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Subject: Re: Cheap/good digital-audio Boston Acoustics BA735

Re: Cheap/good digital-audio Boston Acoustics BA735

From: David McIntyre <>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 16:44:26 -0700

I see a lot of resources that confirm that the sound input on the BA735 is
S/PDIF. But everything talks about the mini-DIN cable. Anyone know the

On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 01:08:58AM +0200, Joris van den Heuvel wrote:
> Have you ever heard of a place called "Google"?
> I typed in BA735 and within 1 minute found out it has an S/PDIF input. I
> quote:
> 3-Pieced Subwoofer & Satellite Digital Speaker Set by Boston Acoustics
> The BA735 is the Boston Acoustics most compact, powered desktop audio
> system. Incredibly portable and affordable, the 735 sacrifices nothing when
> it comes to delivering high-fidelity audio. In a close environment, like at
> a computer workstation, the BA735 offers an intimate and defined sound even
> at low volumes. Crank the volume however, and you'll wonder how such a
> room-filling sound can come from such a compact system. Color: Beige. Brown
> box.
> Specifications: Frequency response: 55-20,000Hz(+/-3dB); Maximum sound
> pressure level: 100dB (0.5m); Crossover frequency: 200Hz; Subwoofer: 7-3/4 x
> 6 x 6-11/16inches/ Bass driver: 4-1/2 inches. Satellites: 3-1/4x3-1/4x3-1/2
> inches.
> System Requirements: Digital output sound card; Digital output must be a
> 3.5mm mini-din digital out; Available power outlet.
> Contents: Subwoofer; Satellite speakers with stands; 120VAC, 60Hz power
> supply; 3.5mm mini-din to digital in cable.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: LoveLearn <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, September 05, 2003 12:10 AM
> Subject: Re: Cheap/good digital-audio Boston Acoustics BA735
> | David said "Kinda makes me wonder if it uses S/PDIF."
> |
> | Naturally I tried to determine that by going to the Boston Acoustics web
> | site. BA735 systems aren't directly listed, but I found their
> | search-string entry box where I entered "BA735." That displayed a link
> | described as "Gateway Computers." Clicking on that link displayed a
> | blank screen. This reference page also asked if that link addressed what
> | I wanted to learn. I answered no, hoping it would give an opportunity to
> | request information about BA735 digital audio standards compliance. But
> | it just produced a survey "Thank you" screen. That's why I asked if
> | anyone has tried connecting them to their Archos. If we knew they are
> | S/PDIF compliant, we'd already know if they'll plug and play with our
> | Archos units.
> |
> | Hopefully some subscriber has access to a BA735 audio system.
> | John
> | LoveLearn
> |
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