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DAC with digital volume control or adjustable gain and TOSLINK input?

Dogen

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Can anyone recommend an inexpensive, well measuring DAC with these features? I’d like to reduce the gain going to my DarkVoice amp. Thanks!
 

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Thanks! Does it upsample prior to adjusting the volume to avoid signal degradation? I would be feeding it 16/44 data only.
 

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iTunes on iMac—> AirPlay —> Airport Express —> optical output —> DAC (currently Topping D3) —> Darkvoice 336se —> Sennheiser 6xx ‘phones. The gain from the amp doesn’t let me go beyond a couple of ticks on the dial I could try an in-line attenuator before the amp, or a DAC that could transparently reduce volume.
 

andreasmaaan

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Thanks! Does it upsample prior to adjusting the volume to avoid signal degradation? I would be feeding it 16/44 data only.
IIUC it processes in 32 bit, so attenuation of up to 96db will still leave you with Redbook+ quality signal.
 

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IIUC it processes in 32 bit, so attenuation of up to 96db will still leave you with Redbook+ quality signal.
Perfect! Just what I’m looking for. Thanks andreasmaaan.
 
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