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Analogue/Digital interconnects

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by bones`, Mar 20, 2005.

  1. bones`

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    Just wondering what the difference is between the two. I know digital should be 75ohm but is it ok to use digital as an analogue interconnect or visa versa?
     
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    Digital: 75 Ohm (same as proper video cables actually)
    Analogue: 50 Ohm

    Generally I would advise to use the correct cable though you can use them as replacement for each other, it does (usually, mostly ...) work.
    Some people claim to hear a difference, in particular when they listen to CD via a 50 Ohm cable used for the digital connection.
     
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    Thanks Reiner. I just bought an amp and the only interconnects I had to hand were some decent 'digital' ones. They seem to work fine but until I get some decent analogue ones I won't know. :thumbsup:
     

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