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ifi Audio Zen DAC

Desktop USB DAC and headphone amplifier

Item # 246ZENDAC

A powerful desktop DAC/amp that won't clutter up your desk.

A powerful desktop DAC/amp that won't clutter up your desk.

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Product highlights:

  • desktop USB DAC with built-in high-performance headphone amp
  • improves sound from your PC, laptop, digital music player, iPhone, and/or Android phone
    • USB 3.0 cable included (Type B Type A on other end)
  • compact design with sturdy metal chassis
  • four rubber feet with no-slip grip
Built-in digital-to-analog converter:
  • Burr-Brown "True Native" digital-to-analog converter chip for high-quality sound
    • allows for separate signal pathways for PCM and DSD
  • supported audio files: up to 24-bit/384kHz PCM; DSD 256 ( up to 12.4 MHz)
  • offers rendering for MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) audio files
Balanced headphone amplifier:
  • two front-panel headphone outputs:
    • one unbalanced 1/4" headphone output (3.5mm mini to 1/4" adapter included)
    • one balanced 4.4mm output
  • iFi's dual-mono circuitry helps reduce crosstalk between the left and right audio channels
  • low noise floor for clear audio reproduction
  • output impedance: 12-600 ohms (balanced); 12-300 ohms (unbalanced)
  • output power (balanced):
    • >380mW @ 50 ohm
    • >70mW @ 600 ohm
  • output power (unbalanced):
    • > 280mW @ 32 ohm
    • > 36mW @ 300 ohm
Front-panel controls:
  • TrueBass sound control processing for boosting bass
  • PowerMatch switchable gain
  • high-precision volume control dial
Back-panel DAC/preamp connections and controls:
  • Type B USB input for connecting PC, smartphone, and other mobile devices
  • line direct/preamp selection switch (fixed or variable)
  • one balanced 4.4mm output for connecting a powered speaker or amp
  • stereo unbalanced RCA preamp output with selectable fixed/variable level (RCA cables included)
General info and specs:
  • draws power from your laptop or PC when connected via USB
  • 5-Volt DC power input
    • power cable not included
  • color-coded LED indicator for incoming sample rate
  • headphone output impedance: < 1 ohm (balanced and unbalanced)
  • 3-15/16"W x 1-1/16"H x 4-5/8"D
  • weight: 10.8 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # 311002

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