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M-Track 2x2M as a DAC/Amp?

Hi!

So I just bought the M-Audio M-Track 2x2M to use as a MIDI interface between my keyboard and MacBook Pro. Now I'm thinking about upgrading to a decent pair of headphones (Sennheiser HD650) and was wondering if the M-Track can be used as DAC/amplifier?

That is to say I want go listen to music from my laptop (say Spotify for example) using the M-Track to bost the signal so that the Sennheiser can give out its full potential.

If so, how would you go about doing that?

Sorry if the question doesn't make much sense, I'm new to this digital audio world :)

Thanks for the help.
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  • Hey Danny,

    Thanks for posting!

    Sure! You can use your M-Track to output any audio from your computer as well as record audio into it. The setup is very simple - select the M-Track as your computer's audio output device (install this driver if you're using a Windows OS) and it will output audio that you're streaming from Spotify, media players, websites, etc.

    Connect your headphones to the headphone input on the front, turn up the output volume on your computer and the headphone volume on the M-Track and you're all set!

    I hope that helps!
    • Hey Nick, thanks for the reply!

      When I try to select my M-Track as my output device on my MacBook Pro I get a message saying ''The selected device has no output controls''
      I'm connecting through USB. What am I missing?

      Again, I'm an absolute beginner at this, so apologies for seemingly simple questions but I'm really confused. Thanks for the help.
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