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post #16 of 19
Running analog into many modern receivers is just going to have it converted back into digital for onboard processing, and then finally back to analog again using the receiver's DAC. In that case, there will be no escaping the receiver's DAC and the only decision you really have is if you want the audio to go through a single Digital to analog conversion, or 3 conversions (D to A, A to D, D to A).
post #17 of 19
Thread Starter 

 

Thanks I think I'm going to try both in this case.
 
I have a very basic Sony CD Player on order, 
along with the Asus Exodus ST.
 
Once they arrive I will be comparing both in terms of sound quality and update this thread. 
post #18 of 19

 

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Originally Posted by peck1234 View Post

I have a very basic Sony CD Player on order, 
along with the Asus Exodus ST.

Asus Exodus ST?

I think you mean Asus Xonar Essence ST.

 

 

post #19 of 19
Thread Starter 

Lol, yes just got out of work, very tired.. 

 

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