar which was a relatively low cost model.

    I would recommend this to a friend