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Airport Extreme or Airport Express with M2Tech Hiface USB interface


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Hi all,

 

This is my first post, after reading some interesting threads on this forum. But now back to my question...

 

I was planning to use my Mac Mini for streaming music to my recently purchased second hand Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 DAC. At first I thought that I would use an optical Toslink connection, but after reading some posts on this forum, I think it would be a good idea to use the M2Tech Hiface device via USB, and a coaxial cable to the DAC. Is this the general feeling, or do you think there are still some problems with Mac OSX?

 

The only problem I have is that my TV set-up and my stereo set-up are seperated from eachother by 25 feet. I would like to avoid long cables (quality and/or expensive), so I was thinking: would it feasable to use an Apple Airport Express or Extreme, in combination with the M2Tech Hiface and my DAC, or would you think there will be issues with the sound quality, or other technical problems?

 

Thanks in advance for your thoughts and suggestions.

 

Walter

 

 

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I'm unsure if this is what you were meaning to do ... but you can't attach a USB DAC / SPDIF interface such as the HiFace to the USB port on an Apple Airport Express or Airport Extreme.

 

The HiFace needs to be connected directly to your MacMini.

 

Eloise

 

Eloise

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...in my opinion / experience...

While I agree "Everything may matter" working out what actually affects the sound is a trickier thing.

And I agree "Trust your ears" but equally don't allow them to fool you - trust them with a bit of skepticism.

keep your mind open... But mind your brain doesn't fall out.

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