[LAD] Any recommended USB Speakers?

Charles Z Henry czhenry at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 19:52:01 UTC 2015

Build your own with some (nice, affordable) boards from Hong Kong:

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 2:33 PM, Andrew Kelley <superjoe30 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am imagining this setup:
> Plug a USB or HDMI cable into my computer.
> Plug the other end into a hub.
> 5 speakers and a subwoofer all plug into the hub.
> Plug the hub into a AC power outlet.
> So there would still be one DAC, and it would be in the hub. Is a DAC really
> that expensive? Why can't they be everywhere?
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:30 PM Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Andrew Kelley <superjoe30 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I don't understand why speakers are using the analog output cable for
>>> sound. How about, use a digital interface like HDMI or USB?
>> someone you need to convert from digital to analog. do you want one DAC
>> per speaker when you could have one DAC per computer?
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