USBStreamer and MCHStreamer

What’s the difference between the USBStreamer and the miniStreamer?

Two configuration that are majorly different when it comes to USB audio implementation and our involvement in the firmware. The miniStreamer supports sample rates up to 96 kHz and has one stereo input and ...

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Can I stream native DSD with a USBStreamer?

No, the USBStreamer do not support native DSD but the MCHStreamer does it fine. Make sure to check out the MCHStreamer for more details.

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How do I connect a DAC?

If your DAC has SPDIF/TOSLINK interface, it might be easiest to use that format to interface to it. For the USBStreamer/MCHStreamer, you can also use I2S DACs to the expansion connector (this is a more advanced...

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Can I use it to record an analog signal with the computer?

No, the USBStreamer and miniStreamer do not have an analog input.They only have a digital input (SPDIF or Toslink)

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What is “ADAT”?

ADAT is a standard for transfer of 8 channels of digital audio at 48 kHz over an optical connection. It used in sound production (“pro”) equipment.

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What software can I use for multi-channel output with the USBStreamer?

It depends on your platform and what specifically you are trying to do. - For audio playback, JRiver and Pure Music supports active crossovers and multi-channel output. - For audio recording, many Digital Audio...

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Can I use more than one USBStreamer/MCHStreamer for more channels?

Yes, however each one needs a unique USB ID so they don’t conflict. The USB ID is set in firmware, so each must have a different firmware package loaded. If the software download doesn’t contain enough firmware...

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Does the USBStreamer support WASAPI?

Yes, it indeed does and was tested accordingly by our team.

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How can I combine 2 x USBStreamer to one soundcard?

For those of you looking for a 16x16 USB audio interface, combining 2 x USBstreamer will work well. Here are few tips and tricks depending on your software: For Mac users(an OS who understands multichannel Aud...

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Why doesn’t TOSLINK work on my USBstreamer/MCHStreamer?

The USBStreamer and MCHStreamer support only one protocol type, depending on the firmware loaded. If you have the ADAT firmware loaded and want to use TOSLINK (SPDIF), please load one of the TOSLINK firmware ve...

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