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iFi Audio Nano iDSD Black Label Portable Amplifier & DAC

Original price €229.00 - Original price €229.00
Original price €229.00
€229.00
€229.00 - €229.00
Current price €229.00
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On your daily commute or even once you get to in the office, the nano iDSD Black Label will boost the sound quality of your music and supercharge to your day.

The nano iDSD Black Label is a portable DAC and headphone amplifier. It will enhance your personal audio.

Stream, stream, stream…

The nano iDSD Black Label is for those who enjoy great music on-the go. From your phone, amplify your Spotify, Apple Music or Tidal using an Apple CCK cable or OTG cable for Android. At home or in the office, use the USB3.0 cable provided to connect to your PC.

Hi-Res it up!

The nano iDSD Black Label plays Hi-Res audio up to DSD256 so you can enjoy your tunes in the original format just as the artists intended. Getting into MQA? The nano BL is MQA ready. Use it with Tidal Masters on your computer or mobile.

Nano yet powerful

The nano iDSD Black Label is small but mighty with 10x more amplification power than an iPhone. It can drive most headphones and has our iEMatch technology built-in, so it can work with In-Ear-Monitors (IEMs). The in-built iFi iPurifier means it delivers clean, quality music with no buzz, no hiss, and no fuss!

Brilliant balancing act

The iFi exclusive S-Balanced circuit provides all the benefits of balanced outputs such as low-noise and less distortion when used with headphones and IEMs fitted with balanced wiring. For single-ended headphones, S-Balanced cuts crosstalk in half. The benefits are ‘clearly’ audible.

Listen. Measure.

Fancy getting technical? The nano BL has a Listen option (Minimum Phase Bezier Filter) and a Measure option (Linear Phase Transient-Aligned Filter) for those who like to try a variation to the playback. We say just switch it on, plug in your device, and listen away. There is no going wrong with 10 hours of battery life.

Get the feel of some Burr-Brown

The Burr-Brown True Native® chipset means file formats remain unchanged. Listen to music as the artist intended in the format in which it was recorded.

Hi-Res Certified

Hi-Res True Native® playback of all music formats from MP3 to DSD256, PCM384, and DXD384.

Experience the Top-notch Audio quality with the MQA support

Listen to Master Quality Authenticated audio straight out of the box. Connect to Tidal Masters and check the option to stream MQA.

Long-lasting Battery Life

This unit has up to 10 hours of non-stop playing time. Always make sure you switch it on first and then plug in your device.

General
Input(rear): USB2.0 type A ‘OTG’ Socket (with iPurifier® technology built-in)
Output(rear); 1 x audio fixed line out L+R 3.5mm
Digital Filter: 2 positions. 2 filters
Outputs(front): 2 x 3.5mm headphone audio outputs. ‘Direct’ and ‘iEMatch®’
DAC
DAC: DSD, DXD, PCM DAC by Burr Brown Bit-Perfect DSD processing, Bit-Perfect DXD processing
Clock: Low-jitter crystal clock
Audio Formats: DSD 256/128/64/12.4/11.2/6.2/5.6/3.1/2.8
DXD 384/352.8kHz
PCM 384/352.8/192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1kHz
MQA 88.2/96/176.4/192kHz filters
Filter–PCM: Listen (transient optimised minimum phase)
Measure (frequency response optmised)
–DSD: Listen (extended bandwidth transient optimised)
Measure (narrow bandwidth, low output band noise optimised)
–DXD: Fixed Bit-Perfect Processing
–MQA: Fixed MQA Filter
Headphone Amplifier
Amplifier: Dual Mono 2 x 285mW Direct Drive, coupling capacitor free circuit for highest fidelity
Volume Control: 3.5mm TRRS with Balanced compatible wiring
Dynamic Range(including DAC): > 109dB(A) @ 3v (Direct)
> 107dB(A) @ 0.5V (iEMatch®)
THD &N (@ 125mW/30R): < 0.005%
Max. Output (<10% THD): > 3.5V @ 600Ω Load (Direct) (20mW/600Ω)
> 2.9V @ 30Ω Load (Direct) (285mW/30Ω)
> 1.7V @ 15Ω Load (Direct) (200mW/15Ω)
Output Impedance : < = 1Ω (Direct)
< = 4Ω (iEMatchsup>®)
Channel Separation: > 79dB @ 600Ω Load (Direct)
> 79dB @ 15Ω Load (Direct) (1kHz, TRRS plug Balanced wiring)
Line Output
Dynamic Range(Line): > 109dB(A)
THD & N(0dBFS Line): < 0.004%
Output Voltage(Line): : 2.15V (+/-0.05V)
Output Impedance: < 240Ω
Channel Separation: > 99dB (@ 1kHz)
Jitter(correlated): Below test set limit
Dimensions: 96(l) x 64(w) x 25.5(h)mm
Weight: 139g (0.31 Ibs)
Warranty period: 12 months
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