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Author Topic: Alternative DAC solution to Zidoo UHD2000/X20 Pro (Dune HD Ultra 4K / Eweat R11)  (Read 4858 times)

Nice Monkey

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Hi Nice Monkey, i owned both himedia q5pro and zidoo z9s and used the usb audio player pro on both. In himedia i can access my pc via samba/network but not my zidoo z9s. Do you have any idea or solution ? Thanks in advance.
Frankly I do the reverse. That is to say do access my Zidoo (as a NAS running OpenWRT SMB) from my PC and other players.
The Z9S uses a lot less power and has a lot less security risks as there is nothing critical on the player and or HDD's attached.
The only condition is it needs to be wired via gigabit.

When more is known will also add today's announced Zidoo UHD2000 media player. Also that one uses similar high-end components with a linear PSU and a XMOS processor for USB interfacing.
« Last Edit: May 28, 2019, 06:04:16 PM by Nice Monkey »

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Thank you Nice Monkey for your prompt response. Finally i managed to access my network folder on my pc from zidoo z9s. It just that i've forgotten to input the windows 10 login pincode. Previously my network folder was mounted to Q5pro via a batch file from the computer. Hence the setting is different.
As for the OpenWRT SMB, it is too complicated for me and also unnecessary for me now as i do not run my Zidoo as a NAS.

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I'm very curious if the original Android driver plays any sounds via external USB DAC class 2 like Ifi iOne or iDac2 or any other? Nobody can answer this simple question.
I have iFi iDac2 and Zidoo H6pro and the music is playing through UAPP and it works well but the movies I have to play through SPDIF because through USB there is silence with Android driver.

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Re: An alternative DAC solution to Zidoo X20 Pro (and Eweat R11)
« Reply #18 on: November 25, 2019, 08:30:02 AM »
Thank you, Nice Monkey ;-)
I like quality music, too
How to connect Egreat A5 to external USB DAC like yours?
Using a USB2 Host cable  ;D Had to dig deep in my old cables chest to find one.  ;)
All my cables are USB3 today but the Slave side of those is not backward compatible.

That's it. Install the APP and that one takes care of all required drivers. Nothing else to do.
The APP is not TV-Screen/Remote-control friendly. That is the only real disadvantage right now. Using a pointer mouse is the way to go. Of course one can also connect a Smart-Phone to the DAC via USB as an alternative.
Controls/navigation works a bit smoother on Zidoo (Android 7.1) than on Egreat (Android 5.0) for me for unknown reasons. Feels more like HW related than caused by the OS difference.

thanks for the information...
« Last Edit: November 25, 2019, 09:03:11 AM by futeko.com »

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As the original post apparently got lost during the forum problems/restore replaced it today.
Also included some updates at the same time.

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Thanks for the fix and update.

 

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