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Meridian Dac setup and Hi Rez tracks
« on: July 12, 2017, 11:30:42 PM »
Does anybody have a Director DAC or Explorer? Been trying unsuccessfully to listen to a few hi resolution (24/96) tracks through USB. I tried it on a linux machine (Mint) - I can hear the music but only the 1x (44k) light illuminates.

I think linux can output 24/96 through USB only if you configure it correctly. otherwise it's limited to 16/44

I switched to a Windows machine (WIndows 7) - more problems. Finally got it to work on a Windows 10 machine. The 96 and 192 lights illuminate but I get no sound!  Would appreciate any input.

Thanks!

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Re: Meridian Dac setup and Hi Rez tracks
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2017, 11:27:59 AM »
Have the Meridian Explorer2 USB DAC and no problem with Windows 7 or Windows 10.  Loaded the USB driver and did the firmware update to the latest version.

Run it with Foobar2000 with the ASIO driver and get all rates to 192KHz.

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Re: Meridian Dac setup and Hi Rez tracks
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2017, 02:18:52 PM »
Hi HAL,

Firmware is one thing I haven't checked. Will see if there's anything new. I'm trying to change the output in Foobar but that part seemed grayed out. I'll check again.

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Re: Meridian Dac setup and Hi Rez tracks
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2017, 04:55:17 PM »
Have you loaded the ASIO component and WASAPI components in Foobar2000?  You will need those components to work with the Explorer2 DAC as well.

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Re: Meridian Dac setup and Hi Rez tracks
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2017, 08:51:39 PM »
Well whaddya know!? Two firmware updates did the trick! Thanks! :thumb: