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Can I use a standard RCA cable for my SPDIF connection?

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asked May 10, 2015 in PreAmps, Signal Processors and Monitoring Hardware by AlexTinsley (764,250 points)
Can I use a standard RCA cable for my SPDIF connection?

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answered May 10, 2015 by AlexTinsley (764,250 points)
 
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No. You must have a very specific SPDIF digital cable. While a SPDIF coaxial connection looks like an RCA analog type connection, it is not the same. SPDIF is a stereo digital connection. RCA is a mono analog connection.
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