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Can a DAC cause channel imbalance?

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Can a DAC like cause channel imbalance?
Can low VRMS from a DAC to an amp cause channel imbalance?

Asking out of curiousity....
My friend has a Chord Qutest and he things it is causing channel imbalance and I don't have a clue about this kind of things.

Thanks! :)
 

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Swap the left and right connections at either the DAC or amp end. If the imbalance shifts, it's coming from the DAC. If it stays the same, it's the amp.
 
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