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Old 22nd May 2014
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Originally Posted by Philip Parker View Post
So you cannot use AES and Spdif optical via the labeled ADAT connectors at the same time?
You CAN use AES & ADAT 1&2 simultaneously.

You CANNOT use AES & Optical SPDIF (which takes over ADAT 2 ports) simultaneously.

You CAN use ADAT 1 & Optical SPDIF (ADAT 2 simultaneously)

Apparently when switching to Optical SPDIF mode, it's using the same internal component that drives the AES which makes this a hardware limitation that unfortunately won't be fixed in a firmware update.