Audio Interface for Focal SM11 ?
Excited to say I just upgraded to a pair of Focal SM11's !
I do need a new audio interface from my PC to hook up to these. I only need 2 channels (computer to monitors). I see these have a DAC built into them... Should I just get a AES soundcard? Or should I get something with analog outs? (unsure of the internal DAC quality, but image they must be good on such a high end speaker)
Most the AES soundcards I've seen are 16 channel out... I only need 2 (if I took the digital route)
This may be a dumb question, but I do have an SSL Madixtreme card... Is there any cheap / efficent way of converting the MADI digital out to AES to hook up to the Focal's? (without spending 2k on like an RME converter etc)
I'm assuming those that advocate the analog route are gonna recommend maybe the Lynx L22 or Lavry?
Can anyone please advise on the best options here?