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What about its internal power supply?

iDSD Diablo
The iDSD Diablo features batteries but also several of our in-house developed solutions in order to have the power feed to key components be as clean and stable as possible.…
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What is an OV Series operational-amplifier?

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iDSD Diablo
As with many other iFi audio products, we’ve incorporated a custom OV Series operational-amplifier. This top-notch component contributes to the extremely low noise, low distortion (0.0001%) and wide bandwidth.
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What is Burr-Brown MultiBit?

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The Burr-Brown True Native® DSD1793 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…
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What is DirectDrive®?

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iDSD Diablo
An important aspect of the circuit design is its direct-coupled nature (no coupling capacitor is present), achieved without a conventionally applied DC servo. DirectDrive® equals a direct signal path which means…
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What is Global Master Timing (GMT)?

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iDSD Diablo
Extensive jitter-eradication technologies are applied to the digital stage, including our GMT (Global Master Timing) femto-precision clock and intelligent memory buffer. This represents a total ‘out-of-the-box’ systematic digital solution that…
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What is it?

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iDSD Diablo
The iDSD Diablo is our no-compromise portable DAC/amp flagship product.
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What is MOSFET?

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iDSD Diablo
Switching between settings has been engineered to ensure sonic transparency with advanced trench technology MOSFET is used as a muting switch. This FET-based switching is handled by a micro-controller, which…
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What is OptimaLoop?

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iDSD Diablo
‘Negative feedback’ is used in amplifier circuits to compare the output signal with the input signal and correct errors, in order to control gain and reduce distortion. For sound quality,…
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What is OptimaLoop?

iDSD Diablo
The iDSD Diablo’s analogue stage incorporates one global and several local negative feedback loops. All are optimized for their own functions and they complement each other, which improves the iDSD…
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What is PureWave?

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iDSD Diablo NEO iDSD
Balanced, differential analogue circuit design has long been championed for its ability to reduce noise and cross-talk within the signal path by fully separating the left and right channels. PureWave is…
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