iFi Audio xDSD Portable Bluetooth DAC and Headphone Amplifier
WIRELESS OR WIRED - Improve the sound from any smartphone, laptop, tablet, or DAP to your wired headphones with a built in CD quality Bluetooth streaming receiver, or connect directly to your USB device with an Android OTG cable or Apple Camera Connection Kit. S/PDIF, optical, toslink, and coax are options as well. Our S Balanced 3.5mm headphone output brings the benefits of the balanced connection to single ended headphones and cuts crosstalk
POWERFUL AMPLIFIER - Experience the full dynamic range and unleash the full potential of your headphones, 32ohm to 600ohm, with an impressive Dual-mono headphone amplifier consisting of 500mW of power per channel. Make sensitive IEMs super quiet thanks to our Cyberdrive circuit design that puts the analog volume under digital control for the best of both worlds, while retaining full bit resolution at all volume levels.
HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO - Playback any hi-res audio format natively with our signature Burr Brown digital to analog signal processing chip, which means file formats or information remain unchanged for the truest sound. Supports native PCM 384 quad, DSD 256, and MQA straight out of the box, or choose high resolution audio up to PCM 768kHz and DSD 512 with a quick firmware update
PORTABLE DESIGN - With an internal Lithium Polymer Battery, playback time is up to 6 to10 hours, depending on the headphones you are driving and what settings you enable
TECH PACKED - Low end bass frequencies are no problem thanks to our XBass + analogue bass correction system which corrects headphone bass frequency to deliver a deep, tight and prodigious bass. You will feel the music all around thanks to the wide soundstage from our 3D+ Holographic dual-analogue matrix create a more immersive, deeper soundstage that puts the artist with you in the room, not just in your headphones
1 Year Warranty
Why do you need a DAC and Amp?
If you have high quality or hi-fidelity headphones you are going to need some power in the form of an amplifier to drive them to their true performance potential. You are also going to need an exceptional external HiFi Digital to Analog Converter (DAC) to process your music files in high resolution to enhance your experience even further. The DACs in a smartphone, computer, tablet or audio player on the market are not designed for processing high quality sound. iFi audio has developed top of the line products to meet the various needs and preferences whether you are an everyday listener or an experienced audiophile.
iFi audio xDSD Portable Digital Analogue Converter and Amplifier
The xDSD is a top rated, award winning, ultra portable, lightweight Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC) and amplifier. It is designed to be used with headphones and mobile digital sources such as smartphones, Digital Audio Players, as well as stationary devices or audio systems like computers, TVs, and game consoles. It delivers CD quality Bluetooth connectivity, allowing you to stream your favorite music from popular services, such as: iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, and Tidal. It is small enough to fit right in your pocket while packing big sound. Fit for any lifestyle, you will fall in love with it. Far from a basic gadget, listen at home or work, on a relaxing day out, on the commute, and anywhere you want to take your music to the next level. It is compatible with any iPhone or Android that supports audio over Bluetooth or USB Get the best performance from your headphones and enjoy listening to your music in amazing detail. Expect nothing less than extraordinary from the iFi audio brand.
The xDSD supports high resolution PCM 768, DSD 512 (with quick complementary firmware update), or the latest MQA (rendered) formats with PCM 384 and DSD 256. With the iFi S-Balanced 3.5mm TRRS headphone circuit, which delivers 500mW of power per channel and full analogue volume control the xDSD is a major sonic step up for your music source. It shines both inside and out from its AAC/aptX Bluetooth connectivity which will provide CD quality sound to its luxurious magnesium alloy construction. It can be operated either in wireless or wired mode via dedicated aptX/AAC Bluetooth component (wireless) or (wired) USB A connector, 3.5mm, SPDIF (Coax/Optical combo, 192kHz supported). A large 2200mAh Lithium-Polymer battery provides an average of six to eight, up to 10 hours of playing time. The xDSD is not compatible with Bluetooth headphones.
Deliver CD-Quality music wirelessly to your xDSD and wired headphones from your smartphone (Apple iPhone or Android), DAP (Apple iPod and similar), laptop or smart TV.
Wired, the USB type A OTG/CCK connector offers the ultimate High-Res audio performance for smartphones, laptops and USB enabled DAPs. The 3.5mm coaxial/TOSLINK combo S/PDIF input gives older DAPs and CD players a new lease of life as a transport to serve High-Resolution audio.
Hear music as the artist intended. The Burr-Brown True Native chipset means file formats remain unchanged for the truest sound.
Listen to MQA straight out of the box.
For MQA tracks, simply connect to Tidal (on your computer) and check the options to stream MQA.
True Native playback of all music formats from MP3 to DSD512, PCM768 and 2xDXD.
The iFi exclusive S-Balanced technology delivers the maximum performance from single-ended and balanced headphones alike.
Reap the benefits of balanced, enjoy lower distortion and reduced crosstalk.
3D and XBass:
Our 3D+ Holographic dual-analogue matrices create a louder, deeper soundstage that puts the artist with you in the room, not just in your headphones.
And the XBass+ analogue bass correction system corrects headphone/speaker bass response to deliver a deeper tighter, rich and more prodigious bass.
With a separate power input (USB C) to charge its own internal battery. It does not draw from your smartphone. Playback time is up to ten hours.
Plus it boasts a USB Type A connector for a stable wired connection. Just use an Apple CCK cable or Android OTG cable and away you go.
Cyber Drive Headphone Amplifier
The Cyberdrive headphone amplifier stage is one of the pivotal new circuit designs in the x-series. This new design places all parameters of the fully analogue system under digital control for a ‘best of both worlds’ scenario.The Cyberdrive design incorporates the iFi exclusive OV4627 ultra low noise FET input Op-Amp and W990VST digitally controlled stepped attenuator to deliver a new level of sound-quality.
USB Input: up to PCM768kHz & DSD512 (24.6/22.6MHz)
S/PDIF Coaxial and Optical Input: up to 192kHz/24Bit