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Denon Link v Digital Co-ax - which is better?

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Tony B, May 1, 2005.

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  1. Tony B

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    Does anyone have any opinions, or specs, which might suggest which alternative gives better sound quality?

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    Denon Link. It's Jitter free. Less Jitter = more accurate transfer of the original signal = better sound. As with everything though, only you can be the final judge of it. Try them both and see what you think. :)
     
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    There are arguments for both systems. Optical links are said to suffer from "clock jitter", but because the system is digital, but this is normally corrected automatically as part of the decoding process. Co-axial systems don't suffer from clock jitter, but because there is now a direct DC connection between chassis, the voltage difference can cause instability in the analogue/digital conversion if the a/d conversion is of a poor quality design.

    The acid test is with your ears - I defy you to detect any difference between the two.
     

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