View Full Version : S/PDIF optical to S/PDIF RCA converter

Nov 28, 2008, 08:56 PM
Hi, I want to connect my Apple TV to the Slingbox but they don't share the same type of inputs/outputs

Apple TV output: S/PDIF optical (tos-link)
Sling Input: S/PDIF RCA (orange colored input)

Can someone recommend a converter? I found this but I have no idea if it's any good (does larger price equal better sound?


Dec 8, 2008, 12:34 AM
That is about the cheapest one you'll find.

And no, with digital audio more epensive usually only means you're getting more features such as AES/EBU, USB, and reclocking abilities, sound quality will not suffer.

This is the guy I have in my toolkit: