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Is there an USB-C Dongle DAC with PEQ/EQ yet?

paudio

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Was wondering if any usb-c dongle dacs that have come out that have a PEQ/EQ yet? I have a Qudelix 5K and an ES100 but I mostly use Apple USB-C Dongle DACs with APO Equalizer/Peace on PC. Would love to be able to set an EQ on something like the Apple dongle but be able to use it across different devices.
 

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Was wondering if any usb-c dongle dacs that have come out that have a PEQ/EQ yet? I have a Qudelix 5K and an ES100 but I mostly use Apple USB-C Dongle DACs with APO Equalizer/Peace on PC. Would love to be able to set an EQ on something like the Apple dongle but be able to use it across different devices.
I'm going on a limb and saying no. Nothing remotely of the form factor of the apple dongle. I'll be proved wrong in the fulness of time due to advancements but I don't believe as of today.
 

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You already own the best in the category (as of now).
 
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Too bad. Hopefully we get one sooner than later. I'm sure the technology exists to make one as this stuff is all miniaturized into many TWS iems at this point.
 

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creative xfi amp has graphic EQ with 10 bands iirc + tone controls. You set in on the app but it stays on even if you use it with other devices that dont have tha app installed.
+physical volume buttons+very cheap, i think it was a worthy dongle. Don't know what the difference is with the current version though.
 

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Wasnt aware of that one - looks cool but turns out its been measured on here and elsewhere. https://www.audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?threads/minidsp-il-dsp-headphone-amplifier.15959/

Comments suggest the implementation of EQ wasnt great and its not a beast for power. Given that was 3 years ago I suspect MiniDSP stopped production (shows out of stock on their site)
 
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lindijones

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Was wondering if any usb-c dongle dacs that have come out that have a PEQ/EQ yet? I have a Qudelix 5K and an ES100 but I mostly use Apple USB-C Dongle DACs with APO Equalizer/Peace on PC. Would love to be able to set an EQ on something like the Apple dongle but be able to use it across different devices.
The Qudelix has a parametric eq as far as i can see?
Why not using it?
Because of the size?
(But i anyway also would like to have such a solution. )

I would love if Apple would implement a PEQ for the AirPods but before hell freezes over i think…
 

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Was wondering if any usb-c dongle dacs that have come out that have a PEQ/EQ yet? I have a Qudelix 5K and an ES100 but I mostly use Apple USB-C Dongle DACs with APO Equalizer/Peace on PC. Would love to be able to set an EQ on something like the Apple dongle but be able to use it across different devices.
Btw: it seems that the new Fiio BTR15 also has a PEQ. But it‘s of course not the size of the Apple Dongle.
 
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