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Old 13th June 2003, 08:14 AM   #1
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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?
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Old 17th June 2003, 06:34 AM   #2
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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.
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I don't either consider TOSLINK as very bad. My ears have no problems with TOSLINK.
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Old 17th June 2003, 09:59 AM   #4
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Sugano,

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 )

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