Fiio BTR5 DAC Ampilifer Quick Review | Hifigo
Flagship digital audio players (DAPs) and smartphones are getting larger and heavier, burdening pockets until a solution is found. Enter the FiiO BTR5, a Bluetooth receiver and amplifier, now in its forth iteration . At 43.5g and just the size of a thumb, it turns your portable setup into a lightweight solution, so you carry just the BTR5 and earphones and stay active while your DAP/smartphone rests nearby.
In the box, you will get 1xBTR5,1xClip,1x Type-A to Type -C cable, quick start guideline and warranty paper
It’s a small rectangular piece, about three-quarters the height of a cigarette lighter, and comes with a clip in the back to hold it in place on clothing. The 3.5mm and 2.5mm jack let you plug almost anything into it that works with auxiliary cables. Fiio also wisely went with USB-C for the charging port.
BTR5 is a small device, made with a clip on the back, so it can clip to your shirt, or to your cap, or be worn as an accessory.
The monolithic shape of the BTR5 is timeless and honestly, critic-proof. Dressed in a glossy jet black, with a sand-blasted shirt clip, FiiO logos back, the design is classy and practical, delivering on all fronts. If you get fingerprint smudges on the glass surface of the BTR5, it’s your own fault. Glossy is as glossy does.
With a built-in 550mAh battery, the BTR5 only takes 1.5 hours to fully charge but lasts for a length of 9 hours!
The BTR5 leather case has to be purchased separately.
With its precise clock management system and is set to synchronous mode, Fiio BTR5 fully unleash the potential of the ESS SABRE ES9218P for extremely detailed reproduction of sound. The multi-level analog gain and digital volume are combined into a singular dual-volume adjustment design, allowing you to more precisely adjust the volume while fully preserving the dynamic range in your music. Under balanced output with 2 DACs working in conjunction, the BTR5 is capable of 220mW output at 32Ω and 7.6Vpp at 300Ω.