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I only really bought the SHD for DIRAC which I don't use as I prefer the inbuilt SAM software of the 8341's and to handle my subs. Seen as though I'm not using DIRAC, it's a whole lot of machine for what I'm using it for!

Any thoughts?
Wouldn't matching the 8341 to a Genelec SAM subwoofer like the 7370a solve your subwoofer integration thanks to GLM room correction? It's probably the best subwoofer integration you can get with the 8341.

Digital Source >AES/EBU>7370a>8341

I believe GLM subwoofer integration will offer more benefits than any higher SINAD from replacing your DAC.

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Won't work. The USB on a raspi is output only for audio (strictly master only). You can't use it as a USB slave device. The Pi2AES simply provides a number of different audio output interfaces for a standard raspberry pi setup. You can use it as a streamer, but not much else.

I guess you could set it up with a streaming service such as airplay (or whatever the windows equivalent is) and send from the NUC via that. But why would you - you can use the raspi as a roon endpoint in any case so one of the NUC or Raspi is always going to be redundant.

But in the end you are trying to find a problem for it to solve that doesn't exist in your system. And creating more problems for yourself in the process.
Hi Tony.

I didn't realise that the USB wasn't an input! :facepalm:
I would be using it as ROON endpoint whilst keeping the NUC as the "Core" but I do see your point.
I'm chasing rainbows here I think.

Thanks for your input bud.
 
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Wouldn't matching the 8341 to a Genelec SAM subwoofer like the 7370a solve your subwoofer integration thanks to GLM room correction? It's probably the best subwoofer integration you can get with the 8341.

Digital Source >AES/EBU>7370a>8341

I believe GLM subwoofer integration will offer more benefits than any higher SINAD from replacing your DAC.

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Hi Spocko

Yeah, that is certainly a solution for sure BUT....I would never get this signed off by the wife!! o_O
We have a really nice pair of subs in a lovely walnut finish and even the suggestion of getting rid of those in favour of one or two of these bad boys would end in divorce I think,
 

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Subwoofer integration - Is there a device out there that will allow me integrate my subs the way the SHD does?
Yes, the Trinnov ST2-HiFi is a 4-channel preamp and will do just that with fully active & programmable cross-overs per channel plus subwoofer management, etc.

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Yeah....I think this idea has hit a dead-end....thanks guys.
 
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