Question about USB DAC...
Oct 9, 2008 at 1:07 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 2

rbf1138

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So, I just got my Audioengine A5s. I'm currently plugging them directly from my Macbook into the speakers, or into my Go Vibe headphone amp, then into the speakers. My question is, how does a DAC, such a the Fubar II, fit into my chain/sound quality? If I buy one, would I then connect it to my computer, and send it directly to the speakers? Into the headphone amp, and then speakers? What kind of difference could I expect to hear using this as opposed to directly out of my Macbook as I'm doing now?

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Oct 9, 2008 at 1:34 AM Post #2 of 2

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Since these are powered speakers your headphone amp shouldn't be in the chain at all.

Mac (line out) > A5 (line in)

Mac (usb) > DAC (line out) > A5 (line in)

Not familiar with the Mac so I can't comment on the sound...
 

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