AudioQuest Cinnamon OptiLink
Optical digital audio cable (1.5 meters/5 feet)
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Our take on the AudioQuest Cinnamon OptiLink by Crutchfield's Steve Kindig
AudioQuest designed the Cinnamon OptiLink to provide a distortion-free connection between your digital audio components — CD players, Blu-ray or DVD players — to A/V receivers, DACs, and even some sound bars. The core of the Cinnamon is a finely polished, low-distortion polymer fiber conductor that minimizes signal loss and jitter (time-based distortion). The cable has full-size Toslink connectors at each end, reinforced by a brass ferrule, which helps ensure ideal light transmission for the highest quality sound.
Optical cables carry signals as pulses of light rather than a stream of electrons, so they are virtually impervious to magnetic or electrical interference. Whether you're feeding stereo music to a DAC or Dolby® Digital surround sound to your receiver, the optical cable is an important and often overlooked link in the signal chain. The quality of your cable matters.
- length: 1.5 meter (5 ft.)
- low-jitter design
- finely-polished polymer fiber conductor
- full-size Toslink connectors with brass ferrule plugs for a snug, secure fit
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- 5' (1.5m) Optical digital cable (terminated by Toslink connectors on each end)
Great sound at a reasonable price!
Ray, Palm Coast, FL
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Audioquest OptiLink-Cinnamon Series Optical Cable: Audioquest OptiLink-Cinnamon optical (Toslink) cables feature a thoroughly engineered, finely polished synthetic polymer fiber conductor to minimize signal loss and jitter (time-based distortion). The plug's brass ferrule also contributes to ideal light transmission and the highest quality sound. The conductor is surrounded by flexible black PVC with a black and red nylon braid. Each connector has a clear plastic protector that should be removed before use. The plug is shaped so that it will only fit one way into the component's Toslink connector.
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Why did you buy this?
I required a high quality TOS Link Optical Audio cable for the Cambridge Audio DAC Magic 100 (purchased together), so that I could route the audio output from my Samsung SUHD TV's One-Connect box to my stereo amplifier. AudioQuest makes quality cables, but they get very pricey if you choose I would have preferred a shorter cable for my installation, but Crutchfield doesn't offer it. [ Jerry Jul 08, 2018 ]
ordered cinnamon before, I like them. [ Kenneth Jul 05, 2018 ]
Advisor recommendation [ Ray May 05, 2018 ]
Norm my adviser has not mislead me yet, trust his experience so far. [ CHRIS Mar 29, 2018 ]
read specs on product [ Kenneth Jan 05, 2018 ]
Needed for tv optical out to KEF powered speaker system [ HARVEY Aug 01, 2017 ]
good if not excellent quality for an unbeatable price [ finis Apr 09, 2017 ]
AudioQuest is the best quality cable out there! [ Jeffrey Feb 28, 2017 ]
Adam recommended these. [ Anastasia Feb 04, 2017 ]
I need a toslink cable to connect my Sony DVP-S7700 CD/DVD player to my soon-to-be-purchased NAD M12 pre-amplifier. [ Louis Jan 22, 2017 ]
I trust AudioQuest cables [ JAMES Dec 03, 2016 ]
Need [ Paul Dec 02, 2016 ]
Good reviews [ Dana Nov 14, 2016 ]
Great company, like their cables. Really makes a difference! [ Eric Oct 23, 2016 ]
Good experience with Audioquest and need an optical cable to connect a media player to a DAC [ DavidEFLube Jul 21, 2016 ]
Great optical cable [ Daniel Jun 27, 2016 ]
Good quality [ Brian Jun 23, 2016 ]
Quality of the cable. Cosmo's advice. Cosmo's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=214 [ Eugene G. Jun 22, 2016 ]
Tv required it to hook up receiver [ TRACEY Jun 12, 2016 ]
Purchased new Samsung 4K SUHD TV with OneConnect Mini box This high-quality optical digital audio cable will direct audio from OneConnect box to high end Onkyo receiver. [ Roy Jan 17, 2016 ]
Recommended by the speaker manufacturer [ Charles Dec 17, 2015 ]
I needed a new optical cable. [ Laura Mar 10, 2017 ]
Like the brand. [ Daniel Apr 03, 2016 ]