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# 251082 7-Jun-2019 15:30
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I run a TradeMe store and have recently bought some USB C to 3.5mm adapters (with built-in DAC / Digital to Analog Converter) and looking for someone with a iPad Pro or Google Pixel 2 or higher phone (any generation) and ideally have the Google or Apple USB C to 3.5mm DAC adapter to compare it against.




I've tested it on my Mac with USB C ports, but the results aren't promising and I wonder if an iPad Pro/Pixel phone would work differently with it.




Basic tests I'm after:


  • Are stereo left / right channels on the right sides (left is left, right is right, not reverse stereo like some adapters on TM are).
  • Any hiss or hum when listening to quiet music/audio (or when starting/stopping playing audio).
  • Can you adjust the volume into the low 2-5% without the audio cutting out to 0% before 0% audio level.
  • Bonus test: Use earbuds like the Apple ones that have basic controls like vol, play pause.
  • Anything else you observe.



It's for free, and I'll pay to ship it to you.


PM me your address if interested and have an iPad Pro / Pixel 2 or better phone.




I'm only sending one out, so first to PM will get it.

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  # 2253962 7-Jun-2019 16:29
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I have an S9 can probably find an apple in the office to compare to

CPU: Intel 3770k| RAM: F3-2400C10D-16GTX G.Skill Trident X |MB:  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB | GFX: GV-N660OC-2GD gv-n660oc-2gd GeForce GTX 660 | Monitor: Qnix 27" 2560x1440



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  # 2253965 7-Jun-2019 16:41
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Thanks mentalinc, I've just had someone PM with a Pixel 3, so no longer looking for someone.




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