Audirect Beam 3 Plus Latest Portable USB & Bluetooth DAC/AMP Announced
Audirect has just dropped its latest portable USB and Bluetooth DAC/AMP device, meet the all-new Audirect Beam 3 Plus. It belongs to the highly-acclaimed Beam series of portable USB DAC/AMPs with multiple successful products such as Beam 2S, Beam 2Se, and more. Beam 3 Plus supports both USB and Bluetooth input methods providing both wired and wireless Hi-Fi audio signal decoding support. It is equipped with an advanced ES9281AC DAC chip for high-resolution signal decoding. Audirect has equipped the Beam 3 Plus with Qualcomm’s latest CSR8675 Bluetooth chip that enables high-resolution Bluetooth connectivity support. On its own, the Audirect Beam 3 Plus supports MQA decoding, Hi-Res PCM, and DSD decoding with clean and transparent output quality. The device has both single-ended and balanced headphone connection support. It is available to purchase for 189.99$.
>Qualcomm CSR8675 Bluetooth Chip.
>Dual OP AMP Chips.
>ES9281AC DAC Chip.
>MQA Decoding Support.
>Dual Headphone Output Ports: 3.5mm+4.4mm.
>Easy to switch between USB and Bluetooth DAC/AMP mode.
>Three level gain mode.
Easy Switch Between USB & Bluetooth USB DAC/AMP:-
Users can easily switch between the USB DAC and Bluetooth DAC mode by a simple switch on the top of the Beam 3 Plus. It supports high-resolution LDAC, AptX HD, and more Bluetooth wireless codecs along with high-res PCM 32-Bit/768kHz, DSD 512 native decoding over a USB connection.
Qualcomm’s High-Resolution Bluetooth Chip:-
Audirect Beam 3 Plus features Qualcomm’s latest CSR8675 Bluetooth chip that provides a seamless wireless connection with high-resolution codec support. Beam 3 Plus supports LDAC, AptX HD, AptX, SBC, and AAC codecs for smooth wireless transmission.
MQA Decoding Support:-
MQA, Master Quality Authenticated is an advanced technology where high-resolution audio data is folded into the empty places of the file resulting in a lower-sized file suitable for streaming and storage. Only MQA certified devices can unfold these files and bring a true experience for the users. Beam 3 Plus supports full MQA decoding bringing advanced tech to the palm of your hands.
3.5mm+4.4mm Headphone Output Ports With Three Level Gain:-
Beam 3 Plus features both single-ended and Balanced headphone connections. The device houses a 3.5mm single-ended phone out and a 4.4mm balanced headphone out. It features three-level gain allowing for easy pairing of sensitive as well as demanding headphones. The balanced port is capable of providing up to 230mW of output power and the single-ended port provides up to 141mW of power.
High-Performance ESS Sabre DAC:-
Audirect Beam 3 Plus features a high-performance ES9281AC audio signal decoding chip by ESS Sabre Technologies. It provides clean and transparent audio signal decoding with low distortion and high SNR ratings ensuring a clean, distortion-free output for its users. The premium DAC chip is paired with two powerful Operational amplifier chips for a clean and powerful output.
>USB Input Type: USB Type-C.
>Frequency Response Range: 20Hz-40kHz.
>Output Parameters(4.4mm): ≥110mW(16Ω), ≥230mW(32Ω), ≥27.78mW(600Ω).
>Output Parameters(3.5mm): ≥141mW(16Ω), ≥122mW(32Ω), ≥7mW(600Ω).
>Dimensions: 75mm x 39mm x 12mm.