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Optical Audio DAC with Dolby Digital Decoder

No. 70471
£114.12 inc. VAT(FREE UK Delivery)
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  • Converts optical digital audio to an analogue L/R Phono output
  • Down-mixes Dolby Digital audio to 2-channel audio without any loss of quality
  • Supports uncompressed digital LPCM stereo or Dolby® Digital 5.1CH audio inputs
  • Supports LPCM audio sampling rates up to 96kHz and Dolby Digital audio sampling rates up to 48 kHz
  • 2 year warranty

The Lindy DAC with Dolby Digital Decoder is an ideal solution for converting an optical digital audio signal to analogue stereo audio, for a high quality audio experience of movies, music and games.

With a single Toslink (optical) input and L/R Phono output, this DAC is perfect for connecting optical-only TVs, Blu-Ray players and games consoles to older generation amplifiers, or for use in digital recording systems and mixing consoles. The separate micro-USB port can be used for power, via connection to a source devices USB port, avoiding the need for a separate PSU.

The converter’s Dolby® Digital Decoder function ensures that Dolby® Digital audio signals are down-mixed to analogue stereo without any compression or loss in audio quality, and with support for LPCM sample rates up to 96kHz and Dolby digital sample rates up to 48kHz, music and movies can be heard how the artist and sound engineers intended, with greater detail and clarity.

Featuring flexible operation between all audio formats, and status LEDs, to indicate a Dolby Digital encoded audio source or for power, ensures simple, fuss-free installation and use.



  • Video Interface: -
  • Interface Standard: -
  • Supported Bandwidth: -
  • Maximum Resolution: -
  • HDCP Support: -
  • Audio Interface: Toslink (Optical)
  • Chipset: -
  • Supported Audio: LPCM 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Maximum Supported Audio Sample Rate: LPCM: 96kHz, DD: 48kHz
  • Input Impedance: SPDIF: 75Ω, Toslink (Optical): 0Ω
  • Output Impedance: 600Ω
  • Output Voltage: 1V RMS
  • Frequency Response: ±1db
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 80db 
  • Special Features: -


  • Input: Toslink (Optical)
  • Output: L/R Analogue (Phono)
  • Power: USB Type Mini-B

Physical properties

  • Dimensions (approx.) WxDxH: 55x82x22.5mm (2.17x3.23x0.89in) 
  • Housing Material: Plastic
  • Net Weight: 0.05kg (0.11lb)
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C - 40°C (32°F - 104°F)
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C - 60°C (-4°F - 140°F)
  • Humidity: 20 - 90% RH (non-condensing)
  • Power Requirements: 1.8W
  • Colour: White


  • Packaging Type: Carton Box
  • Packaging Dimensions: 155x60x120mm (6.1x2.36x4.72in)
  • Gross Weight: 0.14kg (0.31lb)
  • Warranty (Years): 2
  • Certified: CE, UKCA, FCC, RoHS and REACH

Package contents

  • Optical Audio DAC with Dolby Digital Decoder
  • USB Type A to Mini-B Cable, 0.75m
  • LINDY Manual

Purchasing information

  • No.: 70471
  • EAN: 4002888704717
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