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I posted this in the 2 channel forum, but thought I'd try here as well..


Problem/challenge I have:


Setup:


Mac computer running iTunes

via ethernet

to Roku Soundbridge

Coaxial digital out to

Bereford Caiman DAC

analog audio out to Cambridge 640 integrated amp


All files ripped from CD to Apple Lossless (ALAC) by iTunes at 16nit/44.1khz. All play fine


I then purchased some hi-res FLAC files (24bit/96khz and 88khz) from HDTracks.com. I then used XLD to convert them to ALAC files of the same bitrate and exported into my iTunes Lossless library. Played through my Mac Pro computer using Bose (I KNOW!!!!) Companion 5 speakers, they play just fine.


However, via the Soundbridge and home stereo, they crash the soundbridge, which then restarts automatically. I also have Firefly running, and have switched the library to my Lossless library. I am about to try this, but does anyone have any tips? My research suggests that the Soundbridge may only play 16 bit files? Is this correct? Do I need to get a Squeezebox Touch to be able to play 24 bit files? Tks.




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So visit the WEB for your DAC and see what the spec is. My usb/toslink Audigy plays 24 bit 96K, as does my E-MU, but my really good BurrBrown USB/toslink dac is 16 bit only.


you may also need to see if you have any hardware control panels that need to be set. The Audigy has to be set to the correct depth and rate.
 

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Originally Posted by tvrgeek /forum/post/18192793


So visit the WEB for your DAC and see what the spec is. My usb/toslink Audigy plays 24 bit 96K, as does my E-MU, but my really good BurrBrown USB/toslink dac is 16 bit only.


you may also need to see if you have any hardware control panels that need to be set. The Audigy has to be set to the correct depth and rate.

Sorry, forgot to add: I did check the website and it does suggest that 24bit/96khz are fine for this DAC. I believe 24bit, 192khz are supported.
 
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