Toslink to DAC - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Source & Line > Digital Source
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Gallery Wiki Blogs Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Digital Source Digital Players and Recorders: CD , SACD , Tape, Memory Card, etc.

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 13th June 2003, 08:14 AM   #1
sugano is offline sugano  Hong Kong
diyAudio Member
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Hong Kong
Question Toslink to DAC

It is often considered Toslink is a less than desirable way to feed the digital signal into the DAC but is there a room to improve this? How good a Toslink input can get?
  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2003, 06:34 AM   #2
jwb is offline jwb  United States
diyAudio Member
jwb's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: San Francisco, USA
Send a message via AIM to jwb
If you ask me, TOSLink is fine as long as the bits arrive. Usually it is the only way to get data out of a portable CD or MiniDisc player. Use the receivers from Sharp Microelectronics and don't worry about it.
  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2003, 07:12 AM   #3
Electrons are yellow and more is better!
diyAudio Member
peranders's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Göteborg, Sweden
Blog Entries: 4
I don't either consider TOSLINK as very bad. My ears have no problems with TOSLINK.
/Per-Anders (my first name) or P-A as my friends call me
PA03 LM4780 amplifier group buy, SIGN UP HERE for the group buy 0 boards left. 118 paid.
  Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2003, 09:59 AM   #4
diyAudio Member
wuffwaff's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Ingolstadt Germany

I´ve compared toshlink to a cheap digital cable (between Marantz CD10 and Perpetual P3-A) and prefered the toshlink (1m).
Next I´ll lend me a more expensive digital cable and see if anything changes (hopefully not )

een ooievaar is geen konijn want zijn oren zijn te klein!
  Reply With Quote


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Toslink to S/PDIF Igla Digital Line Level 25 29th March 2012 06:59 AM
Toslink transmitter ID help winslow Digital Line Level 0 30th December 2008 05:06 AM
Toslink receiver drewmc Parts 6 24th January 2006 11:50 PM
toslink mod to monica2? jazzzman Digital Source 5 17th December 2005 03:52 AM

New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:45 AM.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2