Best HDMI ARC to Optical Audio Converter in 2020 [Updated]

Smart TVs equipped with built-in OS and installed apps (such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO,etc.) have been more and more popular, It’s more convenient to enjoy movies, music, online games without extra source devices required.

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The latest TVs are will often equip with HDMI ARC in place of optical SPDIF or digital coaxial port, in order to reduce the number of cables between a TV and AV receiver or speaker system.

So if your sound system requires digital optical and your TV only has HDMI/ARC audio output, you can try HDMI ARC to optical audio converter.

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Some HDMI audio extractor converter integrates HDMI ARC function, the reason is that we may need to use external devices such as PS 4, Xbox Apple TV, etc and want to extract audio to the soundbar, amplifier for better performance. We can turn on the HDMI ARC function on converter if we need to use the HDMI ARC function, no need to remove fiber optic cable.

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Before purchasing, please make sure the HDMI version of your source device and HDMI cable.

There are few reliable ARC to Optical converters on Amazon currently:

NO GOOD CHOICE NOW!

If you need an HDMI switch with ARC function, maybe you can check the recommended products below:

iArk 3 in 1 out HDMI Switch with Audio Extractor, Support HDMI ARC

Specifications:

  • HDMI version: V1.4
  • 3* HDMI Inputs and 1* HDMI Output
  • HDMI 1.4 version, support Full HD 1080P + 3D, 4K 30Hz
  • Extract the digital audio signal from the HDMI input and convert it to 2 channel analog stereo output (RCA L/R or Optical SPDIF) or multi-channel Audio (Optical SPDIF) output
  • Support HDMI ARC to Optical audio output
  • Support DTS Digital / Dolby Digital / PCM Audio
  • Suitable for various HDMI 1.4 and below source devices like PS3/4, Roku, Chromecast, Blu-ray/ DVD player, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Xbox, PC/laptop, HD DVR etc.
Check it on Amazon >>

 

FiveHome 3 In 1 Out HDMI 2.0 Audio Extractor Splitter with Remote, Supports ARC

Specifications:

  • HDMI version: V2.0
  • 3* HDMI Inputs and 1* HDMI Output
  • HDMI 2.0 version, support 4K 60Hz HDR HDCP 2.2 18Gbps bandwidth
  • Extract the digital audio signal from the HDMI input and convert it to 2 channel analog stereo output (RCA L/R or Optical SPDIF) or multi-channel Audio (Optical SPDIF) output
  • Support HDMI ARC to Optical audio output
  • Support DTS Digital / Dolby Digital / PCM Audio
  • Suitable for various HDMI 1.4 and below source devices like PS3/4, Roku, Chromecast, Blu-ray/ DVD player, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Xbox, PC/laptop, HD DVR, etc.
Check it on Amazon >>

 

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