s/pdif vs firewire

Discussion in 'Converters / Interfaces' started by tylercrowley, Dec 18, 2004.

  1. tylercrowley

    tylercrowley Guest

    which would be the better way of connecting a rosetta a/d to a pc?

    i currently use the rosetta's s/pdif output into the s/pdif input of my soundcard (soundblaster platinum 5.1)


    im considering getting a firewire card for my pc, and getting the firewire expansion card for the rosetta

    would the firewire connection be better than the s/pdif connection?

    i guess im curious if the soundcard has any effect on the s/pdif signal?

    ALSO, with the system in the question above.. I currently use ACID as a simple multi-track recorder, (no effects or editing or bouncing) and then burn the tracks as .wavs onto cds which then get imported into pro-tools

    would using a different program like nuendo, samplitude etc, have any sonic effect (different from acid) on the tracks themselves?

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