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iPod and original Arcam Black Box

I am looking for a cost effective way to use my iPod as a source for my hifi. I would like it to sound half decent and one of my options is to buy an iPod dock and feed the digital output into my old Arcam Black Box. I presume that will work but will it sound better than iPod analogue straight into my amplifier? The Black Box is very old but was well respected at the time.

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RE: iPod and original Arcam Black Box

Yes, but rather than a standard iPod dock that just takes the analogue output from the iPod, you'll need a dock like the Onkyo ND-S1 which is really a digital transport that will allow you to take the digital signal from your iPod to the DAC of your choice.

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