- Dec 4, 2007
When I plug the Fiio E7 into my Mac Pro, it gets recognized as a USB DAC and I can plug my headphones into it, using it as a headphone amp/DAC combo. But how would I use it as a DAC only? Do I have to enable any settings within the unit? I attempted to use this a DAC only, and plug a JDLabs cmoy amp into one of the output ports on the E7, and it was not very good sounding. I didn't expect this combination to sound good, but I was curious. Anyhow, I don't think I was doing it properly, as I was still able to adjust the EQ settings in the E7. So I guess more specifically, my question is: Is using the E7 DAC only as simple as plugging a headphone amp into the one of the two outputs on the E7? (and it's suddenly a DAC)? or is there some DAC mode type of thing that I'm missing? And if that's the case, how do I enable it as a DAC only mode? Sorry if my question seems confusing, but I am just as confused. The supplied instructions are horrible. If someone could please help.