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Subject: Re: SPDIF!?
From: Chris Holt (amiga2k_at_cox.net)
Date: 2002-12-13


----- Original Message -----
From: "Josh (Norm) Audette" <norm_at_linuxcare.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, December 13, 2002 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: SPDIF!?

> devices you can get at your local electronics store
> that convert from digital in to coax out, and from coax in to digital
> out for SP/DIF signals.
> </NORM>

I went looking for one I had seen at a good price that was Optical to Coax
converter both ways, and I ran across an actual A/D converter for $40.

It's at www.partsexpress.com and the P/N to search on is 180-970
Is this junk? Or has anyone used this with any success? I was wondering if
there would be any noticable improvement in recording quality.

Of course the 180-961 at the above retailer is very inexpensive ($16.75)
converts optical to coaxial, but I'm assuming there isn't a quality issue
there and it would be a go/no-go affair.

Chris



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