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Cayin C5DAC Portable Headphone Amplifier, DAC & Power Bank Gold

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$179 RRP $289

Get the most out of your headphones with this portable headphone amplifier & Digital Audio Converter from Cayin.

Hear a noticable improvement to the volume and quality of your music when running it through the C5DAC.

As well as amplifying the signal to optimize it for high-quality headphones, the on-board DAC converts the digital signal output by standard devices into a warm analogue signal. Designed for use with portable devices, the USB power bank can be used to charge your devices on-the-go.

Great Quality Hi-Fi Sound Starts At The Source

The Cayin C5 DAC is not only a fantastic Hi-Fi quality headphone amplifier, it also doubles as a high quality Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC), allowing you to get Hi-Fi quality sound from your portable music player, smart-phone or even you laptop or home computer.

Key Features

- Top grade decoding IC chip PCM1795
- High performance audiograde opamp OP1652, and specialised buffer chip BUF634
- PC-DAC function supports up to 24 bit/96kHz
- Supports decoding some android cellphones with OTG function
- Aerospace grade aluminum chassis for outstanding strength

User Manual (PDF, 1.95MB)

Classic Circuit Design
A classic circuit design and superior sound quality are the core points of the C5 DAC Headphone Amplifier. The Op-Amp circuit follows sophsticated classic design combining amplification and buffering resulting in an outstanding balance between high performance sound quality and efficient operation.

Digital-to-Analog for Android Devices
The C5 DAC is designed for use with Android based smart phones and devices, allowing you to connect directly via a USB micro-to-USB micro* OTG (On-The-Go) cable and experiece your digital music in spectacular high quality.

* The required cable type may vary by Android device.

Digital-to-Analog for iOS Devices
The C5 DAC is also compatible with most iOS based smart phones and devices, allowing you to connect directly via a USB micro-to-USB cable along with the official Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adaptor** and experiece your digital music in spectacular high quality.

**The Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adaptor is available separately.

Digital-to-Analog for Laptop and Computer
The C5 DAC is also a great device to enjoy high quality audio from your laptop or home computer. Simply connect the C5 DAC to the laptop or computer via a USB micro-to-USB* cable to get the most out of your digital music library at home.

Portable Headphone Amplifier
With 23 years of Hi-Fi audio and electronics experience, Cayin have achieved a portable design that will produce outstanding results for the best sound possible. But high quality sound components and performance would be nothing without a robust and long lasting portable power source. The built-in rechargable battery will keep the quality audio flowing for up to 19 hours on a single charge.

Coaxial Digital Output
With the built-in coaxial digital output (3.5mm jack), you can use the C5 DAC as a digital interface device, allowing you to connect your portable audio device or laptop/computer, to separate external Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC). The Coaxial digital output can support up to 96kHz/24bit audio.

High Quality Components
Cayin have used high quality Hi-Fi grade internal components for superior quality sound and performance in a small, portable package.

Lastly, Cayin has engineered the C5 DAC to be a truely portable device - the C5 DAC measures in at just 15mm thick. The same amount of attention has been given to the C5 DAC's look, finished in an exquisite powder coated metal with Champagne Gold and Black highlights, it will compliment many of today's stylish modern smartphones.


More Information
Model Number C5DAC
RRP 289.00


Output Power: 300 mW + 300 mW (32Ω)
S/N Ratio: ≥101 dB (A weighted)
Battery Life: approx 19 hours (AUX mode @ 32Ω), approx 9 hours (USB mode @ 32Ω)
Headphone Impedance: 8Ω - 300Ω
Dimensions: 135mm x 63mm x 15mm
Net Weight: 185g
Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 70kHz (±1 dB)
Sensitivity: ≤600 mV (High Gain mode)
Limited Charging Voltage: 4.2V
Charging Time: approx 4.5 hours
THD: ≤0.002% (1kHz)
Battery Capacity: 3700 mAh 3.7V

What's In The Box:
- C5 DAC USB DAC Headphone Amplifier
- Silicon Belt (x2)
- Silicon Pad (x4)
- 3.5mm Audio Cable
- Micro USB to USB Cable
- Micro USB to Micro USB Cable
- 3.5mm to RCA Coaxial Cable
- Protective Bag
- User's Manual

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12 Months
Cayin Portable Audio Players and Headphone Amplifiers include a 12 month Australian warranty.

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