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danf@nethere.com
2004-01-11, 19:33
On 2 Squeezebox's I'm not able to get the digital out to work, coax or
optical. I've connected to a BK Components receiver and an M-Audio Super
Dac 2496. I've connected 3-5 other Digital components into these so I'm
fairly sure it's something specific with the squeezebox.

Is there anything I'm missing?

Dan Foxley

seanadams
2004-01-12, 10:45
Dan,

Right now Kevin and I are trying to identify a particular DAC that we
can confirm a compatibility problem. Then we'll get one in here, open
it up, and figure out what's wrong.

The problem is this has come up a couple times before (eg with a
particular Sony model) - we bought one, tested it - no problems. Got
back to the customer and he said oops - wrong input. Sounds like you've
ruled that out though. :)

What I'd like to do is first just make sure that your squeezeboxen are
outputting a s/pdif signal that works with something - is there a way
you can try it with a more common receiver eg Sony, Onkyo etc? Once
we've confirmed a problem between squeezebox and BK or M-Audio, we'll
get the same equipment in here.

Thanks,
Sean

On Jan 11, 2004, at 6:33 PM, danf (AT) nethere (DOT) com wrote:

> On 2 Squeezebox's I'm not able to get the digital out to work, coax or
> optical. I've connected to a BK Components receiver and an M-Audio
> Super
> Dac 2496. I've connected 3-5 other Digital components into these so
> I'm
> fairly sure it's something specific with the squeezebox.
>
> Is there anything I'm missing?
>
> Dan Foxley
>
>

danf@nethere.com
2004-01-12, 11:12
Ok, now that I'm thinking about it...I have a Sony DAT Deck that has
Coax/Optical in... I'll try it on that when I get home the "mine". If
there is an imcompatability, is there anything that can be done?

Dan


Quoting Sean Adams <sadams (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>:

>
> Dan,
>
> Right now Kevin and I are trying to identify a particular DAC that we
> can confirm a compatibility problem. Then we'll get one in here, open
> it up, and figure out what's wrong.
>
> The problem is this has come up a couple times before (eg with a
> particular Sony model) - we bought one, tested it - no problems. Got
> back to the customer and he said oops - wrong input. Sounds like you've
> ruled that out though. :)
>
> What I'd like to do is first just make sure that your squeezeboxen are
> outputting a s/pdif signal that works with something - is there a way
> you can try it with a more common receiver eg Sony, Onkyo etc? Once
> we've confirmed a problem between squeezebox and BK or M-Audio, we'll
> get the same equipment in here.
>
> Thanks,
> Sean
>
> On Jan 11, 2004, at 6:33 PM, danf (AT) nethere (DOT) com wrote:
>
> > On 2 Squeezebox's I'm not able to get the digital out to work, coax or
> > optical. I've connected to a BK Components receiver and an M-Audio
> > Super
> > Dac 2496. I've connected 3-5 other Digital components into these so
> > I'm
> > fairly sure it's something specific with the squeezebox.
> >
> > Is there anything I'm missing?
> >
> > Dan Foxley
> >
> >

danf@nethere.com
2004-01-12, 23:27
Coax and Optical worked in a Sony DTC-790 DAT Deck.
Does NOT work in:
B & K Components AVR202
M-Audio SuperDAC 2496

Is there a chance the squeeze will/can work with these?

Dan Foxley

Quoting Sean Adams <sadams (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>:

>
> Dan,
>
> Right now Kevin and I are trying to identify a particular DAC that we
> can confirm a compatibility problem. Then we'll get one in here, open
> it up, and figure out what's wrong.
>
> The problem is this has come up a couple times before (eg with a
> particular Sony model) - we bought one, tested it - no problems. Got
> back to the customer and he said oops - wrong input. Sounds like you've
> ruled that out though. :)
>
> What I'd like to do is first just make sure that your squeezeboxen are
> outputting a s/pdif signal that works with something - is there a way
> you can try it with a more common receiver eg Sony, Onkyo etc? Once
> we've confirmed a problem between squeezebox and BK or M-Audio, we'll
> get the same equipment in here.
>
> Thanks,
> Sean
>
> On Jan 11, 2004, at 6:33 PM, danf (AT) nethere (DOT) com wrote:
>
> > On 2 Squeezebox's I'm not able to get the digital out to work, coax or
> > optical. I've connected to a BK Components receiver and an M-Audio
> > Super
> > Dac 2496. I've connected 3-5 other Digital components into these so
> > I'm
> > fairly sure it's something specific with the squeezebox.
> >
> > Is there anything I'm missing?
> >
> > Dan Foxley
> >
> >

Peter Speck
2004-01-13, 05:09
On 13/1-2004, at 7:27, danf (AT) nethere (DOT) com wrote:

> Coax and Optical worked in a Sony DTC-790 DAT Deck.
> Does NOT work in:
> B & K Components AVR202
> M-Audio SuperDAC 2496

I have a SuperDAC2496 too, and it doesn't work (both optical and coax).
Normally the SuperDAC gets its optical input from an EgoSys U2A from my
computer - so the optical input works on the SuperDAC.
Squeezebox->(optical)->EgoSys doesn't work too. The EgoSys U2A is an
USB device with (optical digital, coax digital, analog) * (input and
output).

I have tested optical output from the Squeezebox using a Sony minidisc
(MZ-R90): it works.

Analog output from the Squeezebox works, but sound quality is not as
good as that of the SuperDAC.
What external D/A converters are known to work? Any from M-audio
(www.midiman.net)?

----
- Peter Speck

seanadams
2004-01-13, 10:00
We've ordered a B&K preamp to test, and will figure it out.


On Jan 12, 2004, at 10:27 PM, danf (AT) nethere (DOT) com wrote:

> Coax and Optical worked in a Sony DTC-790 DAT Deck.
> Does NOT work in:
> B & K Components AVR202
> M-Audio SuperDAC 2496
>
> Is there a chance the squeeze will/can work with these?
>
> Dan Foxley
>
> Quoting Sean Adams <sadams (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>:
>
>>
>> Dan,
>>
>> Right now Kevin and I are trying to identify a particular DAC that we
>> can confirm a compatibility problem. Then we'll get one in here, open
>> it up, and figure out what's wrong.
>>
>> The problem is this has come up a couple times before (eg with a
>> particular Sony model) - we bought one, tested it - no problems. Got
>> back to the customer and he said oops - wrong input. Sounds like
>> you've
>> ruled that out though. :)
>>
>> What I'd like to do is first just make sure that your squeezeboxen are
>> outputting a s/pdif signal that works with something - is there a way
>> you can try it with a more common receiver eg Sony, Onkyo etc? Once
>> we've confirmed a problem between squeezebox and BK or M-Audio, we'll
>> get the same equipment in here.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Sean
>>
>> On Jan 11, 2004, at 6:33 PM, danf (AT) nethere (DOT) com wrote:
>>
>>> On 2 Squeezebox's I'm not able to get the digital out to work, coax
>>> or
>>> optical. I've connected to a BK Components receiver and an M-Audio
>>> Super
>>> Dac 2496. I've connected 3-5 other Digital components into these so
>>> I'm
>>> fairly sure it's something specific with the squeezebox.
>>>
>>> Is there anything I'm missing?
>>>
>>> Dan Foxley
>>>
>>>