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USB DAC Headphone Amplifier PHA-3

Model :PHA-3

  The Way The Artists Truly Intended Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you. Learn more about High-Resolution Audio   Enhance the quality of everything you listen to Enjoy more authentic sound from your High-Resolution Audio and MP3 music Hear sound that’s closer to the original recording. This USB digital-to-analog converter (DAC) and headphone amplifier takes over from your PC or mobile device’s built-in amp. Original digital audio – including High-Resolution Audio – is processed by the PHA-3, creating a dramatically superior soundstage for enhanced listening.       Pulse Code Modulation Listen in the best possible sound quality through a variety of devices—PC, iPhone/iPad, and Xperia™ smartphone — with up to 384 kHz / 32-bit PCM encoding. Direct Stream Digital Hear the authentic, intimate detail of analog sound from your digital audio with Double DSD (5.6 MHz) and DSD (2.8 MHz) high-quality digital audio coding. Ultra high frequencies Feel sound beyond natural hearing with exceptionally high frequencies up to 100 kHz.     Superior conversion, purer sound Most portable devices include a simplified DAC converter, resulting in slightly compromised sound quality. This dedicated USB DAC amplifier takes over processing from your device, then amplifies sound for headphone listening using a custom-tuned, precision analog amplifier.     Made for High-Resolution Audio  With this separate USB DAC amp linking your headphones and a compatible PC, smartphone or Walkman®, you’ll enjoy higher quality High-Resolution Audio sound.1 The amp supports the very latest 384 kHz / 32-bit PCM and 5.6 MHz Double DSD formats.         Two micro USB inputs and charge port Get connected. Hook up your PC, selected smartphones, or Apple iOS device with two Micro USB inputs, and charge while you listen with a dedicated micro USB port. Stereo and balanced audio output Listen through the stereo jack, or connect with a balanced audio cable — left and right outputs ensure authentic, even sound. Optical input Connect to HDD and SACD players with an optical connector, supporting up to 192 Hz / 24 bit PCM input.   What is High-Resolution Audio? High Resolution Audio refers to a collection of digital processes allowing the capture and playback of music using higher sampling rates than those used in CDs. About High-Resolution Audio   Record at a higher frequency than CD High-Resolution Audio typically records at 96 kHz/24 bit or even 192 kHz/24 bit — much higher than CD. Hear more realistic, emotive sound While CDs and MP3s top out around 20 kHz, High-Resolution Audio supports frequencies above 24 kHz (as high as 100 kHz on this model) and a wider dynamic range.   Go beyond CD quality Upscale MP3, ACC, ATRAC, and WMA music files DSEE HX upscales compressed digital music by restoring the subtleties lost in compression. The result is rich sound, closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio.