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[Q] Micro usb stereo audio output?

17th August 2014, 01:44 PM |#1  
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Hey everyone,

Having a bad GPS -signal as soon as I plug in my headphones (which renders GPS tracking basically useless for me), I am looking for alternative ways of using my headphones while doing sports. Searching the Internet, I came across various microUSB to headphone adapters (e.g. serach on amazon for: "LinkS Micro USB to VGA MHL Adapter+Micro 5pin to 11pin adapter + Charging Cable in Black 3 Feet Kit" or "Universal Micro USB Interface to 3.5mm Plug Earphone Adapter (Black)", I have not enough posts to post links/images, yet). Now I am wondering if our phone will support these adapters and if yes, can I control the volume of the output?

Many thanks in advance!
 
 
19th August 2014, 02:22 PM |#2  
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Using an USB audio device requires USB OTG which our device doesn't support.
21st August 2014, 01:59 PM |#3  
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Hey @Adam77Root but we have working mhl which anyway is using microusb port. And iodaks kernel have working otg too.
Edit: android L seems will have support for USB audio devices IF they have working otg
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21st August 2014, 02:13 PM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gerciolisz

Hey @Adam77Root but we have working mhl which anyway is using microusb port. And iodaks kernel have working otg too.
Edit: android L seems will have support for USB audio devices IF they have working otg

MHL uses a different method.
If there is working OTG, USB audio support is enabled in the kernel and USB audio HAL is included in the rom, it can work. Older versions too support it.
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