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post #6541 of 6581
With the unit turned off completely and after a week if I power it on, the battery indicator is really low to bare minimum.
Maybe the unit I bought was old stock, since it was completely dead when I received it or the battery is not that great.
post #6542 of 6581
After 2 years mine is just starting to get the lose headphone jack problem frown.gif is this an easy fix?
post #6543 of 6581
Ok. Just one complaint. It's a bit buggy (FIIO e 17) with the hold button. Sometimes when I'm in or using the AUX imput and push the 'hold feature' on it switches the input selection to USB. It's weird. At first I thought I was accidently hitting the input switch while hitting the hold button, but this is not the case. It's a bit buggy, but not a big deal. Still works very well after 9 months I've had it.
post #6544 of 6581

Anybody opened this and installed a better battery? I'm not happy with it, since it's completely dead from the last time I used it, which was a week ago.

I love the UI, and the optical is abig plus but I cant complain for the price.

 

Only if I could put a better battery inside

post #6545 of 6581
Have you contacted the seller or FiiO about the battery issue? One or the other should replace it for you.
post #6546 of 6581

Did I F up my hearing? I use this on +12 gain and 60 volume (highest on everything) and now I want it to be louder lol.

post #6547 of 6581

Hi guys!

 

I know that the E07K can be used as a iPod DAC (even tho its not advertised). I was wondering if the E17 can also work as a iPod DAC but its just not common knowledge. 

 

Thanks!

post #6548 of 6581

How r u supposed to toggle the Lo Bypass "switch" on the side?

 

There is no switch. U cant do anything...

post #6549 of 6581
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stanfoo View Post
 

How r u supposed to toggle the Lo Bypass "switch" on the side?

 

There is no switch. U cant do anything...

 

Use a pointy object?

 

It is designed as such so you can't accidentally change it, or else the sudden jump of volume can deafen the listener.

post #6550 of 6581
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stanfoo View Post
 

How r u supposed to toggle the Lo Bypass "switch" on the side?

 

There is no switch. U cant do anything...

Use a pen, pencil, knife, tooth pick...

 

Use your imagination man!!

 

THE SKY IS THE LIMIT!!

 :deadhorse: 

post #6551 of 6581
Quote:
Originally Posted by ClieOS View Post

Use a pointy object?

It is designed as such so you can't accidentally change it, or else the sudden jump of volume can deafen the listener.

Just use a toothpick even. That'll work. wink.gif
post #6552 of 6581

Im about to order the E17 i just have some questions before i do that.

I recently bought the ATH-M50x and been using it with my PC.Sound is great,but i need a little bit of power,and im sure the SQ will be better with the E17.

 

Now,do i have to install the ASIO E17 driver?
I use the AIMP3 player,and in the settings it says that it uses WASAPI.I also have ASIO4ALL installed but it is not set on that.Is it needed for the E17 to work properly with my PC?

Also,i plan to get the E09k when i have the cash.I just want the whole package,but how much will i benefit from using the 09k aswell.I do not plan to use the E17 on the go,though i have a rockboxed Sansa Fuze,so i will try it,and if it works well i may just take it with me sometime.

And lastly,since i will have the E17 connected all the time,is this going to be a problem for the battery.

When using the E17 with the USB and set as my default audio device,do i use the DAC only or the amp works too?


Edited by Shogster - 9/5/14 at 4:12am
post #6553 of 6581
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shogster View Post
 

Im about to order the E17 i just have some questions before i do that.

I recently bought the ATH-M50x and been using it with my PC.Sound is great,but i need a little bit of power,and im sure the SQ will be better with the E17.

 

Now,do i have to install the ASIO E17 driver?
I use the AIMP3 player,and in the settings it says that it uses WASAPI.I also have ASIO4ALL installed but it is not set on that.Is it needed for the E17 to work properly with my PC?

Also,i plan to get the E09k when i have the cash.I just want the whole package,but how much will i benefit from using the 09k aswell.I do not plan to use the E17 on the go,though i have a rockboxed Sansa Fuze,so i will try it,and if it works well i may just take it with me sometime.

And lastly,since i will have the E17 connected all the time,is this going to be a problem for the battery.

When using the E17 with the USB and set as my default audio device,do i use the DAC only or the amp works too?

I use WASAPI with my E17 since ASIO doesn't always play nice with my software. I don't have any experience with AIMP3, but WASAPI works betters with both foobar2000 and JRiver Media Center.

 

The battery of the E17 will continue to drain, even when docked onto an E09K. It takes a few days to drain with heavy usage, so you can just turn USB charging on when it's low, leave it overnight and it'll be full the next day. FiiO recommends that you DO NOT charge the E17 while its in use as that can shorten battery life.

 

As for your last question, the E17, when connected via USB with headphones plugged directly into it, you'll be using the E17's DAC and amp.

Docked on the E09K, you're using the E17's DAC, but the E09K's amp.

Paired with the Sansa Fuze, you'll be using the Fuze's DAC and the E17's amp.

post #6554 of 6581
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shogster View Post
 

Im about to order the E17 i just have some questions before i do that.

I recently bought the ATH-M50x and been using it with my PC.Sound is great,but i need a little bit of power,and im sure the SQ will be better with the E17.

 

Now,do i have to install the ASIO E17 driver?
I use the AIMP3 player,and in the settings it says that it uses WASAPI.I also have ASIO4ALL installed but it is not set on that.Is it needed for the E17 to work properly with my PC?

Also,i plan to get the E09k when i have the cash.I just want the whole package,but how much will i benefit from using the 09k aswell.I do not plan to use the E17 on the go,though i have a rockboxed Sansa Fuze,so i will try it,and if it works well i may just take it with me sometime.

And lastly,since i will have the E17 connected all the time,is this going to be a problem for the battery.

When using the E17 with the USB and set as my default audio device,do i use the DAC only or the amp works too?


I spent all day playing with settings/volumes/usb drivers etc. trying to get rid of a pretty bad "crackle" sound while playing any source of music with my e17/e09k setup, and finally found the ASIO driver and it completely solved the entire issue.

post #6555 of 6581

Hello everyone,

some of you would know advise me how I can better connect to the lumia930 with the FiiO E17?

 

Do you think that is possible?

Those of you who did it?

 

Thank's in advance

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