Note: All Sonica products share a common app.
If you would like to connect the Sonica DAC to a computer and use it as the computer's sound output device, a software driver may be required.
For Windows 7, 8 and 10: software driver download link (version 3.34, released on 9/26/2016). Please unzip the downloaded package and double-click on the "setup.exe" file, then follow the on-screen instructions to finish this installation. Select the Sonica DAC as your sound output device by setting "Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound -> Playback" to "OPPO Sonica DAC USB Audio 2.0 DAC".
For Mac computers, no software driver is required. Please set "System Preferences -> Sound -> Output" to "OPPO Sonica DAC USB Audio 2.0 DAC".
For iOS, Android and Chrome OS devices, no software driver is required. Recent Linux systems that support USB Audio Class 2.0 do not require software driver either.
Original Release Version
Release date: January 31, 2017.
Category: Latest Official Release
Note: (1) All Sonica devices share a common firmware. (2) All Sonica devices configured on the same network will sync to the same firmware version installed on the first device listed in the Sonica app’s Devices Menu, regardless of whether it is an upgrade or downgrade. If a downgrade occurs unintentionally, you can upgrade all of the devices at once by going into the Settings Menu and selecting About -> Check for Device Updates.
Checking Your Current Firmware Version
On the Sonica DAC front panel, please go to the "Firmware Version Display" page and look for "Firmware".
Alternatively, in the Sonica app, please go to the Settings Menu, select "About ->About Sonica" and look for "Device Information -> Version".