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hip-dac Portable USB DAC + Headphone Amplifier


The hip-dac replaces the inferior DAC (Digital-to-Analogue Convertor) and amp circuitry in smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs to vastly improve headphone sound.


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iFi Audio hip-dac Portable USB DAC + Headphone Amplifier

  • Enjoy mind-blowing music at your fingertips quickly and easily with the user-friendly, compact hip-dac.
  • Connect the hip-dac via USB between your smart device, laptop and corded headphones while out and about.
  • Hook it up to your PC or Mac at home or in the office.
  • The hip-dac delivers hi-res, ‘bit perfect’ PCM and DXD up to 384kHz and up to DSD256 DSD256 as well as MQA.
  • Make the most of your balanced headphones wherever you are with the hip-dac’s 4.4mm sockets.
  • Reap the benefits of balanced even with normal headphones as the 3.5mm single-ended socket uses our unique S-Balanced technology to cut crosstalk and distortion in half.
  • The analogue output stage of the hip-dac is a balanced (differential) design which means less interference and crosstalk.
  • Talior the sound of the hip-dac to your playback priorities with additional, exclusive iFi firmware.
  • Benefit from PowerMatch – switchable gain – to cater for headphone sensitivity.
  • Turn on XBass to add missing base to open backed headphones or IEMs

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