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iMac + TwoTwo 5 + TwoTwo Sub1 Setup? Studio Monitors
Old 18th February 2017
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iMac + TwoTwo 5 + TwoTwo Sub1 Setup?

Hey guys, I'm hoping someone can help me out with my new PMC setup. I'm currently running an iMac, outputting to an Oppo HA-1 DAC via USB. From there, it goes to the TwoTwo Sub1 via analog XLR and from there to the TwoTwo 5 monitors via analog XLR.

I'm realizing the TwoTwo 5 monitors have an onboard DAC so it seems a bit redundant and probably not the best idea to have two DACs in the mix.

My questions are:

- Is there a way to eliminate the Oppo DAC and output from iMac straight to the TwoTwo Sub1 digitally?

- I first tried using the provided RJ45 cables to connect the monitors to the Sub1 but the sound quality wasn't anywhere near the analog XLR quality. Anyone know why? It would seem keeping the signal digital all the way through would be best?

- Is the PMC TwoTwo RC1 controller worth getting? Its just volume control and easier access to settings right? I suppose if I were able to eliminate the Oppo from the chain, the RC1 controller would be required?

- I'm also getting slight interference/speaker buzz. Any ideas what that could be from?

Any help is appreciated.
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