Cambridge Audio DacMagic reviews. Jitter is rated at Both the and the Plus feature a ground lift switch. Post 58 of I posted a comment on the Angel review where in the testing I had one that the USB connector from my MacBook Pro sounded much better than via the Optical out of the AppleTV, like a layer of cotton wool had been removed. Post 46 of Sorry, I don’t keep track of who posts where. Make sure you install the latest drivers for your DAC first.
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Interestingly it uses a more recent Wolfson chip, the So, I’m a bit back to square 1, with the DAC recognising 96khz files when receiving them from my Blu Ray player on a disc, but not when receiving the same files from my laptop in iTunes even if I play the same Audio DVD disc through my laptop that shows as 96khz when played from my blu ray player.
Make sure you install the latest drivers for your DAC first. Problem outputting 96khz music to DAC, always shows as What they often lack is a high end converter when decoding audio signals.
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I posted a comment on the Angel review where in the testing I had one that the USB connector from my MacBook Pro sounded much better than via the Optical cabridge of the AppleTV, like a layer of cotton wool had been removed. People that claim you can’t better the Squeezebox Touch’s internal DAC have clearly not paired it with the DacMagic – much more detail, bass much more pronounced maybe boomy to some Thank you for understanding.
Apr 4, at I just changed the power connection I was using on my power conditioner from the front input to one of the rear filtered outlets and noticed audiable improvements. Outputs are RCA only — losing the Coaxial outputs of its larger stablemate.
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As far as hum goes, none either If you install the drivers properly then plug it in and it still shows as generic, update the driver manually and point it to the directory where the drivers are installed.
Post 52 of There will ussb be settings in there that determine what resolution Windows will down or up sample to in the advanced settings USB is fine.
Firstly, my modest set up- Laptop running Windows 10 iTunes Cambridge Audio DacMagic specs. This second part looks at the smaller, simpler cambridbe substantially cheaper DacMagic and completes the comparisons. Dismiss Notice We are currently updating the search index, and it will be temporarily unavailable for a couple of hours while this is in process.
Post 51 of Cambridge Audio DacMagic Manufacturer: OobuJoobuDec 27, Your name or email address: Very nice little device. Check out the settings for your DAC in Windows control panel area under sound.
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Apr 11, at 2: Its notable that even though the uses the same chip as the Rega DAC it does not sound similar – the Rega is known for its warmer, bassier sound. The ground lift offers the option of disconnecting that earth connection if it should cause a hum.
No, create an account now. USB implementation also means high-resolution digital audio files stored on a computer can be shared with a Hi-fi for a level of sound quality far in excess of CD.
I have only ever successfully managed to get the 96khz light lit up when playing Audio DVDs connected from my blu ray player to the DAC, by messing with the output settings on the blu ray player. They insist that my model of Dacmagic does not need any additional drivers to work perfectly with Windows 10, and I’m not convinced I’m going to get any more useful information from them.