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Subject: Re: Iriver H120, SP Dif or optical?

Re: Iriver H120, SP Dif or optical?

From: Brent Harding <bharding_at_doorpi.net>
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 11:21:35 -0600

Oh, maybe. I never knew they had such a thing. Do I need to take it off some
how, or would the cable fit right in through it? I hate to break it so it'd
never work at all.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Woods" <christof_at_infinitus.co.uk>
To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2006 10:06 AM
Subject: RE: Iriver H120, SP Dif or optical?

> Those squarish things sticking out might be the dust covers which pop into
> the holes to stop crap from getting in and obscuring the optical pickup?
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Brent Harding [mailto:bharding_at_doorpi.net]
>> Sent: 09 November 2006 01:51
>> To: Rockbox
>> Subject: Re: Iriver H120, SP Dif or optical?
>>
>> I think I have, according to what I remember when I got the
>> card, 3 or maybe
>> 4 analog output jacks that would be used for 7.1 sound. I
>> just looked at a description online, and they say optical
>> output, which is good. I also felt these 2 little squarish
>> things sticking out next to the miniplug connectors, wonder
>> if those are the optical in and out as they seem to have a
>> little hole in them that a pin in the end of some cable would
>> connect with. The good thing is that I don't appear to have
>> to convert the signals, it's just a matter of which cable to
>> buy and use. I hope also that it sends the 2-channel signal
>> instead of DTS or whatever.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Dave Hooper" <dave_at_beermex.com>
>> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 4:35 PM
>> Subject: Re: Iriver H120, SP Dif or optical?
>>
>>
>> > spdif refers to the digital signal that is transmitted.
>> The signal could
>> > be transmitted electrically or optically, but the signal
>> itself is still
>> > an spdif digital signal. Optical spdif uses a light beam
>> to transmit the
>> > digital signal, and coaxial spdif uses a coaxial electrical
>> cable to
>> > transmit the digital signal. The H120/140 have the optical digital
>> > output. I'm afraid I don't what kind of digital spdif ports
>> you soundcard
>> > has - mine has both optical and coaxial, for example.
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Brent Harding" <bharding_at_doorpi.net>
>> > To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>> > Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 4:53 AM
>> > Subject: Iriver H120, SP Dif or optical?
>> >
>> >
>> >>I could've had a 320 or 340 on Ebay, but I decided at the
>> time I received
>> >>their phone call alert not to bid because I wanted to try
>> for the 120/140.
>> >>If I could use the digital out off my sound card into that
>> 120 I bought,
>> >>it could solve problems I have recording with the stereo
>> mix In the specs
>> >>of the H120 as I found them they mention optical and SP dif
>> being the
>> >>same, like optical (sp dif). I thought they were 2
>> different digital
>> >>connection standards. My Turtle Beach Montego DDL has SP
>> dif in and out on
>> >>it, according to the volume settings in Windows. Would I
>> need an adapter
>> >>to be able to record the digital sound card output on the
>> Iriver? I was
>> >>hoping that, since stereo mix records bad quality for some
>> reason, that
>> >>the hardware digital out would be as good as what I hear
>> out the speakers
>> >>when playing anything but stereo mix recordings.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>
>
Received on 2006-11-09


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