Head-Fi.org › Forums › Equipment Forums › Portable Source Gear › Questyle QP1
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Questyle QP1

post #1 of 4057
Thread Starter 

Hello, one DAP caught my attention recently called Questyle QP1, it has Current based amplification from the company and support for DSD and other Hi-Res.

looks pretty solid too, but really the most interesting part is the current based amplification.

 

There isn't a thread here yet so I started, and here's some sources:

 

http://www.stereophile.com/content/questyle-qp1-and-qp1-pro-portable-players

 

http://www.digitalaudioreview.net/2015/01/questyle-tease-current-mode-qp1-and-qp1-pro-daps/

 

http://audio-head.com/questyle-qp1-digital-audio-player-ces-2015/

post #2 of 4057

Subbed, any news on a window of release?

post #3 of 4057
Thread Starter 

Well I guess that's why people don't care about this, not enough actual news about this Portable Player...

post #4 of 4057

I'd be very interested in this if they could release more information. It looks like it was pretty early in the prototyping phase, but between the current mode amplification and Questyle's reputation, this could be a winner.

post #5 of 4057

Hey guys!

 

Fasten your seat belts, things are about to get real!!

 

The QP1 is $599 and the QP1 Pro is $899. Both incorporate Questyle Audio's patented Current Mode amplification technology.

 

We are working very hard to have final production samples in time for you to see, hear and play with at CanJam SoCal 2015 in March and expect to start filling orders in the middle of April. 

 

You can find more information and all the CES reports on the QP1 & QP1 Pro, as well as all things Questyle, at the official Questyle Audio Facebook page, www.facebook.com/QuestyleAudio. (We will be doing a QP1 giveaway on our Facebook page soon, so be sure to "like" the page!)

 

Below are a few additional CES report links other than what were in the first post of this thread. (Thanks XVampireX) 

 

https://www.theabsolutesound.com/articles/ces-2015-digital-and-analog-sources/

 

http://www.audiostream.com/content/questyle

 

http://audiofederation.com/blog/2015/01/10/questyle-audio-ces-2015

 

Also watch for an upcoming report from warrenpchi!!

 

 

 

QP1/QP1 PRO SPEC
   
Hi-Res portable player 
DAC: CS4398*1
OS: Linux
File SPEC:
DSD: Native DSD 2.8M,5.6M
PCM: WAV ADPCM LPCM MP3 WMA OGG AAC FLAC APE AIFF,44.1 KHz - 192KHz,16bit - 24bit
   
OUTPUT: 1*3.5MM HP Jack,High performance Current mode HP AMP,All discrete device
  1*3.5MM Line out Jack,Include Optical Out
   
Memory: 2*128G Micro SD card
  Original :8G Flash
   
   
Interactive & control
  Keyboards & true steering wheel
  LCD display
   
Battery Li-on 3000mah, 8-10hours
   
Shell: aluminum, silver or golden

 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90

 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90

 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 75

 

 

 

 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90

 

 

Oh, and yes, the rumors are 100% true, they really are being manufactured at Foxconn, the same factory as Apple's iPhone.

 

 

 

That's all the information we can share with you at this time. We hope it's enough to wet your appetite!

 

Hear all your tunes like never before,

 

stay Tuned!

 

Team Questyle

post #6 of 4057
Why no OLED screen at this price point? That will improve the playback time of the player.
post #7 of 4057
Quote:
Originally Posted by Questyle View Post

 

Oh, and yes, the rumors are 100% true, they really are being manufactured at Foxconn, the same factory as Apple's iPhone.

 

Foxconn is infamous for its labor practices. What is Questyle doing to help ensure the fair treatment of those producing its devices? 

post #8 of 4057

Thankfully the pricing really is so much better than Gangnam Style, hats off to this Gentleman.

post #9 of 4057

Can't wait till this dap hits the market...

 

I will choose an upgrade for my DX90 / X5 this summer. Cayin N6 and X7 were already on my shortlist.

But this one looks very promissing (in- and outside) and is nr 1 on that list for the moment :D

 

I would really like to know the differences between the announced $600 silver version and the $900 golden one though.

Will that difference only be the shell?


Edited by Kerouac - 1/22/15 at 2:57am
post #10 of 4057
Thread Starter 
Is the DSD support 'True DSD'?
And what are the chances for increased battery life at least to 10 hours?
post #11 of 4057

This DAP certainly looks tasty.

post #12 of 4057
subscribed
post #13 of 4057
Quote:
Originally Posted by musicday View Post

Why no OLED screen at this price point? That will improve the playback time of the player.

You keep saying that in every new DAP introduction but it's far from true for dedicated players. The screen is only on for fractions of a minute unless setting up queues, going deep into menus etc. At least it has the option do these things and an oled would just increase the price for no significant benefit in use time. If it was fired up all the time it would be a different story but as it stands, the effect would be minimal.


Edited by goodvibes - 1/24/15 at 8:42am
post #14 of 4057

I really like the manual V control, that it's protected and that it extends out the same plane as the jacks. Looks great on paper but proof is in a listen. 

 

Questyle, Is the FW based on Android or some other shell or is it more or less proprietary?

post #15 of 4057
Quote:
Originally Posted by goodvibes View Post

I really like the manual V control, that it's protected and that it extends out the same plane as the jacks. Looks great on paper but proof is in a listen. 

Questyle, Is the FW based on Android or some other shell or is it more or less proprietary?

I read somewhere that it's Linux based, so not Android like the upcoming Fiio X7.
I was all prepared to empty my wallet on the X7 until I saw this Questyle QP1/QP1 Pro.
Definitely nice to have options. Will need to do a good sit down audition of both before pulling the trigger!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Portable Source Gear
Head-Fi.org › Forums › Equipment Forums › Portable Source Gear › Questyle QP1