Jump to content
The Klipsch Audio Community
Sign in to follow this  
Benjie

Hi-Res Source via Tidal

Recommended Posts

I’m just wanting to figure out what my Cambridge CXA60 is outputting as a final file. I want to ensure that I get everything out of Tidal HIFI that I can. I just installed a Chromecast Audio last night. I read directly from Cambridge Audio that they are not supporting MQA. Here is current snapshot of what’s playing now. 

Mainly I want to know if I’m streaming higher than CD quality. It sounds amazing. 

F8CCEBB5-60B3-46B9-97A8-090A782D3571.png

Edited by Benjie

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Are you plugged into the aux-input on the front of your CXA60 with a 3.5mm cable from the Chromecast Audio?

Or are you using an optical cable from the Chromecast Audio to a Toslink input on the back of the CXA60?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
55 minutes ago, pbphoto said:

Are you plugged into the aux-input on the front of your CXA60 with a 3.5mm cable from the Chromecast Audio?

Or are you using an optical cable from the Chromecast Audio to a Toslink input on the back of the CXA60?

Using the toslink optical

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, then you are good.  Just make sure that the DSP volume on the CA is at 100% and it is supposed to pass 96/24 bit perfect to your CXA60.  The Roon Path shows 48/24 MQA embedded FLAC coming from Tidal which gets unfolded by your Roon Core to 96/24 and sent on to your CA and DAC.  I'm assuming in the CA device setup in Roon it says 'no MQA capabilities' and your Roon DSP engine is disabled and/or set to 'for compatibility only.'  As an experiment, in Roon, click on the 'versions' and play the non-MQA version of the same album to see if you can tell a difference.

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...