IFI Audio Hip-dac 2, feel all its force

Audio equipment

IFI Audio Hip-dac 2, feel all its force

The hip-dac2 has been updated to give you an even more enjoyable portable audio experience.
▪ NEW! Now full MQA decoder.
▪ NEW! Updated GMT clock.
▪ Extruded aluminum housing now in a vibrant “sunset orange” finish.
Replaces inferior DAC and amplifier circuits in smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs.

High resolution DAC/Amplifier.
Powerful 16-core XMOS chip processes data over USB.
▪Now a complete MQA decoder.
▪Complete all three splits to offer the highest possible sound quality.
▪Handles up to PCM 384kHz and DSD256.

Unique sonic adaptation.
Tailor the sound to your headphones and your personal sonic taste.

Analog bass boost.
Boosts low frequencies without muddying the mids.

-Balanced analog circuit design for ultra-low distortion.
-Premium components, such as iFi’s OV optical amplifier, TDK’s C0G capacitors, and a high-quality potentiometer.
-Pentaconn 4.4mm balanced analog output.
-3.5mm S balanced analog outputs reduce distortion by 50% with single-ended headphones.

Updated GMT clock.
Improved global master clock circuits.
▪Eliminates fluctuations and improves sound quality.


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