Article ID : 00119523 / Last Modified : 27/05/2015

What is the difference between the USB ports on the front and the rear panels of the USB DAC amplifier, and what devices are supported?

    The following table provides information about the differences between the front and rear USB ports, as well as device compatibility.

     

      

    Playable audio file formats

     High-Resolution Audio playback

    Charging of mobile devices*1

    Devices that can be connected

     Computers

     Xperia *1

     Walkman *1

     iPod/iPhone *1

     USB FRONT(USB-A connector)

    • PCM
      • Sampling frequency: 44.1 kHz/48 kHz
      • Data bit length: 16 bit

     USB REAR
    (USB-B connector)

    • PCM
      • Sampling frequency: 44.1 kHz/48 kHz/88.2 kHz/96 kHz/176.4 kHz/192 kHz
      • Data bit length: 16 bit/24 bit/32 bit
    • DSD (2.8 MHz/5.6 MHz)


    *5


    *2*3



    *4 

    *1 Compatible devices only
    *2 A dedicated driver is necessary
    *3 On a Mac computer, DSD files can be played using Hi-Res Audio Player Ver. 1.1.0 or higher
    *4 A conversion cable is needed (WMC-NWH10)
    *5 When connecting a computer, Walkman or Xperia device supporting High-Resolution Audio