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Audioquest Dragonfly Cobalt
Coming off the back of the incredibly successful Dragonfly Red, the Dragonfly cobalt raises the standard again.
DragonFly Cobalt is a compact & portable, plug-and-play USB digital-to-analogue converter (DAC), preamp, and headphone amp that delivers far clearer and more natural sound to headphones, active speakers, or any other complete audio systems. It's ultra-compact design measuring only 2.26” x 0.73” x 0.47” and shape match that of a USB thumb drive, DragonFly easily connects to tablets, smartphones & laptops, either directly or with an appropriate USB cable, such as AudioQuest's high-performance USB-C DragonTail which is included.
Plays all file formats/soundtracks: MP3, MQA, high-res, etc. 2.1-volt output easily drives most headphones.
- Compatible with Mac and Window computers, Android and iOS devices
- Powerful - With a 2.1V Output, the Dragonfly Cobalt can drive even the most demanding pair of headphones.
- Featuring a PIC32MX274 Microchip, ESS Sabre 9601 Headphone Amp and an ESS ES9038 DAC Chip.
- The Dragonfly Cobalt is MQA Compatible
Who is Audioquest?
Audioquest is one of the most well-regarded cable manufacturers in the world, with each cable seeing a level of meticulous detail in both its aesthetic construction, as well as intuitive engineering within to provide an impressive performance. Regardless of whether the cable in question be an analogue or digital interconnect, speaker cable, subwoofer cable or anything with Audioquest's badge on it - only the finest quality materials and construction expertise are used to form an exceptional, industry-leading product.
DAC Chipset ESS ES9038Q2M Filter Minimum Phase Output Voltage 2.1 Volts (High) Compatibility Windows PC
Apple iOS Devices
Output Feed Fixed Volume Control 64-Bit Bit-Perfect Digital Volume Control MQA RENDERING Yes HEADPHONE AMP ESS Sabre 9601
Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Postage and packing is completely free for orders over £100*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.
Orders are sent via our couriers' DPD on a next-day-delivery service and usually, take between 1 and 3 days.
*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however, delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.
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