Deafening digital distortion when first playing a song with MQA

Core Machine (Operating system/System info/Roon build number)

16" MacBook Pro
macOS Catalina 10.15.7
Roon v1.7 build 667

Network Details (Including networking gear model/manufacturer and if on WiFi/Ethernet)

Wifi via Apple AirPort Extreme

Audio Devices (Specify what device you’re using and its connection type - USB/HDMI/etc.)

Metric Halo ULN-8 via MHLink on CAT 6 connection

Description Of Issue

When playing an album in MQA format, often the first song begins with ear-splitting digital distortion until the track is stopped and the transport is moved ahead a few seconds. Occasionally MQA format tracks will also stop in the middle of playback for no apparent reason.

Check out the Resync Delay in your Device Setup settings, reference this article:

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