No sound from Benchmark DAC2 L via USB with Odroid XU4

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  • 16. Juni 2016 at 5:59 #20699

    Has any one used a bechmark dac connected via usb with odroid?

    While max2play recognizes the Dac and the dac lights indicate that it is connected via the usb 2.0 protocall, I can get no sound.

    I have tried all options for the dac via the dropdown box in the Squeezelite player and none will produce any sound.

    Appreciate any troubleshooting advice.


    17. Juni 2016 at 3:44 #20706

    UPDATE: I was able to figure out that Unbutu mutes the output of all soundcards by default. I lauched a terminal window from the Unbutu desktop and used alsamixer to unmute the sound card. Now I have sound!

    Unfortunately, rebooting Unbutu resets the mute.

    I think there is an alsa command I can place in squeezelite confuguration option but I cannot seem to figure out the syntax.

    I welcome any knowledge or advice onthis matter.

    17. Juni 2016 at 5:39 #20707

    Now retaining settings on reboot. Success!

    27. Juni 2016 at 3:34 #20858

    In order to make the Benchmark Dac work, I had to log into the Odroid via ssh at a terminal window. I then executed the „alsamixer“ command to get the alsamixer window where i then had to unmute the outputs.

    6. Juli 2016 at 16:05 #21270

    Hi shepdoug,
    Thanks for the great documentation on your troubles with this third-party sound card. This can help other users who might want to venture in the same direction.

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