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post #16 of 76
Thread Starter 

Hardware setup as mentioned.

 

there's one thing i found out about the iPhone to DAC startup. Because the cameraconnect driver is original iPad software It doesn run as smooth on a iPhone.

After installing it trough Cydia (bigboss Repo) It wil detect the DAC imidiatly but when reconnected it didnt work at first.

 

If u do the following steps it will work.

 

Reboot phone (I use NCSettings to quicly reboot the phone to detect the DAC.)

After reboot start the DAC connect the USB cable to the CCK.

The phone has to be unlocked (See foto) then connect the CCK connector. voila.

 

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About the sound quality....  I dont do sound to letter emotion.'It doesnt work for me. 

post #17 of 76

Works with Ipod Touch 4g and a HotAudio DacDestroyer!

 

If you plug a DacDestroyer in directly, it will complain that there is not enough power.

 

However you can trick it by putting a simple usb-hub (non-powered!) between the camera connector and the dac.

 

After which it works fine. Budget dac+digital source to go :) 

post #18 of 76

Just wondering if that trick could be accomplished with a little adapter like this:

 

http://www.overclock.net/t/1235420/are-these-amperage-step-up-adapters-safe-to-use

 

Three bucks plus another dollar for shipping:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Usb-Switching-Power-Adapter-Plug-For-Ipad-0-5A-2A-/160863565535

 

Some reviews here mentioned that similar compact adapter only allowed power but no data:

 

http://www.amazon.com/Charging-Charger-Adapter-Apple-iPad2/dp/B0042LF23I

 

It seemed to be a matter of manipulating those 5 pins inside the USB port itself. That should tell iPad / iPhone the "right story" so our goal could be reached.

 

If that were the case, maybe all we need is an appropriate CCK with the pins required and cut off the unnecessary ones accordingly?

post #19 of 76
This is REALLY cool! Mines JB and ill definitely be trying this out! Thanks man!
post #20 of 76
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Originally Posted by seeteeyou View Post

Just wondering if that trick could be accomplished with a little adapter like this:

 

http://www.overclock.net/t/1235420/are-these-amperage-step-up-adapters-safe-to-use

 

Three bucks plus another dollar for shipping:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Usb-Switching-Power-Adapter-Plug-For-Ipad-0-5A-2A-/160863565535

 

Some reviews here mentioned that similar compact adapter only allowed power but no data:

 

http://www.amazon.com/Charging-Charger-Adapter-Apple-iPad2/dp/B0042LF23I

 

It seemed to be a matter of manipulating those 5 pins inside the USB port itself. That should tell iPad / iPhone the "right story" so our goal could be reached.

 

If that were the case, maybe all we need is an appropriate CCK with the pins required and cut off the unnecessary ones accordingly?

 

The spec for charging an iPad/Pod/Phone are different whether you use a plugpack/wallwart, or a computer.

 

With a computer, the device has to enumerate (be recognised by the pc) before it will charge. With a wall-wart, the data pins are held at a constant voltage, 2.5v i think with a very low current to tell the device it's only a power source. This is what I suspect that little dongle does. So: Using this dongle could fry your dac!

 

What I would use instead is one of those combo dock-connectors and usb hub cables...maybe get the octopus one and chop the others that you don't need off so it's neat.

 

In other news: Sales of proprietary ipod dacs suddenly drop drastically.


Edited by wespinvinyl - 8/13/12 at 7:14am
post #21 of 76

I'm interested in this hack in hopes of using my 4G Touch with my Leckerton UHA-4 DAC/amp. Has anyone tried seeing if it works with a Leckerton amp yet? I did some quick googling and there was the odd thread on the net saying it didn't work with some DAC's.

post #22 of 76

OK I've taken the first 2 steps. My Touch is now jailbroken and I've purchased the app now i have to get the CCK and I should be set. Pardon the dumb sounding question this app has no icon no settings nada to mess with right? Once you install it the tweak installs itself onto your iPod and you don't see or mess with a thing right? I'm asking because I've started looking around for it and I see nothing new on my iPod?

post #23 of 76

I doubt ut, what settings would there be? it just unlocks a feature that is already there as I understand it

post #24 of 76
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Originally Posted by DigitalFreak View Post

OK I've taken the first 2 steps. My Touch is now jailbroken and I've purchased the app now i have to get the CCK and I should be set. Pardon the dumb sounding question this app has no icon no settings nada to mess with right? Once you install it the tweak installs itself onto your iPod and you don't see or mess with a thing right? I'm asking because I've started looking around for it and I see nothing new on my iPod?

Waiting for your lead DigitalFreak, if so, I'm pairing my Touch with Centrance's next product when it comes out :D Or spring for either a ODAC or Leckerton 


Edited by firev1 - 8/14/12 at 12:33am
post #25 of 76
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Originally Posted by firev1 View Post

Waiting for your lead DigitalFreak, if so, I'm pairing my Touch with Centrance's next product when it comes out :D Or spring for either a ODAC or Leckerton 


I'm grabbing the CCK this weekend if not sooner stay tuned bro.

post #26 of 76
Thread Starter 

Connect the CCK goto settings/general/about (See photo)

 

 

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post #27 of 76

This adapter from HRT with really nice size worked for iPad so there could be a chance that might be compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch as well:

 

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http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=420539207984133

 

It should be getting enough power from an iPad but not sure about iPhone and iPod Touch. Besides, a special driver / app might be required and they could possibly restrict the hardware compatibility to a specific list of devices / DAC / amp etc. Still too early to tell what we could do with that and also how much it is.

 

Yet another option from HRT in the future:

 

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http://highresolutiontechnologies.com/hdmi-streamer

 

http://www.wickeddigital.com.au/index.php/2011-09-04-22-32-08/news/127-new-hrt-hdmi-streamer

 

For some of us the size could be a bit too much to handle but similar products from other companies might appear later.

 

Adapters like these are required:

 

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MD098ZM/A

 

http://www.macally-europe.com/mobile/ip-hdmi

 

Or shorter version would be great:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NON-OEM-2M-Cable-to-HDMI-Male-Adapter-Dock-for-New-iPad1-2-3-iPhone-4G-4S-1080P-/261070163265

 

LOD with MHL (mobile high-definition link) or micro HDMI could be an interesting option if there were more DACs with HDMI inputs available:

 

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http://www.nordichardware.com/news-archive/112-archive/20371.html

 

Heck, even mini DisplayPort could work if someone were trying not to deal with HDMI royalty fees:

 

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4241

post #28 of 76

Well I just gave this hack a shot. I got the CCK and a USB to mini USB cable. My UHA-4 doesn't have a USB is only has a mini USB. I connected the CCK and got device not supported on this device. I then tried a reboot of the device reconnected it and the warning message didn't come up. I connected the amp to the CCK using the mini usb to usb cable and hit play on my iPod Touch. The sound came out of the external speakers and sent nothing to the amp. I'm rather disillusioned right now

post #29 of 76

I'm looking for a new phone, I have an iphone 3gs thats 12months into an 18month contract, im not worried about the remainding 6 months of ... iphone 3gs replacement parts
 


Edited by MarisAnder - 8/15/12 at 1:05am
post #30 of 76
Thread Starter 

Does the UHA-4 charge when connected to the mini USB? The Hippo CRICRI+ has the option of not charge via USB. It then runs completly on its own power supplie.

That could be the case.

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