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  1. Instapaper Klip's Avatar
    I was wondering if DACs work with BlackBerry 10 phones especially the Passport? It would make a great combo if it does. Please see this article (search the terms below in google and it's the first link as I can't post links yet):

    dar audioquest dragonfly v1.2 dacheadphone amplifier review

    They were able to get the AudioQuest Dragonfly 1.2 to work with Galaxy 5 phones but it would not work with iPhones or iPads... Please let me know if you have had success using a DAC with your BlackBerry. Thanks
    11-03-14 11:15 AM
  2. mister2d's Avatar
    I'll have to give it a shot on my FiiO E17. I doubt it will work though.
    11-03-14 11:55 AM
  3. passport1's Avatar
    Has anyone had tried an external DAC with the passport please?


    Posted via CB10
    02-22-15 04:00 PM
  4. mister2d's Avatar
    Has anyone had tried an external DAC with the passport please?


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    Yes. I have the FiiO E17, and it just works! One great thing about BB10 that I like.

    02-22-15 07:56 PM
  5. passport1's Avatar
    Yes. I have the FiiO E17, and it just works! One great thing about BB10 that I like.

    http://www.headsound.de/WebRoot/Stor...A0/E17_1_m.jpg
    So passport does digital out, without using its amp section?

    Posted via CB10
    02-22-15 10:24 PM
  6. mister2d's Avatar
    So passport does digital out, without using its amp section?

    Posted via CB10
    Yes. Looks like the max is 16-bit 48Khz according to the LCD readout on my DAC.
    02-22-15 10:27 PM
  7. passport1's Avatar
    Yes. Looks like the max is 16-bit 48Khz according to the LCD readout on my DAC.
    Would any USB cable work?

    Posted via CB10
    02-22-15 10:33 PM
  8. mister2d's Avatar
    I use a standard USB cable connected to my DAC which is connected to a USB OTG cable to the Passport.
    02-22-15 11:57 PM
  9. primusd's Avatar
    You will need an OTG cable from your passport USB to connect to USB of your DAC

    Posted by CB10, with the sweet, natural sounds of clickety, click, click!
    02-23-15 01:52 AM
  10. deadcowboy's Avatar
    I use a standard USB cable connected to my DAC which is connected to a USB OTG cable to the Passport.
    I am so surprised that this works, but also so pleased. Can't wait to test.
    02-23-15 03:30 AM
  11. Instapaper Klip's Avatar
    I was thinking of trying this out: hifimediy dac sabre (search in Google as I can't paste links and it's sold on Amazon as well). I think you would need a volume control on the headphone cable though.
    02-23-15 05:35 AM
  12. passport1's Avatar
    Thanks everyone. I just ordered an OTG cable on ebay.
    I doubt it would work with my audioquest dragonfly,but will give it a try
    Dragonfly requires a powered USB port to work flawlessly.



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    02-23-15 08:57 AM
  13. gg bb's Avatar
    Yes. Looks like the max is 16-bit 48Khz according to the LCD readout on my DAC.
    Is this using the standard media player? What media software do you use?

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    02-23-15 03:26 PM
  14. mister2d's Avatar
    Is this using the standard media player? What media software do you use?

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    I actually tried the standard music player and Neutron. When using Neutron, my DAC does display the max fidelity of my 24-bit files but no sound comes out.

    If I use the built-in music player, sound does work but only at 16-bit/48Khz.

    Any other suggestions on a music player to try? Neutron's interface is terrible.
    02-23-15 10:01 PM
  15. Instapaper Klip's Avatar
    I use the Android version of Spotify and it works using usb OTG with my Fiio E18. I want to use a more portable solution with my Passport like the Dragonfly or the Hifimediy DAC if possible. I have not been able to get the Neutron player to work over usb.
    02-23-15 10:01 PM
  16. passport1's Avatar
    I am not able to get the Audioquest dragonfly 1.2 work with the OTG cable.
    03-01-15 01:26 PM
  17. mister2d's Avatar
    I am not able to get the Audioquest dragonfly 1.2 work with the OTG cable.
    That's a bummer. Do you have a picture of your setup?
    03-01-15 03:21 PM
  18. gg bb's Avatar
    I am not able to get the Audioquest dragonfly 1.2 work with the OTG cable.
    Will a usb stick work plugged into your cable?

    Posted via CB10
    03-01-15 03:22 PM
  19. gg bb's Avatar
    Passport1 and Instapaper Klip, thanks for your response to my question

    Posted via CB10
    03-01-15 03:24 PM
  20. passport1's Avatar
    That's a bummer. Do you have a picture of your setup?

    For Audiophiles - AudioQuest Dragonfly 1.2 for use with BlackBerry Passport-passportotg.jpg

    Posted via CB10
    03-01-15 04:40 PM
  21. passport1's Avatar
    Will a usb stick work plugged into your cable?

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    I tried a mouse with the OTG cable and it works. Did not try a USB stick.

    Posted via CB10
    03-01-15 04:41 PM
  22. mister2d's Avatar
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    Posted via CB10
    Yep. That's connected correctly. A shame it doesn't work.

    So, you get no notification that a USB device has been inserted when you connect?
    03-01-15 05:08 PM
  23. passport1's Avatar
    Yep. That's connected correctly. A shame it doesn't work.

    So, you get no notification that a USB device has been inserted when you connect?
    I do get the notification though. I guess I might have to get a DAP eventually.
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    03-01-15 05:33 PM
  24. mister2d's Avatar
    I do get the notification though. I guess I might have to get a DAP eventually.
    Or get a DAC that works.
    03-01-15 05:54 PM
  25. Ilya ZLodei's Avatar
    Meridian Explorer2 doesn't works too
    05-08-15 03:06 PM
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