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post #2101 of 2114

Hi,

 

I'm a new owner of a used Concero HP. I use Audirvana+ on my iMac (OSX 10.9.5) and I have a question for similar users. Under the Mac's System Prefs/Sound/Output settings, do I choose Concero HP or leave it at Internal Speakers? I should point out that I have another DAC/amp attached to this Mac but it uses a different USB port from this. Thanks.

post #2102 of 2114
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Originally Posted by georgelai57 View Post

Hi,

I'm a new owner of a used Concero HP. I use Audirvana+ on my iMac (OSX 10.9.5) and I have a question for similar users. Under the Mac's System Prefs/Sound/Output settings, do I choose Concero HP or leave it at Internal Speakers? I should point out that I have another DAC/amp attached to this Mac but it uses a different USB port from this. Thanks.

Audirvana have it's own output selection in preferences. Select appropriate DAC there.
post #2103 of 2114
Audirvana doesn't use the system output device, it wants you to select one in its own preferences. Depending on whether you want to use different devices for, e.g., system sound effects and music, this can be convenient or irritating.
post #2104 of 2114
So I use A+ own setting for the Concero. What do I set under System Preferences if I don't want any system notifications eg emails etc interfering with the music? Concero, my other DAC or internal speakers?
post #2105 of 2114

Then you should set the system sound to Internal Speakers, and mute it if you don't want to hear notifications at all.

post #2106 of 2114
Thanks.
post #2107 of 2114
So the Concero is perfect except ...
Audirvana+ latest version on iMac and the volume wheel on the Concero as well as volume up and down buttons on my keyboard doesn't work ;-(
post #2108 of 2114
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Originally Posted by georgelai57 View Post

So the Concero is perfect except ...
Audirvana+ latest version on iMac and the volume wheel on the Concero as well as volume up and down buttons on my keyboard doesn't work ;-(


Check Audirvana/Preferences/Audio Volume. There are a few options for how to handle volume control. If you set it to 'DAC' the volume control on Concero should work, but the keyboard shortcuts will be manipulating your 'Internal Speakers'.

post #2109 of 2114

Reluctantly listed my Concero HP here if anyone is interested..

 

http://www.head-fi.org/t/776842/resonessence-labs-concero-hp

post #2110 of 2114

Anyone willing to part with your Concero?  plain or HD.  I'm looking for one in pristine condition with fair price.

 

Just finished a trade with another head-fier... thank you!


Edited by DC5Zilla - 8/25/15 at 5:35pm
post #2111 of 2114
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Originally Posted by DC5Zilla View Post
 

Anyone willing to part with your Concero?  plain or HD.  I'm looking for one in pristine condition with fair price.


I am restricted to a laptop now, so I will be selling my HD when(ever) my Geek Out V2 arrives...

post #2112 of 2114

I think I'm about to get one soon :ksc75smile:

post #2113 of 2114
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I think I'm about to get one soon :ksc75smile:


I have the Concero HP and love it.     Awesome sounding dac/amp that plays nice with my mac air.   Resonessence got the concero right.

post #2114 of 2114

I've been looking for one (HD) to connect to my h10 at a reasonable price, but i only see outside the EU until now, ftl -.-


Edited by Walderstorn - 8/28/15 at 9:53am
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