On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 12:07:36PM +0200, Robin Gareus wrote:
> It has only balanced outputs but otherwise fits the bill.
Usually you can use them as unbalanced. In some cases this
requires a special cable, but that's unlikely.
> What seems weird with with this box: it has a word-clock out but no
Not a real one, but it will sync to SPDIF or ADAT.
> What is not clear to me is
Better not. Ground lifting can damage your inputs unless
1. the inputs are physically isolated by a transformer
(not the case),
2. the common mode voltage (the difference between the two
grounds) is small.
Unless you have transformer isolation, you need a more or less
common ground. And then, if the inputs are really balanced and
you use balanced cables, there is no need to lift the ground.
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