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Anyone familiar with the DSD player plugin for LMS? I have it running on an RPI4 with PiCorePlayer and streaming to a USB connected Topiing D10.

When connecting the D10 to windoze and playing through Jriver the topping's display shows "DSD"

But when playing through the RPI and LMS with the DSD plugin the display shows "352 pcm".

Is the plugin "packing" the bitstream into DSD over PCM?
Or is it converting to PCM?

Not a big deal to me, the LPs I am ripping to DSD sound amazing.

For example comparing my DSD rip of the MFSL Beatles Collection Sgt. Pepper's album vs. the 24x48 digital release from the authorized Apple USB chip (remastered tracks I guess), I have to give the preference - somewhat to my surprise - to my MFSL vinyl rip. The vinyl rip has more even tonal balance overall. The USB chip release has more forward and strident vocals and horns. The LP rip vocals are more natural sounding.

Probably some of the credit must for this to the Music Hall TT and Audio-Technica MC cartridge. Not sure I would have the same preference if I had used the Grado Gold MM cartridge.

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Topic - DSD on LMS? - LtMandella 16:11:14 03/24/22 (5)


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