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I'm trying to hook up my surround sound to my new TV. However, the only audio output on the TV is digital coaxial, and the only audio input on my receiver is RCA.

My question is, is there some sort of converter I can purchase, or will I need a new receiver? Assuming the latter, can anyone recommend an inexpensive one? I'm a bit strapped for cash right now.
    
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Part #'s usually help. What setup are you running 2 channel, 5.1, 7.1 and so on? What sources are you outputting off of your tv, blu-ray, cable, ps3 and so on? Give a price that you wish to pay, what devices you have and what you expect to get for.
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Sorry. TV is a Mitsu 73C10, receiver is a Marantz... something, I'll have to check later. Speakers are 5.1, only thing being output is an HD media player.

I just need to know if there's a cable or adapter that will convert digital coaxial to RCA (I haven't been able to find anything), or if I will need a new receiver. Budget is $150 for the receiver, tentatively.
    
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I haven't been able to find one and do not think they exist. From what you are saying I think you will need a new receiver, for your budget this onkyo 308 may be your best bet for about $175. or it is $200 at the egg (new instead of refurb).

Edit - This Yamaha is quite a bit better but at $230 and you get like a $60 gift card puts it below the onkyo (assuming you can get by with the extra cash).
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I'll look into those. Thanks.
    
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