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Why do some DACs and transports/interfaces provide dual SPDIF?

What's wrong with a single SPDIF coax?

I mean, my ESI [email protected] output up to 24/192 and my Benchmark DAC1 receives up to 24/192 in the same single RCA SPDIF coax cable.

Why do other brands (Lynx, Chord) double this?

I don't understand.

 

1. PC - Mola Mola Makua - Apollon NC800SL - Thiel CS3.7
2. LG 77C1 - Marantz SR7005 - Apollon NCMP6200 - Monitor Audio PL100+PLC150+C265 - SVS SB-3000
3. RME ADI-2 DAC FS - Audeze LCDi3 - Neumann KH 80 DSP
4. TempoTec Sonata E44 - Moondrop Aria
5. Meizu HiFi DAC - Moondrop Chu

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But what is quad rate SPDIF? When is it used?

 

1. PC - Mola Mola Makua - Apollon NC800SL - Thiel CS3.7
2. LG 77C1 - Marantz SR7005 - Apollon NCMP6200 - Monitor Audio PL100+PLC150+C265 - SVS SB-3000
3. RME ADI-2 DAC FS - Audeze LCDi3 - Neumann KH 80 DSP
4. TempoTec Sonata E44 - Moondrop Aria
5. Meizu HiFi DAC - Moondrop Chu

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Well, then Jon did not answer my question: why do some brands offer up to 24/192 (including quad rate 176 and 192) in a single cable, and others don't?

 

1. PC - Mola Mola Makua - Apollon NC800SL - Thiel CS3.7
2. LG 77C1 - Marantz SR7005 - Apollon NCMP6200 - Monitor Audio PL100+PLC150+C265 - SVS SB-3000
3. RME ADI-2 DAC FS - Audeze LCDi3 - Neumann KH 80 DSP
4. TempoTec Sonata E44 - Moondrop Aria
5. Meizu HiFi DAC - Moondrop Chu

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Matlas... I would say the answer to "why do some manufacturer support 24/192 via single wire and some require dual wire?" is like asking why some use Firewire and others use USB and still others stick with SPDIF - a combination of testing and phillosophy to give best results.

 

Also SPDIF used to be spec'd at only 96k but manufacturers have pushed the spec. to allow 24/192 in more recent years. Using higher rate oversingle wire **may** result in higher jitter and therefore lower quality.

 

Eloise

 

Eloise

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...in my opinion / experience...

While I agree "Everything may matter" working out what actually affects the sound is a trickier thing.

And I agree "Trust your ears" but equally don't allow them to fool you - trust them with a bit of skepticism.

keep your mind open... But mind your brain doesn't fall out.

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