Playing back music on a computer. TEAC UD-301

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Playing back music on a computer

Installing the driver on a computer

When using Mac OS X

This unit can be used with the following Mac operating systems.

Mac OS X 10.6.4 or later (Snow Leopard)

OS X Lion 10.7

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8

OS X Mavericks 10.9

(as of March, 2014) o This unit will run with the standard Mac OS driver, so there is no need to install a special driver.

When using Windows OS

Installing the driver on the computer

In order to play audio files stored on a Windows computer through this unit, you must install a dedicated driver on that computer beforehand. Download the dedicated driver from the TEAC Global Site:

This unit can be used with the following Windows operating systems.

Windows XP (32-bit)

Windows Vista (32/64-bit)

Windows 7 (32/64-bit)

Windows 8 (32/64-bit)

Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit)

Operation with other operating systems is not guaranteed.


Install the dedicated driver software before connecting the computer to this unit using a USB cable.

If a computer is connected to this unit before the driver is installed, proper operation will not be possible.

Moreover, after doing this, proper driver installation might not be possible. Furthermore, if using Windows

XP, the computer might start operating noticeably slower and require restarting.

For instructions about driver installation procedures, please visit the Downloads page from the TEAC

Global Site (

Depending on the combination of hardware and software, proper operation might not be possible even with the above operating systems.

About the transmission mode

This unit connects using high-speed asynchronous mode.

Transmittable PCM sampling frequencies are 44.1 kHz,

48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz and 192 kHz.

2.8 MHz and 5.6 MHz DSD are also supported.

When properly connected, you will be able to select

“TEAC USB AUDIO DEVICE” as an audio output from the computer.

In asynchronous mode, the audio data sent from the computer is processed using this unit's clock, reducing data transmission jitter.

Downloading the TEAC HR Audio Player application

If you need, you can download our free TEAC HR

Audio Player application, which supports DSD file playback, from the TEAC Global Site (both Mac and

Windows versions available).


Playing back music files stored on the computer


Connect the unit to the computer using a USB cable.

o To use a Windows computer, you must install the

dedicated driver beforehand (see page 12).

o Use a cable with a connector that fits the USB port on the unit.


Turn the computer on.

o Confirm that the computer has started up correctly.


Press the


button to turn the unit on.


Press the source button repeatedly to select



Start playback of the music file on the computer.

If you can adjust the volume from the computer, set it to its maximum level and use this unit's VOLUME knob to adjust the level for the best audio quality.

o If you are using the TEAC HR Audio Player Application, the volume cannot be adjusted from the computer.

Turn this unit's VOLUME knob to MIN before starting playback. Then, gradually turn it up.

USB cable o The computer and this unit cannot control each other.

o When playing back a music file using the USB connection, do not attempt any of the following operations.

Doing so could cause the computer to behave irregularly. Always stop music playback software on your computer before doing any of the following.

o Disconnect the USB cable o Put the unit into standby o Change the input source o When playing back a music file using the USB connection, computer operation sounds will also be played through this unit. To avoid this, make appropriate settings on the computer.

o If you connect this unit with the computer or you set this unit’s input to “USB” after starting music playback software, music files might not play back properly. If this occurs, restart the music playback software or restart the computer.



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