Frequently Asked Questions
Quick Start Guide
Connect the AC Mains to the DAC power socket inlet
Switch on the power. Once the AC supply is on, the DAC will be in Standby mode (Standby LED shall be on)
Press on the Standby button once to turn on the DAC (Standby LED shall switch off)
Select USB Input, the respective LED shall switch on
Note: DENAFRIPS DAC USB input require the USB cable to carry +5V supply. The DAC uses the USB cable power supply as logical input to switch on the USB receiver chip via the internal Linear Power Supply. In the event of USB input is not selected, the USB receiver chip supply will be cut off to reduce possible interference of USB to the rest of the Input signals
Boot up the computer, i.e. Laptop / Desktop / Streamer
Connects the USB cable from the computer to the DAC
Unzip the USB Driver
Execute the driver installation, follow the on-screen instructions
USB DAC shall be detected and driver installation will proceed automatically
Select USB DAC as output source (vary depending on the software used, i.e. Roon, JRiver, JPlay, Foobar etc)
Play your favorite music, and, Enjoy the music!
All DENAFRIPS DACs are factory burn-in for at least 100 hours with comprehensive Audio Precision Tests, QAQC tests performed prior packing & shipment.
36 Months Warranty, Peace of Mind
i2s Pin Configuration
(Apply for DSP board shipped after September'17)
DENAFRIPS DAC USB module is powered by its internal regulated, low noise, low ripple, high speed linear power supply.
MAC OS Setup
A quick setup guide is published here:
Configuration Guide (Video)
DSP Upgrade Guide
Product Manuals, USB Drivers