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 with a natural rendering of space,…
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Apple Lossless

DAC Digital General Softwares
Android Apple - iOS Apple - OSX Digital Features General MQA (Master quality audio) Quality Sound Technical Windows
Aurora hip-dac iDSD Diablo micro iCan SE micro iDAC (discontinued) micro iDSD NEO iDSD Pro iCAN Pro iDSD Pro iESL xCan xDSD Zen Blue ZEN Blue V2 ZEN CAN Signature 6xx ZEN DAC ZEN DAC Signature ZEN DAC Signature V2 ZEN DAC V2
Our products will work with the new Apple Lossless streaming software. More information will follow once Apple releases the software sometime in June!
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DACs without digital filter switch, what do they use?

DAC Lifestyle
Aurora hip-dac hip-dac2 micro iDAC (discontinued) nano iDSD LE (discontinued) Retro Stereo 50 xCan ZEN DAC
All current iFi products that do not have filter selection use the minimum filter for sample rates up to 192kHz and bit-perfect above 192kHz.
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How do I burn in the xCan?

Analogue
General
xCan
As the xCan is balanced, if you really want to “burn-in” the complete circuit then run balanced when possible. If you have an iEMatch 2.5mm this can be left in…
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How do I toggle between modes?

Analogue
General Operation
xCan
The xCan has 2 possible input modes, and 1 output mode: Input modes: Wired / Wireless. Output mode: Headphones. To select the mode you want (input) hold down the centre…
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How long does battery last on Bluetooth?

Analogue
Bluetooth
xCan
We’ve tested a moderately used xCan for operation time on battery, using Fostex T50 on single-ended port playing at elevated listening levels. On Bluetooth with aptX we got up to…
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Is the iEMatch built into the xCan?

Analogue
General Operation
xCan
No, it uses the same technology as the xDSD. It has lower noise on the 3.5mm singled ended output than earlier iFi devices. Further question: I seem to hear some…
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