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What is the best OPTICAL/SPDIF cable?

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I have a pair of turtle beach x41s and they use optical if you want the best sound out of them. They came with a cord but i'm sure it's bad. I thought I could maybe get a better one for cheap.. Can anyone suggest a cord? I won't go over $30 on a cord. $20 is preferred. Thanks in advance biggrin.gif
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Monoprice makes quality cables for a reasonable price. There is absolutely no need to spend more money on an optical cable for your setup, just get a thick one for $5 for the best signal.

http://www.monoprice.com/products/search.asp?keyword=optical+cable
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Wow those are a lot cheaper than I was expecting! Is there a cable that you would recommend? Or will any of these suffice?
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post #4 of 5
That is why Best Buy is not doing so well, everything is overpriced.

I would get the thicker one, just get the length you need.
http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10229&cs_id=1022904&p_id=2764&seq=1&format=2
Edited by UsedPaperclip - 3/5/13 at 5:52pm
post #5 of 5
I have a monster cable for my turtle beach PX5's

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MONSTER-THX-TOSLINK-FIBER-OPTIC-AUDIO-CABLE-6FT-/120749246611?pt=US_Audio_Cables_Adapters&hash=item1c1d374893

They arent as expensive as one would think.
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