8 posts / 0 new
Last post
Kln156's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 year 7 months ago
Joined: 30/03/2013 - 16:12
Posts: 2
Arcam rDAC/apple airport express
English

Hi All

I stream music from new apple airport to Arcam rDAC via optisk cable  the music picks

(music stop playning for a mili sec)

I have borrowed a  cambridge DAC magic plus there are no problems 

some ideas on what it could be

regards kenneth

peter312's picture
Offline
Last seen: 3 weeks 2 days ago
Joined: 11/12/2008 - 12:13
Posts: 39
RE: Arcam rDAC/apple airport express

The Airport Express (assuming that's the one you mean) has high levels of jitter which causes problems for some DACs. I guess that the Arcam is more fussy than the Cambridge.

 

Kind regards

#1 (Audio) Pro-ject Debut Carbon > Arcam A19 > Dali Zensor 5.                   #2 (Video) Samsung BD-H6500 / BT YouView > Yamaha RX-V673 > WharfedaleDX-1HCP. 
peter312's picture
Offline
Last seen: 3 weeks 2 days ago
Joined: 11/12/2008 - 12:13
Posts: 39
RE: Arcam rDAC/apple airport express

Sorry, duplicate post.  |(

#1 (Audio) Pro-ject Debut Carbon > Arcam A19 > Dali Zensor 5.                   #2 (Video) Samsung BD-H6500 / BT YouView > Yamaha RX-V673 > WharfedaleDX-1HCP. 
Kln156's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 year 7 months ago
Joined: 30/03/2013 - 16:12
Posts: 2
RE: Arcam rDAC/apple airport express

okaj what can I do to avoid it

Overdose's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 week 3 days ago
Joined: 08/02/2008 - 18:23
Posts: 3669
RE: Arcam rDAC/apple airport express

peter312 wrote:

The Airport Express (assuming that's the one you mean) has high levels of jitter which causes problems for some DACs. I guess that the Arcam is more fussy than the Cambridge.

 

Kind regards

How much jitter does an Apple Airport Express put out?

How does jitter cause the music to stop momentarily?

Overdose's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 week 3 days ago
Joined: 08/02/2008 - 18:23
Posts: 3669
RE: Arcam rDAC/apple airport express

Kln156 wrote:

okaj what can I do to avoid it

This sounds like a streaming issue and momentary drop out, possibly caused by a process on your computer as you stream, or possibly limited bandwidth if there is already a lot of traffic on the network.

eengineer's picture
Offline
Last seen: 2 months 1 week ago
Joined: 01/03/2013 - 21:40
Posts: 21
same problem

Hi

I have a similar probleem with airport express optical connected to the Arcam IRdac.
It plays for 20 - 30 seconds clean and then disturbs for a milisecond.  The IRdac's relay disconnects.

I don't have this issue using ATV3.

It's highly disturbing, the irdac is pratical unusable on the ae.

byrnepadj's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 month 5 days ago
Joined: 17/10/2014 - 18:47
Posts: 1
Arcam ir-DAC and Apple Airport Express

The Apple Airport Express does not produce dropouts when connected to my HiFi directly by phono, but going through the optical link from the Apple hub to the Arcam unit and then into the hifi the interruptions are so frequent as to make the setup useless.  Arcam customer relations blame the Apple unit.  So what is the best wifi server or hub to replace the apple Air Express and make a good connection to the Arcam ir-DAC?

Log in or register to post comments