Making use of your S/PDIF digital connections

Many audio interfaces offer an additional pair of stereo inputs and/or outputs in a digital format. One of the most commonly used is the Sony/Philips digital interface, or S/PDIF, which you’ll usually find connected on RCA coaxial phono-type connectors, although S/PDIF digital connections can also be carried optically. Although regular […] Read more »

What is a DI Box and do I need one?

A DI box (short for  “direct injection” or “direct input” box, depending on who you ask) is a very handy thing to have around, both on stage and in the studio. Without wanting to bring back memories of high-school physics, a DI box is really just a way of matching impedances […] Read more »