[LAU] Any DI boxes that do this?

Gabriel Beddingfield gabrbedd at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 20:14:08 UTC 2012

On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 2:16 PM, Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 02:07:22PM -0500, Gabriel M. Beddingfield wrote:
>> On 08/26/2012 01:06 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> I'm not an authority on the subject -- but I would expect that
>> cross-talk would not be a problem, since all the signals are being
>> sent over a balanced pair.
> * SPDIF isn't balanced, not even impedance balanced. AES is.

FWIW, I was proposing to put balanced AES through the snake.

> * SPDIF or AES probably won't survive a standard snake cable
> of any practical length. SPDIF requires coaxial, AES requires
> 110 ohm screened twisted pair.

OK, I didn't catch that AES required a shielded cable.  Thanks!


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