How can I enable the K2's sampling option digital output?
You need to have the sampling option in your unit if you want to be able to have Digital Output. The sampling option provides a 16 bit stereo digital output, with both coaxial and optical connectors. This digital output is actually the output of the sampler's Analog to Digital Converter, and can convert external analog signals, or the K2's analog mix output, into AES/EBU or SPDIF format. This can be at a selected rate, either 48, 44.1, 32 or 29.6kHz, or can be slaved to an external clock.
Here's a step by step explanation of how to make the sampling option digital output work:
At this point if you generate audio on the K2 you should see its sample mode meters light up active, indicating the digital output is sending.
Assuming your receiving device is setup correctly (meaning as either master or slave, depending on your desired configuration) you now should have audio.
NOTE: when using digital outs, it is important to realize that the digital signal is derived from whatever you have routed to your analog MIX outs. So if you are currently setup where you have multiple analog outs in use, routing things to different places, this will in turn affect what you hear (or don't hear) form the digital outs as well. So if this applies to you, the simplest thing to do is temporarily disconnect any analog cables you have physically attached to any of your individual (A-D) outs. You can leave any cabling attached to the Mix outs, those will not affect things.
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