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You can try it. I did that to an old amp I had a few years ago, it helped a bit, but it still didn't completely eliminate EMI.

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What if I put a layer of tin foil inside the case?

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A list of stock Android-powered devices reportedly interworking with standard USB DAC:

 

stock Android device > digital USB audio out >> standard USB DAC >> amp >> headphones

 

. Acer Iconia Tab A200 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/15/acer-iconia-tab-a200-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Acer Iconia Tab A500 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/26/acer-iconia-tab-a500-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Ainol Novo 7 Flame using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NOVO7

http://forum.hifimediy.com/showthread.php?89-Sabre-Tiny-USB-DAC-compatibility-with-Android-Devices&p=312&viewfull=1#post312

 

. Archos G9 (tablet):

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5802/the-archos-g9-tablet-reviews-fast-enough

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1539576

 

. Asus Memo Pad ME172V using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-Asus-Memo-Pad-ME172V-Tablet.89548.0.html

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Asus PadFone using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/12/asus-padfone-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Asus PadFone Infinity using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/25/asus-padfone-infinity-announced/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2175#post_9375965

 

. Asus Slider using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.phonearena.com/reviews/Asus-Eee-Pad-Slider-Review_id2957

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1785#post_9220476

 

. Asus TF101 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/18/asus-eee-pad-transformer-uk-edition-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Asus TF201 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/transformer-prime-tf201-tablet-review,3175.html

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Asus TF300 (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/22/asus-transformer-pad-tf300-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2475#post_9510187

 

. Asus TF700 (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/25/asus-transformer-pad-infinity-tf700-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2475#post_9510151

 

. Asus Transformer Prime (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2011/12/01/asus-eee-pad-transformer-prime-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2475#post_9510187

 

. CX-919  (mini PC):

http://www.androydz.com/rk3188-quad-core-android-tv-stick/

http://www.freaktab.com/showthread.php?5309-CX-919-rk3188-quad-core-tv-stick-Android-4-2-Official-Firmware-Release&s=0fed1c9ea300e5cb35a655a7b8bcd62a&p=72022&viewfull=1#post72022

 

. Google Galaxy Nexus using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.theverge.com/products/galaxy-nexus-gsm/2946

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=35484769&postcount=52

 

. Google Nexus 4 powered by a custom kernel using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2100#post_9340559

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2550#post_9557503

 

. Google Nexus 7 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/28/nexus-7-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Google Nexus 10 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/02/nexus-10-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1110#post_8973836

 

. HTC Butterfly / HTC Droid DNA / HTC J Butterfly (smartphone):

http://www.htc.com/www/smartphones/htc-butterfly/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1425#post_9082851

 

. HTC One (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/19/htc-one-hands-on-design-and-hardware/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2210536

 

. HTC One X (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/02/htc-one-x-review/

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=2222840&st=60&p=57944246&#entry57944246

 

. HTC One X+ (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/19/htc-one-whats-changed/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2265#post_9428274

 

. HTC One XL using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.techradar.com/reviews/phones/mobile-phones/htc-one-xl-1120377/review

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1830#post_9237213

 

. Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/20/huawei-ascend-d1-quad-xl-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/628254/fiio-e18/15#post_8988466

 

. iMito MX1 (mini PC):

http://www.squidoo.com/imito-mx1-android-mini-pc-bluetooth

http://www.armtvtech.com/armtvtechforum/viewtopic.php?f=81&t=669&start=10

 

. LG Optimus G using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/19/lg-optimus-g-review-a-quad-core-powerhouse-with-nexus-aspiratio/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. LG Optimus G Pro (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/25/lg-optimus-g-pro-hands-on/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2295#post_9450152

 

. MK808 / MK808B (mini PC):

http://www.squidoo.com/mk808-dual-core-android-mini-pc-review

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2505#post_9528413

 

. Meizu MX Quad-Core using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone): to be confirmed

http://www.xda-developers.com/android/meizu-mx-quad-core-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/642504/xduoo-new-company-making-interesting-portable-dac-and-amp-units#post_9027380

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2235#post_9415543

 

. Minix Neo G4 (mini PC):

http://www.squidoo.com/minix-neo-g4-review

http://www.facebook.com/minixtech/posts/466648763397297

 

. Minix Neo X5 (mini PC):

http://tabletrepublic.com/forum/android-mini-pc/minix-neo-x5-google-tv-box-16gb-android-4-1-bluetooth-review-3241.html

http://forum.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/fr.pl?ddgtl&1358382120&openflup&5&4

 

. Motorola Razr HD / Razr Maxx HD using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/19/droid-razr-hd-and-razr-maxx-hd-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Motorola Xoom using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/23/motorola-xoom-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Mpman Mid43c using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://komputer.t0ko.com/tablet/mid43c-tablet-8-gb/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Pipo M9 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.freaktab.com/showthread.php?5001-Strong-is-beautiful-in-Depth-Review-of-the-PIPO-M9-Quad-Core-Tablet

http://www.tellementnomade.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=151754#p151754

 

. Rikomagic MK802 (mini PC):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_Mini_PC_MK802

http://www.squidoo.com/mk802-troubleshooting-guide#module163647104

 

. Samsung Galaxy Camera (camera):

http://www.digitaltrends.com/digital-camera-reviews/samsung-galaxy-camera-ek-gc100-review/

http://www.sogi.com.tw/android/article_list.aspx?OsId=1&topic_ID=6205384

 

. Samsung Galaxy Note II (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/08/samsung-galaxy-note-ii-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs

 

. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (tablet):

http://phandroid.com/samsung-galaxy-note-10-1/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/645#post_8814831

 

. Samsung Galaxy R using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2011/08/10/samsung-galaxy-r-officially-announced-for-europe-and-asia-nobod/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Samsung Galaxy S3 (smartphone):

http://www.theverge.com/2012/5/25/3042640/samsung-galaxy-s-iii-review

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs

 

. Samsung Galaxy S4 (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2013/04/24/samsung-galaxy-s-4-review/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2252618

 

. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/07/samsung-galaxy-tab-7-7-review-international-edition/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/05/15/samsung-galaxy-tab-2-10-1-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Sony Tablet S / S1 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony_Tablet_S1

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1725#post_9176002

 

. Sony Xperia Acro S using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1945

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Sony Xperia Arc S using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2011/11/06/sony-ericsson-xperia-arc-s-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Sony Xperia P using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/03/sony-xperia-p-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1635#post_9131701

 

. Sony Xperia S using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/08/sony-xperia-s-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Sony Xperia Sola using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.androidcentral.com/device/sony-xperia-sola

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Sony Xperia V (smartphone):

http://www.gsmarena.com/sony_xperia_v-review-877.php

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1800#post_9225211

 

. Sony Xperia Z (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/20/sony-xperia-z-review/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2177991

 

. Sony Xperia ZL (smartphone):

http://www.engadget.com/2013/04/10/sony-xperia-zl-review/

http://forums.overclockers.com.au/showpost.php?s=00bf76e604f9f640c25e08fabf0ed42e&p=15240770&postcount=174

 

. Sony Xperia ZR (smartphone):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2655#post_9632318

http://www.gsmarena.com/sony_xperia_zr-5421.php

 

. Toshiba AT300 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.digitalversus.com/tablet/toshiba-at300-p14161/test.html

http://www.droidforums.net/forum/new-member-introductions-site-assistance/238370-new-member-old-question-usb-dac-issue.html#post2388967

 

. Toshiba Thrive using USB Audio Recorder PRO (tablet):

http://www.engadget.com/2011/07/22/toshiba-thrive-review/

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

. Tronsmart MK908 (mini PC):

http://blog.geekbuying.com/index.php/2013/04/19/tronsmart-mk908-another-rk3188-quad-core-mini-pc-tv-box-release-review/#.UbpOVtguiSo

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=42118398&postcount=33

 

. Tronsmart T428 (mini PC):

http://blog.geekbuying.com/index.php/2013/04/17/tronsmart-t428-ready-to-shipcome-with-android-4-2-jelly-bean-first-review-here/

http://blog.geekbuying.com/index.php/2013/06/17/tronsmart-t428-new-android-4-2-firmware-comingfix-usb-audio-problem/#.UcDCvaL0FTk

 

. Wiko Cink King using USB Audio Recorder PRO (smartphone):

http://www.wikomobile.com/telephone-portable-Cink-king.php

http://www.extreamsd.com/USBAudioRecorderPRO/

 

 

 

 

The user interface of the USB Audio Recorder PRO player is rather basic, but it now has a shuffle play mode. It can transmit 24/192, and "output very natural sound".

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2475#post_9511194

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1305#post_9034501

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2490#post_9515594

 

 

A list of standard USB DAC reportedly interworking with the Android-powered smartphone Samsung Galaxy Note II:

 

stock Galaxy Note II > digital USB audio out >> USB OTG cable (ID pin grounded) >> standard USB DAC >> amp >> headphones

 

. Audinst HUD-mx2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/651660/audinst-hud-mx2-dac-amp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1890#post_9264638

 

. Apex Glacier (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/632019/apex-glacier-amp-dac-review-and-appreciation-thread

http://www.head-fi.org/t/632019/apex-glacier-amp-dac-review-and-appreciation-thread/165#post_8924724

 

. Asus Xonar Essence One using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/asus/1.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/542563/asus-essence-one-headphone-amp-dac-cebit-2011/1365#post_9152456

 

. Asus Xonar U3 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/asus_xonar_u3/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1200#post_8997468

 

. Audio-gd NFB-16 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.audio-gd.com/Pro/Headphoneamp/NFB16/NFB16EN.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/625054/samsung-galaxy-note-2/120#post_8943120

 

. Audio-gd Reference 3 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (S/PDIF converter):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/438947/coming-soon-audio-gd-reference-3-usb-spdif-converter-wonder-box

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2610#post_9609350

 

. AudioQuest DragonFly using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/617241/audioquest-dragonfly-review-affordable-outstanding-tiny-dac-amp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1035#post_8959237

 

. CEntrance DACport LX using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://audio-head.com/the-portable-audiophile-dac-centrance-dacport-lx/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1065#post_8968468

 

. ELE EL-D01:

http://www.cnfeature.com/goods.php?id=1299

http://www.head-fi.org/t/643883/portable-amp-for-galaxy-note-2-and-grado-sr80i-heaphones#post_9012249

 

. FiiO E07K Andes (USB DAC/amp): to be confirmed

http://www.headphiles.org/index.php?t=msg&goto=253249&

http://www.head-fi.org/t/638910/new-fiio-e07k-andes-information-and-impressions/15#post_8924515

http://www.head-fi.org/t/628254/fiio-e18/15#post_8973799

 

. FiiO E10 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headfonia.com/the-latest-must-have-the-fiio-e10-usb-dacamp/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/638910/fiio-e07k-andes-review-and-help-thread/540#post_9194741

 

. Focal XS 2.1 (USB speakers):

http://reviews.cnet.com/speakers-speaker-systems/focal-xs-speakers-with/4505-6467_7-33618064.html

http://www.homecinema-fr.com/forum/multimedia-materiels-tablettes-et-smartphones/samsung-galaxy-note-ii-2-go-16-go-android-4-1-2-t30029275.html#p177362999

 

. Furutech ADL Stride (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.theaudiobeat.com/equipment/adl_furutech_stride.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/631713/playstation-vita-audio-headphone-compatibility-amps-etc#post_8778115

 

. GoVibe Magnum (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/324577/review-govibe-magnum-usb-dac-amp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/633201/confirmed-list-of-usb-dacs-for-the-galaxy-s3-international-us-or-note-2#post_8809248

 

. GoVibe Martini-U (USB DAC/amp):

http://jaben-bandung.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=196

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/990#post_8942287

 

. GoVibe Vulcan (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/386127/go-vibe-vulcan

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/960#post_8929084

 

. HRT HeadStreamer Mobile (USB DAC/amp):

http://highresolutiontechnologies.com/headstreamer-mobile

http://www.computeraudiophile.com/f6-dac-digital-analog-conversion/power-galaxy-note-2-while-using-usb-dac-how-please-14029/

 

. HRT microStreamer (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue65/microstreamer.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1605#post_9123185

 

. HeadAmp Pico USB DAC/Amp: bug fixed by HeadAmp

http://www.headfonia.com/headamp-pico/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1305#post_9037872

 

. HeadAmp Pico Upsampling USB DAC:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/413230/headamp-pico-upsampling-usb-dac-pre-order-now-at-intro-price

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1305#post_9037872

 

. Headstage Lyrix Pro USB total (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headphonia.com/Amps/Headstage-Lyrix-Pro-USB-total::10071.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/795#post_8854850

 

. HiFimeDIY Sabre USB DAC using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://hifimediy.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=83

http://www.head-fi.org/t/652535/if-your-usb-dac-does-not-work-with-your-android-phone-try-this#post_9192976

 

. HiFimeDIY Sabre Tiny USB DAC:

http://hifimediy.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=62&product_id=107

http://forum.hifimediy.com/showthread.php?89-Sabre-Tiny-USB-DAC-compatibility-with-Android-Devices&s=3cd1626fb11a5d30d51ac735313dd1e4&p=308&viewfull=1#post308

 

. iBasso D-Zero (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headfonia.com/fiio-e7-meet-your-rival-the-ibasso-d-zero/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/625054/samsung-galaxy-note-2/120#post_8943120

 

. iBasso D12 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=63

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/405#post_8750862

 

. Leckerton UHA-6S MKII (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/leckerton-uha-6s-mkii-portable-headphone-amplifier

http://www.head-fi.org/t/625054/samsung-galaxy-note-2/30#post_8777791

 

. Meier Corda 2Move (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/379715/corda-2move-vs-headamp-pico-vs-rsa-predator

http://www.head-fi.org/t/625054/samsung-galaxy-note-2/390#post_9429211

 

. MyST 1866 PortaDAC (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.musicaacoustics.com/wp/amplifiers/myst-1866/

http://player.ru/showthread.php?t=74459&page=34&p=1084707&viewfull=1#post1084707

 

. NuForce Icon HDP (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.nuforce.com/hp/products/iconhdp/index.php

http://www.head-fi.org/t/666267/diy-otg-micro-usb-b-cable-to-usb-b-tutorial

 

. Objective DAC (ODAC):

http://epiphany-acoustics.co.uk/our-products/e-dac-24bit-miniature-usb-dac/

http://www.jdslabs.com/item.php?fetchitem=46

http://www.headnhifi.com/index.php/shop/objective/odac

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/435#post_8758515

 

. ODAC+O2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://epiphany-acoustics.co.uk/our-products/ehp-o2d-miniature-desktop-headphone-amplifier-with-usb-dac/

http://www.jdslabs.com/item.php?fetchitem=48

http://www.headnhifi.com/index.php/shop/objective/o2120527192048

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/435#post_8758515

 

. RSA Intruder (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/canjam-rmaf-2012-ray-samuels-audio-intruder-balanced-portable-headphone-amp-and-dac

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/660#post_8819856

 

. RSA Predator (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/predator/predator_2.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/625054/samsung-galaxy-note-2/120#post_8960049

 

. Sony PHA-1 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/10/09/sony-pha-1-idevice-dac-and-headphone-amp-in-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/465#post_8769593

 

. Stoner Acoustics UD100:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/626632/tiny-dac-big-sound-impression-of-stoner-acoustics-ud100-vs-odac

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=2449848&st=220&p=56352256&#entry56352256

 

. V-Moda Vamp Verza (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.engadget.com/2013/03/13/v-moda-vamp-versa-headphone-amp-dac-metallo-case/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/655315/v-moda-vamp-verza-metallo-discussion-feedback-reviews-pics-crowdsourcing-ideas

 

. VentureCraft Go-Dap X (USB DAC/amp): USB cable provided by VentureCraft

http://www.head-fi.org/t/609906/new-venturecraft-go-dap-x-for-both-idevices-and-pcs

http://www.head-fi.org/t/609906/new-venturecraft-go-dap-x-for-both-idevices-and-pcs/345#post_9174335

 

. xDuoo XP-1 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.jaben.com.hk/ProductView.asp?ID=776&SortID=358

http://www.head-fi.org/t/642504/xduoo-new-company-making-interesting-portable-dac-and-amp-units/45#post_9176366

 

. Zoom H4 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB recorder):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoom_H4_Handy_Recorder

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=35472432&postcount=23

 

 

So far, like the quad-core Exynos powered Galaxy S3, the quad-core Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy Note II can work with the FiiO E7, the iBasso D12, Leckerton UHA-6S MKII, the ODAC, … ; had some issue with the HeadAmp Pico (bug fixed by HeadAmp); and doesn’t work with the FiiO E17 using the stock USB audio driver.

 

So, in regard to the USB protocol, the behaviour of the Galaxy Note II is likely identical to the behaviour of the Galaxy S3.

 

 

A list of standard USB DAC reportedly interworking with the Android-powered smartphone Samsung Galaxy S3:

 

stock Samsung Galaxy S3 > digital USB audio out >> USB OTG cable (ID pin grounded) >> standard USB DAC >> amp >> headphones

 

. ALO audio The International using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://audio-head.com/the-international-headphone-ampdac-by-alo-audio/#more-1002

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1590#post_9117178

 

. ALO audio The Pan Am in USB debugging mode, or using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://audio-head.com/the-alo-pan-am-desktop-headphone-amplifier-and-usb-dac-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2565#post_9574726

 

. AMB Gamma 1:

http://www.amb.org/audio/gamma1/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/608535/wolfson-dac-confirmed-for-galaxy-s3/780#post_8750043

 

. AMB Gamma 2:

http://www.amb.org/audio/gamma2/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=27247705&postcount=279

 

. Apex Glacier (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ttvjaudio.com/Apex_High_Fi_Audio_Glacier_portable_headphone_amp_p/aaa0000010.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/608535/wolfson-dac-confirmed-for-galaxy-s3/825#post_8776449

 

. Asus Xonar U3 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.asus.com/Multimedia/Audio_Cards/Xonar_U3/

http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread.php/429589-Samsung-Galaxy-S3?s=1a313fae4795a9a7493a6ce0f677ca8e&p=8551119&viewfull=1#post8551119

 

. Atoll DAC 100:

http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/atoll2/atoll.html

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=35266076&postcount=17

 

. Audinst HUD-mx2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://earmass.com/2013/03/24/audinst-hud-mx2-versatile-dacamp-combo/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1890#post_9264638

 

. Audio-gd Sparrow Version A (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.audio-gd.com/Pro/Headphoneamp/Sparrow/SparrowEN.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/915#post_8907415

 

. AudioQuest DragonFly using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.stereophile.com/content/audioquest-dragonfly-usb-da-converter

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1680#post_9151794

 

. Behringer UCA202 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/UCA202.aspx

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/240#post_8654226

 

. Behringer UCA222 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.behringer.com/en/Products/UCA222.aspx

http://www.computeraudiophile.com/f6-dac-digital-analog-conversion/usb-audio-enabled-android-powered-samsung-galaxy-s-iii-12338/#post171651

 

. Beresford Caiman:

http://www.techradar.com/reviews/audio-visual/hi-fi-and-audio/hi-fi-accessories/beresford-caiman-673787/review

http://www.computeraudiophile.com/f6-dac-digital-analog-conversion/usb-audio-enabled-android-powered-samsung-galaxy-s-iii-12338/#post171651

 

. C-Media CM119 chipset-based sound card Dynamode 7 channel USB 2.0 (USB DAC/amp):

http://alatest.com/reviews/audio-accessories/dynamode-7-channel-usb-2-0-sound-card/po3-149540433,95/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=27604946&postcount=449

 

. C-Media CM6911 chipset-based sound card 3D Sound (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/USB-External-3D-5-1-Channel-Audio-PC-Sound-Card-Adapter-/310227918523?pt=UK_Computing_ComputerComponents_SoundCards&hash=item483b065ebb&clk_rvr_id=448505625943&afsrc=1

http://www.droidforums.net/forum/android-forum/197454-enable-usb-audio-any-android-4-0-device-7.html#post2378579

 

. Cakewalk Sonar SPS 25:

https://www.cakewalk.com/support/kb/reader.aspx/2007013101

http://www.computeraudiophile.com/f6-dac-digital-analog-conversion/usb-audio-enabled-android-powered-samsung-galaxy-s-iii-12338/#post171651

 

. Cambridge Audio DacMagic:

http://www.headfonia.com/cambridge-dacmagic-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/631855/galaxy-s3-and-ca-dacmagic-plus#post_8899779

 

. Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.whathifi.com/review/cambridge-audio-dacmagic-plus

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1980#post_9304294

 

. CEntrance DACmini using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://centrance.com/products/dacmini/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1200#post_8998731

 

. CEntrance DACport using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.avguide.com/review/centrance-dacport-2496-usb-dacheadphone-amplifier-playback-34

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=635892416426250&set=a.634656613216497.1073741826.110473262301504&type=1&theater

 

. CEntrance DACport LX using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.headfonia.com/cheaper-better-the-centrance-dacport-lx/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1755#post_9188208

 

. Citypulse DA2.03e (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.citypulse-audio.com/2,03e.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1710#post_9162300

 

. Corsair HS1 Gaming headset (USB DAC/amp/headphones):

http://www.anandtech.com/show/3989/corsair-hs1-gaming-headset

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=27238117#post27238117

 

. Creative Xmod:

http://reviews.cnet.com/external-audio-adapters/creative-xmod/4505-9335_7-32105686.html

http://www.forum-audiophile.fr/musique-demat/fonction-usb-audio-a-activer-dans-android-t24441-60.html#p336853

 

. Cypher Labs AlgoRhythm Solo –dB using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://headfonics.com/2013/03/cypher-labs-algorhythm-solo-db/

http://cypherlabs.com/blog/post/android-devices-play-high-resolution-audio-using-the-algorhythm-solo-db

 

. Dared MP 5 or ALO JV5 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue24/dared_mp5.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/990#post_8948190

 

. ELE EL-D01:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/586909/the-discovery-thread-new-dannybs-first-take-ath-ckn50-pg383-ele-hi-fi-usb-18-dac-pg-328/4905#post_8886336

http://www.head-fi.org/t/642554/fiio-e7-galaxy-s3-questions-for-car-audio/15#post_8991125

 

. FiiO E7 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headfonia.com/fiio-e7-portable-dac/

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/07/galaxy-s-iii-real-user-review-part-2.html

 

. FiiO E07K Andes (USB DAC/amp): to be confirmed

http://headfonics.com/2012/12/fiio-e07k-the-andes/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/638910/new-fiio-e07k-andes-information-and-impressions/15#post_8924515

http://www.head-fi.org/t/628254/fiio-e18/15#post_8973799

 

. FiiO E10 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headfonia.com/the-latest-must-have-the-fiio-e10-usb-dacamp/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2010#post_9319171

 

. FiiO E17 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headfonia.com/the-upgrade-fiio-e17-alpen/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1020#post_8958018

 

. Furutech ADL Cruise (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.furutech.com/a2008/product2.asp?prodNo=399

http://www.head-fi.org/t/608535/wolfson-dac-confirmed-for-galaxy-s3/585#post_8567838

 

. GoVibe DAC:

http://jaben.net/forums/index.php?topic=2824.0

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=2440879&st=500&p=53317360&#entry53317360

 

. GoVibe Mini USB DAC:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/566934/introducing-the-govibe-mini-usb-dac

http://www.head-fi.org/t/614111/finally-digital-out-for-galaxy-siii/15#post_8525675

 

. GoVibe Petite (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/290711/govibe-petite-dac-amp-appreciation-thread-pics-little-update

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs-how-to-increase-the-issues-priority-with-google/195#post_8552452

 

. Graham Slee Bitzie (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.gspaudio.co.uk/bitzie-usb-dac-external-soundcard.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1725#post_9165957

 

. HRT HeadStreamer (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headfonia.com/hrt-headstreamer-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/608535/wolfson-dac-confirmed-for-galaxy-s3/750#post_8677483

 

. HRT microStreamer (USB DAC/amp):

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13645_3-57570860-47/a-budget-priced-audiophile-usb-digital-converter/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1635#post_9132299

 

. HRT Music Streamer II:

http://highresolutiontechnologies.com/music-streamer-ii

http://www.head-fi.org/t/608535/wolfson-dac-confirmed-for-galaxy-s3/465#post_8534856

 

. HeadAmp Pico USB DAC/Amp: bug fixed by HeadAmp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/258967/headamp-pico-portable-amp-w-optional-upsampling-24-96-usb-dac-pre-order-thread

http://www.head-fi.org/t/632019/apex-glacier-amp-dac-review-and-appreciation-thread/270#post_9036297

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1305#post_9037872

 

. HeadAmp Pico Upsampling USB DAC:

http://www.headamp.com/pico/pico_usb_dac/index.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1305#post_9037872

 

. HeadRoom Total BitHead (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headphone.com/learning-center/bithead-faq.php

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs-how-to-increase-the-issues-priority-with-google/135#post_8527516

 

. HeadStage USB DAC cable:

http://www.inearmatters.net/2010/04/short-review-headstage-usb-dac-cable.html

http://www.headphiles.org/index.php/topic,4452.msg241979.html#msg241979

 

. HiFiMan Express HM-101:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/571330/hifiman-express-brand-and-hm-101-portable-usb-dac

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=27284184&postcount=291

 

. HiFimeDIY Sabre USB DAC using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://hifimediy.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=83

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=36704343&postcount=75

 

. HiFimeDIY Sabre Tiny USB DAC:

http://hifimediy.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=62&product_id=107

http://forum.hifimediy.com/showthread.php?89-Sabre-Tiny-USB-DAC-compatibility-with-Android-Devices&s=c5c822c2ffc8aafc13dd6135f9cd235c&p=345&viewfull=1#post345

 

. Hippo CriCri+ using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/626412/review-hippo-cricri-what-more-could-you-ask-from-this

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=2222840&st=60&p=57358183&#entry57358183

 

. iBasso D-Zero (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=73

http://www.head-fi.org/t/571116/review-ibasso-d-zero-with-fiio-e7-comparison/30#post_8933882

 

. iBasso D zero-SE (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.hibino-intersound.co.jp/information/3462.html

http://av.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/news/20130610_602920.html

 

. iBasso D2 Boa (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=30

http://www.head-fi.org/t/552014/pictures-of-your-portable-rig-part-xv/5535#post_8509186

 

. iBasso D2+ Boa (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=42

http://www.computeraudiophile.com/f6-dac-digital-analog-conversion/usb-audio-enabled-android-powered-samsung-galaxy-s-iii-12338/#post171651

 

. iBasso D4 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/450260/ibasso-d4-mamba-with-dual-dacs-hey-hey-the-now-the-d42-and-improved-starting-on-page-76

http://www.head-fi.org/t/450260/ibasso-d4-mamba-with-dual-dacs-hey-hey-the-now-the-d42-and-improved-starting-on-page-76/1125#post_9501894

 

. iBasso D42 (USB DAC/amp): (Snapdragon-based S3 in USB debugging mode)

http://www.head-fi.org/t/666556/new-ibasso-d42-mamba

http://www.head-fi.org/t/666556/new-ibasso-d42-mamba/15#post_9569386

 

. iBasso D5 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/556490/ibasso-d5-hj-yet-another-usb-dac-amp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/614111/finally-digital-out-for-galaxy-siii#post_8462693

 

. iBasso D6 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=69

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1170#post_8980613

 

. iBasso D10 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=39

http://www.head-fi.org/t/628374/samsung-galaxy-s3-to-dac-usb-micro-b-male-to-mini-b-male#post_8735134

 

. iBasso D12 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=63

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=29069294&postcount=924

 

. iBasso D12 Hj (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.hibino-intersound.co.jp/ibasso_audio/2511.html

http://www.mobile01.com/topicdetail.php?f=568&t=2770200&p=28#37073736

 

. iBasso DB2 using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=71

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1035#post_8959039

 

. iQube v2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.i-qube.nl/index.php?id=24

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?s=6fe26080d10769d0f785157c83e74465&p=31207282&postcount=1268

 

. JH Audio JH-3A (USB DSP/DAC/amp/JH16 CIEM):

http://www.jhaudio.com/product/jh-3a-dsp-amp-jh16-pro-custom-ear-monitor

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/585#post_8799910

 

. Jabra GN 5035 (USB headset):

http://reviews.cnet.com/headsets/jabra-gn5035-headset/4505-13831_7-32462996.html

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=33203364&postcount=1368

 

. KingRex UD-01:

http://www.kingrex.co.uk/dac.html

https://www.facebook.com/headfonia/posts/352787358128700

 

. Leckerton UHA-4 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.leckertonaudio.com/products/uha-4/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/536982/leckerton-audio-slimline-uha-4/1020#post_8773152

 

. Leckerton UHA-6S MKII (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.leckertonaudio.com/products/uha-6s-mkii/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/602493/new-leckerton-uha-6s-mkii-portable-headphone-amplifier-announced-update-user-impressions-added-july-20th-2012/435#post_8698006

 

. Logitech wíreless gaming headset G930 (USB wireless headset):

http://www.logitech.com/en-gb/product/7248?crid=721

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1215#post_9004830

 

. M-Audio Duo USB Audio Interface:

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/oct02/articles/maudio.asp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/540#post_8788814

 

. MHDT Paradisea+:

http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue38/mhdt_paradisea.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1785#post_9215172

 

. Matrix Mini-i (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headfonia.com/matrix-mini-i-balanced-dac/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/465#post_8768166

 

. Meier Cantate.2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/products/meier-audio-corda-cantate-2

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2535#post_9546540

 

. Meier PCStep (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/620752/unboxing-meier-audio-corda-quickstep-and-pcstep

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1875#post_9255805

 

. Meridian Explorer using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.hifiplus.com/articles/world-exclusive-meridian-audio-explorer-usb-dacheadphone-amplifier-hi-fi/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/650680/news-meridian-releases-the-explorer-pocket-sized-usb-dac/525#post_9232628

 

. Microsoft Philips Digital Sound System 80 (USB DAC/amp/speakers):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Sound_System_80

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1703218

 

. Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 (USB headset):

http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en-au/p/lifechat-lx-3000/JUG-00003

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=32899845&postcount=1355

 

. Muse HiFi USB DAC:

http://www.goodluckbuy.com/muse-hifi-usb-to-s-pdif-converter-usb-dac-pcm2704-sound-card-board.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2115#post_9351104

 

. MyST 1866 PortaDAC (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/616889/myst-1866-bluetooth-optical-coaxial-usb-dac-headphone-amp-impressions-thread

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/795#post_8852573

 

. Mytek Stereo192-DSD DAC using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/622248/mytek-stereo-192-dsd-dac-preamp-amplifier-review-appreciation-thread

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1920#post_9273723

 

. NuForce Icon HDP (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.nuforce.com/hp/products/iconhdp/index.php

http://www.head-fi.org/t/608535/wolfson-dac-confirmed-for-galaxy-s3/585#post_8567838

 

. NuForce Icon Mobile (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/nuforce10/mobile.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/435#post_8759826

 

. NuForce Icon uDAC-2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.digitaltrends.com/headphone-amplifier-reviews/nuforce-icon-udac-2-review/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=35266076&postcount=17

 

. Objective DAC (ODAC):

http://epiphany-acoustics.co.uk/our-products/e-dac-24bit-miniature-usb-dac/

http://www.jdslabs.com/item.php?fetchitem=46

http://www.headnhifi.com/index.php/shop/objective/odac

http://www.head-fi.org/t/628374/samsung-galaxy-s3-to-dac-usb-micro-b-male-to-mini-b-male/30#post_8939722

 

. ODAC+O2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://epiphany-acoustics.co.uk/our-products/ehp-o2d-miniature-desktop-headphone-amplifier-with-usb-dac/

http://www.jdslabs.com/item.php?fetchitem=48

http://www.headnhifi.com/index.php/shop/objective/o2120527192048

http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=410941392302962&id=164588276945555

 

. Ordnance .25 (USB DAC/amp):

http://jaben.net/forums/index.php?topic=9984.0

http://www.head-fi.org/t/614111/finally-digital-out-for-galaxy-siii#post_8462693

 

. Practical Devices XM6 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/510543/new-practical-devices-xm6-amp-dac-the-complete-review

http://www.head-fi.org/t/633511/pictures-of-your-portable-rig-part-xvi/2490#post_9215369

 

. RSA Intruder (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.raysamuelsaudio.com/products/intruder

http://www.head-fi.org/t/627080/new-balanced-portable-amp-from-rsa-w-dac/30#post_8781567

 

. RSA Predator (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.raysamuelsaudio.com/products/predator

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/150#post_8538933

 

. Sony PHA-1 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/624676/sony-pha-1-portable-dac-amp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/645086/samsung-galaxy-s3-and-hd598s#post_9033830

 

. Stoner Acoustics UD100:

http://stoneracoustics.blogspot.fr/

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=2452730&st=160&p=54596977&#entry54596977

 

. Sunrise Ray DA-P1 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/660291/short-review-sunrise-audio-ray-excellent-portable-dac-amp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1950#post_9282772

 

. Syba SD-AUD20101:

http://www.sybausa.com/productInfo.php?iid=1191

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/375#post_8736082

 

. TCG U-SKIN (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.tcgcn.com/productshow.asp?id=517

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1920#post_9274670

 

. Topping D1 Mark 2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/636606/topping-d1-mark-2-review

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=28673076&postcount=871

 

. Topping D2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.mightybigword.com/tnt/2012/03/topping-d2-dac-review/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=32920194&postcount=1357

 

. Topping TP30 (USB DAC/amp):

http://news.cnet.com/8300-5_3-0.html?keyword=Topping+TP-30

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/05/samsung-galaxy-s-iii-usb-audio.html

 

. Turtle Beach Audio Advantage Micro II:

http://linkai8424.blogspot.fr/2011/03/turtle-beach-audio-advantage-micro-ii.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1155#post_8978516

 

. Unique Melody PP6 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DSP/DAC/amp/CIEM):

http://www.custom-iem.com/um-platform-pure-pp6-p-670.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/613417/unique-melody-platform-pure-6-pp6-discussion-appreciation-tour-thread/360#post_8965862

 

. V-Moda Vamp Verza (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/655315/v-moda-vamp-verza-metallo-discussion-feedback-reviews-pics-crowdsourcing-ideas

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/1875#post_9255450

 

. VentureCraft Go-Dap X (USB DAC/amp): USB cable provided by VentureCraft

http://venturecraft.jp/gadget_en/gdx.php

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/315#post_8708233

 

. xDuoo XP-1 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.529433853753069.134639.436744613021994&type=1

http://www.head-fi.org/t/642504/xduoo-new-company-making-interesting-portable-dac-and-amp-units/45#post_9176225

 

. Zero DAC (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/269458/review-zero-24-bit-192khz-dac-headphone-amp-pre-amp

http://www.head-fi.org/t/633201/confirmed-list-of-usb-dacs-for-the-galaxy-s3-international-us-or-note-2#post_9329790

 

 

 

A list of standard USB DAC reportedly interworking with the Android-powered smartphone Samsung Galaxy S4:

 

stock Samsung Galaxy S4 > digital USB audio out >> USB OTG cable (ID pin grounded) >> standard USB DAC >> amp >> headphones

 

. ALO audio The International using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://audio-head.com/the-international-headphone-ampdac-by-alo-audio/#more-1002

http://www.head-fi.org/t/661448/us-samsung-galaxy-s4/45#post_9582748

 

. Apex Glacier using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/632019/apex-glacier-amp-dac-review-and-appreciation-thread

http://www.head-fi.org/t/661448/us-samsung-galaxy-s4/45#post_9582748

 

. AudioQuest DragonFly using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.stereophile.com/content/audioquest-dragonfly-usb-da-converter

http://www.head-fi.org/t/661448/us-samsung-galaxy-s4/45#post_9582748

 

. Behringer UCA202 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/UCA202.aspx

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2505#post_9521793

 

. CEntrance DACmini using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://centrance.com/products/dacmini/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?s=100a28915888288d20999f8b415a1730&p=41481429&postcount=32

 

. CEntrance DACport using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.avguide.com/review/centrance-dacport-2496-usb-dacheadphone-amplifier-playback-34

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?s=100a28915888288d20999f8b415a1730&p=41481429&postcount=32

 

. CEntrance HiFi-M8 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://centrance.com/products/new/blog/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2655#post_9631702

 

. Cypher Labs AlgoRhythm Solo –dB using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://headfonics.com/2013/03/cypher-labs-algorhythm-solo-db/

http://cypherlabs.com/blog/post/android-devices-play-high-resolution-audio-using-the-algorhythm-solo-db

 

. FiiO E07K using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://headfonics.com/2012/12/fiio-e07k-the-andes/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2265#post_9431745

 

. FiiO E17 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.headfonia.com/the-upgrade-fiio-e17-alpen/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=41229169&postcount=12

 

. GoVibe Mini U-DAC:

http://jaben-bandung.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=147

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=41350105&postcount=24

 

. HeadAmp Pico USB DAC/Amp:

http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/headamp2/pico.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2190#post_9387172

 

. HeadAmp Pico Upsampling USB DAC:

http://www.headamp.com/pico/pico_usb_dac/index.htm

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2190#post_9387172

 

. HiFimeDIY Sabre Tiny USB DAC:

http://hifimediy.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=62&product_id=107

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2460#post_9506498

 

. iBasso D42 (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.head-fi.org/t/666556/new-ibasso-d42-mamba

http://www.head-fi.org/t/666556/new-ibasso-d42-mamba/30#post_9610761

 

. Leckerton UHA-6S MKII (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/leckerton-uha-6s-mkii-portable-headphone-amplifier

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2280#post_9433340

 

. Lexicon Omega using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB recorder):

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/mar04/articles/lexiconomega.htm

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=41487706&postcount=33

 

. M2Tech hiFace Two using USB Audio Recorder PRO (S/PDIF converter):

http://www.tnt-audio.com/sorgenti/m2tech_hiface2_e.html

http://forum.tellementnomade.com/viewtopic.php?p=147120#p147120

 

. Meridian Explorer using USB Audio Recorder PRO:

http://www.hifiplus.com/articles/world-exclusive-meridian-audio-explorer-usb-dacheadphone-amplifier-hi-fi/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2520#post_9536124

 

. NuForce Icon uDAC-2 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DAC/amp):

http://www.digitaltrends.com/headphone-amplifier-reviews/nuforce-icon-udac-2-review/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2385#post_9481700

 

. RSA Intruder (USB DAC/amp):

http://audio-head.com/the-rsa-intruder-headphone-ampdac-review/

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2252618

 

. Stoner Acoustics UD100:

http://stoneracoustics.blogspot.fr/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/android-phones-and-usb-dacs/2265#post_9424990

 

. Styleaudio Carat-Peridot2 (USB DAC/amp):

http://styleaudio.jp/2011/peridot2.html

http://bbs1.ruliweb.daum.net/gaia/do/ruliweb/default/mobile/66/read?bbsId=G002&itemId=8&articleId=262591

 

. Unique Melody PP6 using USB Audio Recorder PRO (USB DSP/DAC/amp/CIEM):

http://www.custom-iem.com/um-platform-pure-pp6-p-670.html

http://www.head-fi.org/t/661448/us-samsung-galaxy-s4/45#post_9582748

 

 

The Galaxy S4 can’t work with the Apex Glacier; the Galaxy S3 can.

The Galaxy S4 can work with the FiiO E17; the Galaxy S3 can’t without using USB Audio Recorder PRO.

 

Bold: new addition to the list


Edited by DanBa - 7/28/13 at 3:25pm
post #2688 of 5139

Dear DanBa,

 

First of all, thank you very much for carefully maintaining this very valuable thread! 

 

Second, I'd like to share some of my thoughts, partly inspired by this thread.

 

Indeed, the availability of USB digital audio output from android phones has IMO revolutionized the entire approach to portable hi-fi.  In fact, I personally tend to see less and less value in expensive portable DAPs (Astrell&Kern, Colorfly and the rest of the pack), since you can instead invest into a higher-class portable USB DAC/AMP, which on average give you a lot more bang for the buck in terms of audio reproduction quality compared to a higher-end DAP. And it allows for a much greater flexibility.

 

I am a happy owner of a (more or less) typical portable rig: SIII -> USB OTG -> RSA Predator -> Audiotechnica ATH-ES10. And I would have been more than happy with this set up, if not for one terrible annoyance that drives me absolutely mad: this SIII is not a dedicated digital audio transport, but my primary communication device, so I have to take and make phone calls from time to time, and stay connected to the cellular network for that matter, which unfortunately induces terrible hum, beeping sounds and clicks resulting from the device's cellular (mainly) and/or other wireless activity.

 

The result is a spoiled listening experience, with the only way to stop it (or is it? I didn't found any better way...) is to switch the device to Airplaine mode. This brings in the audiophile nirvana of uninterrupted and unaffected listening, but... undermines my connectivity, which is a critical component of nowadays' on-the-go life.

 

Heck!!! What to do???

 

I spent weeks thinking about it, googling all over the place in search for a solution...

 

I considered dedicated DAPs, and rejected them for two reasons: one, because this would have completely ruin the value of my investment into RSA Predator, the sound signature of which paired to my ES10 I tend to like a lot. But I'd have to either abandon it, or use it as an amp-only, because none of higher-end dedicated DAPs I considered offered usb audio out, and a few had line out bypassing their. Second, I would overpay for the player part of the DAP (storage, processing power, interface, controls, screen) and lose any flexibility of Android in terms of choice of player software/album management etc. 

 

I considered getting a second smartphone with known USB audio out support out-of-the-box to run it as a DAP in Airplane Mode, but my search revealed that I am somewhat limited to higher-end Samsung and HTC models, with bigger and better screens, high processing power etc, which, again, I did not need. The smallest and cheapest I found was Galaxy SIII mini, which still is a 300$ investment in my village.

 

And then I finally bumped into this thread, and it stroke me: what if I get any cheapest android phone running 4.0 or higher and supporting USB OTG, and USB audio recorder pro will do the rest??? 

 

I am sorry for being so long-winded, but do I get it right that in fact ANY android 4.0 or lated devices with USB OTG functionnality will be able to output USB digital audio with the help of USB audio recorder pro??

 

Your help and advice are highly appreciated! 

post #2689 of 5139

@SV_Hummer: the only potential issue I see in your thought process is that at the moment, USB Audio Recorder Pro is a player itself, not a service, so you would not have the ability to use another player on your Android device (or a streaming service like MOG, Rhapsody, Spotify, etc). If you look for posts by a member here named eXtream, you can find more info about the progress towards a USB audio service that would allow you to use other applications (as he is the developer of the application). Hope this makes sense!

 

@eXtream: every step you get us closer to a USB audio service that's usable on a wide variety of devices, the more I heart you. In a totally good, non-creepy way, I promise! :D 

post #2690 of 5139
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Originally Posted by Theogenes View Post

@SV_Hummer: the only potential issue I see in your thought process is that at the moment, USB Audio Recorder Pro is a player itself, not a service, so you would not have the ability to use another player on your Android device (or a streaming service like MOG, Rhapsody, Spotify, etc). 

 

Theogenes, thank you, what you said makes perfect sense - I realize that with the current implementation I will have to use UARP application, which is fine for the time being (cherishing the hopes that ExtreamSD would continue their excellent work on helping us getting the best out of our android devices).

 

What I was trying to clarify was whether UARP application needs nothing more than an Android 4.* devices with USB OTG functionnality to rock :-)

post #2691 of 5139

@SV_Hummer: this could be the solution for you.

 

MK808B

post #2692 of 5139
With no screen or other controls this becomes a challenging piece to use on the go smily_headphones1.gif)
post #2693 of 5139

True, I was thinking in something for use at home. 

Anyway, you don't need a screen since it can be controlled from a phone.

 

Anybody knows something about USB Audio on Android 4.3?

post #2694 of 5139
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Originally Posted by ramilacaponi View Post

Anyway, you don't need a screen since it can be controlled from a phone.

 

How could you control it from a phone? Some special app? 

post #2695 of 5139

If you use XBMC or aMPD both have apps for controlling it from another android device

post #2696 of 5139
Quote:
Originally Posted by SV_huMMer View Post

I am a happy owner of a (more or less) typical portable rig: SIII -> USB OTG -> RSA Predator -> Audiotechnica ATH-ES10. And I would have been more than happy with this set up, if not for one terrible annoyance that drives me absolutely mad: this SIII is not a dedicated digital audio transport, but my primary communication device, so I have to take and make phone calls from time to time, and stay connected to the cellular network for that matter, which unfortunately induces terrible hum, beeping sounds and clicks resulting from the device's cellular (mainly) and/or other wireless activity.

 

The result is a spoiled listening experience, with the only way to stop it (or is it? I didn't found any better way...) is to switch the device to Airplaine mode. This brings in the audiophile nirvana of uninterrupted and unaffected listening, but... undermines my connectivity, which is a critical component of nowadays' on-the-go life.

 

Heck!!! What to do???

 

 

In this usage context, I’m used to put my Galaxy S3 away from my ODAC + Neco Soundlab V3 portable amp by not using short USB OTG cable: no more radiated EMI (ElectroMagnetic Interference).
 
Some USB DAC/amp makers, like CEntrance, take a lot of care of EMC (ElectroMagnetic Compatibility):
"Meantime, we are working out the EMC issues.
We need to make sure our boards are making adequate contact with the chassis metal to make sure that external radio frequency interference doesn’t affect the performance of our unit. Radio frequencies should be going straight to the metal of the chassis, not to the circuit. Protection is especially important, since there will be a cell phone sitting right on top of the HiFi-M8.
We are doing very well already with EMC stuff, but are considering an extra step. For that, we are using a little toothy clip. "
 

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by SV_huMMer View Post

I considered getting a second smartphone with known USB audio out support out-of-the-box to run it as a DAP in Airplane Mode, but my search revealed that I am somewhat limited to higher-end Samsung and HTC models, with bigger and better screens, high processing power etc, which, again, I did not need. The smallest and cheapest I found was Galaxy SIII mini, which still is a 300$ investment in my village.

 

And then I finally bumped into this thread, and it stroke me: what if I get any cheapest android phone running 4.0 or higher and supporting USB OTG, and USB audio recorder pro will do the rest??? 

 

I am sorry for being so long-winded, but do I get it right that in fact ANY android 4.0 or lated devices with USB OTG functionnality will be able to output USB digital audio with the help of USB audio recorder pro??

 

 

As far as I understand, USB Audio Recorder PRO requires a USB Host driver able to transmit isochronous packets to USB DAC.
 
The Galaxy S2 acting as USB Host can interwork with USB Peripheral like USB mouse, USB keyboard or USB drive. 
But it can’t work with USB DAC, because its USB Host driver isn’t able to transmit isochronous packets to USB DAC.
post #2697 of 5139

My E17 picks up a very tiny amount of EMI when Wifi is on, and is 100% completely dead silent when connected to 3G or 4G. It is completely usable on 3G and 4G and is still tolerable even on wifi because it's just barely noticeable with nothing playing. This is with a Verizon Galaxy S4. 

post #2698 of 5139
Quote:
Originally Posted by SV_huMMer View Post
... The smallest and cheapest I found was Galaxy SIII mini, ...

The Samsung Galaxy SIII mini does not support USB OTG!

post #2699 of 5139
Quote:
Originally Posted by SV_huMMer View Post

Theogenes, thank you, what you said makes perfect sense - I realize that with the current implementation I will have to use UARP application, which is fine for the time being (cherishing the hopes that ExtreamSD would continue their excellent work on helping us getting the best out of our android devices).

 

What I was trying to clarify was whether UARP application needs nothing more than an Android 4.* devices with USB OTG functionnality to rock :-)

 

I misunderstood you, my apologies. It sounds like you are correct about 4.x devices being able to utilize UARP, but I'll leave the definitive answers to those with the knowledge to give 'em. ;)

post #2700 of 5139
Quote:
Originally Posted by ramilacaponi View Post

True, I was thinking in something for use at home. 

Anyway, you don't need a screen since it can be controlled from a phone.

 

Anybody knows something about USB Audio on Android 4.3?

 

I know that I upgraded my Nexus 10 tablet to Android 4.3 and still can't get USB Audio to work properly (not counting USB Audio Recorder PRO, since to me, that doesn't count.  I want full USB Audio support, and like most here, I don't think that is unreasonable).  My USB DACs are Hifimediy Sabre and Fiio E07k.

 

Maybe everything will work properly with Android 5.0 (we can hope)...

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