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    Default What is the best RCA to 3.5mm cable you can buy?

    I bought a surroundbar IHT 6000 few days ago, and I just found out that this system does not support dts format. When playing saving private ryan in English, its dead silent through digital optical. But it plays when I use rca from blu ray to IHT6000 3.5mm.

    The rca/3.5mm cable that I have is a low quality cable. Sound quality in between the digital optical cable and rca/3.5mm cable is a huge jump from good sounding to bad when playing music from Pandora. I was wondering if a good quality rca/3.5mm cable can come close to digital optical, and which one do you recommand? Thank you for helping me out

    By the way sound quality on iht 6000 when I was watching the dark knight was amazing
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    How about a nice RCA cable and then an adapter at the end? I feel like there are more choices out there for RCA cables as apposed to RCA to 3.5mm cables.
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    What kind of adapter? Educate me please =D. IHT 6000 has 3 inputs, one digital optical and two 3.5mm

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    Anything Signal makes is quality, and Cardas also makes one if you want to go that direction.

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    I just bought 25 foot and 35 foot AWG 22 3.5mm > RCA "Premium Cable" from Monoprice to connect an Ipod to AVR . The sound quality is great. 25' was $5. 35' was $7. about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zaigrith View Post
    How about a nice RCA cable and then an adapter at the end? I feel like there are more choices out there for RCA cables as apposed to RCA to 3.5mm cables.
    Very good point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steveinaz View Post
    Very good point.
    What kind of adapter are you guys talking about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BellaLuna View Post
    What kind of adapter are you guys talking about?
    like a Y adapter... two rca in's on one side, mini on the other..


    wouldn't it be difficult to find such an adapter in a good quality?

    bluejeans also has this cable

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    The best? Hard to say but I run all WireWorld wires in my system.

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