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Taetertot
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Oct 14, 2016
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Are driver issues still on going? Any way to use this driverless (or with Windows driver I guess) if you limit yourself to 24 / 96 playback?
Oct 14, 2016
BitRacer
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Oct 15, 2016
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Latest drivers have been working well and is stable for me under windows 10, 8 and 7. Beta firmware 029 finally fixes the issue of the slim not being detected on Windows startup/wakeup. I've had my slim for about 12 months now and it gets used daily and I'm about to join this drop for another one as an Xmas present for a friend.
Oct 15, 2016
SomeTechNoob
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Oct 15, 2016
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I'll also note that unfortunately there's no way to use this without the CEntrance driver as far as I know.
Oct 15, 2016
Taetertot
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Oct 15, 2016
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Not a deal breaker, but disappointing. If this were driverless it'd be a no brainer, but now I have to consider the Fulla. This is obviously better spec wise, and I prefer the design so I'll probably join.
Oct 15, 2016
ridhuankim
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Oct 15, 2016
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Yeah, I also have firmware 029 with latest driver and I no longer have issue on Win10. And +1 to you for sharing the goodness with your friend. So far its been my best gifts to my friends.
Oct 15, 2016
SomeTechNoob
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Oct 15, 2016
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It's because Windows only natively supports up to 24/96. I hear there's updated support for higher res usb audio in the insider previews, but I haven't tried that out yet.
Oct 15, 2016
Taetertot
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Oct 15, 2016
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Is the decision to go with a driver (like this one, or Micca Origen) or driverless (like E10K, or Audioengine D1), an either/or proposition? I'd like for all DAC/AMPs let you operate in driverless 24/96 mode, with the option of installing driver (if any) to run higher modes. But maybe that's technically problematic to pull off; I don't know of a single DAC/AMP that gives you the choice.
Oct 15, 2016
SomeTechNoob
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Oct 15, 2016
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Higher end stuff, like the Schiit Modi 2, has a switch for that. You can toggle between standard(24/96, driverless) and expert mode(24/192). You can see it in the manual: http://schiit.com/public/upload/PDF/modi_2_manual.pdf
The Modi itself costs the same amount as the Slim though, and it's only a DAC. Way different price league.
Oct 15, 2016
SunsetShores
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Oct 17, 2016
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Taetertot...off topic but have to congratulate you on your beautiful Poodle. They are smart and wonderful companions!
Oct 17, 2016
btbtbtmaki
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Oct 18, 2016
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Hi, so where do you download the firmware 029? thx
Oct 18, 2016
SomeTechNoob
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Oct 18, 2016
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You have to e-mail centrance and ask for it. I believe firmware 29 is meant for beta testers. At least it was for me.
Oct 18, 2016
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