does this cable snap in or not? I'm reading conflicting comments on this cable. Some complain that the connectors to not snap in as they should, while others blame themselves for forgetting to...
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does this cable snap in or not? I'm reading conflicting comments on this cable. Some complain that the connectors to not snap in as they should, while others blame themselves for forgetting to remove the clear plastic cover. So, if I remove the clear plastic cover before installing, does this cable snap in and stay in?
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It's the clear plastic covers on the ends of the cables. I made the mistake of not removing them at first and was about to post about how they wouldn't connect, but they do. Work fine on both my tv and the soundbar that I have it connected to.
Many thanks for the question! The clear plastic covers look like part of the ends. Pulling these covers off and inserting the cable works fine - they just click in. Another tip is that some TVs work best if you set the TV to "External Speakers" so that there is no sound from the TV speakers.
Every toslink/optical cable I've ever used has indeed snapped in. It is not a real hard snap in though. It certainly should not be falling out, the connection point on your device may be damaged. Do you have any other input to try so you can see if it is just the one input that is not snapping in?
Been there and as confused. The key for me was finding that little (and i do mean little) plastic cover on the ends of the cable. The light shines through it so is confusing but remove them and bingot...the plug snaps in! RH