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Subject: Re: Cheap/good digital-audio Boston Acoustics BA735
From: Chris Muth (rockbox_at_muth.cc)
Date: 2003-10-19


Alright. I hooked the speakers to my DVD player and set the digital output to PCM.
The speakers worked relatively well. The speakers still have a terrible signal to noise ratio, but oh well.
I heard a somewhat loud pop from time to time. Usually when an audio track changes, like from one
menu to another. They didn't appear to get as loud as I would expect, but compared to the 400 watts
I normally have hooked to my DVD player, the BA735 speaker seem to do pretty well. :-)

I wonder who is more standard, the digital post on the JBR, or my Toshiba DVD player?
Or... perhaps they use different digital standards. [RANT]Grr.. crappily documented digital I/O features...
"Yea, we have a digital output." Yea, but what digital standard? "Huh?"[/RANT]

Oh well,
-Chris

On 10/19/03 at 1:09 PM Andreas Stemmer wrote:

>LoveLearn wrote:
>
>> I just opened a new Belden cable package I happened to own. The cable
>> has a stereo 3-contact mini phone plug on one end. The other end splits
>> into a pair (left and right) of male RCA phono plugs. I don't have an
>> Archos manual which might list specifications for the required cable.
>> Using either of this audio cable's 2 RCA phono plugs enables the BA735s
>> to produce very quiet audio output, depending on how far the plug is
>> inserted into the Archos. It seems pretty clear that this isn't an
>> appropriate cable.
>
>It's the right cable, but I don't know if your speaker system accepts
>standard s/p-dif signals. I'm sure you'll find that in your manual. For
>the
>jukebox, read:
>
>http://rockbox.haxx.se/docs/faq.html#74
>
>Andreas Stemmer



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