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S/pdif ports - Should/can I use them?

My Saffire Pro 24 Firewire audio interface has S/pdif in/out ports. My computer also has s/pdif in/out ports. My interface is already connected to my computer bia firewire. Would there be any benefit ...
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Which cable should be used in paired AUX sends and return on mixer?

My mixer has paired aux send and return jacks. For example aux 1/2 send and return are SPDIF, and the 3/4, 5/6 aux send and return jacks are paired. There are not separate aux send and return jacks. ...
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Connecting MixPre-D to a Sony PCM D-50 via a OPT-S/PDIF AES-EBU Converter?

Looking at the new MixPre-D by Sound Devices I got the idea that perhaps it would be possible to connect it to a Sony PCM D-50 digitally. After some googling I found out that there indeed are portable ...
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Is this sound card good enough?

We have a sound system with 6.1 channels (7.1 if we use two active speakers in addition to the sub-woofer.) We're going to use the optical SPDIF connection. Are some sound cards better than others if ...
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PC Surround Sound ports and SPDIF?

I'm trying to understand something and I think it's a terminology issue that is confusing the issue for me. I have a computer motherboard with both an optical SPDIF connector as well as 6 ports for ...
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ADAT - S/PDIF I/O optical connectivity

I have a sound interface, M-Audio - Profire 2626, that uses FireWire. I can't convert FireWire to USB, but the interface has ADAT I/O so I'm thinking about routing the M-Audio signal in something ...
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Can I setup my Scarlet 18i20 this way?

I just purchased a new 18i20 and I am hoping to reduce some of the equipment to simplify my setup. I have a Broadcasting machine with 8 HDMI inputs that I broadcast game tournaments from. This is ...
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How to transfer 5.1 surround signal from computer to receiver using S/PDIF?

How do I get 5.1 channel audio from my Laptop to my 5.1 Dolby surround receiver? The receiver only got a S/PDIF optical and coaxial input and my Laptop doesn't have an S/PDIF out. I'm looking to buy ...
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sub-100 pound/dollar SPDIF/coaxial audio input into USB (mac lion and Win 7 64 compatible?)

Can you recommend a sub-100 pound/dollar SPDIF/coaxial audio input device into USB (mac os x lion and Win 7 64 compatible?)
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How should I interface a desktop PC and a Marantz PMD560 to the SPDIF out on an LS9-32?

I'm looking to use the coaxial SPDIF out on Yamaha - LS9-32 to record a stereo mix on both a Marantz - PMD560 and a rackmount PC. The PMD560 has unbalanced phono inputs and the PC has USB and ...