USB-OTG functionality has now been added to both devices which allows them to also function as a Digital Playback Source/Transport when used with suitable external Digital To Analogue converters, amplifiers/speakers with suitable internal DACs
While they’re about it, both have added functions via new firmware upgrades.
For both the Pioneer XDP-30R (1.20/17Z18AEP) and the Onkyo DP-S1 (1.20/17Z18AEO), the new enhancements:
•Supports USB-OTG Digital output function (DSD 5.6MHz with DoP transfer, Maximum 192kHz/32bit)
•Supports playback in order of “Disc No.” Tag (edited via X-DAP Link for Windows)
•Minor bug fixes and improvements stability.
•DSD: 5.6 / 2.8 MHz (DoP transfer), FLAC, WAV: PCM 192 kHz / 32 bit USB – OTG digital output function.
•Not supported – outputting DSD 11.2MHz out with USB-OTG.
•Not supported – outputting FLAC, WAV 384 kHz / 352.8 kHz with USB-OTG.
•In the case of MQA files, there is a fixed output “PCM 44.1 kHz /48 kHz” when using USB-OTG.
•Note: an OTG cable is not included in this product.
Update procedure: There are two types of update methods – via network and via microSD card. Users are advised to consult their instruction manuals for further details.