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Old 24th October 2005, 06:48 PM   #1
sagarverma is offline sagarverma  India
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i have a sound card from p3 board.can anyone tell me how to convert it into a preamp.like i mean to say it acts as preamp for pc speakers via windows gui.is there any way to convert it to a preamp with gain control(bass treble controls etc) so it takes i/p from discman(very low o/p::sony) and gives out the preamped signals

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Old 26th October 2005, 04:24 PM   #2
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i should make myself more clear

i would like to convert theonboard sound card into a preamplifier so that i can drive my gainclones w\for which o/p of discman is very low

in a nutshell,plz tell me how to convert a computer sound card to work independently as a preamplifier.(i.e outside computer,far away from computer i.e totally independent of computer as a new and seperate unit)

i have both p3 and p4 board soundcards(onboard ones)
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Old 26th October 2005, 04:46 PM   #3
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modify a sound card as a preamp
The short reply is that this is not practical.. Your sound cards have AD/DA and everything else is done in the digital domain. You would be better off purchasing an inexpensive pre-amplifier kit from one of your local online vendors.
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does anyone has any idea bout this thing
any possibility?
any idea
????????????
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unfortunately i dont think theres a way of doing it, u d b better off by purchasing a cheap computer cd drive with more than one button and then trying to modify the same for driving a gainclone with buufers at the input of gainclones.
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Old 23rd November 2005, 01:52 PM   #6
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thank god someone replied

hi abdir

how can cd player be used as a pre?i can get one for a max of $2,advise plz
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