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Old 16th November 2006, 07:40 PM   #1
gaspain is offline gaspain  United States
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Default Fiber optic (toslink) input?

HI, all.

Is there a fiber optic (toslink) DAC available on the cheap? All I want to do is hook up my PC's audigy card to the amp via digial fiber.

I want to add one to a t-amp or to a Hypez UcD amp.

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Old 17th November 2006, 09:55 AM   #2
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why not use a USB dac ?? your sound card would be out of the way than.
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Old 17th November 2006, 10:21 AM   #3
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Yes, a USB DAC would be the ideal way to go. You wouldn't even need a sound card then.

However, if you plan on using your Audigy card with kxdrivers like I am, I recommend an Entech 203.2 DAC. They are relatively inexpensive and they sound wonderful for the price. I have 4 of them.
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Old 22nd November 2006, 07:03 AM   #4
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That Entech is 20 bits? Audigy 2zs is 24 bits. And I use PAX audigy 4 hacked drivers(which sound very good)

I had a Headroom TotalBithead headphone amp that was USB 16bits. I couldnt stand the thing. The difference in the 8 bits was immense.
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