I have connected my sky 2gb box (red and white audio out) to a rotel amp and b&w 601's using a10m length of maplin's Nikkai stereo phones. I understand the limitations of a 10 m length but I was still a little disappointed with the sound which was a little flat. Could the sound be improved by the following:
a better quality cable which must be 10m e.g chord
a cheapish dac
alter some settings on my sky box that I may have missed.
i have tried to connect the tv (r l audio out) to the amp but this was worse than from the sky box to the amp. I suspect it may be the limitations of the sky source via audio outs that may be the limiting factor.