Tempotec Variations V3 News: Your New Handy Portable Audio Player
Tempotec has just released its newest portable Hi-Res digital audio player, the Tempotec Variations V3. Tempotec is well-known among music enthusiasts for its range of portable USB DAC/AMPs. Last year, they introduced the groundbreaking Variations V6, an Android-based audio player with strong amplification and top-notch decoding capabilities. The latest addition, Tempotec Variations V3, is a compact and user-friendly audio player featuring an innovative design. It uses dual AK4493SEQ DAC chips with a customized FPGA-based digital circuit and pyramid analog amplification circuit to deliver impressive sound performance. Similar to its predecessor, Variations V6, the V3 promises an exceptional music experience with its powerful amp section and clear decoding, supporting 32-bit PCM, native DSD, and full MQA audio signals. With all these features, Tempotec has priced the Variations V3 at an affordable price of just 199$, available worldwide now.
The standout feature of Tempotec V3 is its premium dual DAC setup. It adopts dual AK4493SEQ, the latest AKM DAC chips known for their Silky, Velvet Sound and excellent decoding capabilities. The dual DACs are independently arranged for each channel, ensuring a clear performance with low distortion (as low as 0.0005%) and a high SNR performance of 124dB. Tempotec combines a rich FPGA-based digital circuit with a dual crystal oscillator for precise sound signal processing. The V3 supports decoding for high-resolution audio signals, including 32-bit/768kHz PCM, native DSD512, and full 16x MQA decoding. It’s a powerful portable audio device that conveniently fits in your pocket.
Featuring a pyramid amplification circuit for each channel, Tempotec V3 provides strong amplification of the sound signal. With four precision circuits per channel, totalling eight amplification channels, it accurately reproduces the natural tone and offers powerful amplification, generating 610mW from the 4.4mm output and 330mW from the 3.5mm output port. Both the 3.5mm and 4.4mm outputs support the line-out function. The Variations V3 comes with the HiByOS Operating System, ensuring a smooth user interface and accurate sound signal processing for a true high-resolution audio experience. It also includes pre-loaded Tidal and Qobuz streaming applications for easy streaming access.
Tempotec Variations V3 supports wireless Bluetooth V5.1 connectivity with two-way operation, including high-resolution protocols like LDAC, AptX HD, AptX, etc. It also supports various other wireless options such as HiBy Link function with smartphones, Apple Airplay support, DLNA, etc. Equipped with a large 3500mAh battery, the V3 offers an impressive battery life for everyday use. Priced at $199, The Tempotec Variations V3 seems to be an interesting deal!!