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#269742 - 2017-11-12 00:36 218 digital coax out
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Does the 218 digital coax out output MQA? If so does MHR have to be enabled? I seem to remember reading something about this but searched and can't find it.

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#269801 - 2017-11-13 23:09 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: Kswanson]
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Anyone have any ideas on this?

Ken


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#269802 - 2017-11-13 23:11 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: Kswanson]
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I thought MQA was only available over MHR via SpeakerLink and analog?


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#269803 - 2017-11-13 23:42 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: Ratbert]
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I suppose the 218 might provide the first unfold over digital coaxial?


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#269804 - 2017-11-13 23:47 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: Gianni]
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That's what I'm trying to figure out.

Ken


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#269806 - 2017-11-14 01:22 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: Ratbert]
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This is correct in my 218, enabling and disabling MHR made no difference.


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#269807 - 2017-11-14 02:55 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: CMB Integrations - Bruce]
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Please clarify. What is correct in your 218? Coax SPDIF first MQA unfold out? No unfold?


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#269808 - 2017-11-14 04:03 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: OldDogCan]
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First unfold 24/96 out of the digital coax


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#269809 - 2017-11-14 05:49 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: CMB Integrations - Bruce]
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Bruce,

What is indicating the 218 is unfolding MQA?

Ken


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Office: SBT, Berkeley Series 2/MQA, Audience 2+2v2, Hegel, JL e110, Dual Core, 218, Roon.
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#269810 - 2017-11-14 06:48 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: Kswanson]
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I use the 218 in front of the 861v6 and as one of my 3 zones.
MQA music streamed over TIDAL/ROON and 218 go over the coax out into the 861.
218 unfold the first part and you get the green or blue light.
But you have to watch the settings from Roon disable DSP engine and more


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#269811 - 2017-11-14 06:48 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: Kswanson]
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That is a good question. Is it unfolded or just a normal M upsampled signal?

IIRC Aurelic we’re stopped from doing that weren’t they ?


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#269813 - 2017-11-14 07:21 Re: 218 digital coax out [Re: ncpl]
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I suppose if you played an MQA 24/48 Track it would arrive on the output at that resolution. Surely the 218 would not upsample this? Or would it?


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