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Willem

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I am interested in two types of add ons that I cannot find much information about:
1 auto switchers for optical inputs, and these ones in particular: https://www.lindy.co.uk/audio-video-c2/4-port-automatic-optical-audio-switch-p2921 and https://www.tindie.com/products/Beni_Skate/automatic-spdif-opticalrca-audio-switch/ The latter interests me in particular because it promises some de-jittering, and that has me worried a bit. A unit such as this would be used to handle my three optical sources in combination with a DAC such as the RME ADI-2 that has only one input.
2 A 230 Volt auto on/off sensing switch to turn on my power amplifier on when it recieves a signal and off when there is no signal (just like a subwoofer). The amplifier is a Quad 606-2 that has the switch at the back because it is supposed to be used in combination with a Quad preamplifier. The Quad 606-2 does not have a trigger input. My Ava Maestro 50 bedroom amplifier has such an auto on/off functionality and it allows me to even put the amplifier out of sight.

I would think I am not the only forum member who would find such units convenient.
 

Willem

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Nobody? The input switch is getting urgent because I have indeed bought an RME Adi-2. It is an amazing piece of kit, but with only one optical input for my four optical sources. It is now four because the family insisted that I keep the Linn/SME turntable. I ordered a Pro-ject MM phono pre-amp with optical output, so that takes the number of optical sources to four. I could not find any tests with measurements for that pre-amp/ADC so I went by the generally decent quality of Pro-ject gear and the fact that it is likely to be much better than anything coming out of the turntable.
An auto on/off switch for the power amp would still be much appreciated as well.
 

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That SPDIF switch looks fine to me.

I'm looking for the 230V switch myself but no luck so far. My Rotel amp has 12V trigger input but my DAC doesn't.
 
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