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Monthly Archives: July 2014

How to Build High Resolution Digital Audio System

Integrating analogue with digital audio components is complex and not well explained, so I thought I would post the results of the extensive research I conducted while recuperating from an eye problem – which allowed me time to listen carfully to music.  During my recovery I realized that the quality of our audio has degraded, it was better in the past using CDs. Years ago we converted our audio CD collection to digital files hosted on a MAC mini using iTunes.  This was streamed via ethernet […]

Mac Pro Late 2013 6,1 – Thunderbolt Shutdown Problems Mavericks 10.9.4

Note: on July 9 2014 I started this new post describing shutdown problems – if you are running anything before 10.9.3 see: This new post describes the problems with 10.9.4 as of July 9, 2014. Current Situation: The Areca 8050 will not shut down properly if the Mac Pro is Shutdown.  Instead, the fan on the 8050 runs on high and it appears to be shutting down but does not. 1)  The Mac Pro sleeps normally as of 10.9.4 if […]