I have the after market sound card for the empeg. I was wondering about any cd player head units with digital outputs. This way I could have a cd player with satellite radio hooked up to a DSP and the empeg player hooked up as well. I have a pioneer dex-p9 competition cd player with a pioneer deq-p9, which is a digital sound processor. The problem is that it is controlled by the pioneer head unit and doesnt offer any other digital/optical inputs except its proprietary input.