Audioquest AudioQuest DragonFly Red

USB DAC + Preamp + Headphone Amp


compatible with Windows® and Mac® computers

compatible with iPhone® and iPad®

requires Lightning-to-USB adapter (not included); Apple's Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter recommended for best results

compatible with some Android™ devices

requires a 5-pin USB micro to 4-pin USB A female adapter to connect an Android device

32-bit ESS Sabre™ 9016 digital-to-analog conversion chip with minimum phase filter for detailed, dynamic, and natural-sounding music

high-efficiency microcontroller for extremely low power draw

high-performance ESS headphone amplifier

powered by USB connection — no need for external power supply

asynchronous USB data transfer using Wavelength Audio, ltd.'s Streamlength® protocol for reduced timing jitter and better sound

offers rendering for MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) audio files with firmware update

3.5mm stereo minijack provides:

headphone output (minimum recommended headphone impedance 12 ohms and higher)

variable line-level output for driving powered speakers or power amp

fixed line-level output for connecting to a preamp or receiver

64-step, bit-perfect digital volume control (operated via your computer or mobile device)

supported sample rates: PCM up to 96kHz native resolution

(sample rates above 96kHz will play but are down-converted by your computer or mobile device's playback software)

incoming sample rate LED indicator for 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, and 96kHz sampling rates

input bit depth: 16 bits, 24 bits

output voltage: 2.1 Vrms

durable metal construction with red hardshell finish

no cables included

supported operating systems:

Windows® 7, 8.1, and 10

Apple OS X® (version 10.6.8 or later)

Apple iOS® (5 and newer)

Android™ Lollipop OS (and some devices running KitKat OS)

3/4"W x 1/2"H x 2-3/8"D

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