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Andrew Lucas
2004-01-27, 05:13
>From: "Colin Burn-Murdoch" <colin (AT) aranion (DOT) com>
>Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>Subject: [slim] Connecting SqueezeBox via Digital or Analog?
>Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 11:51:59 +0000
>
> > Is the sound quality better if I connect my SqueezeBox to the digital
> > in's of a amp? (or does this depend on the quality of the "digital to
> > analogue" converter in the amp?)
> >
> > Or does it work equally as well via phono?
>
>You're probably better getting a good amp, and using good interconnects,
>than settling for an amp you can find with a digital in... I'd spend £20
>- 30 on interconnects. Check here for a selection:
>http://www.richersounds.com/index.php?f=itemlist.php&c=1601
>


Its all down to how much you want to pay...
With low cost receivers the squeeze is probably better.
With expensive receivers or a good standalone DAC, the digital out will be
the one to use.