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post #6421 of 6535
Wow that is really bad, the dock connector is really cheap and poorly designed.

Something to be said about the quality of Apple docks for sure, even the E09K dock fit is really sloppy.

I take it you have tried the reset and or letting the battery run out type stuff?
post #6422 of 6535
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Originally Posted by TrollDragon View Post

The E17 supports 24/192 on Optical or Coax only, not USB.

thank you mate

 

so I understand that if I connect E17 to my pc, the only way is via usb and I get 24/96.

and the best connection I can get with my note3 is again usb 24/96. correct?

no way to use 24/192 optical on note3?

 

thanks

post #6423 of 6535
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Originally Posted by gannjunior View Post
 

thank you mate

 

so I understand that if I connect E17 to my pc, the only way is via usb and I get 24/96.

and the best connection I can get with my note3 is again usb 24/96. correct?

no way to use 24/192 optical on note3?

 

thanks

 

Yes the best you will get from your PC with USB on the E17 is 24/96

 

The GN3 has no S/PDIF port so optical is out and with the E17 through USB the best you will get is 24/96

 

You might want to look into a hiFace DAC which will give you 24/192 on USB from your PC and GN3...

http://www.m2tech.biz/it/hiface_dac.html

post #6424 of 6535
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Originally Posted by gannjunior View Post
 

thank you mate

 

so I understand that if I connect E17 to my pc, the only way is via usb and I get 24/96.

and the best connection I can get with my note3 is again usb 24/96. correct?

no way to use 24/192 optical on note3?

 

thanks

I wouldn't worry about it too much unless you have a ton of 24/192 music. The only thing I have in my collection with that bitrate  and sample rate is Dr. Chesky's album which I almost never listen to.

post #6425 of 6535

I plan to use this unit as DAC on my desktop PC via Optical input. Can i plug the USB for charging and operate at the same time while this is connected on my PC via TOSLINK?

post #6426 of 6535
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Originally Posted by GoldenboyXD View Post

I plan to use this unit as DAC on my desktop PC via Optical input. Can i plug the USB for charging and operate at the same time while this is connected on my PC via TOSLINK?
Yes, you just select OPT to switch inputs.
post #6427 of 6535

Nice to know. So that means i will not run out of battery while the USB is connected and the TOSLINK at the same time?

post #6428 of 6535
As long as the USB is plugged in, it will charge. Unless you have USB charging turned off in the menu of course. smily_headphones1.gif

Plug in your toslink & USB, switch the E17 to optical and your good to go.
post #6429 of 6535

Also, know that if you plug in the USB to the E17 and you don't have the USB Charge option enabled, the E17 will primarily run off the USB power instead of the battery. The amp circuit will be using the USB power and the battery will only be used for the screen and DAC.

 

This is the reason why it takes literally more than a week to drain the battery on the E17 (on an average of 3-5 hours of usage time a day) if it is plugged into the USB.

 

It's good practice to just disable USB Charge if the battery is over 50% (3 bars) and just use the E17 plugged in (not charging). Charging and using it at the same time aren't good for the Panda batteries on the E17. This goes the same for the E12/E18.

post #6430 of 6535

I listen to the E17 for about 10 hours during night shift. I don't want to deal with the battery, so I always have the USB plugged into a charger.

post #6431 of 6535

Thanks for your inputs. I appreciate it. :beerchug: Now to look for a good E17 deal.

post #6432 of 6535

does the E17 support 32 bit? I ask this because when i use jriver and i select automatic bit depth, it chooses 32 bit. 

post #6433 of 6535
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by imeem View Post
 

does the E17 support 32 bit? I ask this because when i use jriver and i select automatic bit depth, it chooses 32 bit. 

 

No. You will get 24bit 96kHz max from USB connection.

post #6434 of 6535

Anyone know why I would be getting "USB device not recognized" when plugging in the E09K with the docked E17 into my computer? I've tried switching cables and USB ports as well as trying a different computer.

post #6435 of 6535

Hi, 

 

I tried to do my homework and read the most of this thread posts,

apologies if double asking...

 

I'd like to buy an E17 for using with PC and galaxy SIII.

 

I currently own only really low end equipment:

 

· Philips citiscape earphone (12-23.5kHz / 32ohm / 30mW)

· SoundMagic E10 earphone (ordered, didn't arrive yet)

· Sony MDRV6 (ordering next month).

 

I'd like to please ask

· first if E17 is currently working with OTG/SIII,

· if E17 would represent a noticeable improvement on onboard soundcard, PC wise, and Wolfson's SIII.

 

I'm mainly looking for lower THD and some soundstage,

don't know if I'm asking too much from E17.

 

Anyway, 

thanks in advance.

 

Xezi.

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