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I am thinking about a Sony portable DAC solely for usage at the gym.  I notice the newer ver. PHA 3 has a Toslink input, and my portable Sony Discman also have a fiber optic output.  If I

 were to buy a PHA 3 that connects a discman to it.  Would there be a noticeable difference in soft rock type of music?  such as Jennifer Rush or Celine Dion?

 

is there any shortcoming on these PHA?  other than the price