USB DAC compatibility List

Name:Yulong DA8
Receiver:USB
DAC: ESS9018
Async:?
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms:1.55
Harware Mixer on Volumio:NO
HW Mixer string:
Comments:
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Name: Marantz PM7005
Receiver: Amplifier + USB DAC
DAC: CS 4398
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on IBOX4PRO
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
Comments: excellent
Link: http://marantzitaly.com/it/products/pages/productdetails.aspx?catid=hifi&subcatid=amplifier&productid=pm7005

Name: Audio-GD NFB 11.32
Receiver: ?
DAC: Sabre ES9018
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: R-Pi B - Volumio 1.55, RuneAudio 0.3Beta
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO
HW Mixer string: n/a
Comments: in order to get this USB DAC working with Volumio you need to add “dwc_otg.fiq_fsm_mask=0x2”* to /boot/cmdline.txt
*: Options 0x1, 0x2 and 0x3 apply. My best result came from 0x2.
Buying Link: http://www.audio-gd.com/Pro/Headphoneamp/NFB112014/NFB112014EN.htm

Name: Chord Hugo
Receiver: ?
DAC: Spartan 6 FPGA
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 1.55, Raspberry Pi A and Raspberry Pi 2
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO
Comments: Raspberry Pi + Hugo = Better than a lot of systems that are much more expensive
Buying Link: http://www.chordelectronics.co.uk/products-info.asp?id=92

Name: Chord 2Qute
Receiver: ?
DAC: Spartan 6 FPGA
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 1.55, Raspberry Pi A and Raspberry Pi 2
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO
Comments: Raspberry Pi + 2Qute = Better than a lot of systems that are much more expensive (cheaper and slightly better than Hugo configuration)
Buying Link: http://www.chordelectronics.co.uk/products-info.asp?id=97

Name: Schiit Bifrost Uber / USB Gen 2
Receiver: C-Media CM6631A
DAC: AKM4399
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 1.55, CuboxI-4
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO (AFAIK Schiit DACs do not provide hardware volume control; that happens in their amplifiers)
Comments: Originally configured with Voyage Linux. I like the Volumio UI! Well done
Buying Link: schiit.com/products/bifrost

Name: DENON PMA-50 USB-DAC
Receiver: PMA-50
DAC: Built-in receiver
Async: ?
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 1.55/Raspberry pi B
Harware Mixer on Volumio: No
HW Mixer string: ?
Comments:
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Name: FiiO USB DAC E07K
Receiver: Texas Instruments PCM2706
DAC: Wolfson WM8740
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 1.55, RasPi 2, Volumio Spotify share auf Android Phone, NAS WDMyBook
Harware Mixer on Volumio: YES
HW Mixer string: no adjustment required
Comments: above combination is working very well with NAS, webradio and spotify, good sound with my old NAD stereo, one minor issue: hot plugin is not working
Buying Link: fiio-shop.de/FiiO/FiiO-E07k.html

Name: Cambridge Audio DacMagic
Receiver: USB Receiver
DAC: Wolfson WM8740 through C-Media CM108
Async: Probably
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Raspberry 512 B
Harware Mixer on Volumio: Yes
HW Mixer string: None
Comments: None
Buying Link: Not anymore sold…

Name: ibasso D-zero MK 2
Receiver: VIA Vinyl Envy
DAC: Wolfson WM8740 x 2
Async: NO
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 1.55 with Raspberry Pi 2
Comment : all setting is run default
Buying Link: http://www.ibasso.com/products-detail.php?id=269

Name: iFi nano iDSD
Receiver: Xmos
DAC: Burr-Brown DSD1793
Async: Yes
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 1.5 on CuBox-i2ex
Harware Mixer on Volumio: No
HW Mixer string:
Comments: tested with PCM 44,1 Khz sounds really good but the DAC can accept resolution till 384 Khz in PCM and 12,4 Mhz in DSD
Buying Link: proaudioitalia.it for Italy

Name: Schiit Modi-2 Uber
Receiver: USB Receiver
DAC: AKM4396
Async: Capable of Async Playback (YES\NO)
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on PI-2, with version name (most of times will be ALL or NONE)
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO
HW Mixer string: Look for hw mixer name on /etc/mpd.conf . Report this ONLY if you had to make manual adjustment to make it work.
Comments: playback seems to need to be either 96KHz, or 192Khz; without chatter on USB: 16Bit/96Khz upsample
Buying Link: schiit.com/products/modi-2

Name: marantz hd-dac1
Connection : usb async
Files played to far : mp3 256kps; flac 44.1/24bits ; 88.2 / 24 bits ; 96/bits
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: volumio 1.5 on Cubietruck
Harware Mixer on Volumio: NO

Name: Beresford Caiman MkII
Receiver: unknown
DAC: unknown
Async: unknown
Working with Volumio: 1.55
Tested Versions and Platforms:
Harware Mixer on Volumio: Yes

[b]Name: Benchmark DAC 2 HGR
[b]Receiver: USB
[b]DAC: Sabre
[b]Async:
[b]Working with Volumio: Yes
[b]Tested Versions and Platforms:
[b]Harware Mixer on Volumio:
[b]HW Mixer string:
[b]Comments: Does not work with default USB input config (USB 1.1). Need to Config USB input to USB 2.0 by press and hold USB button on remote until 4x led illuminates momentarily. 2x indicates USB 1.1. Press and hold USB button toggles between USB modes.
[b]Buying Link:

Name: M-Audio Fast Track Pro
DAC: unknown
Async: dont know
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Working on PI B+, Volumio 2
Harware Mixer on Volumio: dont know

i can use the FTP’s Hardware knobs to decrease/increase volume, even when i Switch to Software mixer.
i can use FTP out of the box with raspberry pi b+, i only Need power Adapter for usb soundcard (FTP)! 24bit 48khz

Name:creative x-fi go
DAC:
Async:not sure
Working with Volumio: yes
Tested Versions and Platforms:pi b+
Harware Mixer on Volumio:yes
HW Mixer string:worked out of box
Comments:
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Name: WAVE IO
Receiver:XMOS
DAC: No DAC, I2S or SPDIF outputs
Async: YES
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms:1.5 BeagleBoneBlack
Harware Mixer on Volumio:
HW Mixer string:
Comments: work with default settings
Buying Link: http://luckit.biz/

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Name: Durio Sound PRO V5.0
Receiver: Direct I2S
DAC: PCM5102 (Burr-Brown)
Async: Phase Lock Loop
Working with Volumio: YES
Tested Versions and Platforms: Raspberry Pi 1.4, 1.5
Harware Mixer on Volumio: No
HW Mixer string: (Not Determined - Any Help?)
Comments: currently working with I2S device setting: “hifiberry”
Buying Link: gravitech.us/dusoulsoqufo.html

Name: Schiit Yggdrasil
Receiver: C-Media CM6632 (USB)
DAC: AD5791BRUZ x 4
Async: Yes
Working with Volumio: Yes
Tested Versions and Platforms: Volumio 1.55, Raspberry Pi2
Harware Mixer on Volumio: No
HW Mixer string: N/A
Comments: Need to downsample music to 16/96 to avoid stuttering
Buying Link: schiit.com/products/yggdrasil