If I am using a HDMI cable do I need the optical cable also for the best sound?

  • Asked by Jack L from Willowick
  • Dec 13, 2010
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  • Best Answer:

    No, HDMI carries the audio (as well as the video) in digital format. An optical cable won't make it any better.

    • Answered by Kenneth D from Ottawa
    • Jan 15, 2011