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iFi Audio Hip DAC 2 Gold Edition Portable DAC/Amp

iFi Audio Hip DAC 2 Gold Edition Portable DAC/Amp

Regular price $199
Sale price $199 Regular price $199.00

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iFi Audio

iFi Audio Hip DAC 2 Gold Edition Portable DAC/Amp

Regular price $199
Sale price $199 Regular price $199.00

iFi Audio Hip DAC 2 Gold Edition: A Symphony in Gold

Elegance Redefined in Limited Gold

Delve into an acoustic paradise with the iFi Audio Hip DAC 2 Gold Edition - a fusion of superlative sound quality and opulence. This limited edition, aptly presented in a radiant gold finish, represents more than just a luxurious facelift. Whether you're indulging in RnB, jazz, pop, or metal, the Gold Edition refines every beat, every note. It's not just a DAC; it's an emblem of exquisite taste and sonic perfection, now crafted with an extended treble and an enhanced power supply to escalate your auditory journey.

Unparalleled Power, Anywhere and Everywhere

Dispel the limitations of the built-in DAC and amplification in your devices. Upgrade your audio experience on smartphones, tablets, PCs, and Macs with the Hip DAC 2 Gold Edition. It effortlessly supports cutting-edge hi-res audio - boasting playback of 24-bit/384kHz PCM, bit-perfect DSD, and MQA. The potent amp stage, renowned for its high fidelity, promises to energize every corded headphone and in-ear monitor, delivering pristine sound devoid of interference, courtesy of its balanced circuitry.

Sound Engineering at its Pinnacle

Embark on a unique auditory experience with the Hip DAC 2 Gold Edition. Featuring an elite rotary analogue volume control, the PowerMatch setting intuitively adjusts drive levels, aligning with the specific headphones in use. Tailor your sound with the XBass feature, enhancing the bass response in harmony with your chosen genre and headphone type. Multiple headphone outputs, including a 4.4mm Pentaconn balanced and a 3.5mm S-Balanced, ensure compatibility and sonic purity. Especially, the S-Balanced output diminishes distortion by a significant 50% with single-ended headphone connections. With both USB-A for audio and a dedicated USB-C for charging, this DAC stands as a testament to unparalleled design and functionality.

Craftsmanship Meets Portability

The essence of luxury is embodied in the Hip DAC 2 Gold Edition’s seamless aluminium structure. Ergonomically designed to slip into your bag or pocket, it epitomizes both sophistication and convenience. And in case you missed it, yes, it radiates in an exclusive gold finish!

Specifications Details
Formats supported DSD (256/128/64, Quad/Double/Single-Speed), PCM (384/352.8/192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1kHz), DXD (384/352.8kHz), MQA (384/352.8kHz)
Digital Inputs USB 3.0 Type 'A' (USB2.0 compatible)
Headphone Outputs Balanced (4.4mm), S-Balanced (3.5mm)
Power Output (@1% THD) Balanced (400mW@32Ω; 6.3V@600Ω), S-Balanced (280mW@32Ω; 3.2V@600Ω)
Battery Lithium-polymer 2200mAh - Approx. 8 hours
Power System Charging via USB-C, BC V1.2 compliant up to 1000mA charging current and 6.3 volts
Power (max) <2W idle, 4W max
Dimensions 102 x 70 x 14mm (4.0" x 2.8" x 0.6")
Weight 135g (0.30 lbs)