Hook up headphones to SPDIF ?
Mar 12, 2006 at 4:23 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 4

mr56k

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Is there a way to hook up headphones to the SPDIF port? Also since the headphones only have quarter or 8th inch "or mine do" 1/8" mini stereo or quarter inch would there be a benefit of even doing it? Like is there such a cable that will go from the SPDIF to the mini stereo? Anyways any help would be great.
 
Mar 12, 2006 at 4:40 PM Post #2 of 4

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Short answer is no....headphones need an analog signal. The SPDIF port outputs a digital signal. Without a DAC in-between somewhere, the best you could hope for is digital noise (and you might not even get that).
 
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Mar 12, 2006 at 4:49 PM Post #4 of 4

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Thanks guys for the quick reply's. Also did a thread get deleted that I missed. Seen the quote from the mod. If I dont ask I will never no right.
 

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