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by Reuti
Sun Sep 18, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: Decibel
Topic: USB output
Replies: 2
Views: 2734

Re: USB output

I have the same speakers but I dont’t get your question in detail. You can use any software with the USB-D/A in the speakers, it’s not limited to Decibel. When you open the Apple Profiler you can check that the speakers identify themselves as Burr-Brown from TI.
by Reuti
Thu May 05, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: Decibel
Topic: Emphasis bit
Replies: 0
Views: 5886

Emphasis bit

Both, the mp3 and flac file format, have a bit to indicate emphasis. I.e. for files which would need de-emphasis during playback. I found neither Decibel, nor VLC or iTunes honoring this bit - is this correct? I created files with lame where you can set the bit with -e from a test CD from Denon wher...
by Reuti
Thu May 05, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: Decibel
Topic: Low pass filter while downsampling
Replies: 0
Views: 5233

Low pass filter while downsampling

I have an Onkyo ND-S1 as external S/PDIF interface connected to my Mac and this one to a DAC. The S/PDIF interface in the Onkyo can only handle 16 bit and 44.1 resp. 48 kHz. Decibel switches between them as it should as I can confirm on the DAC when playing files with these rates. When I now play a ...
by Reuti
Thu May 05, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: Max
Topic: HDCDs
Replies: 3
Views: 3316


Or a player like Decibel who transfers the FLAC just bit-transparent to an external D/A converter by S/PDIF and the external D/A converter must recognize the HDCD coding. There was also a discussion whether Linn's DS products can do it: Especially ...