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How to convert file types in iTunes

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Converting one file type to another is easy in iTunes, either on a Windows or Mac computer.  There are two types of files iTunes will not deal with: FLAC and WMA.  iTunes will handle most everything else. If your music is stored on your computer or an external hard drive or NAS and is managed […]

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How to run a bit perfect test with DirectStream

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We have a bitperfect test you can perform with your comper and DirectStream  Here are the reasons why you might wish to do this: There are multiple reasons people might want to have bit perfect transmission from their player to their DAC: 1)      They want to play DSD via DoP 2)      They want to send, DTS […]

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How to update firmware in the NPC

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To update the firmware in the NPC (NuWave Phono Converter)you will need a blank USB memory stick of about 1GB.  Smaller is ok as well, as the size of the downloaded file is small. Go to our downloads page and find the driver or firmware you need for your product.  Download the file, which will […]

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How to record DSD with the NPC

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This document is a short cut for Recording audio files in DSD mode with a Windows computer. For a more complete tutorial go here: http://www.psaudio.com/support/recording-with-vinyl-studio/ 1)     Download and install VinylStudio: http://www.alpinesoft.co.uk/VinylStudio/download.aspx 2)     In the Main window Create a new collection at: File>New Collection 3)     Create an album : Enter An Artist/Performer, and an Album title. […]

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How to install the Windows driver for DirectStream, PWD MKII, NuWave and NPC

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Setting up on a Windows Computer requires the installation of our USB driver available for free download here. These instructions apply to the PerfectWave DAC MKII, the NuWave DAC, DirectStream DAC and NPC Phono Converter. Connect the DAC or NPC to your computer via USB Once you have downloaded the driver, but before you install […]

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How To Update Your P3 Firmware

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The P3 Power Plant can be upgraded in the field. The P3 uses a USB memory stick to install the firmware update. At your computer, go to our Downloads page and download the latest firmware for your unit. Prepare the USB stick To prepare the USB stick we suggest doing a quick format prior to […]

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How to connect a Power Plant to the Internet

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Connecting the P5 or P10 to the network and internet allows you to control the Power Plants through your control page on this website as well as view power performance graphs and schedule events. Connecting to the internet is relatively straightforward. If you have a hard wired Ethernet connection to your network or home router, […]

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How to play DSD files on Foobar

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DirectStream is able to play DSD files from a computer over USB, or the coaxial, balanced or I2S inputs.  To do so, the DSD files need to be converted to DoP (DSD over PCM).  This process is typically handled on the fly by programs like JRiver.  Foobar, the free Windows media player can be setup […]

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How to burn audio DVD’s using Windows Vista

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Idiots guide to Hi-Res burning on DVD for the Perfect Wave Duo using windows Vista” Rudimentary step by step This will assume to are starting with FLAC (most common download format right now) 1: Download and install “Nero 9.0” free trial version(huge program, takes forever!) 2: Download free “Traders Little Helper” software. 3: Create 2 […]

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How to convert high resolution files to WAV using XLD

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The PerfectWave Transport Memory player can play high resolution DVD’s with WAV files on them. Many times we get high resolution files downloaded in another format. Here’s is another Windows based software solution. Convert hi-res files to WAV using XLD. (XLD is a shareware program available at:http://tmkk.hp.infoseek.co.jp/xld/index_e.html) (1) open Preferences, click ‘General” tab, set ‘Output […]

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How to create an M3U playlist with Media Monkey

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M3U playlists are great for keeping track of your favorite tracks and albums. They can be created and then added to music server programs such as iTunes, eLyric and JRiver. Here’s step-by-step instructions how to create a playlist in Media Monkey, a free to use Windows program. New MediaMonkey Installation If you haven’t already done […]

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How To Change Fuses In A PWD or PWT

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Fuses make a significant contribution to the way your system sounds. Making sure you have the best sounding fuses in place can many times make a big difference in performance. The fuse values for these units are 1 amp slow blow and each will use two (2) 5x20mm 1 amp slow blow fuses 1. UNPLUG […]

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How to install a Power Port AC receptacle

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There aren’t many inexpensive upgrades you can add that are as easy to install and effective as a Power Port and installing these in your home couldn’t be easier. It’s a great Saturday afternoon project. Getting the power out of the home’s AC receptacle is the first place we should concern ourselves with proper connectivity. […]

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How to install a dedicated AC line

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One of the best improvements you can make to your home’s high-end audio or video system is to use dedicated AC lines. This guide will help you install one. A dedicated AC line is simply a separate AC wire going back to your home’s circuit breaker box. Instead of the standard AC feed with multiple […]

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How to install a Soloist in-wall conditioner

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The PS Audio Soloist is the world’s first in-wall power conditioner offering full AC filtering, surge and spike protection. The product line has been discontinued. They are not difficult to install and can make a world of improvement. Installing and testing the PS Soloist The PS Soloist is a 15 amp receptacle designed to be […]

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