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RE: For analog balanced output ex a DAC, is there any significant difference between RCA unbalanced DAC input to XLR inp

The strict 75 ohm characteristic impedance of an S/PDIF digital coaxial interface is more sensitive than the much wider tolerance of a 110 ohm characteristic impedance AES/EBU balanced digital cable interface. I find AES/EBU to be my reference quality of choice depending on the quality of the cable and XLR connectors. Typical pro audio type AES/EBU digital cables tend to be very poor sounding for the application; I would rather use a high-performance audiophile-quality S/PDIF digital coaxial cable than a mundane pro audio AES/EBU digital cable.


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  • RE: For analog balanced output ex a DAC, is there any significant difference between RCA unbalanced DAC input to XLR inp - Duster 16:56:56 08/05/17 (0)

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