D1 24-bit DAC/Headphone Amp

What volume level should I set my D1 and/or speakers to for the best results?
There's not really a right or wrong when it comes to volume settings.  I'd recommend setting it up whichever way is more convenient, and dialing i...
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017 at 4:54 PM
How easy is it to set up the D1?
Connect the included USB cable from your computer to the D1. If using a Mac, go to System Preferences/Sound, and select "Audioengine D1". If you&#...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 at 1:27 AM
Where can I download drivers for the D1?
The D1 is a USB Plug-and-Play audio device. which means that the drivers it uses are developed and provided by the developer of your computer's operati...
Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 at 1:21 AM
What media player software and audio file formats are compatible with the D1 when using it with a computer?
When connected via USB with a computer, the D1 acts like a USB sound-card. Because of this, once it's set as your default playback device, it should wo...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 at 1:30 AM
How do I make sure that the D1 DAC is set to 24-bit/96KHz audio on a Mac computer?
If using a Mac, open the Audio MIDI Setup utility in Applications->Utilities, choose "Audioengine D1" under audio devices and check that the fo...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 at 1:31 AM
When I plug in headphones will the D1 RCA outputs be muted?
Yes, the output will mute and audio will only play through your headphones.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 at 1:32 AM
Are the RCA connections on the rear of the D1 fixed or variable?
These RCA outputs are variable, adjusting the volume on the D1 will adjust the output of any speakers or amp connected to this output. This makes the D1 a h...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 at 1:33 AM
Will the D1 work with my low-impedance headphones?
The D1 includes a headphone amp based around the TI OPA2134 low noise opamp. This headphone amp is able to provide low-impedance, high-fidelity audio to a w...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 at 1:36 AM
I have the original Audioengine 5 (not the A5+), will the D1 / D2 DAC work with the inputs on that original model?
You can use Audioengine DACs with your original A5s, no problem. You would simply use a standard RCA cable and the RCA to mini-jack adapter that came with t...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 at 1:37 AM
Can I connect the D1 DAC to a USB hub?
Although D1 may work just fine when connected to most USB hubs, this is not recommended as the data rate may not be fast enough for higher-resolution music....
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 at 1:37 AM