FAQs

Can my DAC fully unfold MQA?

DAC
MQA (Master quality audio)
Hip-dac micro iDAC2 micro iDSD micro iDSD BL micro iUSB3.0 nano iDSD (discontinued) nano iDSD BL nano iDSD LE (discontinued) nano iOne nano iUSB3.0 Pro iDSD xDSD ZEN DAC
All of our DACs at iFi (except the Pro iDSD and NEO iDSD) are MQA renderers only and will require software such as Tidal to perform the decoding. Whereas the…
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DSD filtering with filter switches on iFi products

DAC
Technical
micro iDAC2 micro iDSD micro iDSD BL nano iDSD (discontinued) nano iDSD BL nano iOne Pro iDSD Pro iDSD Signature xDSD
By its very functional principle, DSD has RFI of twice the maximum level of the audio signal and four times the nominal DSD “0dB” point between, 1.4MHz and 2.8MHz. DSD…
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Frequency response for all iFi DSD DACs

DAC General Lifestyle
Aurora Hip-dac micro iDAC2 micro iDSD micro iDSD BL nano iDSD (discontinued) nano iDSD BL nano iDSD LE (discontinued) nano iOne Pro iDSD Pro iDSD Signature Retro Stereo 50 xDSD ZEN DAC
All iFi DSD playing DACs have a -3dB point for around 75kHz / 90kHz (depending on the precise model) if the sample rate is > 96khz. At sample rates lower…
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Is it possible to leave it on 24/7?

DAC
Charging Operation
nano iDSD BL
Yes, it is possible. If you power it up in USB mode, it will charge the battery and then simply remain on continuous. If you power it up in battery…
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What is Burr-Brown MultiBit?

DAC
Features
Hip-dac iDSD Diablo micro iDSD BL micro iDSD Signature nano iDSD BL nano iOne NEO iDSD xDSD ZEN DAC
The Burr-Brown True Native® chipset means file formats remain unchanged or ‘bit-perfect’. This means you are listening to music as the artist intended in the format in which it was…
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