M2Tech EVO: It’s Alive!

Ok, so maybe I’m just brain damaged (more probably, I’m just a masochist), but I seem to have figured out my system incompatibility (crossing my fingers here): Dr Bott.

I have an external, high-powered, USB Hub off of which I hang my HRT Streamer +. That damn thing is a juice hog, so I needed a powered USB hub to run the DAC. Fine. It works like a charm, too — so much so that I used it to take everything else off my Mac to free up the other USB buses so that the Legato could get as clean a feed as I could get it.

Well, it seems that the EVO was not a fan. At some point over the last couple of days, I must have jiggled or joggled, tiggled or toggled the power supply, forcing the Dr Bott to do something which the EVO really, really didn’t like. So, right now, I am playing the EVO off of the only USB High-Speed Bus on this machine — all by itself. I think it’s delighted.

Either that, or my server heard me thinking (and typing) murderous thoughts and decided it wasn’t ready to die.

Either way, it’s working again.

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Scot started all this back in 2009. He is currently the Publisher here at PTA, the Publisher at The Occasional Magazine, and the Executive Producer at The Occasional Podcast. There are way too many words about him over on the Contributors page.