2x4HD to DDRC-24 Upgrade / DDRC-24

Can I use a non-miniDSP calibrated microphone with the DDRC-24?

No – only the miniDSP UMIK-1 will be recognized by Dirac Live Calibration Tool. Any other microphone or audio interface will not work.

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Do I need to pay more to upgrade to the full version of Dirac Live?

No, all miniDSP products with Dirac Live already have the “full” version of Dirac Live.

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How do I decode a multichannel signal from the optical input?

This isn’t possible – the DDRC-24 accepts a stereo PCM signal only. Set your source to downmix to stereo PCM.

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Is it true the DDRC-24 process audio at 48 kHz?

Yes, in order to keep the cost down this is the optimal solution. Sample rates higher than 48 kHz will be down-converted at the input to the DDRC-24, but many of our customers report that the gains from Dirac L...

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Why is there no audio on the sub output / why is the imaging weird for my DDRC-24?

The default processing configuration is suitable for a two-way active speaker and has a 1 kHz crossover on the output channels. Before playing audio, check all of the settings in the plugin and change them to s...

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Why are there still non-zero delay and gain when I turn Dirac Live off?

This is an assumption in the Dirac Live software: turning Dirac Live off turns off the filtering but not the delay and gain adjustments. If you want to have a configuration that applies no delay and gain, use a...

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How do I upgrade the 2x4 HD to have Dirac Live?

Purchase the upgrade from our website, then follow the instructions in the User Manual. This is a manual process and may take a few days to complete.

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Can I use my upgrade license on more than one 2x4 HD?

No - each license is locked to one hardware unit. Once you have used the provided key to upgrade a 2x4 HD, you cannot use it to upgrade another.

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I already have a Dirac Live license for the PC version, can I use it to upgrade my 2x4 HD to DDRC-24?

No, the miniDSP license is completely separate and is locked to the hardware unit.

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Can I downgrade from the DDRC-24 back to the 2x4 HD?

Yes, you can easily switch from DDRC-24 to 2x4HD and back to DDRC-24 by loading the appropriate firmware to the unit. Steps should be as follow for say a DDRC-24 downgrade to 2x4HD: Update the firmware to the ...

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