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FiiO Jade Audio KA5 Portable USB DAC/AMP with Dual CS43198 DAC Chips & SPDIF Output

FiiO Jade Audio KA5 Portable USB DAC/AMP with Dual CS43198 DAC Chips & SPDIF Output

FiiO with its sub-brand Jade Audio has introduced a brand new portable USB DAC/AMP, the FiiO Jade Audio KA5. Equipped with top-quality features, the KA5 is an advanced DAC/AMP that packs exceptional high-fidelity sound performance. It packs a flagship-grade dual-DAC setup along with a high-power amplification chipset promising quality performance for the listeners. FiiO Jade Audio KA5 uses ultra-low noise OPAMPs for exceptional sound delivery. Along with the excellent sound, the KA5 also has an impressive build with all-aluminum chassis, multifunction physical keys, and an OLED display screen. FiiO KA5 is a DAC that will instantly enable high-resolution audio with your smartphone, Laptop, PC, and more.

FiiO KA5-1

FiiO Jade Audio KA5 is priced at 129.99$, you can check out more information here.

The KA5 comes equipped with a flagship-grade dual DAC arrangement with two CS43198 DAC Chips from Cirrus Logics. CS43198 is a high-performance 32-Bit DAC chip that provides easy and crisp decoding for high-resolution audio signals supporting up to 32-Bit/768kHz PCM and native DSD256 audio signals. KA5 achieves best-in-class performance with ultra-low distortion, high SNR, and high DNR values. This ensures high-quality output with clear and crisp details. The dual DAC arrangement is accompanied by a high-power amplification circuit featuring dual 8261 AMP chips and ultra-low-noise OPAMPs. KA5 holds enough juice to power most IEMs without breaking a sweat.

FiiO KA5-2

FiiO Jade Audio KA5 features dual headphone outputs. It houses a single-ended 3.5mm output that also provides SPDIF digital output and a 4.4mm Balanced output. These two are the most widely used headphone connections today, so with the KA5 you will be able to use your IEMs with ease. KA5 has got multifunction physical keys. There’s a multifunction key that can be programmed for different settings and functions. The Volume keys have two operating modes, in mode A simple short press will adjust the volume and a long press with change tracks, in mode B simple short press will change tracks and a long press will adjust the volume.

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FiiO Jade Audio KA5 is fully compatible with FiiO Control Application. It allows for various settings including different digital filters, gain settings, Display settings, and more. KA5 actually features a compact OLED display screen. It shows different settings including volume level, active bitrate, USB mode, etc. The KA5 can be used with low-power USB devices such as Nintendo Switch with UAC1.0 mode. It feels amazing in hand as well with its excellent build. FiiO has designed the KA5 with high-quality aluminum alloy material. It has front and rear tempered glass panels for a premium finish and rich in-hand feel. It is fully compatible with Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows devices. FiiO Jade Audio KA5 is launched officially for 129.99$, you can check out more details here.

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