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post #271 of 5426
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Originally Posted by b-rad View Post

From what I understand a USB otg cable is required. Not sure why though. 

 

 

A standard USB DAC operates only as a USB peripheral. It only interworks with a USB host.

 

The SGS3 is a USB On-The-Go device.

A USB OTG device can act as a USB host or as a USB peripheral.

 

Simply put, a USB OTG device, like the SGS3, acts as

. a USB peripheral when a Micro-B plug is inserted [regular cable]

. a USB host when a Micro-A plug is inserted ["OTG cable"]

 

 

 

 

 

SGS3 as USB peripheral:

. SGS3 – regular cable – PC / Mac as USB host

. SGS3 – regular cable – upcoming specific Android Jelly Bean-compliant USB DAC as USB host

 

SGS3 as USB host:

. SGS3 – "OTG cable" – USB mouse as USB peripheral

. SGS3 – "OTG cable" – standard USB DAC as USB peripheral

 

 

 

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Originally Posted by b-rad View Post

One cable running from device to device would be nice but I could only get it working with two cables
 

 

An "OTG cable": Micro-A to Mini-B cable

http://www.lindy.co.uk/05m-usb-otg-cable-black-type-micro-a-to-mini-b/31957.html


Edited by DanBa - 8/31/12 at 12:46pm
post #272 of 5426

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

 

stock Samsung Galaxy S III > digital audio stream >> USB OTG cable (Micro-A plug inserted in the S III) >> standard USB DAC >> amp >> headphones

 

 

. AMB Labs Gamma2:

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

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

 

. 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

 

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

http://www.chinacomputerparts.com/d-p1140199199635616900-cables/

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

 

. 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

 

. 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

 

. FiiO E7 (USB DAC/amp):

http://fiio.com.cn/product/index.aspx?ID=28&MenuID=020301

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

 

. 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.jaben.com.au/collections/go-vibe/products/govibe-minidac

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

 

. HRT HeadStreamer (USB DAC/amp):

http://highresolutiontechnologies.com/headstreamer

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

 

. 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): (Exynos-based S III has issues with Pico for the time being)

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

http://www.head-fi.org/t/608535/wolfson-dac-confirmed-for-galaxy-s3/480#post_8539705

http://www.head-fi.org/t/608535/wolfson-dac-confirmed-for-galaxy-s3/720#post_8638606

 

. 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

 

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

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

http://neutronmp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=314&start=20#p1636

 

. 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 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 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

 

. 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

 

. KingRex UD-01:

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

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

 

. 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

 

. NuForce Icon HDP (USB DAC/preamp/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

 

. 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

https://plus.google.com/107354758331405644147/posts/PCaM42irMeU

 

. 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

https://plus.google.com/107354758331405644147/posts/PCaM42irMeU

 

. 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

 

. 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

 

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

http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?hl=en&langpair=zh-TW%7Cen&rurl=translate.google.com&twu=1&u=http://www.tpdz.net/produce.asp%3Fid%3D25&usg=ALkJrhhte1Q6A1NnVWodszs9J4x85vGfDg

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

 

. 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

 

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

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKtXfbiWeFg&feature=youtu.be


Edited by DanBa - 9/7/12 at 2:02pm
post #273 of 5426
An "OTG cable": Micro-A to Mini-B cable http://www.lindy.co.uk/05m-usb-otg-cable-black-type-micro-a-to-mini-b/31957.html[/quote]

That's exactly the type of cable I was looking for! It's really long though! 19" is way too much cable to stuff in your pocket. And idea where I can find one that's like 3ish inches?
Edited by b-rad - 9/1/12 at 6:40am
post #274 of 5426

Some audio cable specialist, like ALO audio, should provide a short micro-A to mini-B USB OTG cable upon request.

 

An iDevice-compliant DAC USB to iDevice cable at $150.00:

http://www.aloaudio.com/alo-audio-usb-to-ipod-cable-for-the-algorhythm-solo

 

 

 

post #275 of 5426
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Originally Posted by DanBa View Post

Some audio cable specialist, like ALO audio, should provide a short micro-A to mini-B USB OTG cable upon request.

 

An iDevice-compliant DAC USB to iDevice cable at $150.00:

http://www.aloaudio.com/alo-audio-usb-to-ipod-cable-for-the-algorhythm-solo

 

 

 


That is outrageously overpriced!
I'm gonna have to keep searching for something more affordable. Am I the only one who wants to use a portable amp/dac without a bunch of extra cabling?
A regular otg cable and a usb to mini usb cable just seems excessive.. :-/
post #276 of 5426

oh just DIY it get two cables you need and chop in the middle go to radio Sh@t and get some heat shrink and a cheep soldering iron and tech flex if you want to be fancy. soldering not that hard especially wire to wire.

 

R-

post #277 of 5426
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Originally Posted by labcoat View Post

oh just DIY it get two cables you need and chop in the middle go to radio Sh@t and get some heat shrink and a cheep soldering iron and tech flex if you want to be fancy. soldering not that hard especially wire to wire.

 

R-


I was actually considering making my own. I have a regular micro to mini usb cable, but I'd like to shorten it, and its not an otg host cable. Where can I find some info on how to modify/make my own?
post #278 of 5426

Make your own USB OTG cable: 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1806589

 

 

 

Affordable audio cables for portable Android audio rigs will likely come from FiiO or iBasso:

 

. FiiO:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/604479/good-news-about-android-phone-supports-digital-audio-output

 

 

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Originally Posted by feiao View Post

We will design a new Mini USB to Macro USB cable with L type connector so it can be easy installed in Galaxy S2 and our E7/E17.  Also I think it will be a good place to ask if someone can help us to test it when we have the sample cable. 

 

. iBasso:

http://www.ibasso.com/en/products/show.asp?ID=54

 

 

 

 

Galaxy S3-compliant Epiphany Acoustics EDAC (i.e. ODAC) >> iBasso CB06 High Purity Copper 3.5 to 3.5 Interconnect  >> portable amp Neco V3

http://www.head-fi.org/t/513233/neco-soundlabs-portable-v-2-amp/105#post_8486878

 

 

Much more affordable cables will likely come from company like ShenZhen ChengYang Electronic:

http://stores.ebay.com/chenyanghdmi

post #279 of 5426

Quick question for anyone using a USB DAC/amp with their phone (specifically a Galaxy SIII I suppose): what happens when you're listening and the phone rings? Are you able to answer the call? Is the call audio routed to the front or rear speaker of the phone? Is the standard microphone functioning?

 

I have been looking around for an answer, but I can't seem to find it.

post #280 of 5426
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Originally Posted by mcbiff View Post

Quick question for anyone using a USB DAC/amp with their phone (specifically a Galaxy SIII I suppose): what happens when you're listening and the phone rings? Are you able to answer the call? Is the call audio routed to the front or rear speaker of the phone? Is the standard microphone functioning?

 

I have been looking around for an answer, but I can't seem to find it.

Whatever music is playing or video pauses and cuts off, and the phone rings. Upon the call ending whatever was playing resumes.

post #281 of 5426
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Originally Posted by Timmyw View Post

Whatever music is playing or video pauses and cuts off, and the phone rings. Upon the call ending whatever was playing resumes.

 

I think he know that, he's asking whether the call is routed to the ear piece or speaker.

post #282 of 5426
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Originally Posted by beaver316 View Post

I think he know that, he's asking whether the call is routed to the ear piece or speaker.

Yep, that's correct. Surely someone here must know?
post #283 of 5426

The call is routed to the headphones.

post #284 of 5426

When I was on Foxhound ICS with the Siyah kernel, only media audio was routed to USB.  Since moving to JB, all of it seems to get sent.  I need to test it out while making a call.

post #285 of 5426

When does  Fiio E17 works with the SGS III ?

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