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How do I disable the amp on my Auzentech Forte?

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I recently purchased an amplifier for my headphones. It doesn't have a DAC so I need to use my soundcard's DAC. The forte has a preamp built in and I'm wondering how to disable it as not to cause distortion with my new amp.

I will be using a 3.5mm to rca cable to connect the soundcard to the amp (amp only has rca inputs)

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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You use a line out to bypass the opamp. You can use a spdif and disable any compression (just PCM) to whatever amp that as a SPDIF input.
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Originally Posted by Domino View Post

You use a line out to bypass the opamp. You can use a spdif and disable any compression (just PCM) to whatever amp that as a SPDIF input.

isn't spdif digital?
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Originally Posted by Eggs and bacon View Post

isn't spdif digital?

it is, i think he was just trying to inform me or he accidentally overlooked that my amp has no dac.

either way thanks for your help, line-out is what i needed
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