Micro iUSB3.0 Impressions Thread
Apr 18, 2019 at 6:08 PM Post #287 of 460
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So I can compare the following:

1) ISO Regen + switching cheaps PS
2) micro iUSB3.0 + included PS (I guess iPower 9V)
3) micro iUSB3.0 + MCRU LPS for 2Qute (12V, 0.5A) which I am not currently using and I can try it with this one.

Once you do some comparisons, please share with us all your findings!
 
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..of what exactly?

Some claim that the iUSB3.0 was updated on the hardware part without any change in the product description. So we have the V1 (initial iUSB3.0 released 2-3 years ago) and an improved one with a better clock which they call v2.
The question was which is the official position: are there 2 versions of iUSB3.0 and if yes, how can we differentiate them? For example, an answer could be "Yes, from S/N xxxxxx you buy the second hardware revision" or "No, you guys are crazy".
 
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Some claim that the iUSB3.0 was updated on the hardware part without any change in the product description. So we have the V1 (initial iUSB3.0 released 2-3 years ago) and an improved one with a better clock which they call v2.
The question was which is the official position: are there 2 versions of iUSB3.0 and if yes, how can we differentiate them? For example, an answer could be "Yes, from S/N xxxxxx you buy the second hardware revision" or "No, you guys are crazy".

We'll get back to you with this one.
 
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Did you plan on buying it? Or you have it? For nano version standart cable is good enough from pc to reclocker so i suppose same should be true with Micro... From reclocker to Dac its more of a question is your budget and Silver/Copper preference.
P.S If you get Micro usb can you post impressions between standard and Uptone power supplies?

It seems I will not provide any feedback anymore. I decided to go for JCAT Femto USB, since it seems to be the best solution for me, being a Desktop PC user.
 
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Can I use a 9v 500ma Linear Power Supply as input instead of the provided ifi ipower supply?
The iUSB3.0 output is capable of 2.5A at 5V, that's 12.5W. The 9V power supply needs to provide this power, a 9V 500mA unit will provide 4.5W, this falls short.

Better to go a little above as bare minimum, and the 9V supply would need to deliver 2A, that's 18W. IIRC, the supplied iPower is rated at 2A, 9V.
 
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The iUSB3.0 output is capable of 2.5A at 5V, that's 12.5W. The 9V power supply needs to provide this power, a 9V 500mA unit will provide 4.5W, this falls short.

Better to go a little above as bare minimum, and the 9V supply would need to deliver 2A, that's 18W. IIRC, the supplied iPower is rated at 2A, 9V.

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I have just tried to purchase this new from Futureshop, who have been told that it is no longer for sale. Could iFi audio confirm this is the case, and if they intend to launch a replacement?

Micro iUSB3.0? Or Nano?
 
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