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Bob Bickerton
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Cheaper DAC? new
      #988447 - 20/05/12 12:15 AM
I'm looking to hook up an Apple TV to my domestic analogue sound system, so I need an optical toslink to analogue DAC.

I'm aware of the pro solutions, but really I'm after something way cheaper, which in theory will still deliver a reasonable sound, given that even basic converters are satisfactory for domestic purposes.

Any ideas anyone?

Bob

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Re: Cheaper DAC? new [Re: Bob Bickerton]
      #988583 - 20/05/12 09:52 PM
Beresford?
I use one for my machine to feed the hi-fi

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Re: Cheaper DAC? [Re: Bob Bickerton]
      #988636 - 21/05/12 09:13 AM
If I was in your position, I would use my old Sony DAT machine. The heads are worn out so it doesn't really work as a DAT machine but the D/A convertor is still working so it should be fine for TV sound. There must be thousands of these old machines sitting around doing nothing.

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Re: Cheaper DAC? new [Re: James Perrett]
      #988675 - 21/05/12 11:22 AM
Now that's a good bit of lateral thinking James!

I've still got a Sony DAT recorder somewhere as well


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