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DACs And Motherboards Working With Snakeoil


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Snakeoil is a specialised OS with a custom built kernel. Although most USB DACs would work, there are always exceptions.

The following is a list of DACs and digital interfaces tested to work with Snakeoil, and any special instructions if needed. Obviously this is not a exhaustive list, would appreciate your feedback on what DACs work so I can update this.


DACs Known To Work On Snakeoil OS
  • ABC Edel audio interface (Added: 14 Aug 2016)
  • Accuphase
    • DC-37
    • DP-550 (Needs ISO > 0.1.2  or kernel > 3.12.5)
  • AMR
    • CD-777
  • Audio-Gd
    • DI-2014
  • Benchmark
    • Benchmark DAC 1 HDR
  • Chord
    • 2Qute (Added: 26 Mar 2016)
    • Mojo (Added: 22 Apr 2017)
  • Geiseler 
    • Klein AK4490EQ
  • L.K.S. Audio
    • MH-DA003
  • M2Tech (Needs Customied kernel)
    • Vaugvan (Added: 28 Feb 2017)
    • Young
    • hiFace
    • North Star
    • W4S Young
    • Corrson
    • AUDIA
    • SL Audio
    • Empirical
    • M2Tech Rockna
    • Pathos
    • Metronome
    • CAD
    • Audio Esclusive
    • Rotel
    • Eeaudio
  • Meitner Audio
    • MA-1
  • Metrum
    • Octave Mk2
  • Mytec Digital 
    • Stereo 192-DSD (see here)
  • NAD
    • M51
  • T+A Elektroakustik
    • DAC 8 DSD
  • Teac
    • UD-501 (Added: 12 Apr 2016)
    • UD-503
    • NT-503 (Added: 17 Aug 2016)
  • Vitus
    • RCD-101 (Needs ISO > 0.1.2  or kernel > 3.12.5. Need to restart Vitus if rebooting the machine
  • XMOS
    • X20

Motherboards
The following is a list of motherboard reported to work with Snakeoil:
  • Apple
    • Mac Mini (Added: 05 May 2017)
  • Asrock
    • D2700DC (Added: 21 Mar 2016)
    • N3700-ITX
  • Asus
    • ROG MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT
  • Gigabyte
    • GA-H170M-D3H
  • HP
    • t520 Thinclient.
  • Intel
    • D2500CC
    • D2700DC (Added: 16 Mar 2016)
    • DN2800MT
  • Jetway 
    • NF9C-2600
    • NF9C-2800
  • Gigabyte
    • GA-H81.Amp-UP With i3 CPU (Added: 26 Mar 2016)
    • GB-BXBT-2807 (Added: 12 Apr 2016)
    • GA-B85N
  • MSI
    • H110I PRO (Added: 17 Aug 2016)
  • Nvidia
    • ZOTAC IONITX-A-U


Add-On USB Cards
  • Clonesaudio
    • SHAAR Deluxe
  • Paul Pang
    • USB V2
  • SoTM
    • SOtM tX-USB
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DAC : Metrum Octave MK2
Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-B85N
processor : Intel i5
USB : SotM

using Firmware 0.1.3
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Snakeoil is functioning perfectly with my Geiseler Klein AK4490EQ DAC showing Combo 384 Amanero as the player. And sounds lovely
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Working perfectly on an old Acer Aspire one zg5  notebook  atom n270 with super quick help from Agent Kith
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MB: Intel DN2800MT
USB: ABC Edel audio interface
DAC: Metrum Octave mk1
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InWin BM643
DeepCool HTPC-200
Intel Core i5 - 6400 (Skylake 14nm)
8Gb DDR4 2400MHz Kingston HyperX Fury(2133 МГц (PC-17000)
MSI H110I PRO

SSD SanDisk 120GB Snakeoil
SSD kingston 120GB Windows 10 64 bit

+ the filter on the fan
+ the filter on the HDD
+ Ferrite filter
sounds great TEAC USB DAC NT503


Great sound!!!Many thanks to the author!!!

Look forward to the new version Snakeoil!!!



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Teac UD-503 works perfectly, including DSD playback on MPD v19
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MB= HP t520 Thinclient.
USB= Xmos x20 (ebay cheapie)
DAC=Sabre ess9019k2 (ebay cheapie)
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#9
You can add Chord Mojo to the list.
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MB= ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT.
USB= Clonesaudio SHAAR Deluxe
DAC= NAD M51
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