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Output/ Input help

  1. dwang040
    So I'm a little confused as to how I should wire up everything for my DAC, amp, headphone, and powered/ active speakers.

    My uDac3 would connect to my pc, and the uDac's optical out would connect to the Magni 3's optical in. Headphone goes into headphone jack. But where would I connect my powered speakers? Would I hook them up to the Magni's optical out? Or would I need one of these (https://introprose.myshopify.com/products/rigid-y-cross-connect-v3-for-schiit-stack)?
     
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2018
  2. Oscar-HiFi
    Magni does not have optical input...

    You would have PC into uDAC3, then take the RCA output (red and white) out of that into the Magni 3 inputs. Then you would run additional RCA out of the outputs of the Magni 3 into your active speakers.
     
  3. dwang040
    Oops. I did not mean optical. Was talking about that earlier and confused my inputs/ outputs. Thank for the info and help.
     
  4. ProtegeManiac Contributor
    I'm almost as confused as you are. What optical input/output?
    Magni3_RR_1920.jpg


    Speakers go into the RCA preamped output pair, orange box. A DAC like the Modi2 goes into the input RCA pair to the left in the image.
    Magni3_RR_1920_Edited.jpg

    That's for adding another amplifier with its own preamp circuit, like another headphone amp (not sure why anyone would use two) or a speaker integrated amp while keeping the Modi and Magni hooked up electronically and physically together.
     
  5. dwang040
    Okay. Thank you for the clarification!
     

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