Article ID : 00075581 / Last Modified : 03/18/2014

How to configure the Direct Stream Digital (DSD) playback settings of Foobar2000.

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  1. Open the Foobar2000 menu.
  2. Click File.
  3. Go to Preferences.
  4. Select Components in the Preferences window.

    Note: Audio Stream Input/Output (ASIO) and Super Audio CD Decoder (SACD) are listed under Components.

  5. Click Playback.
  6. Click Output node.
  7. Select ASIO.
  8. Select ASIO: foo_dsd_asio from the device pull-down list.
  9. Click Apply.
  10. Click ASIO to go the ASIO drivers list.
  11. Double-click foo_dsd_asio under ASIO driver pull-down list.
  12. Select ASIO for Sony USB DAC Amplifier.
  13. Click X (close button) to close the foo_dsd_asio window.
  14. Click Tools node.
  15. Select SACD.
  16. Select DSD from the ASIO Driver Mode pull-down list.
  17. Click Apply to complete DSD playback settings of Foobar2000.