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Any coaxial cable will work fine, they are all the same.

Theoretically you could use a well constructed RCA cable as well, but it is unadvised, especially for longer length of connections because the impedance is different.
     
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I wonder how short the coaxial cables come. I only need like eh 10 cm if I place the DAC on top of the blu-ray player. smile.gif
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The shortest coaxial cable on Monoprice is 3ft.

https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=2743
     
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One more question. Below the "digital out coaxial" output on the blu-ray player it says: "PCM/DTS Dolby Digital"

Not a problem, right? :| Heh, it says SPDIF on the digital coaxial input on this DAC I want to buy.

So I am wondering, if dolby digital and spdif are sort of the same thing, connector/connection wise.

Edit: Btw, I think I learned that "toslink" is a fiber optic cable, which I wouldn't need here. It would fit this DAC I want, but it wouldn't fit onto the blu-ray player.

Edit2: Ah, I found a 50cm long digital coaxial cable locally.
Edited by Decoman - 4/24/17 at 12:44pm
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