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Old October 21, 2008, 11:13 AM
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I'm not so sure on that one.

So the breakout cable is an octopus with 10 legs?

We added new pictures.

As for the cable, if you are going S/Pdif or HDMI just remove the cable. No muss no fuss.
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Old October 21, 2008, 01:43 PM
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Thanks for the Infos!

Looks like they had to squeeze the analog part on to the board.
Is that little square next to the opamp socket an 8 channel DAC for all analog outputs ?
If so, im kinda disapointed.

A daughterboard like the one from asus would have been a much better solution.

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Old October 21, 2008, 01:56 PM
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As long as the card sounds good, that is the main point.
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Old October 21, 2008, 02:03 PM
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It looks a dam fine card all we need now is a reveiw and even better this V Asus Xonar Hdav 1.3 \ Deluxe
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Old October 22, 2008, 08:47 AM
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We always try to review the newer cards, to show our readers what they have to offer.
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Old October 25, 2008, 06:09 AM
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I have a question.

My Denon AVR-3803 doesn't have those new decoders for blue ray like Dolby True HD, Dolby Plus, DTS HD Master onboard. So, going the way through s/pdif optical is not possible. Nevertheless it is an excellent receiver which have 7.1 anolog inputs. The AVR-3803 is capable of 24-bit, 192-kHz A/D conversion, improving S/N and dynamic range by approximately 10 dB.

Beside this I read in the specification from Auzentech something like "48 Khz" instead of "96 Khz" for anolog outputs.

Is it possible to use the new Auzentech X-fi Home Theater HD 7.1 audio card in combination with my Denon and have the full uncompromised audio spectrum using the anolog outputs?
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Old October 25, 2008, 06:09 AM
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Other question:

Concerning anolog output: is there an important difference between the new Azuentech and the Ausus audio card?
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Old October 25, 2008, 09:28 AM
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No, the X-fi HTHD 7.1 supports full 24/96 in analog output and 24/192 through digital/Spdif/HDMI. Your going to have high quality audio when connected to your receiver.
With this card as was with the Prelude and X-Meridian it will be better to use analog instead S/PDIF as the DAC's in the card will be better then the DAC unit in your receiver.

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Old October 26, 2008, 06:25 AM
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This information sounds very promising.

But I am still confused with the part form the specifications and analog output:

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Analog Audio
Level - 3.0Vrms, +12.0dBu max, deviation +/- 0.1dB
Dynamic Range - 109.0 dB A-weighted (1 kHz @ -60dBFS, 24-bit/48kHz) for Analog outputs
98.0 dB A-weighted (1 kHz @ -60dBFS, 24-bit/48kHz) for Analog inputs
Is this not correct or something else?
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Old October 26, 2008, 08:47 AM
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Looks OK to me, What do you see as wrong?
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