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I need a digital audio cable to connect to my surround sound amplifier from vizio HDTV (digital audio output connection)

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Yes and no. most set top boxes have a optical output that can go to the vizio, but you can also connect a regular right and left audio cable too. Now from your set top box or cable box or sat box you can go to receiver in digital cable. that is the better way to go.

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