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iFi Audio ZEN DAC 3

Posted Sunday, May 12, 2024

ifi Audio ZEN Dac 3

The iFi Audio ZEN DAC 3 is a compact USB DAC with built-in headphone amp, supporting hi-res formats up to 32-bit/768kHz, DSD512 and MQA. It offers high 300mW balanced output power to drive a wide range of headphones.

DAC Capabilities

  • New Burr-Brown DAC chip supporting PCM up to 32-bit/768kHz, DSD512, and MQA decoding

  • True Native technology for bit-perfect playback without quality loss

  • 16-core XMOS USB processor and precision clock to minimize jitter

Headphone Amplifier

  • Built-in headphone amp with 6.35mm unbalanced and 4.4mm balanced outputs

  • High output power of 300mW (balanced) and 210mW (unbalanced) to drive a wide range of headphones (16-600 ohms)

  • XBass+ analog bass enhancement without affecting midrange clarity

  • PowerMatch gain switching to match headphone impedance

Connectivity and Features

  • USB-C input with overvoltage protection

  • RCA and 4.4mm outputs for use as DAC or preamp

  • Variable/fixed output switch for easy amplifier connection

  • Option to use external power supply for cleaner signal

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iFi Audio ZEN DAC 3