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[Q] USB Audio Possible?

28th March 2013, 08:37 AM   |  #1  
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Can anyone confirm if this has USB Audio out? If so, what cable do I need or if I need to hook it up to a DAC?

I want to hook the phone up to when I'm in my car's AUX so I can listen to music. I really don't want to use the headphone jack because 1, it's on top, and 2, I'd need to plug 2 things in if I need to charge the phone.
28th March 2013, 08:52 AM   |  #2  
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Re: [Q] USB Audio Possible?
It does work but you will need a dac and a usb otg cable.
28th March 2013, 09:07 AM   |  #3  
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It does work but you will need a dac and a usb otg cable.

That's perfectly fine. Unlike the Nexus 4, not even those will work... >_< Thanks for the confirmation.
28th March 2013, 09:10 AM   |  #4  
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Another option is to buy HTC Bluetooth StereoClip.
http://www.htc.com/www/accessories/h...th-stereoclip/
28th March 2013, 09:15 AM   |  #5  
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Another option is to buy HTC Bluetooth StereoClip.
http://www.htc.com/www/accessories/h...th-stereoclip/

I've read many reviews of using bluetooth. From $20 to $100... they all have lower quality then direct cable. I do have a quite nice sound system in my car and quality is really important to me so I'd rather go with the direct cable.

I'm still considering selling the 4 for the One once it's available here and so far, things are looking quite good. I do hope I can have the option of choosing the higher MP camera since I am here in China/Hong Kong. I do like to be able to crop pictures.
28th March 2013, 05:29 PM   |  #6  
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I've read many reviews of using bluetooth. From $20 to $100... they all have lower quality then direct cable. I do have a quite nice sound system in my car and quality is really important to me so I'd rather go with the direct cable.

I'm still considering selling the 4 for the One once it's available here and so far, things are looking quite good. I do hope I can have the option of choosing the higher MP camera since I am here in China/Hong Kong. I do like to be able to crop pictures.

Same here, prefer cables. Using a cable to go from an iPod interface to a Samsung dock. Hopefully I could get a similar dock (or deconstruct this one) to use with the One.
29th March 2013, 12:29 PM   |  #7  
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HTC One is reportedly interworking with FiiO E7 USB DAC/amp:
http://www.head-fi.org/t/655952/htc-one
http://www.headfonia.com/fiio-e7-portable-dac/

HTC One > USB out >> USB OTG adapter cable + USB cable provided in the DAC box >> FiiO E7 USB DAC/amp >> headphones


About the so-called OTG cable:
http://www.head-fi.org/t/595071/andr...5#post_8979038


Thanks Huxley!
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29th March 2013, 04:45 PM   |  #8  
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Thanks for the info. I will definitely consider the One when it becomes available here.
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Re: [Q] USB Audio Possible?
Danba i know, I'm huxley on head fi
1st April 2013, 04:24 AM   |  #10  
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Another option is to buy HTC Bluetooth StereoClip.
http://www.htc.com/www/accessories/h...th-stereoclip/

If history is a guide, the aptx Samsung HS3000 is likely more economical than the HTC version. AptX bluetooth is pretty good, but it will be the weak link in a high-end setup. If your environment is quiet, you can definitely hear the difference vs. wired IEMs. For car though, not bad.

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