hip-dac 2 gold edition

hip-dac2 gold edition

Superior sonics now come in gold

Limited Edition

The audio world’s favourite hip-flask…

…now comes in GOLD!

Whatever you put in your hip-dac 2, RnB, pop, jazz or heavy metal, the limited gold edition is the one for you.

It is the same amazing portable, hi-res DAC/headphone amp as before with a new luxurious look and a performance tweak or two.

The hip-dac 2 gold edition benefits from a more extended treble and an upgraded power supply to bring you even more musical enjoyment.

And, have we mentioned it yet? It’s gold!

iFi audio hip-dac2

Power and performance

Replace the inferior DAC and amp circuitry in your smartphone, tablet, PC and Mac with the hip-dac 2 gold edition to vastly improve headphone sound both at home and on the go.

The hip-dac 2 gold edition offers state-of-the-art hi-res audio support – 24-bit/384kHz PCM, bit-perfect DSD and MQA.

It uses our powerful high-fidelity amp stage to drive all corded headphones and in-ear monitors with ease. The balanced circuit design delivers ultra-low signal distortion.

Superior sonics

It boasts a high-quality rotary analogue volume control and PowerMatch setting matches the level of drive to the connected headphones.

XBass tailors bass response to suit your music and your headphones.

The hip-dac 2 gold edition has two headphone outputs: 4.4mm Pentaconn balanced and 3.5mm S-Balanced. The S-Balanced output cuts distortion by 50% with single-ended headphone connections. It has USB-A input for audio and separate USB-C input for charging.

The seamless aluminium enclosure of the hip-dac 2 gold edition slips easily into a bag or pocket. And, it’s GOLD!!!



1 x ZEN Stream

1 x Ethernet cable

1 x Plastic screwdriver

1 x Power adapter

1 x Antenna

1 x User manual

1 x Instruction card

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.

Formats supportedDSD
256/128/64, Quad/Double/Single-Speed
Digital InputsUSB 3.0 Type 'A'
(USB2.0 compatible)
Headphone OutputsBalanced
S-Balanced (S-E)
Output Power (RMS @1% THD)Balanced
S-Balanced (S-E)
400mW@32Ω; 6.3V@600Ω
280mW@32Ω; 3.2V@600Ω
BatteryLithium-polymer 2200mAhApprox. 8 hours
Power SystemCharging via USB-C, BC V1.2 compliant up
to 1000mA charging current and 6.3 volts
Power (max)<2W idle, 4W max
Dimensions102 x 70 x 14mm
4.0" x 2.8" x 0.6"
Weight135g (0.30 lbs)