DAC SETUP · WINDOWS OS · AUDIRVANA

DENAFRIPS all-new USB DAC solution comes with full licensed Thesycon Driver. The following guide & screenshots are self-explanatory.

Step 1: Download and install Thesycon USB Driver for Windows. Installation guide attached

Step 2: Connect the standard USB cable from PC USB port to the DAC USB input.  

Step 3: Plug in the Power Cord to the DAC, turn on the power. The DAC Standby LED should light up. It's tiny piece of pinhole size indication LED in red, cool, isn't it?

Step 4: Press the Power Button once, the DAC shall turn on. Select USB input. The USB input LED should light up. 

Step 5: Check the DENAFRIPS USB Audio Device Control Panel, DENAFRIPS DAC should be detected as "USB HiRes Audio"

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Step 6: DAC Info and ASIO Buffer Size setting. You may set the ASIO Buffer Size to increase/reduce the latency. It depends very much on the computer processing power. The higher the processing power, the lower buffer size you can set.

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SOFTWARE

We recommend roon / JRiver / Audirvana for Windows OS. You may use other software to playback the music, the key point is to configure the software to use the DENAFRIPS USB DAC in 'Exclusive Mode' so that it bypass the Windows OS Sound Mixer settings.

Audirvana Basic Setup

Step 1: Launch the Audirvana app. Click on the bottom right loudspeaker icon, select ASIO->Vinshine DENAFRIPS USB DAC

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Step 2: Click on the arrow '>' of the "Vinshine DENAFRIPS USB DAC" to setup the parameters. 

- Disable Auto-Detect MQA Devices

- Select DAC as Not MQA

- Allocate appropriate Max. Memory for tracks reload (varies depending on memory available on the computer)

- Enable use large ASIO buffer

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Step 3: It's done. Play some music & enjoy!

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Note:

*For other playback software, the steps to set up are similar.