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DENAFRIPS all-new USB DAC solution supports UAC2.0, MAC OS compatible. The following guide & screenshots are self-explanatory.

Step 1: Connect the standard USB cable from MAC USB port to the DAC USB input.  

Step 2: 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 3: Press the Power Button once, the DAC shall turn on. Select USB input. The USB input LED should light up. 

Step 4: Check MAC System Preferences -> Sound

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Step 5: In Sound setting pop-up, DENAFRIPS DAC should be detected as "USB HiRes Audio"

Step 6: Launch Audirvana* application. Check the Audio Output settings at the application bottom right corner. Click on the "Loudspeaker" Icon once.

Select USB HiRes Audio, click on the > arrow icon

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Step 7: Device Setup to parameterize the DENAFRIPS USB DAC. Please set:


  • Exclusive Mode to allow Audirvana application to take full control of the USB DAC

  • ​Enable Integer Mode

  • Disable MQA Support

  • Set Native DSD to DoP 1.1

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Step 8: It's done. Play some music & enjoy!


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

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