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ifi ZEN One Signature DAC & Bluetooth Receiver

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£349.00
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ZEN One Signature

The ifi ZEN One Signature takes the DAC stage from the ZEN DAC V2, adds S/PDIF inputs (optical and coaxial) alongside the USB port, adds Bluetooth technology from the ZEN Blue V2 and improved even further with the addition of Signature-grade circuit enhancements. The result? The ZEN One Signature is a pure DAC (no built-in headphone amp and volume control) that serves as a home audio hub for all your digital devices, from smartphones and tablets to PCs and Macs, disc players and audio servers to TVs and games consoles.

  • 96kHz Hi-Res Bluetooth
  • Full MQA Support
  • Complete Balanced Design
  • High Gain, Long Range Bluetooth 
  • Bit Perfect Burr-Brown DAC 

The ZEN One Signature is the first ZEN DAC to support all hi-res: DSD256, PCM384, MQA384kHz, Bluetooth 96KHz. Ifi uses Qualcomm’s new QCC5100 Bluetooth processing IC in combination with proprietary circuits to create an audibly superior ‘Bluetooth engine’. All the current high-definition Bluetooth audio formats are supported – Qualcomm’s aptX Adaptive and aptX HD, Sony’s LDAC and HWA’s LHDC, regular aptX and aptX Low Latency, AAC (Apple iOS devices) and SBC (the ‘plain vanilla’ Bluetooth codec).

 

The Burr-Brown True Native® chipset means file formats remain unchanged or ‘bit-perfect’. This means you are listening to music as the artist intended in the format in which it was recorded.

Ifi use Burr-Brown extensively in their products having selected it for its natural-sounding ‘musicality’ and True Native architecture. Their experience with this IC means that ifi know how to make the most of it.

MQA (Master Quality Authenticated)

MQA is an award-winning British technology that delivers the sound of the original master recording. The master MQA file is fully authenticated and is small enough to stream or download. The ZEN One Signature adopts MQA technology to receive and decode MQA audio and provide master-level sound.

Visit mqa.co.uk for more information.

 

Who is iFi Audio?

iFi was launched in 2012 and is an award-winning company that creates products to improve sound quality, eradicate noise distortion and hiss from your headphones, speakers, portable audio devices, phones and TVs. A nice little quote from the company themselves state "With our vast catalogue of devices, you can bring the live experience into your home. Or if you prefer your music on-the-go, we deliver every cymbal crash and pluck of a string in clear isolation straight to your ears."

iFi has a very good oversight on the design, development and manufacturing process of over 30 products from their headquarters in Southport, UK.

iFi products and their packaging are made from recyclable materials, including Aluminium, Paper and Recycled plastics. There are no hazardous toxins in their components, and they ensure every product released meets environmental standards.

Power   DC 5V (centre pin +ve)
Digital inputs   USB3.0 Type B (USB2.0 compatible)
S/PDIF (coaxial, TOSLINK optical)
Bluetooth 5.1 (aptX, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive, aptX LL, LDAC, LHDC/HWA, AAC and SBC codec)
Formats PCM
DSD
DXD
MQA
Bluetooth
44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192kHz
2.8/3.1/5.6/6.1/11.3/12.3MHz
352.8/384kHz
Decoder
96kHz
Chipset Bit-Perfect
Qualcomm
DSD & DXD DAC by Burr Brown
QCC 5100 Series
Analogue outputs   Coaxial, Audio RCA L/R
4.4 Balanced Lineout
Frequency Response   5Hz - 80kHz ±3dB
Outputs   4V / 2V max. (BAL/UnBAL)
Output Impedance   ≤72Ω/36Ω (BAL/UnBAL)
SNR   -105dB(A) @ 0dBFS (BAL/UnBAL)
THD + N   <0.002% @ 0dBFS (BAL/UnBAL)
Power consumption   No Signal ~0.7W/Max Signal ~1W
Dimensions   158 x 100 x 35 mm
6.2" x 3.9" x 1.4"
Net weight   485g
1.1 lbs

 

UK Delivery

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, which can take between 4 to 21 days      

UK Delivery orders are sent via our couriers' DPD Local on a next-day-delivery service and usually take between 1 and 3 days. 

          

Local Delivery

Certain manufacturers disallow mail order for their products, however a local delivery may be possible.

We offer a local delivery service for a large number of our products. After your order has been placed, a member of the Hifi Gear team will contact you to arrange a convenient date and time for your local, personal delivery.

 

Click & Collect

We offer a free ‘Click & Collect’ service on all items. As soon as your order has been completed and is ready for collection a member of our team will be in contact with you. Orders can be collected from our store at 11 King Street, Hereford, HR4 9BW.

 

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