iFi Audio Zen Dac is a compact, desktop usb dac and balanced headphone amp. Improve the sound from your computer or phone, via the usb input, out to your headphones. iFi Zen Dac takes a digital signal via usb input and has 2 line outs on the rear panel - rca and 4.4mm balanced; it also has 2 headphone outs on the front - 6.5mm and 4.4mm balanced.
Perfect with Sennheiser HD660s, which includes a 4.4mm balanced cable. USB powered, optional 5v power supply in our accessory section. For even better headphone performance, add the optional, matching iFi ZEN CAN headphone amp - makes a perfect high performance stack!
Whathifi: 5 Stars: Compare the iFi with price rivals and it’s clearly up there with the best when it comes to sound quality. But it also offers a degree of versatility that those rivals don’t. If you’re looking for a well-built, budget desktop DAC, this iFi should be top of your list.
Techradar.com: 4.5 / 5: The iFi Zen DAC is an excellent DAC and amp for the price... sound from the iFi Zen DAC is excellent, providing enough power for power-hungry headphones like the HD600 and DT1990Pro that we used to test... if you’re looking to squeeze out a few extra drops of performance, the optional iFi power supply is worth purchasing.
- 'TrueNative' Burr Brown dac chip used
- decodes mp3 up to 24bit/384khz & dsd 256 natively
- MQA certified, to unlock Tidal Masters
- Dual gain adjustment
- Truebass bass adjustment
- Variable or fixed output, to use as preamp or line out
- all metal chassis
- Output impedance: 1 ohm
- power output: 280mw @ 32 ohm / balanced 380mw @ 50 ohm
- Suggested headphones: 12 - 300 ohm / balanced out 12 - 600 ohm
- THD: 0.005%
- SNR 113db
- weight: 491g
- 12 x 10 x 3 cm H
- Includes rca cable, usb cable
- 1 year warranty