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TOPIC: USB Power Option

USB Power Option 11 months 1 week ago #22904

  • sc999
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Hi can I use a USB power unit like Schiit Wyrd to power the UDAC-8 and not connect your included wall-wart power supply?
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USB Power Option 11 months 6 days ago #22911

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Hi, the U-DAC8 has a round DC connector, it's not powered from the USB port. (Well, the actual USB interface might be, I'm not sure, but the USB port doesn't power the whole DAC.)
I am not miniDSP support.

"You must ask the right questions." - Dr. Alfred Lanning's hologram.
-> Have you read the User Manual??
-> Have you drawn and posted a diagram?
-> Have you posted a screenshot?
-> Have you posted your config file?
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USB Power Option 10 months 4 weeks ago #23039

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Like John just said. :-) The UDAC8 needs the external 5V supply. Please check the user manual, lots of good info explained.

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