iFi Audio hip-dac2 Portable Balanced DAC Headphone Amplifier with USB Input

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  • $ 149
  • Regular price $ 199

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The portable, hi-res DAC/headphone amp looks ultra cool in it's new vibrant Sunset Orange. Not only has the hip-dac2's super sleek aluminum case had an update, but its insides have also been enhanced. The new 16-core XMOS chip, which processes data over USB, delivers double the clock speed and four times the memory. This improves overall performance and adds full MQA decoding to the hip-dac2‘s skill set. There also a upgraded crystal clock which contributes to purer, crisper sound. So, whether you are working in your fav coffee shop or chilling on your daily commute, sunrise or sunset, you’ll definitely want to take the hip-dac2 with you wherever you go.


  • full MQA decoder
  • Upgraded GMT clock
  • Powerful 16-core XMOS chip processes data over USB
  • Handles up to PCM 384kHz and DSD256
  • 4.4mm Pentaconn balanced analogue output
  • 3.5mm S-Balanced analogue outputs cuts distortion by 50% with singleended headphones


  • Format Supported
    • DSD: DSD256/128/64, Quad/Double/Single-Speed DSD
    • PCM: 384/352.8/192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1kHz
    • DXD: 384/352.8kHz
    • MQA: 384/352.8kHz
  • Digital Input: USB 3.0 Type 'A' (USB2.0 compatible)
  • Headphone Outputs
    • Balanced: 4.4mm
    • S-balanced (S-E): 3.5mm
  • Power Output
    • Balanced: 400mW@32Ω; 6.3V@600Ω
    • S-Balanced: (S-E) 280mW@32Ω; 3.2V@600Ω
  • Battery: Lithium-polymer 2200mAh (Approx. 8 hours)
  • Power: (max) <2W idle, 4W max
  • Dimensions: 102 x 70 x 14mm, 4.0" x 2.8" x 0.6"
  • Net weight: 125g, 0.28lbs

WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65. This product can expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov



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