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post #1276 of 4577

Sorry did not mean to educate you on using a screwdriver....call JDS Labs and talk to John if you cant get it open.

He may be able to suggest something to help...

 

Alex

post #1277 of 4577

oh btw, did you try opening the back panel screws? if the front panel wont open, perhaps try removing the volume knob (1/16" allan wrench unless im very much mistaken) and sliding the board out from the back?

post #1278 of 4577

Do you guys really recommend taking the batteries out? Nothing's gonna happen if I leave 'em in right?

post #1279 of 4577

If you're only going to always run it on AC, I'd take the batteries out.  If you don't want to take them out, I'd run the batteries down like once a week

post #1280 of 4577

Is it possible to add a optical input to my O2+ODAC combo in a b3-080 case?

post #1281 of 4577
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Originally Posted by HumanSaurusRex View Post

Is it possible to add a optical input to my O2+ODAC combo in a b3-080 case?

 

Not without adding in additional electronics, like an optical input DAC.  Or you could always add the input to the case, not hook it up to anything, and thus get no sound.  cool.gif

post #1282 of 4577

Hey guys, so I need to add the O2 amp into my current setup. Currently I have PC>optical toslink>Dacmagic(original)>unbalanced RCA>NAD-320BEE>Wharfedale 9.1.

 

Can I use an XLR to 3.5mm from the output of the dacmagic to the O2?

post #1283 of 4577
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Originally Posted by trons View Post

Hey guys, so I need to add the O2 amp into my current setup. Currently I have PC>optical toslink>Dacmagic(original)>unbalanced RCA>NAD-320BEE>Wharfedale 9.1.

 

Can I use an XLR to 3.5mm from the output of the dacmagic to the O2?

 

Why not? The O2 accepts a 3.5mm TRS input.

post #1284 of 4577

I just wasn't sure if there was any problem with a balanced output terminating with an unbalanced input. Would I notice a difference inq uality if I used XLR>RCA for my speakers?

post #1285 of 4577

Well, you're not going to get the noise reduction benefits of using a balanced connection, but there likely isn't going to be any problem in terms of output, as long as your cable isn't really long.

post #1286 of 4577

HI guys, I am planning to purchase the ODAC + O2 combo. I'm wondering if the dac works if i connect it directly to an iDevice using the Apple camera connector kit.

post #1287 of 4577

Does the O2 start making a thumping sound or pulsating sound through the headphones when the battery is low?

post #1288 of 4577
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Originally Posted by Limniscate View Post

Does the O2 start making a thumping sound or pulsating sound through the headphones when the battery is low?

 

 

Yes.

post #1289 of 4577
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Originally Posted by shadow419 View Post

If you're only going to always run it on AC, I'd take the batteries out.  If you don't want to take them out, I'd run the batteries down like once a week

Good advice. Thanx.

post #1290 of 4577
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Originally Posted by Limniscate View Post

Does the O2 start making a thumping sound or pulsating sound through the headphones when the battery is low?

Good to know it. I haven't expereineced this so far. I'll try soon.

Thanx.


Edited by JakeJack_2008 - 4/26/13 at 9:09am
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