HiBy R5 Saber Available Now!!
HiBy has been working to revamp its existing products with improved features. Just a few weeks back they released a revamped R3 Digital Audio Player and released the R3 Saber in the market. For the past few days, they have been teasing about a revamped variant for their mid-level R5 digital audio player, the HiBy R5 Saber. Even though the latest R5 Saber is equipped with a similar chipset configuration to the R5, it has got an all-new sound tuning that differs from that of the former player. The difference in the chipset is in the Operational Amplifier module in the R5 Saber. For the former R5 HiBy has used OPA1612 OPAMPs while the latest R5 Saber features OPA1642 OPAMPs in the chipset. Earlier the R5 had a warmer, smoother tonality, the latest R5 Saber has a brilliantly detailed sound tuning with ultimate clarity. The latest R5 Saber has been priced closely to the former R5 with a price tag of 399.99$. Check out more details here.
>Dual CS43198 DAC chips.
>Musical & Detailed sound tuning.
>Direct Transport Architecture(DTA).
>MQA 8X unfolding.
>PCM decoding up to 32Bit/384kHz.
>DSD support up to DSD256 natively.
>3.5mm Single-ended PO+LO.
>4.4mm Balanced PO+LO.
>Output Power: Up to 1040mW+1040mW @ 16Ohm(4.4mm Balanced).
>2-Way Bluetooth support.
>Hi-res Bluetooth codecs support including UAT, LDAC, and more.
>Coaxial digital output.
>Android 8.1 OS.
>Qualcomm snapdragon 425 CPU Chip.
>2GB RAM+16GB ROM.
>4” 16.8 million color LCD display.
>Supports HiBy Link.
>Up to 18 Hours of continuous music playback.
>Quick Charge 3.0 support.
The Saber Benefit:-
HiBy has tuned the latest R5 Saber to provide an outstanding music experience with ultimate detail retrieval from your music. The standard R5 has a warm, musical sound tuning, the R5 Saber is tuned for a more detailed output that makes complex and heavy tracks shine through rich detailing.
Flagship DAC Chipset:-
Equipped with a high-performance dual DAC chipset featuring two CS43198 flagship DAC chips, the HiBy R5 Saber provides a professional level sound decoding with ultra-low distortion and noise levels. The DAC chips are integrated on the chipset motherboard using a professional QFN packaging process to maximize heat dissipation. It supports DSD decoding up to DSD256 natively and PCM up to 32Bit/384kHz.
Premium Panasonic Capacitors:-
The HiBy R5 Saber features a premium chipset configuration housing high-quality Panasonic capacitors. 4*470µF Panasonic electrolytic caps round out the output stage to increase current capability for transient response and superb staging. 7*200 µF and 4*47µF capacitors are all high-end Panasonic POSCAPs with minimal ESR for maximal power supply noise rejection and pure sound output.
8X MQA Unfolding & DTA:-
The HiBy R5 Saber supports full MQA decoding and rendering with 8X unfolding. It unwraps the MQA(Master Quality Authenticated) files to deliver the best possible sound experience. The HiBy R5 Saber also supports HiBy’s self-developed Direct Transport Architecture(DTA). It is a custom Android architecture that supports bit-perfect sound decoding on non-resampling output from all apps. It transfers the audio signal from the USB signal receiver chip directly to the DAC chip for decoding by-passing Android audio schematics.
Upgraded Low-Pass Filters:-
The HiBy R5 Saber has an upgraded LPF over the R5. It features 2*OPA1642 for low-pass filter circuitry. Two AD8397ARDZ are in the amplification stage circuitry with high-end heat sinking to heighten the sound quality and performance stability.
Hi-Res Bluetooth Support:-
The HiBy R5 Saber supports high-resolution Bluetooth streaming. It supports HiBy’s self-developed UAT(Ultra-Audio Transmission) Bluetooth codec that supports up to 192kHz audio streaming with transfer bitrate up to 1.2Mbps.
Pricing & Availability:-
The HiBy R5 Saber is priced at 399.99$, it is available to order from our store here. Shipments will begin shortly.