I have seen a lot of discussion about bypassing the Ipod's dac, and there seems to be some options available to bypass the internal dac and extract the digital signal out of the device. However, there seems to be no clear concensus as to whether bypassing the internal dac really does gain anything or not. Does it improve the sound quality significantly ? Has a dac been found that if fed the digital output from the Ipod results in much better sound ?
In other words how good/bad is the internal dac and analog output section of the Ipod ?
Would like to hear comments on this matter.