We haven’t upgraded our tv yet. We got the Roku soundbar first and our tv doesn’t have hdmi arc OR an optical port. It has a digital audio output port. What should I do? Are there conversion pieces that can be ordered?
Thank you. I assume they make shorter ones... I’ll go look around. Also, does the converter need to go from digital audio output to optical, or optical to digital audio output or does it matter. I guess I’m asking do they stream both ways?
It does matter, a coax to optical isn't backwards compatible, there is a separate optical to coax converter. But you have digital coax out of the tv which has to be converted to optical for the soundbar to accept.
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