[PlanetCCRMA] Edirol UA-1D - optical spdif out -> stereo receiver

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Feb 16 01:03:01 2005

I'm not sure what "keeping the cost low" means, its $200, but this box is
very good: http://www.slimdevices.com/ open source, spdif out, good remote
and UI, ethernet or wireless.  Not affiliated to compary, blah blah, just
a happy customer. I have 2 of them.

- Steve

On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 03:43:44 -0800, Mark Knecht wrote:
> Hi,
>    I was wondering about connecting one of our PCs that has our CD
> library ripped to ogg to our stereo via some sort of digital
> connection. I have a number of optical spdif inputs on the receiver so
> I was looking for a simple and low cost solution to get a single
> optical spdif out from an Alsa machine. A bit of searching came up
> with the Edirol UA-1D but I don't find it listed on the Alsa sight.
> Does anyone have any knowledge about using this on a Planet machine?
>    I found a couple of interesting posts. One said that it worked fine
> for capture. (Ben Saylor) The other warned that this device only works
> in one direction at a time which would be fine for my application.
>    On the other hand can anyone suggest another option for
> accomplishing this task? Note that I only care about stereo operation
> and keeping the cost low.
>    I'm not subscribed to any other Linux audio lists at the moment so
> I thought I'd ask here as there is a wide degree of overlap between
> the people.
> Thanks,
> Mark
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