DIY Audio Projects Forum
 NEW  Matt presents bias and operation data for the 6V6 tube in SE operation - 6V6 Single-Ended (SE) Ultra Linear (UL) Bias Optimization.

DIY Audio Projects Forum

Welcome to the DIY Audio Projects Message Forum. Use these forums to discuss Hi-Fi audio and to share your DIY Audio Projects. Registration is free and required to post messages and view the file attachments. Registration will only take a minute and registered users do not see any advertisements. After you have completed the online registration process, check your email (including spam/junk folder) for the verification email to activate your account. New members are under moderation - so your posts will not be visible until approved by a moderator. See the Read Me 1st, Forum RULES and Forum FAQ to get started on the forum.

It is currently 16 Sep 2019, 20:04

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Simple or difficult?
PostPosted: 12 Sep 2019, 00:07 
Offline

Joined: 23 Oct 2018, 21:47
Posts: 8
Why is it so difficult to find a USB 2.0 male to XLR female cable? Maybe it is because what I want to do.... won't work.

I have great HD music on a thumb drive. Right now I plug it into my phone with a short adapter cable (USB female to the small plug that goes into the phone.... the one you usually use to charge it up). From there, a TRS plug to a receiver, then to my expensive speakers. I have an unused UR12 Steinberg interface and would like to use it's DAC instead of the probably less sophisticated one in the phone. How can I plug my thumb drive into the XLR mic input on the UR12?

It also has a Hi-Z input as well. Would that be better to plug into, or am I just putting balanced into unbalanced? If so, I don't think that would help me retain quality in the audio signal.

The UR12 has left and right output phono's so the rest is easy, if the first part works.

Please inform me if I am making this harder than it has to be. I'm just trying to use the equipment I already have.

Oh, wait!!!! The phone's File process allows me to select which thumbnail file to play. How would I select a file without that ability?
Oh well. Any ideas? I'd love to bypass the phone's DAC for a better one.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
DIY Tube Projects :: DIY Tube Amp Kits :: DIY Speaker Projects :: DIY Solid State Projects :: DIY IC / Op-amp Projects :: DIY Phono Projects :: DIY Cable Projects :: Hi-Fi Audio Schematics
© diyAudioProjects.com - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy