Okay so let me see if I understand this correctly.
My HTPC is already connected to my AVR via HDMI. I can use the software included with the pre-amp to directly play back from the vinyl to the AVR but it will go through the ADC and pass via USB to the HTPC and then LPCM via HDMI to the AVR?
In the top portion of the line diagram the signal is passed untouched save for equalization or does the "Gain" control boost it for use by an AVR? The owner's manual states "Preamp Line Out Allows Use as a Stand-alone Phono Preamp".
I am a bit confused.