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Pathworks
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Mar 7, 2017
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Is it DSD256 in paragraph or DSD128 in specs? I want the truth, I can handle it. Can I download a user guide anywhere? I'd like to learn about the player's features.
Mar 7, 2017
Andykong
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Mar 7, 2017
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It depends on your usage. If you were listening to your "local" music stored in a TF card, N3 can native decode DSD256. If you were to use N3 as a USB DAC (similar to an external sound card) for your computer, it will only native decode DSD128.
Mar 7, 2017
Pathworks
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Mar 7, 2017
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Thanks Andy. Can you provide a link to the user's guide?
Mar 7, 2017
Andykong
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Mar 7, 2017
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We don't have an online user guide right now, maybe you can check out the product description at Cayin website, hopefully that will explain the technical attributes in more detail. http://en.cayin.cn/products_info?itemid=106
Mar 7, 2017
Pathworks
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Mar 7, 2017
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Thanks for the link. What does 'DSD not supported by Bluetooth transmission' exactly mean? If I have DSD on the TF card the N3 can't broadcast it to my bluetooth device? Also, the link says it supports DSD64 as a USB DAC? Is it DSD128 or DSD64?
Mar 7, 2017
Andykong
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Mar 8, 2017
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Yes, you cannot transmit a dsd file from your TF card in N3 to a remote Bluetooth device, or vice versa. Because DSD has strict copy-protection policy and they only allowed "secured" transmission that can't be tempered or intersected in between, Bluetooth connection is not certified for that. Besides BTv4.0 with apt-X has bandwidth limitation, it can't accommodate DSD64 as-is.
Mar 8, 2017
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