Sony PHA-3
Portable hi-res DAC / headphone amplifier

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  • $ 999.99

Sony PHA-3 portable Hi-Res DAC and Headphone Amplifier allows you to enjoy your favorite music with a convenient analog and digital connectivity that lets you maximize your audio experience no matter the source. PHA-3 works with smartphones, portable audio players, PC, or even other analog devices. The internal battery delivers up to 5 hours of battery life while the internal DAC can decode PCM audio up to 384kHz / 32-bit and DSD files at 2.8 / 5.6MH, while dedicated high fidelity circuitry ensures bit-perfect playback.      


  • Full Hi-Res audio: PCM 384kHz / 32 bit, DSD 2.8 / 5.6Mhz
  • Digital connectivity w/ compatible PCs, Walkman®, Xperia®, and iOS® devices
  • Balanced audio output capable (ideal for use with MDR-Z7 and XBA-Z5)
  • Asynchronous precision USB clock for superior sound
  • Separate operational and headphone amps for clear and powerful sound
  • High-class DA convertor for bit-perfect sound
  • DSEE HX revitalizes and upscales compressed audio to Hi-Res levels
  • Enhances non Hi-Res music sources (via analog input)
  • Line-out to connect external amp or active speaker
  • Durable aluminum enclosure w/ protective bumpers
  • Built-in Lithium-ion battery for up to 28 hours on the go
  • Digital optical input for enhanced connectivity
  • Supplied with: silicon band and digital / analog connecting cables
  • Amplifier Supported Impedance: 8 - 600 ohms
  • Audio Distortion: 0.01% or less
  • Audio Frequency Response: 10Hz - 100kHz
  • Audio Sampling Frequency: PCM (PC connection maximum 384kHz / 32 bit); DSD (2.8MHz, 5.6MHz)
  • Audio Volume Control: rotary
  • Case Type: aluminum chassis
  • Impedance: supports 8 - 600 ohms
  • Power ON / OFF: integrated: rotary power / volume knob
  • Type of Use: portable and home
  • Recharging Time: approx. 15 hours (PC connection)
  • DC-In: Inputs(1): USB Micro-B input 
  • Digital Audio Inputs (4): Computer, Walkman, Xperia connecting port, iPhone®, iPod®, iPad® connecting port, optical input connecting port, stereo mini jack
  • Inputs (1): analog
  • Outputs(3): 3-pole mini jack (BALANCED - L), 3-pole mini jack (BALANCED-R), stereo mini jack (NORMAL)
  • Battery charging: approx. 15 hours from empty to full when charging via USB
  • Battery Indicator: red LED when charging and automatically turns off when fully charged; lights up green when power is turned on, flashes to indicate battery level
  • Battery Life: digital balanced connection approx. 5 hours; analog connection approx. 17 hours 
  • Battery Type: built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
  • Input Voltage: maximum 2Vrms (AUDIO IN)
  • Output Power: maximum output approx. 320mW + 320mW (balanced connection, 32 ohms, 1% distortion)
  • Power Source: DC 3.7 V: built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
  • In-the-Box: operating instructions (1), digital USB cable for Walkman (1), digital USB cable for Xperia (1), micro-USB cable (1), stereo mini cable (1), silicone belt (4), and protection sheet (1) 
  • Dimensions: approx. 5.53"h x 3.14"w x 1.14"d
  • Weight: approx. 10.6 oz including rechargeable battery 
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