USB-C to 3.5mm adapters (DAC) - Let's find the best
Jan 16, 2021 at 1:08 AM Post #1,951 of 3,230

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My iBasso DC03 Review- https://www.audioglorye.com/ibasso-dc03-review/

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I would be interested in also seeing a review of the differences between the DC03 and DC04, if possible by using the same headphones + cable to see to what extent the iBasso DC04 brings additional improvement simply because of being balanced instead of single-ended :)

(At least I have been tremendously enjoying my DC04, but in my house its competitors are clearly in a league of their own and it would be unfair to line up the DC04 against them)
 
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I would be interested in also seeing a review of the differences between the DC03 and DC04, if possible by using the same headphones + cable to see to what extent the iBasso DC04 brings additional improvement simply because of being balanced instead of single-ended :)

(At least I have been tremendously enjoying my DC04, but in my house its competitors are clearly in a league of their own and it would be unfair to line up the DC04 against them)
I will try.
 
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hmm been away awhile, What is the firmware upgrade about for DC03 DC04? DSD 256?
or solving the intermittent connection with some Smartphone?

anyway, a local reviewer give some alternative how to solve the intermittent connection problem, especially with samsung smartphone. for my case is Note20u.
the issued can be solve by using OTG cable, 2 OTG to be exact...

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Now I can Unplug the USB DAC when I receive a call, and re plug it again without restarting my Note20u...
Well, hope this can be alternative...
 
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hmm been away awhile, What is the firmware upgrade about for DC03 DC04? DSD 256?
or solving the intermittent connection with some Smartphone?

anyway, a local reviewer give some alternative how to solve the intermittent connection problem, especially with samsung smartphone. for my case is Note20u.
the issued can be solve by using OTG cable, 2 OTG to be exact...


Now I can Unplug the USB DAC when I receive a call, and re plug it again without restarting my Note20u...
Well, hope this can be alternative...


Then this might be an idea...
https://www.amazon.nl/Converter-Adapter-adapter-Geschikt-Android/dp/B08CHH3DNL/
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I would be interested in also seeing a review of the differences between the DC03 and DC04, if possible by using the same headphones + cable to see to what extent the iBasso DC04 brings additional improvement simply because of being balanced instead of single-ended :)

(At least I have been tremendously enjoying my DC04, but in my house its competitors are clearly in a league of their own and it would be unfair to line up the DC04 against them)

Which other portable dac in your house would you say tops DC04?
 
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Which other portable dac in your house would you say tops DC04?

Sorry.. To clarify.. The DC04 competitors in my house are an iFi Micro iDSD Signature and a FiiO M15 of which one is a semi-portable USB DAC and of which the other can be used as one.
 
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Sorry.. To clarify.. The DC04 competitors in my house are an iFi Micro iDSD Signature and a FiiO M15 of which one is a semi-portable USB DAC and of which the other can be used as one.
You must be joking, right?


DSD256 is supported natively without any firmware updates out-of-the-box.
 
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DSD256 is supported natively without any firmware updates out-of-the-box.
hmm.. currently, DC04 can't play 256DSD, or at least in some of the batch in my country.
But I didn't listen to this with my smartphone, due to large file size.
 
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hmm.. currently, DC04 can't play 256DSD, or at least in some of the batch in my country.
But I didn't listen to this with my smartphone, due to large file size.

Hi Koh, my DC04 works flawlessly on DSD 256, get it from dBE

HiBy :
IMG-20210118-075217.jpg

UAPP :
IMG-20210118-075536.jpg
 
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Hi Koh, my DC04 works flawlessly on DSD 256, get it from dBE

HiBy :
IMG-20210118-075217.jpg

UAPP :
IMG-20210118-075536.jpg
mantap..

in that case.. the issued is in gear...
I try to connect to laptop using Audirvana, it only read this
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Hmm...
 
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mantap..

in that case.. the issued is in gear...
I try to connect to laptop using Audirvana, it only read this


Hmm...

Hmmm latter i will try using audirvana on MBP 😚

in my case the only problem for DC 03 & 04 is silent part at volume step around 50% either on MBP or UAPP Android. Never had that issue on AKM based DC 01 & 02

need further firmware update i guess 🐈
 
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