Stanton T92 Turntable Digital Output to iMac connection

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by eskymosteez, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Hi,


    I have a Stanton T92 Turntable that I would like to connect to my iMac (Mid-2011 Edition) so that I can listen to some records.


    My turntable has a coaxial digital output as seen here:


    http://cachepe.zzounds.com/media/quality,85/t92_back-f53efc70364b6f0face720a8febe6d4c.jpg

    I am aware that I need an optical mini-plug for the back of my iMac such as this:

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002JFN1A/ref=gno_cart_title_3

    but I am confused on which converter I need to connect to my turntable.



    I need to buy either a


    Coaxial to Optical Digital Audio Converter

    http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Go-40018-Coaxial-Converter/dp/B0002J2MV4/ref=pd_sim%20_e_4

    or


    Optical to Coaxial Digital Audio Converter

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002GV876/ref=gno_cart_title_1

    Which one is the correct one?



    Also, do I plug the toslink mini-plug into the audio line in jack and then configure the sound settings?


    The other option: Could I totally by-pass the digital input/output and just connect a Y-cable splitter from turn turntable to the iMac?


    http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Audio-Cable-Splitter-1-Mini/dp/B00004Z5CP/ref=sr_1_%201?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1355212671&sr=1-1&keywords=rca+to+3.5mm

    Thanks!
     
  2. macrumors member

    braddicted2mac

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    Location:
    Canada
    #2
    I would just use the y cable but buy a good monster cable one instead of buying all that other stuff. Honestly worth the money spent.
     

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