FiiO - Q1 - Portable Headphone Amplifier & DAC
Utilizing Texas Instruments' premium PCM5102 DAC chip, the Q1 has a high S/N ratio and low distortion, excellent dynamic performance and enhanced jitter reduction. The amp is Maxim's MAX97720 with high output.
For the music lover looking for a high-end music device to make headphone music quality better than ever, the Fiio Q1 is just for you. It is a high-quality portable headphone amplifier and DA converter that features Texas Instrument’s premium PCM5102 DAC chip. This device has a high S/N ratio and low distortion intended for clearer sound. The high output current and minimal distortion and noise altogether intends to give you the lifetime amplified experience.
The Fiio Q1 is a uniquely designed compact headphone amplifier device that spots high quality metal body and sandblasted exterior that assist in better handling and really effective electromagnetic shielding. Supporting sample rates of up to 96kHz/24bit, this device features plug-and-plug usage as sound output through the USB ports. It is an amazingly effective upgrade to any computer’s onboard sound card. It also includes a line input port that enables portably amplifying any audio source via a simple 3.5mm connection. The USB Q1 charging option acts as the key feature of this amplifier device.
The Fiio Q1 device comes with robust switches that assist in controlling high quality gain and bass circuits for customizing amplifying settings. Designed to satisfy multiple needs, it also includes Built-in Li-poly battery that ensures up to 30 hours of continuous playback at normal volumes.
The FiiO Q1 is a compact portable headphone amplifier and USB DAC. With a long battery life of over 30 hours, and high-quality DA conversion and amplification, in a compact all-metal body with EMI shielding.
The Q1 Portable Headphone Amplifier & DAC from Fiio is designed to provide improved digital to analog conversion and amplification for your computer and mobile device with file resolutions up to 96 kHz/24-bit. The unit utilizes the premium Texas Instruments PCM5102 DAC chip which provides low distortion, solid dynamic performance, and enhanced jitter rejection while the Maxim's MAX97220 amp IC chip provides high current with minimal distortion and noise.
The built-in 1400 mAh rechargeable battery is capable of charging while in use and boasts up to 30 hours of use at normal volumes and can reach a full charge in less than 4 hours. The Q1 ships with a USB cable, 1/8" / 3.5mm audio cable, a silicone base pad, and two silicone bands.
- 96 kHz/24-bit
- Texas Instruments PCM5102 DAC chip
- Maxim MAX97220 amplifier IC chip
- Micro USB port for charging and USB audio connections; may carry on decoding / amplifying while charging
- Headphone output
- Line input/output (using same physical port)
- Robust toggle switches for gain, bass boost, and USB charging on/off
- Volume, gain and bass boost controls to satisfy different listening needs
- Status LED indicator for charging and working status
- Internal rechargeable Li-poly battery for up to 30 hours of continuous use
- Small, all-metal chassis to shield against EM interfere
- Sandblasted exterior for better hand holding