I have a problem, well.. I had a problem that has been solved, but the solution probably is not optimal, and therefore I would ask you.
My DAC is a Lindemann USB DAC 24/192. The driver for the dac is simply bad. I do not know if it is bad becouse has not been optimize for my system (Intel Windows 7 64 bits), or has a bug. The case is that the latency is horrible. I tried everything: deactivate all (services, other devices, antivirus, firewall, all), and it did not work. Update the firmware of the device, update the drivers of the device, update other drivers (all that was possible to update): nothing!
I also have a Fiio E17, so looking if the problem was in my system, tried the Fiio and the latency was very low and fine.
Reading a little on the Lindemann software I noticed one thing: looks like the provider of the driver is "Galaxy Far East Corp".
So, with the "Galaxy Far East Corp" information, I look in google and I found the Nuforce website: they use the same provider for the drivers. After every other intent failed, my last resource was to deinstall the Lindemann driver, and try the Nuforce. I shall say, it works very well.
First Question: Lindemann has two version of the DAC, the old one (mine), that uses a Tenor USB chip, and a new one that uses an XMOS chip. I am not sure, but I would say Nuforce probably uses (the most common?) XMOS. Can the driver be generic enough, as that the use of another USB Chip does not matter at all? Lindemann has two different drivers, one for each chip, so I am confused.
Second Question: The old driver did not include any ASIO, and now I have it. Is ASIO only related to the driver? Or is a hardware characteristic? (sorry for this very basic question).
Many thanks in advance for your help,
Edited by daniel0407 - 12/3/13 at 2:35pm