I simply needed a digital optical cable to provide surround sound for our HDTV theater system. Online pricing from Best Buy and Radio Shack were at least twice as much for a cable with the exact same specs. I clearly saved at least $20+ from their cheapest cable and got instant high quality surround sound. No brainer -- Buy.com is the best for pricing, delivery & quality. Have bought a variety of products from them and will continue to do so.
Does exactly what you would expect. Instead of going with an off brand we went ahead and spent a little more to get these. I cant say for sure that it mattered but we just wanted to make sure that we had solid connections in our conf rooms. Cant go wrong with these cables.
A great solution for DTS® and Dolby® Digital surround sound, Blue Series Digital Optical Audio Cables use superior-grade optical fiber to deliver better clarity and a more natural sound from your digital audio video components.
Digital Optical Audio uses polished optical terminations and optical fiber to transfer digital signals through pulsating light. Fiber is immune to all forms of EM/RF interference, providing superior sonic accuracy and a more detailed, natural sound. Ordinary optical cables can compromise your audio performance by using lower-grade, optical-fiber materials, and hot-plate termination of the fiber, rather than polishing. This can result in signal loss that causes poor clarity, loss of definition, and sound that is not truly accurate. PureAV Blue Series Digital Optical Audio Cables use the highest-quality materials to enhance your digital surround sound experience.