OPPO HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier/DAC Discussion Thread
Dec 3, 2015 at 1:47 AM Post #2,521 of 4,863

jonnymooshoo

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Can anyone confirm if the HA-2 ill work as a DAC for Macbook and/or PC though a USB 3.0 port.. or is it limited to a USB 2.0 port as an external DAC?
 
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  Can anyone confirm if the HA-2 ill work as a DAC for Macbook and/or PC though a USB 3.0 port.. or is it limited to a USB 2.0 port as an external DAC?

 
USB3.0 is designed to be backward compatible to all lower USB. If it doesn't work, then it is most likely a driver issue on the PC side and not on HA-2.
 
Dec 3, 2015 at 11:26 AM Post #2,524 of 4,863

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USB3.0 is designed to be backward compatible to all lower USB. If it doesn't work, then it is most likely a driver issue on the PC side and not on HA-2.


+1 on this, there is no good reason why any USB2.0 DAC shouldn't work/be compatible with a computer's USB3.0 ports.
 
I have the HA-2 working flawlessly through both a Macbook Air's and an HP EliteBook's USB3.0 outputs, no problems at all on either OS X El Capitan, or Windows 7.
 
Dec 3, 2015 at 7:42 PM Post #2,525 of 4,863

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Apologies if this has been discussed, I searched various places, here included, and have come up empty. 
 
On the 3 Macs I have access to, running 10.11.1, in the Audio MIDI Setup, I only see option for 16 and 32bit. Should I be seeing 24 also? I had a D1 that showed 16 and 24. Any thoughts would be much appreciated.
 
Dec 5, 2015 at 2:14 AM Post #2,526 of 4,863

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this amp/DAC is fantastic. i use it paired with my lh labs geekout V2 to amp out enough to power my HD 600's and it's so clean and beautiful. plenty of headroom


 


use it as a DAC directly to my Dunu DN2KJ's and it's just as sublime. 


 


amazing stuff. pairs perfectly with those setups.

 


Agreed on all counts...one of the best purchases I've ever made...portable technology has really taken a step up
 
Dec 5, 2015 at 8:06 AM Post #2,527 of 4,863

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Has anyone with ha 2 tried the chord MOJO, apparently it is a step above this...
 
Dec 5, 2015 at 2:57 PM Post #2,529 of 4,863

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Just ordered the ha2.going to use it with ipod touch 6gn ,sony xperia z3,shure se846, audio technica ath msr7, Philips fidelio x2 and fidelio m2bt. I now use an fiio e07k andnes. I hope the oppo ha2 will be Worth the upgrade :)
 
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Just ordered the ha2.going to use it with ipod touch 6gn ,sony xperia z3,shure se846, audio technica ath msr7, Philips fidelio x2 and fidelio m2bt. I now use an fiio e07k andnes. I hope the oppo ha2 will be Worth the upgrade
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You are in for a lot of fun!  
 
Get yourself one of these to make the iPod Touch and HA-2 more pocketable that it can be with the OPPO lightning cable:   http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00VRJZ2CY
 
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I'm thinking over to purchase this device on oppodigital.com 'cause it's cheaper over there than on any store of my country. Quite cheaper. The issue is the customs charges. Does anyone know if they will help to avoid or lower those import charges? It is undue the price difference between Europe and the United States of the HA-2 ($150USD or over).
 
Dec 5, 2015 at 7:01 PM Post #2,532 of 4,863

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in price it sure is! I had the Mojo for 10 days and I own the HA2 for along time, I myself still prefer the HA2. The Mojo does sound awesome but so does my HA2 setup, especially with the PM3s.


Yeah price is about double. Good to see a differing opinion on the two. Wish there was a place that u can demo. But like you I've found the ha 2 to be really great. Just thinking if MOJO was a noticeable step up, I might get that.

Thanks for the input
 

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