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Old 19th December 2012, 12:17 PM   #1811
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Try directly wiring - instead of using the uFL.

Your firmware is just fine. I don't think this is an unlock issue, as you are getting noise. The noise is a symptom of a deeper issue.

It could also be that the waveio is damaged. Did you ever short a digital output?
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Old 19th December 2012, 12:40 PM   #1812
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Try directly wiring - instead of using the uFL.

Your firmware is just fine. I don't think this is an unlock issue, as you are getting noise. The noise is a symptom of a deeper issue.

It could also be that the waveio is damaged. Did you ever short a digital output?
I will try the direct wiring. Digital output was not shorted (yet).
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Old 20th December 2012, 08:34 PM   #1813
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It looks, that i solved the problem.

First thing - Buffalo II DAC has a switch at the digital input. It should be "ON" when you want connect spdif and should be "OFF" when you want connect i2s or dsd. On my dac the switch was in ON position ....

The strange noise dissappeared, but there was a break every 12 seconds when listening to SBT and every 20s when listening to Notebook.

I resetted completely SBT, installed new 7.8 beta firmware, than EDO app and than update to a newest kernel from Triode - all problems dissappeared.

I will test notebook in a few days, but it looks, that my SBT/WaveIO/Buffalo II are now correctly set and adjusted.
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Old 21st December 2012, 01:35 AM   #1814
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That means that yes you basically did short the output In any case, glad you seem have it sorted.
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Old 21st December 2012, 01:09 PM   #1815
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Trying to adjust a Placid HDBP for Legato. (and than connect it to BIIISE) I got about 14,4V DC at the output and I'm measuring 378mV between TP-VIN ad TP-CSS. The heatsinks closest to the DC output connector get really hot. Can't touch them. The heatsinks close to the big elco's get hot too but not as hot as the other ones. Is this correct or am I making a mistake?
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Old 21st December 2012, 01:12 PM   #1816
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You are forcing the shunt transistor to shunt all of the current. So yeah it will get really hot. When you have you load using some of the current instead of the shunt element shunting it that transistor/heatsink will be much cooler. Also just a friendly reminder that this type of thing should be taken to the support forum - not here.
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Old 21st December 2012, 01:13 PM   #1817
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Will do that
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Old 21st December 2012, 01:15 PM   #1818
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Not a big deal, just cuts down on noise.
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Old 5th February 2013, 09:26 PM   #1819
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Default Stereo imaging off center

I'm using my BII /IVY for about 1,5 jears now and am very satisfied with it. But there is one anoying problem. The stereo imaging of my BII seems to be slightly off center. It's like the balance is shifted slightly to the left. I checked with multiple sources (waveIO / SPDIF) and multiple amplifiers but the BII or IVY seems to be the problem. All the gain resistors on the IVY are standard and identical on both channels (measured them). The psu's deliver the correct voltages/currents and are shunted on 60ma. Beside this problem the sound is absolute delight. Somebody knows the solution to this issue or can give me some trouble shooting directions?
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Old 6th February 2013, 12:03 PM   #1820
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The source of this "imbalance" could be a number of things.

You could add little more output to the right side.

Or you could use custom firmware and control the balanced digitally.
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