audio patchbay for SPDIF ? and cdr writers

Bjarne Nillson bnillson at
Thu Nov 11 23:07:14 CET 1999

Any one seen any CDR writers with SPDIF I/O ay the back of the unit??


>From: Haible Juergen <Juergen.Haible at>
>To: DIY <synth-diy at>
>Subject: audio patchbay for SPDIF ?
>Date: Wed, 3 Nov 1999 16:35:14 +0100
>does anybody have experience with routing digital SPDIF signals
>over an ordinary audio patchbay ?
>I find myself permanently exchanging the RCA plugs on the back
>of my CDR, so I wonder if I could route it thu a patchbay with RCA
>on back and 1/4" on the front, making the connections with short
>patch cables.
>I'm aware of the possible impedance mismatch problem, but
>before I go into wild calculations, I thought I'd rather ask if someone
>has done it in practice.
>Any experience ?
>(And thanks for the DAT recommendations. Ordered a Tascam DA20 Mk II

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