iBasso DX220 MAX DAP Now Available!
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iBasso DX220 MAX Transportable DAP

Introducing the DX220 MAX, a totally discrete DAP with fully separated circuitry as well as grounding. With 5 batteries, the
DX220 Max is a transportable DAP instead of truly portable. It features the same screen, dual EX9028 Pro DACs, and basic OS as the original DX220 with the remaining circuitry fully redesigned.

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Main Features
The digital and analog sections of the DX220MAX are powered separately, with each having an independent charging system. The digital and analog hardware and signal communications, adopt optocouplers and I2C isolators to completely isolate the digital to analog sections from any interference.

The AMP section is powered by a true +/- 8.4V battery pack. No voltage boost is used, which ensures the highest purity and current output. An optimized superclass A discrete amp circuit, based on the AMP8 module, which eliminates the switching distortion of transistors, while providing the sound signature of a class A amplifier, that also significantly reduces heat generation, is used.

The MAX has versatile outputs that incorporate a 4.4mm balanced line out, 4.4mm balanced phone out, and a 3.5mm single-ended phone out. The voltage output of the 3.5mm single-ended is up to 4.4V RMS, and the balanced phone out is up to 8.8V RMS.

Kemet polymer tantalum, Toshin UTSJ, Panasonic, Nichicon Audio Electronic, Amtrans PET film capacitors are used in the MAX. A custom 4-wiper potentiometer that has less than +/-2dB channel tolerance has been selected, and dual SABRE ES9028PRO DAC Chips are incorporated.

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CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE iBASSO DX220 MAX DAP

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The DX220Max, DX160 and the AM05 all receive a great honor in being recognized for their excellent presentation of music.
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iBasso DX220 MAX Transportable DAP

Introducing the DX220 MAX, a totally discrete DAP with fully separated circuitry as well as grounding. With 5 batteries, the
DX220 Max is a transportable DAP instead of truly portable. It features the same screen, dual EX9028 Pro DACs, and basic OS as the original DX220 with the remaining circuitry fully redesigned.

ibasso-dx220-max-101__43895.1590589427.jpg

Main Features
The digital and analog sections of the DX220MAX are powered separately, with each having an independent charging system. The digital and analog hardware and signal communications, adopt optocouplers and I2C isolators to completely isolate the digital to analog sections from any interference.

The AMP section is powered by a true +/- 8.4V battery pack. No voltage boost is used, which ensures the highest purity and current output. An optimized superclass A discrete amp circuit, based on the AMP8 module, which eliminates the switching distortion of transistors, while providing the sound signature of a class A amplifier, that also significantly reduces heat generation, is used.

The MAX has versatile outputs that incorporate a 4.4mm balanced line out, 4.4mm balanced phone out, and a 3.5mm single-ended phone out. The voltage output of the 3.5mm single-ended is up to 4.4V RMS, and the balanced phone out is up to 8.8V RMS.

Kemet polymer tantalum, Toshin UTSJ, Panasonic, Nichicon Audio Electronic, Amtrans PET film capacitors are used in the MAX. A custom 4-wiper potentiometer that has less than +/-2dB channel tolerance has been selected, and dual SABRE ES9028PRO DAC Chips are incorporated.

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CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE iBASSO DX220 MAX DAP

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For those of us that pre-ordered from you, will our units ship this week?
 
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Nice looking player. I’ll have to keep my eye on this if my AK240SS ever goes down.
 
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Nice looking player. I’ll have to keep my eye on this if my AK240SS ever goes down.
From the smallest competent dap to one of the biggest. XD
 
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From the smallest competent dap to one of the biggest. XD

My interest is to use it primarily as a server on my speaker system, so the size isn’t an issue for me. It looks like it’s quite hefty!
 
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Ibasso is doing a limited run of 999 units worldwide. Not sure how how long it will be available, or if Ibasso will ever do a second production run.
I would not worry much about the limited product run... this is not going to be the prince of sales number. It's quite expensive and aplied in very specific user case scenarios.
 
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Been watching this for awhile now; just received my shipping notice from Bloom Audio. I should have it in my hands by the end of the week!
 

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