Originally Posted by macula
Originally Posted by Plush
Panatrope is certainly right. There should have been a digital input.
And output, I dare say.
The reason, I am told, is cost.
Having a digital input and/or output means paying royalties to Sony/Phlips, which is why only Sony, Marantz and Tascam do hand portables with a digital input.
And a digital input is far more important than the output, I would say, as the output is mainly for transferring files and that is already sorted without a digital output.
But I would agree that I wish more units would include a digtal input.