Crackling sound when switching inputs


#1

Until tonight, I have had no issues when switching back and forth between the Bridge and the I2S inputs. Just now, when I switched from the I2S-1 (DMP) to the Bridge, I heard a crackling sound. I got the sound again when I repeated the change. The level of the crackling noise varies with the volume control. When switching back to the DMP, I hear the faint click as when a DSD file starts to play. No music is playing now since I hit Stop on the remote, but I still get the noise.

Any thoughts? I don’t like this noise.


#2

Any chance you aren’t running Torreys final? Otherwise nothing comes to mind.


#3

No, been running Torreys Final ever since it was released.

It seems like somehow the DS thinks that music is playing when it isn’t. I usually get the ‘DSD click’ when I start to play an SACD on the DMP, but now I get it when switching to I2S-1 even though nothing is playing on the DMP.

No changes in cabling or anything else recently. I am using the PSA-supplied HDMI cable from the DMP to the DS and an XLR interconnect from DS to BHK preamp.


#4

You might try a different HDMI cable just in case even though it seems unlikely.


#5

I’ll try this when I get ahold of a different cable. Meanwhile, the crackling sound seems to have gone away but I still get the ‘DSD click’. I was more concerned about the former, although there is no reason to get the click when nothing is playing.