The Pioneer XDP- 30R (pictured) And Onkyo DP-S1 Digital Audio Players (DAPs) which both offer TIDAL Masters (MQA) mobile streaming capability, have also now been given USB-OTG (on the go) functionality.

This allows them to also function as a Digital Playback Source/Transports when used with suitable external Digital To Analogue converters, amplifiers/speakers with suitable internal DACs etc.

The latest FW version -1.20/17Z18AEP for Pioneer and 1.20/17Z18AEO for Onkyo – contains the following changes:

Supports USB-OTG Digital output function (DSD 5.6MHz with DoP transfer, Maximum 192kHz/32bit)

Supports playback in order of “Disc No.” Tag (edited via X-DAP Link for Windows)

Minor bug fixes and improvements stability.

DSD: 5.6 / 2.8 MHz (DoP transfer), FLAC, WAV: PCM 192 kHz / 32 bit USB – OTG digital output function.

Not supported – outputting DSD 11.2MHz out with USB-OTG.

Not supported – outputting FLAC, WAV 384 kHz / 352.8 kHz with USB-OTG.

In the case of MQA files, there is a fixed output “PCM 44.1 kHz /48 kHz” when using USB-OTG.

Note: an OTG cable is not included in this product.

Update procedure: There are two types of update methods – via Network and via microSD card. Users are advised to consult their instruction manuals for further details.

 

 

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