iFi Audio Nano iDSD Black Label Portable USB DAC Amplifier

Model: 304008 UPC: 5060738780990 Item: 177305

Product Information

Enhance your personal audio

On your daily commute or even once you get to in the office, the nano iDSD BL will boost the sound quality of your music and supercharge to your day.

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.

Res'ing 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 ‘HiFi’ on your computer or mobile.

Also, Roon tested for simple set-up should you wish to give Roon a whirl.

The mighty nano

The nano iDSD Black Label is small but mighty with 10x more amplification power than an iPhone. It can drive most headphones and has iFi's 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.

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.

Just switch it on, plug in your device, and listen away. There is no going wrong with 10 hours of battery life.

Zero Jitter

Zero Jitter® equals good audio. Is it essential to have a very precisely buffered digital signal before it goes to a DAC.

iFi pushed the envelope even further by doing this not only with the nano iDSD BL‘s USB input, but the rest of the digital interfaces as well.

Specifications

Specifications     

  • 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 optimized minimum phase)
        • Measure (frequency response optimized)
      • DSD
        • Listen (extended bandwidth transient optimized)
        • Measure (narrow bandwidth, low output band noise optimized)
      • 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 (L x W x H): 3.8" x 2.5" x 1"
    • Weight: 0.31 Ibs
    • Warranty period: 12 months

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • iFi AUDIO Nano iDSD Black Label Portable USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier
  • iFi Bag
  • Silicone Bracelet
  • USB Type-A Female to USB Type-B Female Adapter
  • USB 3.0 Type-A Male to USB Type-A Female
  • USB Type-A Female to USB Type-B Female Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

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