On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 12:27:47AM +0000, Paul Mc Auley wrote:
> Moving from the mobile to the static for a moment, has anyone tried
> hooking up the SP/DIF outputs on a Soundblaster Live to a CO-AX input on
> an AV amp?
I use an SP/DIF between mine any my receiver. It's a good 10 metre
cable, it's digitial - could easily go for 200m without any trouble.
> Did it work? What did you use? What is the maximum cable length?
>> I've tried making it work, but I tend to wind up with a somewhat fluttery
I'd put good money that this is clipping. Soundcards output at 44Khz
by default, and all of the standard players output at 44Khz. But Amps
expect 48Khz input, so you get digital clipping.
If you're using xmms, you can use the crossfade plugin, which has its
own built-in resampler (you can turn off all of the actual crossfading
if you want).
Mplayer and esd, if you use them let specify the rate on the command
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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