A digital coaxial connector looks like an RCA connector, but it transmits digital data instead of analog signals. The digital coaxial cable is thicker than a typical audio cable, however, because it uses the same type of shielded coaxial cable you use to connect your television to your cable box.
Also to know is, what is a coaxial cable?
A Coaxial cable is a cable used in the transmission of video, communications, and audio. Most users relate to a coaxial or coax cable as a cable used to connect their TVs to a cable TV service. However, these cables are also used in networks and what allow a broadband cable Internet connection using a cable modem.
Why is my component black and white?
If you use composite cable on a composite output, you will only get black and white. You need to get composite cables (yellow, red, white) for the composite connection. You will only get color from component cables (red, blue, green, and red, white) by connecting them to component inputs.