Pioneer XDP 300-R. Balanced DAP

That’s great news. We’re you using SE or Balanced?

-Paul-

Balanced for about 95% of it

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That a good improvement over what I have been getting. I will have to cull more programs. Although I only use Spotify and Neutron.

-Paul-

Has anyone used this with Tidal? I can’t seem to download files to this device using Tidal. No issues with Spotify offline downloading.

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I haven’t used Tidal with it but use Spotify all the time and like you have had no problems whatsoever.

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I’ve come to the brief conclusion that Tidal is causing me too many problems for slightly better sound quality with the issues using the Desktop App and issues with my DAP.

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my Spotify stock is happy with this response :wink: lol disclaimer I purchased it when it went live on the stock exchange… I have no other affiliation.

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So you own the company. Seems rather biased to me :slight_smile:

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clarification… I purchased some Spotify stock :wink: I wish I had enough money to purchase the company…If I did I would be living someplace with more sunshine and beachfront…lol

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Tidal app seems to have fixed itself. haha. Offline downloading works now. Not really sure why it didnt work before.

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That’s good to know. Any ideas at all what it was. Was it an update or just gremlins?

Gremlins. They got in and took over

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I’ve been working with a french guy I met on head-fi and we’ve been doing some dev work on this device this past few days and so far so good! He’s been working on a total brick crash scenario fix using some help from my working device, while I’ve been working on some things to prevent that in the future.

I made a working port of Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) recovery image for XDP-300R tonight and it works!!

Other things:

  1. Rooting - I’ve already rooted using Kingoroot. Anyone can do this as it’s an app that you can sideload and root by pressing a button. That said, this app may contain ads, and other junk you may not want. I ended up installed Chainfire SuperUser SU over it and then removing all traces of Kingoroot from my device.

  2. Fastboot - fastboot is actually available. I just didnt have drivers installed correctly in my Windows 10 setup. I used fastboot oem unlock and unlocked my bootloader.

  3. I made backups of my Recovery and Boot files here, along with backups of my rooted system image, and QCN files from QPST (qualcomm’s emergency download interface): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1diqQ8LE-yG4b-WZFB_OPcQp2rDUp9BbV

  4. TWRP is working, like I said! Meaning, you can install or boot off of it, and install SU from there directly! And now, you can do it with backing up all your data/system files for safe keeping. Hooray!

  5. As I stated before, Xposed Framework works fine. I’ve been using it for 8 months now without any issues. Xposed is also a module for Magisk, which is much safer to work with.

  6. Magisk works now! I can install using their official zip installer that is to be flashed using TWRP.

  7. Using my rooted system, I have been able to modify the build.prop file to use the DAC on other android apps (or so I think I am anyway). Same method as LG and other devices.

  8. more to come?

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Brilliant work @antdroid. I love my XDP-300r for the money it’s all that I require. Keep up the great work and then I might follow your example if you take me through it.

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Thanks. I made a quick write-up on Recovery Installation:

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Thanks Anthony. Your a star.

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