Micro iUSB3.0 Impressions Thread
May 10, 2021 at 1:55 PM Post #466 of 498

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Is there anyone experienced by adding iUSB micro into a chain with iGalvanic and iDSD micro(BL/Signature or even Diablo)? Any sound improvements?
I've been using iUSB micro + iGalvanic with ifi iDac 2 (a kind of predecessor to iDSD micro but desktop oriented) and despite the fact it could never work correctly with my lenovo docking station and ifi support stating my iDac2 has been broken it never fixed anything in my case. I've got iUSB micro to also charge Mojo and it works pretty well in that respect. Removed iGalvanic from chain and did not noticed any change in SQ. Adding iCan SE or iTube2 to the chain had a lot greater impact.
 
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Is there anyone experienced by adding iUSB micro into a chain with iGalvanic and iDSD micro(BL/Signature or even Diablo)? Any sound improvements?

iGalvanic3.0 provides galvanic isolation to USB and iUSB3.0 reclocks it, so they address different USB issues and together form the best USB cleaning service we have.
 
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iGalvanic3.0 provides galvanic isolation to USB and iUSB3.0 reclocks it, so they address different USB issues and together form the best USB cleaning service we have.
Yeah, thanks! But I'm asking about sound improvements. I got a very good result by adding iGalvanic+iPurifier into the chain. I wonder to know about sound improvements with iUSB.
 
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Is there anyone experienced by adding iUSB micro into a chain with iGalvanic and iDSD micro(BL/Signature or even Diablo)? Any sound improvements?
Well not the micro I have the nano iUSB3.0 which is no longer in production and I have the ipurifier 3.0. I can clearly say I do notice a pretty good bump in sound quality with the nano over the ipurifier 3.0. There's more air, better separation, the bass is more clear and hits hard with more authority. For me I found a used nano for a decent price to test the waters and I'm happy with the results. For the Micro I can't say buying the micro will be worth the return but everyone has their own take on how much sound improvement vs cost is. I guess if you bought one from a place that had a great return policy you could find out if the improvement is worth it.

This is my current setup.
Laptop > iGalvanic3.0 > Nano iUSB3.0 > Micro iDSD Signature / BL
 
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There's more air, better separation, the bass is more clear and hits hard with more authority.

That's a very accurate explanation how sound improves along with better reclocking, thanks!

Yeah, thanks! But I'm asking about sound improvements. I got a very good result by adding iGalvanic+iPurifier into the chain. I wonder to know about sound improvements with iUSB.

iUSB3.0 will do the same things your iPurifier does, but more clearly and stronger :)
 
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Thanks, everyone! One more question. How to connect iUSB with iDSD micro BL using Gemini 3.0? Looks like I have to use iPurifier just like an adapter. Are there any alternatives?
 
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It will work as long as your PSU outputs the correct DC voltage for micro iUSB3.0, thanks!

Thanks for the answer.
To be clear the answer is:

If the psu has the correct amper/volt/watt/voltage for the iusb, iusb will work. -> this is the same as say: the correct psu will work. Or did I understand it wrong?

The question is if allo shanti ( 5.2V/3A und 5.2V/1.2A shanti has 2 outputs) will or not work. This is a yes/no answer.

I apreciate an answer (even if I dont really understand the answer). I dont want to sound sarcastic, I just want a better psu for iusb 3.0 then the original psu included on the original ifi iusb 3.0 package.
 
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Thanks for the answer.
To be clear the answer is:

If the psu has the correct amper/volt/watt/voltage for the iusb, iusb will work. -> this is the same as say: the correct psu will work. Or did I understand it wrong?

The question is if allo shanti ( 5.2V/3A und 5.2V/1.2A shanti has 2 outputs) will or not work. This is a yes/no answer.

I apreciate an answer (even if I dont really understand the answer). I dont want to sound sarcastic, I just want a better psu for iusb 3.0 then the original psu included on the original ifi iusb 3.0 package.
yes, it will work. 5.2V/3A works better
 

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