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Would it be pointless to get a analogue to digital converter only to convert it back to digital, as then the iPod DAC would still have been used in the start?
    
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Would it be pointless to get a analogue to digital converter only to convert it back to digital, as then the iPod DAC would still have been used in the start?
That's my thought on it. No use adding extra pieces to the puzzle.

I had thought there were digital-out pins somewhere in the iPod dock connector, but I guess I must have been wrong.
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I'll do some more googling chip
    
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http://pinouts.ru/Devices/ipod_pinout.shtml

Nope.... There is no digital out in the Dock connector.
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Sounds absolutely amazing, I love it

I ended up going with the elac speakers and the arcam delta 290 after testing others, I prefer the warmer sound of it.

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Very nice looking (and I'm sure nice sounding, too ) setup! Glad you're happy!
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Its much better than I could possibly imagine be possible, much better than my K701S's.

My DAC hasn't burnt in in the slightest so it can only get better
    
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post #38 of 42
I heard some Elacs this weekend and was really impressed with the sound, actually. (They were the FS 210's though, with the ribbon tweeter, and were probably more expensive).

I still say you should have gone with a newer amplifier, but if you're happy with what you've built, congrats.

Anyways, enjoy your new hifi!
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Sorry to bump up this thread again, but I read an interesting review in The absolute Sound yesterday, for a product/company that allows you to get digital-out on your iPod. (Granted, it's way too expensive, and they have to modify the iPod, but still cool. ) I can't find an online version of the article, but I'm sure you can get it in the PDF of the magazine.

It's the MSB iLink.
http://www.sound4sale.com/
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Interesting, thanks for the link
    
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