FAQs

3D, is it a cross feed?

Analogue DAC General Lifestyle
Aurora micro iCan SE micro iDSD micro iDSD BL Pro iCAN Pro iCAN Signature Retro Stereo 50 xCan xDSD ZEN DAC
Here is some information regarding the 3D effect inside our products; The bottom line is that all classic ‘cross-feed’ systems produce, with well-recorded music and with a natural rendering of…
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Bridge rectifiers power supplies (AC to DC)

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Operation Power
Aurora DC iPurifier2 iPower iPowerX micro iCan SE micro iPhono2 micro iTube2 micro iUSB3.0 nano iUSB3.0 Pro iCAN Pro iCAN Signature Pro iDSD Pro iDSD Signature Pro iESL Zen Blue ZEN Blue V2 ZEN DAC
I have an iFi device that is powered by the iPower but might it be possible to use a different power supply that is not dependent on bridge rectifiers (AC…
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Electric shocks when touching unit?

Analogue
General
Pro iCAN Pro iCAN Signature
Every mains powered product is subject to tiny amounts of leakage of electricity from the mains. These can cause very mild electric shocks. It is a sign that the whole…
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Is it possible to power two headphones independently?

Analogue
General Operation
Pro iCAN Pro iCAN Signature
The Pro iCAN/Pro iCAN Signature is inherently balanced and offers only a single pair of balanced channels, optimised for sound quality. Having multiple independent headphone outputs means essentially having two…
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Is the volume control balanced?

Analogue
Technical
Pro iCAN Pro iCAN Signature
With a Japan Alps rotary volume potentiometer (and remote control), it is the ‘6-Way’ version with 4 tracks used for balanced volume control. This is the litmus test for any…
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Playing vinyl makes the unit shut down?

Analogue
Operation
Pro iCAN Pro iCAN Signature
Pro iCAN/Pro iCAN Signature shutdowns are subsonic signals from record warp, combined with XBass boosting them even more. This is overloading the amplifier. You will need to solve the subsonic…
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Red LED – Machine keeps shutting down

Analogue
General Operation Power
Pro iCAN Pro iCAN Signature
The Pro iCAN/Pro iCAN Signature will switch the outputs off and turn the iFi logo red if there is excessive DC detected. There is no way to distinguish asymmetric clipping…
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Red LED blinking?

Analogue
Operation Power
Pro iCAN Pro iCAN Signature
We are going to provide an example by using the AKG K1000. This is extremely difficult to drive without applying sound corrections. If using XBass at 40Hz setting, that means…
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