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Wolf's Measurements of SMSL M200 DAC

Veri

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I have just the RCA input on my ampli (HK6100). Do I have to use a Balanced/RCA connector?
That can't work. RCA has less pins than balanced XLR, you can't use such a 'connector' it'll accomplish nothing.
Unless you'll buy another amplifier, just use RCA. It's fine.
 

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Hi there,
I have the smsl m 200 and I am using it with the RCA output instead of the Balanced ones. Do you suggest to use the balanced output instead? I have just the RCA input on my ampli (HK6100). Do I have to use a Balanced/RCA connector? It is worthy to do so?
Thanks
Leopoldo
No.
 

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Furthermore, due to the fact that I do not ear any clip using 256 DSD files, which setting do you suggest? M200 working as pre-out or just as a DAC?
Acting as pre-out which is better: working at the max volume or reduce it a bit ?
Sorry for my very simple questions.
Thanks
Leopoldo
 

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That can't work. RCA has less pins than balanced XLR, you can't use such a 'connector' it'll accomplish nothing.
Unless you'll buy another amplifier, just use RCA. It's fine.
thanks a lot for you clear answer
Leopoldo
 

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Again,
how can you read the firmware version on your DAC M200?
Is the brightness value "br1-2-3" just dedicated to the display? I think so.
Googling around the SMSL site I have found a last version of driver: "XMOS_USBAudio_v5.50.0_2022-09-08_setup.exe". Do you know its use?
Thanks again.
Leopoldo
 
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