Superlative Performance and Extraordinary Sound: Fully Re-Engineered iFi micro iDSD Black Label DAC/Headphone Amplifier Plays MQA Plus True Native Octa-DSD512, PCM768, and 2x DXD
Black is where it's at with the iFi micro iDSD Black Label DAC/headphone amplifier. Enhanced from its predecessor with even higher-performing chips and parts, and fully redesigned inside and out, it is capable of playing True Native Octa-DSD512, PCM768, and 2x DXD. And now, courtesy of a software update, it decodes MQA. You won't find another DAC like it. Buttressed by an analog volume control and dual-core Burr-Brown native DSD/PCM chipset, micro iDSD Black Label transforms listening into extraordinary events. Equally comfortable in a dedicated system or computer-audio setup, micro iDSD Black Label also makes for an astounding portable headphone amp/DAC combo. iEMatch and three power settings allow it to drive any ‘phones while the 4000mW output translates into extraordinary drive. Splendid connectivity plus iFi's XBass+ and 3D+ Holographic features are here, too. Micro iDSD Black Label's convenient, portable size and outstandingly elegant appearance add to the appeal, and Music Direct's 100% Satisfaction Guarantee puts it over the top.
“The sound is smooth and engaging, simultaneously delivering transient speed, clarity, and resolution—a just-right balance between inviting natural warmth and incisive focus.”
—The Absolute Sound, Editors’ Choice Award
“I’m often asked by headphone newcomers to recommend headphone amp/DACs that are ‘not too expensive,’ but that also offer very serious high performance. Judging by the performance I observed from iFi’s micro iDSD Black Label, it perfectly fits that bill—and then some.”
—Chris Martens, Hi-Fi+
Native DSD/PCM Chipset, Three Power Modes, iEMatch, SmartPower, and More
With its special Dual-Core Burr-Brown native DSD/PCM chipset, micro iDSD Black Label is capable of True Native PCM768, Octa-Speed DSD512 and 2x DXD for performance that is out of this world. It has three different power modes: Eco, Normal and Turbo. Capable of 4000mW, 1000mW or 250mW output, micro iDSD Black Label can drive a full gamut of headphone amplifiers. With iEMatch to suit any IEM, this device redefines the headphone amplifier field. Used along with the analog volume control, Micro iDSD belies its diminutive size and possesses the uncanny ability to drive virtually anything and everything! Finally, onboard SmartPower recharges your smart devices. micro iDSD Black Label's 4800mAH battery is able to fully recharge an iPhone--two times over.