Apple Airport USB to Benchmark DAC1
Oct 29, 2008 at 12:32 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 7

El Bishop

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Can I use the Airport USB out to the DAC1 when streaming music from my computer to the Airport? Is that preferable to the digital out on the Airport? If not, then should I be looking for the non-USB Benchmark and save a few hundred bucks?

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Oct 29, 2008 at 1:02 AM Post #2 of 7

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AFAIK you cannot. The USB is only for printers. Get the non-USB DAC1 and use the optical out of the airport.
 
Oct 29, 2008 at 4:12 PM Post #4 of 7

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As mentioned above its a no-go!
The USB on the AirPort Express are for printers only. You will not be able to stream audio through it...

So optical out are the only choice.
 
Oct 30, 2008 at 12:29 AM Post #6 of 7

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Sherwood /img/forum/go_quote.gif
Optical is probably better anyways.


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Oct 30, 2008 at 4:03 PM Post #7 of 7

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Sherwood /img/forum/go_quote.gif
Optical is probably better anyways.


Especially when its the only option...
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