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#1 nautibuoy

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Posted 31 August 2017 - 06:40 AM

I have JPlay 6.2 up and running. I'm using Asset UPnP instead of Minimserver and everything seems to work other than an occasional lock-up (so will experiment with DAC Link settings). So far I've only used it with a headphone system but sound quality is the best I've had through the 'phones.

 

I plan to move to a dual PC set-up but would like to have two audio PCs, one for the main system and the other for the headphone system in my 'den' - is that doable?

 

For the main system I have a passively cooled Intel i5 computer, which I'm confident will have no issues.

 

I have an intel E3815 processor based computer available;

 

http://ark.intel.com...-Cache-1_46-GHz

 

however it is only a single core processor and the JPlay requirments states a dual core processor is needed. Ideally I would like to use the E3815 for the Audio PC in my headphone system and thought I would check if the NUC E3815 computer it is really unsuitable before parting with any money?

 

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Posted 01 September 2017 - 06:58 AM

It will work on a single-core CPU as well. 

 

Two audioPC are possible. You will have to choose which one to use from JPLAYsettings panel on control PC. 



#3 nautibuoy

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 06:27 AM

I installed Windows 10 Home on the intel E3815 processor based computer and last evening I installed JPlay on top. Music was sourced from an Asset UPnP library on my NAS. Everything worked fine and I enjoyed listening for an hour or so without a glitch.

 

The only limitation is that I only had the option of Wasapi playback with JPlay but that is because I only have the generic Microsoft driver for my USB device installed. It's proving ifficult to track down the correct driver for Win10 for the device and the Win8 version doesn't work. The USB device is a DIYINHK board using a C-media CM6631A so if anyone knows of the correct driver...



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Posted 05 September 2017 - 07:35 AM

Try installing the driver in compatibility mode with Win8



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Posted 05 September 2017 - 09:33 PM

I tracked down a Win10 driver this evening and now have it operating in Kernel Streaming mode; well worth the effort, better resolution and a richer sound - instruments have a wonderful natural timbre.


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Posted 09 September 2017 - 06:50 PM

I tracked down a Win10 driver this evening and now have it operating in Kernel Streaming mode; well worth the effort, better resolution and a richer sound - instruments have a wonderful natural timbre.

Nautibuoy,

 

I believe my DAC uses that chip so I'd be interested to know which Win10 driver you are using. Could you point me to it? 

 

Thanks,

 

Gary



#7 nautibuoy

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 11:19 PM

Hi Gary. Here's a link to the driver I'm using - I've uploaded it to Dropbox.

 

https://www.dropbox....1.03CR.zip?dl=0



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Posted 17 September 2017 - 07:09 PM

Hi Gary. Here's a link to the driver I'm using - I've uploaded it to Dropbox.

 

https://www.dropbox....1.03CR.zip?dl=0

Thanks very much -






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