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Old 05-07-2018, 12:15 PM
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With the last driver update my Esoteric sees the right sample rate of the Tidal MQA records.
That means my D02X can decode it?
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Old 05-07-2018, 01:18 PM
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Which driver are you referring to? USB driver? HR Player? Firmware?
http://www.esoteric.jp/products/esot..._driver_e.html
http://www.esoteric.jp/products/esot...downloade.html
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Old 05-08-2018, 08:59 AM
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USB Driver 1.0.22
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Old 05-08-2018, 07:51 PM
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How do you install? Works for Current Esoteric SACD players ?
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Old 05-08-2018, 09:00 PM
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How do you install? Works for Current Esoteric SACD players ?


It is installed on your PC.

In my case, I had to then set a few parameters again in ROON as it didn’t automatically enable the new ASIO driver for my K-03X. I know so little about MQA’s process I have no idea what the decoder or renderer are so not sure which of those settings I was supposed to choose. I chose both functions and MQA files show a maximum of 48hz...
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If you use Roon, you should set the MQA Capabilities to "No MQA Support" for K-03X, and keep MQA Core Decoder enabled. This way Roon 1.5 will perform the first unfold of MQA to MQA Core in 88.2kHz or 96kHz to your K-03X, because it is told K-03X does not support MQA so Roon will decode MQA for you.
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If you use Roon, you should set the MQA Capabilities to "No MQA Support" for K-03X, and keep MQA Core Decoder enabled. This way Roon 1.5 will perform the first unfold of MQA to MQA Core in 88.2kHz or 96kHz to your K-03X, because it is told K-03X does not support MQA so Roon will decode MQA for you.


Thank you!

Made those changes and now see up to 96hz on the K-03x display. Sounds great.
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Old 05-09-2018, 07:32 AM
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Is it true that there is a new driver for esoteric SA CD players that will allow it to unfold MQA? How do you install it?
I just heard back from Esoteric, Japan; this is not true, Sorry.
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