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post #841 of 873

This Matrix Audio USB-SPDIF converter should pretty much let you use any dac with a coax input.  I've used it with my iPad mini > cck cable > Matrix USB-SPDIF > coax > Violectric V800.

 

http://matrix-digi-usa.com/other-series/usb-spdif

post #842 of 873
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Originally Posted by HeadphoneAddict View Post
 

5) I plugged in a Nuforce Icon Mobile with a dead battery and got the power warning.  I disconnected it all, and plugged in a headphone to the amp first so that the power would be on once it got some juice, and plugging in the Camera Connection Kit to the iPad - this allowed to to work right away with no warnings.  The iPad volume control affects the music volume though the amp, and should be left on maximum.

 

Hello everyone,

 

I am trying to get my Nuforce Icon Mobile to work with my iOS devices with no luck. I have an iPhone 5C and an iPad Air both running iOS 7.0.4 and iPad 4 on iOS 6. They all have lightning connectors, so I'm using the official "Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter". I have tried to plug in the headphones first to power up the amp (it has an internal battery) as suggested by HeadphoneAddict, but still get the power warning. The battery is fully charged. It works fine with an unpowered hub in the middle though.

 

There used to be a jailbreak tweak to lift this 20 mA software limitation, but it doesn't look like it is available for iOS 7. So I'm guessing the only way for me right now is to use a USB hub, which adds a lot of inconvenience and bulk. Does anyone probably know of USB cables that tricks the device it's connected to into thinking the cable's a hub, or something like that?

post #843 of 873
From what I know, iOS7 allow more power "draining" from the CCK try upgrading your iPad 4 to the latest iOS?

Hope it helps
Billson smily_headphones1.gif
post #844 of 873

hi everyone,

 

currently i am using iPhone 4s with cck to usb cable to my alo international for on the go set up.. and i found if the standard usb cable of alo international was too long so its extend the total length of the cck+usb cable nearly 50% the length of the iPhone it self.. and its very not comfortable for me.. once a while, my colleague told me to find out a smaller usb head, but i could not found it yet..

 

any suggestions?

post #845 of 873
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Originally Posted by truefalse View Post
 

 

Hello everyone,

 

I am trying to get my Nuforce Icon Mobile to work with my iOS devices with no luck. I have an iPhone 5C and an iPad Air both running iOS 7.0.4 and iPad 4 on iOS 6. They all have lightning connectors, so I'm using the official "Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter". I have tried to plug in the headphones first to power up the amp (it has an internal battery) as suggested by HeadphoneAddict, but still get the power warning. The battery is fully charged. It works fine with an unpowered hub in the middle though.

 

There used to be a jailbreak tweak to lift this 20 mA software limitation, but it doesn't look like it is available for iOS 7. So I'm guessing the only way for me right now is to use a USB hub, which adds a lot of inconvenience and bulk. Does anyone probably know of USB cables that tricks the device it's connected to into thinking the cable's a hub, or something like that?

 

I went on and bought a cheap USB hub on eBay, will just cut off the 3 unnecessary ends and use it as an adapter to trick iOS into providing more power. Fingers crossed it'll work.

post #846 of 873

Remember if you guys get frustrated with the power messages like I was a solution is available for $99 - the NuForce iDo DAC, made just for iStuff.  Have two of them and am glad I went that route. 

post #847 of 873

"What is the best way to overcome the dreaded "The connected device requires too much power""?

 

I posted this a while ago in the forums, (see post 606) but after a while it gets lost and people come back asking the same questions.

 

This works on all IOS, all ipads, iphones with the ability to output a digital out.  I have tested this personally on iphone 4s, iphone 5, iphone 5s, ipad 2,3,4,air, mini and mini retina with an audioquest dragonfly and an apple CCK, both 30pin and lightning.

 

While the T3Hub works, it is no longer available.

 

Here is a solution:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=111116825157

 

Just plug this in series between the CCK and your DAC.

 

I have no connection with the seller. 

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Originally Posted by Oregonian View Post

Remember if you guys get frustrated with the power messages like I was a solution is available for $99 - the NuForce iDo DAC, made just for iStuff.  Have two of them and am glad I went that route. 

I agree but potential users should be warned that Nuforce say their device only supports sample rates up to 48K.

Earlier in the thread it says that this DAC supports 30 pin connector devices. I would guess that it will also work with Lightning devices since the NuForce supplied cable can be replaced with an Apple one.
Edited by xeroian - 4/6/14 at 9:07am
post #850 of 873
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Originally Posted by xeroian View Post


I agree but potential users should be warned that Nuforce say their device only supports sample rates up to 48K.

Earlier in the thread it says that this DAC supports 30 pin connector devices. I would guess that it will also work with Lightning devices since the NuForce supplied cable can be replaced with an Apple one.

 

Yes, I use my Nuforce iDo with my own lightning cable and iPhone 5s with no issues.

post #851 of 873
Need help guys, which cck do I need to buy if I have a iPad mini and headamp pico amp/dac . Thanks .
post #852 of 873
Apple CCK ( original ) to be safe. Not sure if the Pico works though
post #853 of 873
Pico works fine on the iPhone with the lightning CCK, should be no problem.
Edited by KraftD1 - 4/12/14 at 11:42am
post #854 of 873
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Originally Posted by BillsonChang007 View Post

Apple CCK ( original ) to be safe. Not sure if the Pico works though
Why the original CCK for a lightning connector iPad Mini?
post #855 of 873
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Originally Posted by Evshrug View Post

Why the original CCK for a lightning connector iPad Mini?
Probably meant Apple's own lightning to USB cable.
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