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Re: Digital Speakers

On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 11:12:52PM +0200, Carel Fellinger wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 12:25:12AM +0100, Pigeon wrote:
> ...
> > It's for this sort of reason that I've built a 24-bit outboard ADC that
> > feeds my sound card's S/PDIF input.
> > 
> > In this endeavour I have found that sound cards with digital (S/PDIF) i/o
> > are few and far between, and mostly overpriced. The only cheap ones are
> > those with the CMI8738 chip, like my Trust SoundExpert, which cost about 30
> ...
> I've the same card and a good external DAC/ADC too, soo...
> > Software support is patchy too; to get 24-bit input to work in Windoze
> > involves loading drivers from three different manufacturers on top of each
> > other; in Linux I've had to hack the kernel driver module, and use the
> > latest 2.4.21-pre kernel. Result: S/PDIF now works, but nothing else does...
> > more work needed!
> ...if you get this sorted out I would be much obliged if you would
> share your findings on the list:)

If/when I get it sorted I fully intend to make the results public! I'm not
at home at the moment though, so it'll be a week or two before I get back
onto it.


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