DacMagic 100 USB mode on Mac OS X: 96kHz vs 192kHz

Just bought a brand new Cambridge Audio DacMagic 100, and I'm really pleased with it.

The only slight foible with it was that, out of the box on Mac OS X, it defaults to USB 1.0, rather than USB 2.0. This means that the maximum sample rate supported by default is 96kHz, rather than the advertised maximum of 192kHz.

The simple way to fix it (as found in the depths of the online PDF manual) is found on page 14: Continue reading "DacMagic 100 USB mode on Mac OS X: 96kHz vs 192kHz"


Ivor Gurney: Sleep (Marcus Farnsworth), Wigmore Hall International Song Competition 2009.

Come, sleep, and with thy sweet deceiving
Lock me in delight awhile;
Let some pleasing dream beguile
All my fancies, that from thence
I may feel an influence,
All my powers of care bereaving.
Tho’ but a shadow, but a sliding,
Let me know some little joy,
We, that suffer long annoy,
Are contented with a thought
Thro’ an idle fancy wrought:
O let my joys have some abiding.

Edit: The original URL / video seems to have failed, so here's another recording, still by Marcus Farnsworth: