Hook your Android device to a high-performance DAC. Use this adapter to connect a compatible high-performance digital-to-analog (DAC), such as the AudioQuest DragonFly Black or Red, to your Android smartphone or tablet for dramatically enhanced sound quality. The cable's microUSB plug connects to your Android device, activating its host mode and allowing it to transmit audio data over USB to your connected outboard DAC. This adapter features solid conductors with silver plating and foamed polyethylene insulation for accurate, low-noise signal transfer. On one end of the DragonTail USB adapter is a male microUSB connector which plugs into your Android device's microUSB port. On the other end of the adapter cable is a female USB-A connector which allows you plug in a full-size USB (type-A) male connector. Take advantage of the award-winning AudioQuest DragonFly Red and Black DACs on your Android mobile, with the handy Dragontail. Both Red and Black versions of the DragonFly have received rave reviews and, with the DragonTail, you can now take advantage of the upgrade with your Android smartphone. Simply plug the DragonTail between the phone's USB and the DragonFly DAC and you're good to go - audiophile quality sound from your smartphone!