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Old 12th July 2016
Gear Maniac
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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.
This is also true for the FireFace 802.

I was surprised, but it's not a deal breaker for me.