USB DAC compatibility List

Name: SMSL M200
Receiver: XMOS XU208
DAC: AKM AK4497EQ
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: 2.861 on PC(Asrock-J4105-itx)
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: The M200 works with volumio only in PCM mode. When Direct_DSD is enabled, the DSF file is converted on the fly to PCM176 or PCM705.
Buying Link: S.M.S.L Audio Official -双木三林官网

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Name: Matrix Audio Element H -> Minidsp SHD Studio -> Hegel H390
Amp: Hegel H390
DAC: Hegel H390
Async: Yes
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: x86 - Volumio 2.873
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: n/a
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: The x86 player uses the Element H USB interface card, which is connected to the Minidsp SHD, which in term is connected to the DAC of the Hegel H390.
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Name: TEAC UD-503 USB DAC
Receiver: N/A
DAC: N/A
Async: Capable of Async Playback : Not stable
Working with Volumio: YES but Not stable
Tested Versions and Platforms: Mini PC flash Volumio Ver 2.873
Harware Mixer on Volumio: N/A
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: Very often error does not play music, cannot find devices, cannot run DSD native, can only run DSD on DOP and is also unstable. Teac UD-503 supports DSD up to 256 but Volumio only plays up to 128 …

Name: Topping MX3
Receiver: Savitech SA9023A
DAC: TI PCM5102A
Async: Unsure (Isochronous adaptive)
Working with Volumio: YES*
Tested Versions and Platforms: Raspberry Pi 4B 2GB rev 1.4, Volumio 2.873
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: *Only works with a USB A hub in between the Pi and the DAC. The hub does not need to be separately powered. Without the hub it has connectivity issues and will not function properly. (It might only be my specific Pi or my specific MX3 that does this). I am using a UGREEN 4 port USB 3.0 hub.

Name: EarMen Donald DAC
Receiver: XMOS 200
DAC: Cirrus Logic CS43198
Async: Unsure
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Raspberry Pi 4B, Volumio 2.861
Harware Mixer on Volumio: No
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: tested up to DSD256; Donald DAC is supposed to unfold MQA, but I don’t think MQA works with Volumio
Buying Link: https://earmen-shop.com/

Name: Topping D70S MQA
Receiver: XMOS XU216
DAC: dual AKM AK4497EQ
Async: yes
Working with Volumio: yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 2.873 on Pi3B
Harware Mixer on Volumio: no
HW Mixer string:
Comments: tested on MP3, FLAC, DSD up to DSD512, DLNA, Spotify, TIDAL - PCM 44.1-96 khz, MQA. Extremely well performing DAC. Please add as supported.
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Name: Cambridge Audio CXA81
Receiver: USB Receiver
DAC: ESS Sabre ES9016K2M
Async: Capable of Async Playback YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on PI 4 with volumio 2.873 and next
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string:
Comments:
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Name: Rega DAC-R
Receiver: XMOS
DAC: 2x Wolfson WM8742
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on Volumio Primo, with version v2.878
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string:
Comments:
Buying Link: Discontinued

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Name: Pioneer U-05
Receiver: ???
DAC: dual ES9016
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: v2.882 for Sparky
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: NO
Comments: native dsd playback works according to volumio, dac reports high bitrate pcm

Name: Questyle CMA400i
Receiver: XMOS
DAC: AK4490
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: v2.882 for Sparky
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: YES
Comments: native dsd playback works according to volumio, dac reports high bitrate pcm

Name: Steinberg / Yamaha UR24C
Receiver:unknown
DAC: unknown
Async: Not selectable with this version - so not tested
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: volumiobuster-3.073-2021-05-07-x86_amd64 , Fujitsu ESPRIMO Q956
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: No
HW Mixer string:
Comments: Tested with 16bit/44,1kHz, 24Bit/96kHz and 24Bit/192 kHz streaming from Synology NAS and Net Radio
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Name: Mytek brooklyn dac+
Receiver: USB Receiver
DAC: Sabre ESS9028 Pro
Async:
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms:
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
Comments: Tidal Connect don’t work

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Name: Topping D10 Balanced
Receiver: XMOS208
DAC: ES9038Q2M
Async: Yes
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Rasberry Pi 4B, Volumio 2.907
Hardware Mixer on Volumio : Default
HW Mixer string: -
Comments: Tested FLAC and radio. Well behaved on power up and power down, no bursts of noise.
Buying Link: Amazon.com: TOPPING D10 Mini USB DAC CSS XMOS xu208 es9018k2m opa2134 Decoder Audio Amplifier (Black): MP3 Players & Accessories

Name: FiiO BTA30
Receiver:?
DAC: AK4490
Async:?
Working with Volumio: No
Tested Versions and Platforms:Raspberry Pi 4, Volumio 2.907
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: ?
HW Mixer string:?
Comments:Incompatibility of sample rate on USB from Volumio to BTA30 has been reported to FiiO here but does not appear to be resolved: DAC problems - General Discussion - FiiO Forums - Powered by Discuz!
I have confirmed USB input to the BTA30 does work on another device i.e.Windows laptop
Buying Link:https://www.fiio.com/bta30

Name: Cyrus ONE HD Internal DAC
Receiver: Cyrus ONE HD
DAC: up to 32bit 192kHz
Async: Yes
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on Raspberry Pi 3 b with Volumio version v2.907
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string:
Comments: Generic IS2 DAC did not work so IS2 not selected. “Cyrus ONE HD” came up in the Output Device List, which seems to work perfectly with Tidal and NAS
Buying Link: https://www.cyrusaudio.com/products/cyrus-one-hd/

Name: Cambridge Audio EDGE A
Receiver: USB Receiver
DAC: Sabre (??)
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: RPI 4 B with Volumio, all versions (verified from 2.7xx until 2.917)
Harware Mixer on Volumio:
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: Works with DSD direct for DSD64. Need DoP for DSD128 and DSD256.
After start Volumio sounds pink noise until it syncs with the DAC (10-15 seconds)

Name: Cambridge Audio Azur 851N
Receiver: USB Receiver using Class 2 USB Audio mode
DAC: 2x Analog Devices AD1955
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms:
    Volumio 2.917 / Pi 3B+
    851N service package v022-a-103+a / firmware 1.10+0.5+8e
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO
Comments: DAC displays PCM 192 kHz with DSD direct setting, and DSD with DSD over PCM (DoP). Apparently that is due to the fact that 851N supports only DSD-over-PCM via USB and DSD direct is not supported

Name: EarMen Tradutto
Receiver: XMOS SU216
DAC: ES9038Q2M
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 2.917 / Pi 4B+
Hardware Mixer on Volumio: YES
Comments: only tried with the PCM material, didn’t have any DSD material on-hand