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Apple Lossless

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Android Apple - iOS Apple - OSX Digital Features General MQA (Master quality audio) Quality Sound Technical Windows
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Our products will work with the new Apple Lossless streaming software.
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Can my DAC fully unfold MQA?

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MQA (Master quality audio)
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All iFi MQA compatible DACs can do the last MQA unfold, thus fully unfold MQA master tracks. MQA renderer DACs do the last unfold and require Tidal etc. to do…
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Frequency response for all iFi DSD DACs

DAC General Lifestyle
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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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My battery is swelling, what can I do

Charging
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A swelling battery is likely caused by improper use. To prevent a battery from bloating, we suggest making sure that the device isn’t overheating and that it is kept in…
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My battery won’t hold a charge

Power
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We recommend charging the battery to around 50% – 75%, not charging to 100%, then using the battery until around 50% – 25% before charging again. Charging should stop when…
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What do the standard, ‘b’ and ‘c’ variants of the firmware do?

DAC Digital Softwares
Digital Features MQA (Master quality audio) Operation Sound Windows
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The standard, ‘b’ and ‘c’ variants of our more recent firmware versions for many devices are ultimately the same firmware, but with some slight variations that may make them more…
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What is Burr-Brown MultiBit?

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Features
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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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Why does my virus software flag the driver as a potential threat

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Firstly, it should be stated that ifi’s USB driver is a safe and reliable software that will not cause any adverse malfunctions to your computer. There are generally three situations…
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