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Jason
2005-03-03, 11:07
> Mike,
>
> This clock imprecision is indeed a known and documented issue.
> Squeezebox1 uses a "black box" DSP processor from a
> third-party supplier. It is a great mp3 decoder and has a lot
> of good features, but it also has a couple of irritating
> limitations like this that power users might encounter.
> While this off-the-shelf DSP was immensely helpful in getting
> us to market, unfortunately we have limited access to its
> internal workings, and next-to-zero support from the
> supplier, so this s/pdif issue has remained open for a long time.
>
> Ideally what I'd like to have is separate, dedicated,
> high-precision crystal clocks to generate the DAC's clocks
> and the s/pdif carriers directly (no PLL), plus full software
> control of the s/pdif data and framing. This would yield VERY
> precise s/pdif clocks, eliminate the possibility of certain
> nearly-impossible-to-fix bugs, and ensure that we can
> reliably deliver bit-perfect streams for DTS and such.
>
> Sean
>
>

Squeezebox1 huh? When will we hear more about Squeezebox2?

;)

Looks like the cat (pony?) is out of the bag.

Graham Scott
2005-03-03, 11:36
Jason wrote:

> Squeezebox1 huh? When will we hear more about Squeezebox2?
>
> ;)
>
> Looks like the cat (pony?) is out of the bag.
>
>

http://forums.slimdevices.com/gforum.cgi?post=34017;sb=post_latest_reply;so=ASC; forum_view=forum_view_expandable;guest=36890

see post 8