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macOS Setup Guide

  1. Connect the standard USB cable from MAC USB port to the DAC USB input
  2. Plug in the Power Cord to the DAC, turn on the power. The DAC Standby LED should light up.
  3. Press the Power Button once, the DAC shall turn on. Select USB input. The USB input LED should light up.
  4. Check MAC System Preferences -> Sound
  1. In Sound setting pop-up, Denafrips DAC should be detected as “USB HiRes Audio”

We recommend using Roon for macOS. To setup other software, follow similar steps.

Roon Basic Setup
  1. Launch Roon application. Check the USB DAC settings in Settings->Audio. Enable the device, give it a meaningful Zone Name, i.e. Denafrips DAC.
  1. Click Device Setup to parameterize the Denafrips DAC. Please set it to Exclusive Mode to allow Roon application to take full control of the USB DAC.
  1. It’s done. Play some music and enjoy!