Quick tip for everyone that cant be bothered to menu dive and sample into the unit.
make sure you have the ib-104 expansion card
Quite rare to come by but worth the price in admission for instant mojo.
use your soundcard to either send a stereo signal out via spdif/optical/aes
(you can use spdif to aes providing the cable run is short)
go into sample mode choose digital/stero and monitor the signal
Instant akai s1000 converter colour.
can be used as a colouring DAC for instant mojo.
Hope this tip helps