Author Topic: Ayre QX-5 USB2 Upgrade.  (Read 200 times)

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Ayre QX-5 USB2 Upgrade.
« on: 05 July, 2022, 10:48:38 am »
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  • I said before, whenever a manufacturer give you an upgrade to your equipment, go for it.

    Before, my DAC could only do a max of 384K sampling only.
     
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    DAC opened up for the modification.
     
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    Close-up of old USB board, upon removal.
     
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    Close-up of new fitted USB2 board.
     
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    Now DAC can do 768K sampling.
     
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    I am very happy with the results!

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    « Last Edit: 05 July, 2022, 11:02:42 am by Audio »

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    Re: Ayre QX-5 USB2 Upgrade.
    « Reply #1 on: 05 July, 2022, 18:32:23 pm »
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  • I read this Usb2 come with low latency XMOS2 chipset, is a good hardware upgrade for better SQ. The upsample data also go straight to the DAC bypassing the filter. The benefits of PGGB file will become even more obvious.