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What audio file formats can be played when an Xperia device is connected to a USB port on the USB DAC AMPLIFIER?

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The USB DAC AMPLIFIER can play all the files that Xperia devices can play.

If a file is in an audio file format not supported by the USB DAC AMPLIFIER, the Xperia device converts that file format to one that the USB DAC AMPLIFIER can play.

NOTE: Depending on the application you use, the Xperia device might not output sound when using a USB connection. Please double check the application's specifications.

The following Xperia models can be connected to the USB jack on the front panel of the unit for playback.

  • Xperia Z, XPERIA A, XPERIA UL
  • XPERIA Z1, XPERIA Z1 compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia A2, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 compact 
  • Xperia Tablet Z , Xperia Z2 Tablet, Xperia Z3 Tablet compact

The following Xperia models can be connected to the USB jack on the rear panel of the unit for High-Resolution Audio playback.

  • Xperia Z2, Xperia A2, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 compact
  • Xperia Z2 Tablet , Xperia Z3 Tablet compact

NOTE: Refer to the FAQ below for the difference between the USB ports on the front and the rear panel of the unit.
What is the difference between the USB ports on the front and the rear panel of the USB DAC AMPLIFIER, and what devices are supported?