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IBook sound card performance?

I'm using a G4 iBook for my home stereo - it goes direct to block amps and thence to the speakers. Would I get better audio if I used an external soundcard instead? I'm looking at the Emu 0202 USB 2.0, which claims to have 24 bit I/O, 32 bit processing, and full 24 bit resolution at all sample rates. Is that better than the iBook's soundcard?

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  • markvc1 Dec 19, 2007

    I should add that what I'm playing is Apple Lossless files.

  • markvc1 Dec 19, 2007

    Ok, back up a step.... is it POSSIBLE to use an external soundcard instead of the iBook's internal one?

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I've seen USB soundcards, on ebay, that you can plug in and use...they were pretty cheap tho, so dunno if you'd want one...but I guess that it shows that it is possible to do :>

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