iFi audio is an award-winning audio tech company and is known for manufacturing of portable audio devices like DACs, Amplifiers, DAPs, Power Adapters, Digital Enhancers, Cables and connectors. Today, the firm has introduced two new products namely, ZEN Air CAN and ZEN Air DAC. In this blog, let’s have a closer look at these two products.
iFi Zen Air DAC Features:
The ZEN Air series offers high-performance audio more affordable than ever. The iFi Audio ZEN Air DAC is a multipurpose device that can function as a pure Hi-Res DAC with an amp and speakers as well as a headphone amplifier.
Aside from improving the acoustics, its XMOS chip boosts processor power, clock speed, and memory. Another function of the chip is to feed an external amp, such as a headphone amp or an amp and active speakers. This updated and upgraded ZEN Air DAC raises the level of sound quality from digital sources.
iFi ZEN Air DAC Specifications:
- INPUT VOLTAGE DC 5V/2.5A
- DIGITAL INPUT USB3.0 B Socket (USB2.0 Compatible)
- FORMATS PCM: 44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192/352.8/384kHz DSD: 2.8/3.1/5.6/6.1/11.3/12.3MHz DXD: 352.8/384kHz MQA: Renderer
- DAC Bit-Perfect DSD & DXD DAC By Burr Brown
- POWER CONSUMPTION No Signal ~0.5W Max Signal ~2.5W
- DIMENSIONS 158 X 117 X 35 Mm (6.2″ X 4.6″ X 1.4″)
- WEIGHT 315 G (0.69 Lbs)
- OUTPUT1V / 3.3V Max.
- OUTPUT IMPEDANCE≤50Ω
- SNR<-113dB(A) @ 0dBFS
- DNR>113dB(A) @ -60dBFS
- THD + N<0.04% @ 0dBFS
Regarding the launch of iFI ZEN Air DAC, Mr. Raghav Somani, CEO of Headphone Zone said,
“If you need a DAC and an Amp for your desktop setup, you cannot get a more compelling product than the iFI ZEN Air DAC. They are incredibly affordable for their performance, and I think anyone who is using headphones must experience the difference this can make to their music.”
iFi ZEN Air DAC Price in India:
The ZEN Air DAC can be bought in India at Headphone Zone (https://www.headphonezone.in/products/ifi-audio-zen-air-dac) at an MRP of Rs.7,999/-
iFi Zen Air CAN Features:
The successor to the award-winning ZEN CAN, iFi audio introduces a fascinating amplifier – the all-new ZEN Air CAN. The all-new ZEN Air CAN presents a unique sonic character and comes embedded with an array of features. This high-resolution, headphone amplifier provides a great listening experience with any source, be it PCs, Macs or even a streamer. It offers settings to dial in the perfect sound for a variety of headphones.
The ZEN Air CAN can drive the most demanding headphone due to its balanced circuit design and versatile sonic tailoring options to optimise audio performance.
iFi ZEN Air CAN Specifications:
- POWER SUPPLY REQUIREMENT DC 5V/2.5A (Centre +Ve)
- MAX OUTPUT >6.7V/75mW (@ 600Ω) >6.5V/660mW (@ 64Ω) >6.2V/1200mW (@ 32Ω)
- THD+N 0.005% (@ 100mW/1.27V 16Ω) SNR >114dBA (@ 6.7V)
- MAX. INPUT RCA: 3.8V RMS 3.5mm: 1.92V RMS
- GAIN 0dB 18dB
- FREQUENCY RESPONSE 10Hz – 100kHz (-3dB)
- POWER CONSUMPTION No Signal ~5W / Max Signal ~13W
- DIMENSIONS 158 X 117 X 35mm (6.2″ X 4.6″ X 1.4″)
- NET WEIGHT 352g (0.78lbs)
Regarding the launch of ZEN Air CAN, Mr. Raghav Somani, CEO of Headphone Zone said,
“The ability to drive power-hungry headphones and versatile sonic tailoring options set the ZEN Air CAN apart. Overall, the ZEN Air CAN offers features usually reserved for high-end headphone amps.”
The ZEN Air CAN is available for purchase in India at Headphone Zone (https://www.headphonezone.in/products/ifi-audio-zen-air-can) at an MRP of Rs.7,999/-