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iFi xSeries xCAN Portable Balanced Dual Mono Headphone Amplifier

£225.00
  • iFi xSeries xCAN Portable Balanced Dual Mono Headphone Amplifier

iFi

iFi xSeries xCAN Portable Balanced Dual Mono Headphone Amplifier

£225.00
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  • POWERFUL - Powerful dual-mono headphone amplifier that can unleash the full dynamic range of hard to drive 600 ohm over ear phones while still driving many sensitive 32 ohm IEM with a silent background. Delivers 1000mW of power per channel Balanced and also a specially designed 'S-Balanced' circuit for Balanced (TRRS) 2.5mm and Single-Ended with (TRS) 3.5mm connectors Both offer exceptional low crosstalk and low distortion
  • WIRELESS - 'Cut the cord' and upgrade your existing wired headphones by using the built-in wireless Bluetooth input, which uses the aptX and AAC codecs with a dedicated DAC chip, for streaming music from your portable or home device to the xCAN receiver with 16 bit 44kHz CD quality sound. Compatible with your DAP ( digital audio player ), Android or Apple smartphone or tablet, laptop, smart TV or even Alexa and similar smart speakers
  • PORTABLE - Start listening right away and all day with a 2220mAh battery that can supply 12-18 hours of playback. Accessories include a USB C charging cable, a mini to mini connector, and a 2.5mm balanced interconnect so you can connect to most any audio system component or converter right out the box
  • MUSIC YOUR WAY - 3D Holographic + and XBass II offer advanced analogue signal processing circuits that provide a more accurate and enjoyable sound by correcting low end bass and/or mid range frequencies and widening the soundstage to bring the music ‘out of your head’ creating a more a engaging sound. Puts the performer on stage in your home to add that extra natural quality to the mid range
  • PRECISION - Pure Analogue Volume Control retaining full resolution at all volume levels, its smooth action and smooth sound deliver the sonic goods with super smoothness and precision

Features

The unit boasts a dual-mono headphone amplifier with 1000mW of power per channel which can unleash the full potential of both 32ohm through to 600ohm headphones. It offers balanced in/out to take full advantage of the growing availability of balanced sources and headphones. The 2.5mm balanced headphone jack means the it can be used to boost the amplification of high-end DAPs.


This unit features the iFi Cyberdrive® headphone amplifier stage. You won’t find it in Star Wars or Star Trek. 

Our 3D+ Holographic® delivers an immersive, deep soundstage. 

Our new XBass ® adds even more musical satisfaction. The XBass ® analogue bass correction system corrects headphone bass response to deliver a more natural sound to the upper bass frequency band. 

With a separate power input (USB Type C) to charge the internal battery, it does not draw from your smartphone or playback device.

Playback time is 12 (via Bluetooth® as input) to 18 (as analogue amplifier only) hours.

iFi’s exclusive S-Balanced® circuit delivers maximum performance from single-ended and balanced headphones alike.


 

Extensive jitter-eradication technologies are applied to the digital stage, including our GMT (Global Master Timing) femto-precision clock and intelligent memory buffer. This represents a total ‘out-of-the-box’ systematic digital solution that solves jitter once and for all.

Specifications

Inputs Wireless ESS Sabre 44.1/48k 16-Bit (AAC, aptX, aptX LL and SBC)
Wired 3.5mm (TRS or TRRS S-Balanced*) and 2.5mm (TRRS)
*ONLY found in iFi components such as nDSD BL. Do NOT feed using normal TRRS Balanced output sources.
No USB audio input
Max Output S-Balanced > 3.8V / 45 mW (@ 300 Ohm)> 3.5V / 380 mW (@ 32 Ohm)> 3.1V / 600 mW (@ 16 Ohm
Balanced > 7.6V / 90 mW (@ 600 Ohm)> 7.2V / 800 mW (@ 64 Ohm)> 5.7V / 1,000 mW (@ 32 Ohm)
THD & N S-Balanced < 0.005% (@ 100 mW/1.26V 16 Ohm)
Balanced < 0.006% (@ 360 mW/2.4V 16 Ohm)
SNR S-Balanced > 121dBA (@ 3.8V)
Balanced >120dBA (@ 7.6V)
Recommended HP Impedance 16~600 Ohm
Output impedance S-Balanced <1 Ohm
Balanced <2 Ohm
Max. Input S-Balanced 3V RMS
Balanced 6V RMS
Gain -95dB to +18dB adjustable in 114 1dB steps (using volume control)
Frequency Response < 2Hz – > 200kHz (-3dB)
Playback Time 18 hours (analogue)
or
12 hours (Bluetooth)
(charging via USB port)
Dimensions 95 (l) x67 (w) x19 (h) mm
Weight 127g (0.28 Ibs)
Warranty period 12 months

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