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Audioquest DragonFly Black Portable USB DAC Preamp Headphone Amplifier v1.5 DragonFlyB

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$179 RRP $199

The DragonFly Black will give you better audio quality than your standard 3.5mm headphone jack can offer.

The DragonFly Black is a small USB digital-to-analog converter (DAC) designed to deliver cleaner, clearer, more naturally beautiful sound from any computer, smartphone, or tablet. DragonFly Black is capable of natively decoding 24-bit/96kHz data. About the size of a USB thumb drive, the DragonFly Black is a true example of goods things coming in small packages! With DragonFly Black, any computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone can be used as a true high-fidelity music player, allowing music lovers to enjoy beautiful sound wherever they go, whenever they please.

The DragonFly Black is designed for exceedingly low power consumption and extremely low-noise, and can achieve an unprecedented level of efficiency and signal-to-noise ratio, regardless of bit or sample-rate.

Additionally, the low power design means it is compatible with handheld Apple and Android mobile devices, allowing a truely unique audiophile experience when travelling and away from home.

 


DragonFly Black Setup Diagram


Outstanding 32-Bit Digital Performance
The DragonFly Black incorporates a high efficiency 32-bit ESS Sabre 9010 DAC chip featuring minimum-phase filtering for naturally detailed, more authentic sound. Capable of 1.2 volts of output power, there is enough output power to comfortably drive all preamplifier input circuits and a wide range of today's efficient headphones.

Designed to honor the music you already own and love - whether you're listening to Spotify, YouTube, Tidal, ripped CDs, or state-of-the-art high-resolution audio files - the DragonFly Black will deliver a more compelling and enjoyable experience.

Key Features:
- USB Stick-Sized Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)
- Plays all music files: MP3 to high-res
- Compatible with Apple and Windows PCs, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices*
- Drives headphones directly
- Fixed output feeds preamp or AV receiver
- Asynchronous transfer ensures digital timing integrity
- Medium output (1.2 volts) drives a wide range of headphones
- 32-bit ESS 9010 DAC with minimum-phase filter
- Made in USA

User Manual (PDF, 1.84MB)

*requires Apple Camera Adapter or Made for Android/OTG adaptor (not included)

More Information
Model Number DragonFlyB
RRP 199.00
Specs

Specifications
- Native Resolution: Up to 24-bit / 96kHz
- Output: 1.2 volts
- Microcontroller: Microchip PIC32MX
- DAC Chip: ESS 9010 32-Bit
- USB Protocal: Asynchronous USB Streamlength®
- Volume Control: Analog Volume Control (digitally controlled from the host)
- Desktop/PC Compatibility: Windows (7/8.1/10), Apple OSX
- Mobile Compatibility: Apple iOS (5 and newer), Android 4.1 and newer (for Android devices, see owner's manual)
- Software Upgradeable: Yes (from desktop application)
- Dimensions: 12mm (h) x 19mm (w) x 62mm (l)
- Finish: Black Soft-Touch Finish with Gold lettering, Protective End-Cap

What's Included?
- DragonFly Black Asynchronous USB DAC
- Travel Pouch
- Flight Manual

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12 Months
The DragonFly Black DAC includes a 12 month Australian warranty.

To register your DragonFly Black DAC, fill out the form on the Audioquest website's Warranty Registration page here.

Problems?
If you experience any issues with this product please don't hesitate to contact us.
How much does delivery cost?
Nothing! We offer free post on all orders to anywhere within the Australian mainland and Tasmania.

Can I pick up my purchase from your store?
Yes. You can usually pick up your order from one of our stores. We recommend that you contact us first to ensure your order is ready for collection.

What happens if I'm not happy with my product when it arrives?
We offer a 30 day 100% satisfaction guarantee on all of our products! If your order arrives damaged, faulty or not quite as you expected, please contact us and we will do everything we can to fix the situation.

Please visit our FAQ page for answers to other frequently asked questions or contact us if you have any other questions or comments.