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Old 24th August 2007
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Digi 192 & Apogee Mini-DAC

Can anyone tell me if it's possible to monitor
a 192k session through an Apogee Mini-DAC
from a Digi 192 interface?

I can't seem to find the info on the Digi's outputs.

Apogee's website says the Mini-DAC has a s/pdif
input capable of 192k/24 conversion... the 192 obviously
doesn't output that sample rate to s/pdif.

So what about s/mux or the AES/EBU outputs on the
192? (The Apogee has a 9 pin AES input). ???

appreciate any help here...

thanks
Old 24th August 2007
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sounds to me like you have to go to your I/O setup and create an output path for your apogee. AFAIK the I/O setup doesn't automaically see whatever you hook up to a 192, you have to tell it what's where.
Old 24th August 2007
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I guess the first part of the problem is:

How does the 192 output 192k digitally?
Through AES/EBU or s/mux?

It doesn't do s/pdif out @ 192k.... though the Apogee
site specifically states that their DAC s/pdif does support
192k sample rate.

I don't think the 192 supports s/mux output. Does it?

That leaves the AES... and the DAC has a 9 pin input
vs the 192's 25 pin output... is there a 25pin to 9pin
AES cable? I've never heard of such an animal.

I'm beginning to think it's not a workable solution...
Old 24th August 2007
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call Apogee. they're extrememly helpful and i'm sure will give you a solution. i don't know the particulars of the cables you need but AFAIK S/PDIF to AES is not a problem.
Old 24th August 2007
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Hi redrue,

The Mini-DAC comes with a 9 pin breakout cable that has 2 XLR inputs on it. So then on the 192 you would just use a AES DB25 pin to XLR breakout cable.

If you have any other questions on the Mini-DAC please let me know. You can also call us (310)584-9394 or e-mail [email protected]

Best Regards
Chris Lawson
Apogee Electronics
Old 24th August 2007
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Hey Chris,


Thanks for the info... at least now I know it will
work... now to find the cables.

best,

Rue
Old 24th August 2007
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Originally Posted by redrue View Post
Hey Chris,


Thanks for the info... at least now I know it will
work... now to find the cables.

best,

Rue
apogee can make 'em for you or direct you on where to get them. the email and phone no. are right there dude. BTW i have nothing to do with apogee. nice people, that's all.
Old 27th August 2007
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The 9 pin to XLR cable comes with the Mini-DAC. The DB25 pin is pretty common. However, make sure that when you buy it you tell your sales guy that you are going to use it on a Digi 192, as there are 2 different DB25 AES pin outs. Digi uses what is referred to as the TASCAM pin out, the other is referred to as the Yamaha pin out (what Apogee uses on our Rosetta and AD/DA-16X's) So make sure you get the right one.

Best Regards
Chris Lawson
Apogee Electronics
Old 27th August 2007
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Chris,

Thanks again for your help... I did find the Tascam AES cable
and hooked it up and it all works fine.

I had bought this DAC about 4 years ago and didn't remember
the 9 pin cable being in the box... but I did a little digging and found
it. Thus the confusion on my part to begin with...

I really appreciate the level of customer service
you guys offer. It's always been among the very best.
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