AudioQuest DragonFly Black v1.5 USB Digital-to-Analog Converter

Model: DRAGONFLYBLK UPC: 092592048188 Item: 166368

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DragonFly Black is a USB digital-to-analog converter (DAC) designed to deliver cleaner, clearer, more naturally beautiful sound from any computer, smartphone, or tablet. DragonFly Black’s unique design allows for playback of any file type regardless of resolution. Natively, DragonFly Black is capable of decoding 24-bit/96kHz data.

DragonFly Black Features:

  • USB Stick-Sized Digital-to-Analog Converter
  • Plays all music files: MP3 to high-res
  • Compatible with Apple and Windows PCs, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices (requires Apple Camera Adapter or Made for Android/OTG adapter)
  • Drives headphones directly
  • Fixed output feeds preamp or AV receiver
  • Asynchronous transfer ensures digital timing integrity
  • Medium output (1.2 volts) drives a wide range of headphones
  • 32-bit ESS 9010 DAC with minimum-phase filter
  • Analog volume control


Audioquest DragonFly Black DAC Specifications:

Supported Operating Systems

  • Apple OS X®
  • Apple iOS®
  • Microsoft Windows® (7, 8.1, 10)
  • Android™


What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • DragonFly Black v1.5 Asynchronous USB DAC
  • Travel Pouch
  • Flight Manual



Customer Reviews for AudioQuest DragonFly Black v1.5 USB Digital-to-Analog Converter

3.5 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
Old music new again!!
Brought new life to my in ear phones !!
Can’t stop listening !!
This review was collected as part of a promotion
February 15, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Makes crackling and hissing noise that randomly comes and goes. Otherwise, it's the best audio quality I've ever heard.
September 9, 2019
Rated 1 out of 5
We attempted to use this product with a MacBook Pro, but found that it was impossible to adjust the volume to our liking. The audio volume was too loud. I just contacted the supplier to request an RMA#.
January 16, 2019
Rated 5 out of 5
Outstanding device
I've owned about a half dozen USB DACs over the years, but this one is easily the only one that approaches real hi-fi equipment.

All the professional reviews and awards are spot on. Incredible value and great sound.
November 16, 2016


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Michael C on Oct 2, 2019
Michael C on Oct 2, 2019
Does it work with tv?
A shopper on Jan 1, 2018
  No. Most modern TVs do not have the ability to use USB as an audio output, so the Dragonfly will not be able to work as intended.