iFi Go Blu Latest Portable Bluetooth DAC/AMP
iFi Audio is a brand dedicated to creating high-quality portable and desktop audio gear. Today, iFi has introduced its latest portable Bluetooth DAC/headphone Amp, the iFi Go blu. Don’t go on the compact form factor of this beautiful device, It is equipped with Qualcomm’s latest QCC5100 Bluetooth chip supporting Bluetooth V5.1 connectivity with high-resolution LDAC, HWA/LHDC, AptX HD, wireless codecs for high-quality signal transmission. iFi has designed the Go Blu with a high-performance 32-Bit DAC chip by Cirrus Logic. It has a customized digital filter to minimize pre-echoes and ringing artifacts, and a precision clock system to ensure low-jitter output. After the DAC signal decodes a high-resolution signal, it is then provided to the amp circuitry that benefits from symmetrical twin-mono signal paths and adopts iFi’s Direct Drive design concept.
The iFi Go Blu features 3.5mm S-Balanced and fully balanced 4.4mm headphone output ports that deliver up to 5.6V of output power. It has an automatic gain adjustment feature that adjusts the output power up or down by 6dB based on the impedance of the connected headphone. iFi Go Blu can also be used as a USB DAC/headphone amp with support for PCM decoding up to 24-Bit/96kHz. The Go Blu brings the freedom of high-resolution music on the go with its compact size and high-resolution Bluetooth connectivity. It has a price tag of approximately 210$ available with iFi distributors worldwide.
Latest Generation Qualcomm Bluetooth Chip:-
iFi Go Blu features an advanced QCC5100 Bluetooth processor that provides it with the latest Bluetooth V5.1 connectivity. It also brings support for high-resolution wireless codecs like LDAC, AptX HD, AptX LL, and many more. iFi Go Blu has a seamless Bluetooth connection with great stability and low lag.
High-Performance 32-Bit DAC Chip With Customised Digital Filter:-
iFi Go Blu has a 32-Bit Cirrus Logic DAC chip with a customized digital filter and a precision clock system to ensure low distortion and low jitter in the output signal. Users can also use iFi Go Blu as a USB DAC with support for PCM signal decoding up to 24-Bit/96kHz.
Independent Amp Stage:-
iFi Go Blu has an independent architecture for the Amp stage. It uses twin-mono signal paths and iFi’s Direct Drive design concept. It has two headphone output ports, one fully balanced 4.4mm and another 3.5mm S-Balanced. The S-Balanced port cuts distortion by up to 50% with single-ended headphone connections. iFi Go Blu has an output rating of up to 5.6V. It adjusts the gain mode automatically according to the connected headphone.
iFi’s XBass and XSpace Functionality Support:-
iFi Go Blu features the brand’s highly appreciated XBass and XSpace technologies. XBass is a sophisticated kind of “Bass Boost” that improves the lower end without introducing any muddiness to the output. The XSpace widens the soundstage and presents a more 3-dimensional output.
>Latest QCC5100 Bluetooth Chip by Qualcomm.
>Support Bluetooth V5.1 Connectivity.
>High-resolution wireless codec support including LDAC, AptX HD, AptX LL, AptX, SBC, AAC, and more.
>32-Bit Cirrus Logic DAC chip with ultra-low jitter and customized digital filter.
>Powerful Amp stage with twin-mono signal paths and Direct Drive technology.
>Precision rotary volume control with automatic gain adjustment feature.
>Output Power: up to 5.6V.
>Two headphone output ports: 4.4mm Pentagon fully balanced and 3.5mm S-Balanced.
>S-Balanced output cuts distortion by 50% with single-ended connections.
>XBass and XSpace support.
>Built-in Microphone for hands-free calls.
>Can also be used as USB DAC/AMP.
>Up to 8 hours battery life.