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Mac Mini - upsample/upconvert before Bryston


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Anybody have any opinion to offer on this? I will play with settings to see what I like but I'd really like to know the "technically proper" setup to use as my baseline - should mac mini audiomide be set to 44.1, or 88.2 or 96 when playing redbook ALAC rips from mini to v-link to bryston with bryston's upsampling turned on?




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From what I know the proper way would be to set your Mac Mini's sample rate to 44.1 kHz as otherwise your Mac will perform an additional upsampling step with a not necessarily good upsampling algorithm.


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