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Topping D30 DSD DAC XMOS/CS4398

Discussion in 'Dedicated Source Components' started by drteming, Sep 28, 2016.
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  1. Jimster480
    you can check you can check on eBay or Amazon I'm not sure if in the UK they sell it on Amazon. But yes it works just fine on Linux.
  2. Reamonnt223
    Thanks Jimster480, Its good to know it works with Linux.
  3. giedrys
    Is D30 Mac friendly for native DSD playback? Is yes, what player is best?
  4. Jimster480
    I looked into this and yes it is.
  5. dscho2

    D30 new version inside (lower of pic.)

    Recently, The cs4398 overheated and eventually died. Do you have the same experience? Once the cs4398 has been replaced, it is normal. I am worried that the same phenomenon will happen again.
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2017
  6. Jimster480
    You cannot link local pictures from your computer. Upload them somewhere even if it's to this forum.
  7. dscho2
    Sorry. It has been modified.
  8. Eric Auer

    I watch Soccer, WRC, F1 etc on my laptop with USB to the D30, and it sounds great. No voice issues at all.
    Movies as well and never noticed a voice issue.
    Jazz and Blues vocals are fine as well. Plenty of volume, well balanced.

  9. Jimster480
    Yes it's interesting because the issue actually went away for me.
    I'm not sure what causes it, but I haven't experienced it again.
    Although in the last 2 months I've been listening to my DX7 exclusively.
  10. ostewart
    How did it overheat?
  11. Jimster480
    I've left mine on for over a week at a time, sometimes even constantly playing something and I've had no problems.
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  12. Eric Auer
    Yeah, mine is on all the time as well. Never had a issue since I got it, I must have had it turned off maybe 4-5 times in about 4 months or so.

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  13. Jimster480
    Yea I imagine it has to be sandwiched in a hot area in order to have issues at all.
    Mine is on top of the A30 and under an O2Amp and like I said I've never had an issue.
  14. dscho2
    D30 is used is 5-7 times, and the total usage time is less than 10 hours.
    By the way, on D30, case warmed and no sound came out. I opened the inside of it.
    As a result, CS4398 was heating at a significantly higher temperature. In the end, CS4398ZZ died
  15. Jimster480
    Sounds like it was just a defective CS4398
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