Unfortunately the distance from USB to DAC is about 1.2/1.5m (4-5ft). Anker cables don't come in those sizes, 1m/3ft or 1.8m/6ft. I tested using a 1.8m Hama shielded cable and it was fine. Is a 1.8m cable ok? I have to do some moderately serious reorganizing to accommodate a shorter cable.