We do get both coax and Toslink from Oppo anyways, though the question might be more about how good the quality of coax inputs of non-Chord DACs would be when compared to the Toslink inputs of (jitter agnostic) Chord DACs. Some DAC chips happen to convert DSD to PCM internally, while earlier products from Chord would also decimate DSD to PCM for processing. For editing purposes, it's also easier (maybe necessary?) to convert something into PCM since that's really what editing software could work with. BTW, it's inevitable that we're giving up M-Scaler whenever we're going for the Toslink route. However, what if connect one of the coaxial outputs to something like RME ADI-2 DAC? http://www.rme-audio.de/en/products/adi_2-dac.php Granted we're getting only 176.4kHz instead of 705.6kHz but theoretically that's still 250,000 outta 1,000,000 taps. Once we've recorded the output from Blu2, we don't have to deal with the noise from Blu2 anymore while we could even bring those upscaled files with us and play them while we're away from home. How about 500,000 taps? There's a company in Taiwan selling this CT7601 Audio USB Bridge for 200 bucks and its coax input could support up to 705.6kHz / 768kHz http://www.comtrue-inc.com/index.php/products http://www.comtrue-inc.com/index.php/downloads2/category/2-audio-usb-bridge However, we're getting dual coax outputs from Blu2 instead of a single connection. I got in touch with their engineers and they informed me that CT7601 could only support one coax instead of both of them. In other words, the best we could do is 352.8kHz / 384kHz outta 705.6kHz/768kHz. A half million taps still ain't too bad, though. Once we've saved those 352.8kHz / 384kHz lossless files to micro SDXC cards, we could also connect our DAPs to Hugo 2 / Mojo via USB since the coax outputs from many DAPs should be only good for 192kHz. For recording the full blown 1,000,000 taps, most likely we'll have to wait for a future standalone M-Scaler with both USB input and output. I already asked them about combining both outputs from two separate CT7601 boards but coax connections could be somewhat tricky. Technically speaking we could indeed sync both boards with the same clock but in the end we might still end up with two "supposedly" identical files but the checksum might not necessarily match.