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Does the MAranzt SR4300 Have SPDIF Connections?

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Nixon, Jul 31, 2003.

  1. Nixon

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    IT says it all in the title.
     
  2. Dutch

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    Hi,

    According to www.avland.co.uk the Marantz SR 4300 has 2 co-axial and 2 optical inputs.

    Steve
     
  3. Nixon

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    So this means that it does?
     
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    wow 2 coax, thats plentiful and generous
     
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    Hi All,

    Dutch is right, there are 2 optical and 2 coaxial on this amp.

    After first trying out optical yeah sounded great, but since going over to a coax connection it even better !! ;)

    So Nixon your question is answered !!

    Cheers

    Cosmic023
     
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    So you're saying that spdif is the same as co-ax?
     
  7. aeronic

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    spidif is digital - either optical or coax.

    my SR4200 has 2 of each, and so does the 4300
     
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    Hi Nixon,
    SPDIF is an acronym, it covers BOTH co-axial and optical digital types of connection.
    To give it it's full title it stands for Sony-Phillips-Digital-IterFace,after the two companies who jointly developed it.
    So yes this mean that it does.
     
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    Thanks trevor g, it's a little bit more clear now. My laptop has an spdif output in the form of a 2.5mm jack. How would you connect this to a co-ax or optical?
     
  10. cosmic023

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    Venom:

    Are you sure it's a 2.5mm jack ?? As you can get an optical lead with an optical / 3.5mm plug for £20 or less.

    If it is a 2.5mm jack then i'm not sure what you can do about this ??
     
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