FiiO Announces Its first Desktop DAC Amplifier: K5 PRO, now available for $219.99
First Desktop DAC/AMP K5 pro of Fiio formal sale starts today, at 10 o'clock of 27th, August. According to reports, it is scheduled to be ship in September, but it could change. As for pricing, it is 219.99 USD. It looks really promising as an all-in-one desktop solution. At present, there just aren’t a lot of (i.e., any) good DAC/AMP around $200 all-in-one desktop solutions.
AK4493 DAC chip
Output ports: 6.35mm/RCA
Input Ports: USB/Coaxial/Optical/RCA
Professional Audio Architecture
USB DAC: 768K/32Bit,DSD512
Driving headphones with ease
Professional Audio Architecture: LPF+Voltage Amplification+Current Driving
RGB Indicator: Blue/Green/Yellow
Input Ports: Coaxial/Optical/RCA
USB DAC Chip: XMOS XUF208
For connections, the K5 pro offers stereo RCA inputs and outputs, as well as a balanced output via TRS 1/4" / 6.35 mm. A USB port is offered as a pass-through for USB functions such as USB storage read/write and USB DAC functions. The K5 Pro ships with a power supply.