USB DAC compatibility List

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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby michelangelo » Sat Nov 29 2014 15:17

This post will reference all USB DACs compatible with Volumio (which basically equals the one compatible with Linux). Please keep this thread clean and post as much informations you can provide following this scheme:

Name: Name of DAC
Receiver: USB Receiver
DAC: DAC chip
Async: Capable of Async Playback (YES\NO)
Working with Volumio: (YES\NO)
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on PI or other platforms, with version name (most of times will be ALL or NONE)
Harware Mixer on Volumio: (YES\NO)
HW Mixer string: Look for hw mixer name on /etc/mpd.conf . Report this ONLY if you had to make manual adjustment to make it work.
Comments: Issues, remarks or important info
Buying Link: NOT TO BE ABUSED!

An example:

Name: RaspyFi's reference DAC
Receiver: XMOS2
DAC: ESS SABRE 9023
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: ALL
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string:
Comments: DIY DAC
Buying Link: http://www.raspyfi.com/building-my-reference-dac/

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[b]Name:[/b]
[b]Receiver:[/b]
[b]DAC: [/b]
[b]Async:[/b]
[b]Working with Volumio: [/b]
[b]Tested Versions and Platforms:[/b]
[b]Harware Mixer on Volumio:[/b]
[b]HW Mixer string:[/b]
[b]Comments:[/b]
[b]Buying Link:[/b]
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby michelangelo » Sat Nov 29 2014 15:17

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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby yoghurtlidlicker » Sun Nov 30 2014 14:25

Name: Wavelength Audio Proton
Receiver: TAS1020B
DAC: Wolfson XWM8721
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: UDOO Quad, Volumio 1.5
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: N/A
Buying Link: N/A
Last edited by yoghurtlidlicker on Tue Dec 02 2014 16:11, edited 2 times in total.
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby yozsh » Wed Dec 03 2014 11:49

Name:: AMI MUSIK DS5
Receiver: Atmel SAM3 Cortex™-M3 microcontroller
DAC: Cirrus Logic CS4398
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: CuBox-i1 Volumio v1.4, v1.5,
Harware Mixer on Volumio: -
HW Mixer string: -
Comments: plays all kind of files well (41,48,96,192 kHz;16,24, bit; mp3, wav, flac, dsf, dff), airplay - no, dlna - ok,
Buying Link: http://amimuse.com/product/ami-musik-ds5-2/
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby lelama » Thu Jan 08 2015 21:15

Name: Weilang dac 5
Receiver: te7022
DAC: wm8741
Async: ?? I Guess no
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Rasp B+
Harware Mixer on Volumio: Yes
HW Mixer string:
Comments: price 100-150 euros assembled with case
Buying Link: bought on ebay,
Last edited by lelama on Mon Jan 26 2015 13:28, edited 1 time in total.
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby bjoele » Thu Jan 08 2015 22:20

Name: HIFIMEDIY SABRE TINY USB DAC
Receiver: PCM2706
DAC: Sabre ES9023
Async: NO
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Tested on Raspberry PI B+ with Volumio 1.5 only
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO
HW Mixer string:
Comments:
Buying Link: http://hifimediy.com/DACs/ready-made-dacs/tiny-dac
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby kolwrath » Fri Jan 09 2015 14:46

Name: Musical Fidelity V-Link I
Receiver:
DAC:
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: B+
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string: No adjustments
Comments: Worked right away no problems.
Buying Link:
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby kolwrath » Mon Jan 12 2015 14:47

Name: Shiit Modi Mk I (the original Modi)
Receiver: CM6331A
DAC: AK 4396
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES - sort of
Tested Versions and Platforms: Rasberry Pi B+ and Volumio 1.5
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string:
Comments: Only works at 44khz 32bit and below. Anything above that and it will drop / stutter / not play anything. If I find a fix I will update.
Buying Link: http://schiit.com/
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby kplx » Sat Jan 17 2015 20:35

Name: ARCAM irDAC
Receiver:
DAC: TI PCM1796
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: B+, Volumio V1.5
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string: No adjustments
Comments: Worked right away, no problems.
Buying Link: http://www.arcam.co.uk/products,rseries ... ,irDAC.htm
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USB DAC compatibility List

Postby phalanger » Sun Jan 18 2015 16:26

Name: HRT MusicStreamer Pro
Receiver: TAS1020B
DAC: Burr Brown PCM1791
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on PI B+, Volumio 1.5
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO
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