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I received my Terminator II a couple of days ago , plugged in and started playing , I’m pretty happy with it however ROON doesn’t seem to identify the DAC so it’s limiting the resolution setting , is there a work around or way to get ROON to identify the DAC? Any advice will be greatly appreciated 

I found the fix with a Mac but I’m using a SonicTransporter i9-optical rendu-terminator .

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It’s probably because it is not Roon Certified yet. Not sure there is a work around. 

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5 hours ago, BCRich said:

It’s probably because it is not Roon Certified yet. Not sure there is a work around. 

The only thing to do till it is certified is to use something certified, or a generic streamer like a Raspberry Pi that runs Roon Bridge.

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4 hours ago, iLguapo said:

The Optical rendu that I use doesn’t seem to support the higher sample rates either 


good luck finding a solution -- it's definitely a simple setting somewhere.  others are using roon streaming high sample rates with both the optical rendu and the terminator ii -- i'm sure they'll steer you the right direction.

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The limitation could be due to the uRendu: https://www.sonore.us/opticalRendu.html

Supports the following PCM sample rates up to: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz, 705.6kHz, and 768kHz
Supports the following DSD sample rates up to: DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DSD512


I personally use roon+HQP on a Windows PC, it supports PCM1411/1536 and DSD1024:


Roon HQP.jpg



Roon HQP 1411.jpg



In later part of this year, we will contact roon to have our DACs/DDCs certified. But good things take time, we'll see!

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The T2 will only get a Works with Roon Certification. This isn’t much really. 

I use a Sonore signatureRendu SE optical with the Terminator at get 1536 kHz streaming. But, I have to route Roon through HQPlayer. Roon doesn’t support sample rates this high. 

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