USB DAC compatibility List

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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby shano » Sat Nov 04 2017 13:38

Name: SMSL Q5 Pro
Receiver: USB (micro)
DAC: ?
Async:
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: 2.296
Harware Mixer on Volumio: Yes
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: Nice compact amplifier, with a variety of inputs & phono out
Buying Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Q5-Integrated- ... B015ZHZG1K
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby yakelkun » Fri Nov 10 2017 10:24

Name: SMSL AD18
Receiver: USB micro
DAC: TAS5508C
Async:
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on PI 3 Pi 2 Pi 1, tested succesfully with Pi Zero W
Harware Mixer on Volumio: No.
HW Mixer string: None tried.
Comments: one of the best value I ever saw, with BlueTooth v4.2, NFC, USB Optical Jack and Coax input, AND SUBWoofer outpout, color lcd display, remote, what else !!
Link to product Page : http://smsl-audio.com/productshow.asp?id=95

Only drawback you can't modify volume using Volumio interface. Any information about this will be greatly appreciated. :mrgreen:

Buying Link: 140$ at amazon, can be found at 120€ at CDiscount (France) when special offers occur..
Edit: available for 109$ at MassDrop...
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby jnantoine » Wed Nov 22 2017 14:14

Name: KORG DS-DAC-100
Receiver: Cypress CYC68013A
DAC: Cirrus Logic CS4398
Async: yes
Working with Volumio: NO
Tested Versions and Platforms: Raspberry Pi 3 Mpdel B + Volumio 2.323
Harware Mixer on Volumio: n/a
HW Mixer string: n/a
Comments: KORG DS-DAC-100 is not recognized by Volumio, not shown in the DAC list after connection and boot.
Buying Link:
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby marcin_stawny » Sun Dec 17 2017 20:37

Name: Aune X1S
Receiver: XMOS
DAC: ESS Sabre ES9018K2M
Async:
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on PI3, Volumio 2.344
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string:
Comments: just plug it in
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby norrest » Sat Jan 13 2018 07:49

w3ua wrote:Name: Antelope Zodiac Platinum
Receiver: Unknown
DAC: Unknown
Async: yes
Working with Volumio: No
Tested Versions and Platforms: Raspberry Pi2 and 2.041
Harware Mixer on Volumio: Unknown
HW Mixer string: n/a
Comments: Antelope is totally unresponsive. Their USB is non-standard and incompatible. They created custom USB drivers for Windows and MacOS, but ignore Linux.
Buying Link: Do not buy

1 [Platinum ]: USB-Audio - Zodiac Platinum 01-00: USB Audio : USB Audio : playback 1 : capture 1
Antelope Audio Zodiac Platinum at usb-1c1c000.usb-1, high speed
Status: Stop Status: Stop

MPD INFO:
Music Player Daemon 0.20.6
Active: active (running) since Thu 2018-01-11 17:01:20 CET; 17min ago
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 23e5:a013

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Hello Sir,
 
thank you for contacting Antelope Audio support.
 
Unfortunately your OS is not supported by this device.
 
There was a legacy driver for Linux Debian 1.0, but it is no longer supported.
 
You can use your device with Windows and Mac OS only.
 
Best Regards,
 
George
Technical Support Specialist
techsup6@antelopeaudio.com
Antelope Audio
www.AntelopeAudio.com


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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby wolfvms » Sat Jan 20 2018 14:25

I am not sure whether it should be posted here by below is my [unsuccessful] experience with Volumio for Benchmark DAC1 USB and JKDAC32. It did work with two DACs from the compatibility list: iFi DSD nano and Chord 2Qute. Volumio run on Allo's USBridge. Volumio also worked with Benchmark DAC1 USB via SPDIF, fed by Allo's DigiOne player.

Name: Benchmark DAC1 USB
DAC: ?
Async: Capable of Async Playback (?)
Working with Volumio: NO
Tested Versions and Platforms: USBridge (Sparky)
Comments: No sound, though Volumio works
Buying Link: discontinued

Name: JKDAC32
DAC: Wolfson?
Async: Capable of Async Playback YES
Working with Volumio: NO
Tested Versions and Platforms: USBridge
Comments: No sound
Buying Link: discontinued
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Re: USB DAC compatibility List

Postby wackid » Sun Jan 21 2018 09:05

Board: Asus Tinker Board
Name: SMSL M8A
Receiver: Xmos
DAC: ESS9028Q2M
Async: Capable of Async Playback YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: 2.349
Harware Mixer on Volumio: Yes

Dsd over PCM plays the correct format.
DSD direct acts like DSD direct.

Playing over Coaxial cable. Dropouts (lost of signal on DAC display.
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby lucask » Mon Jan 29 2018 22:29

Name: Pro-ject pre box s2 digital
Receiver: XMOS 2
DAC: dual ESS9038
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 2.348 on Raspberry Pi 3
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO
HW Mixer string: -
Comments: Sounds wonderful at all possible resolutions. PCM, DSD and MQA.
Buying Link: -
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby wyd4 » Fri Feb 02 2018 04:19

Name: Resonessence Labs Concero HP
Receiver: Cypress Semiconductor USB receiver (Not sure on specifics)
DAC: ESS 9018-2M
Async: Yes
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Sparky via USBridge - 2.348
Harware Mixer on Volumio: N/A
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: Works after utilizing fix here: solution-usbridge-and-some-dacs-dragonfly-and-usb-dacs-t8544.html
No Volume control within Web GUI, however can adjust software volume via AlsaMixer in terminal
Buying Link: http://www.resonessencelabs.com/shop/concero-hp/
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby GRM » Tue Mar 20 2018 07:23

Name: Audiolab 8200CDQ
Receiver: USB unknown
DAC: ESS Sabre32 9018
Async: Capable of Async Playback (NO)
Working with Volumio: (NO), DAC is recognized as Audiolab 8200 by Volumio, but only squeeking noise
Tested Versions and Platforms: Sparky via USBridge - 2.348
Harware Mixer on Volumio: (NO)
HW Mixer string:n/a
Comments: Issues, can anyone help me get this dac going on Volumio? Audiolab is a very popular brand in DAC land, so many people should have the same problem....
Buying Link: not available anymore
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