iFi Audio Nano iDSD discussion + impression
Sep 26, 2017 at 5:41 AM Post #1,802 of 2,052

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Hi RedTwilight

Not long to go now! We'll keep you posted. Watch this space!

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Looking forward to it!
 
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How does the SQ compares with iOne?

I believe most (if not all) of the iDSD are powered by the BB chip but there is no mention in the spec. if they are the same BB chip other than I think the Micro iDSD BL uses 2 BB chips.
It would help to mention if there are different BB chips used in the different product.

Dear cheungtsw

The XMOS section, DAC & line-out is essentially the same as iOne, sound quality is essentially the same. Parts quality, component choices, etc. parallel the iOne.

The Headphone Amplifier is derived from the iDAC2 micro.

I hope that this answers your query.

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Wow I'm sold now - you got me. All my CIEMs and headphones already use true 3.5mm TRRS wiring, because I use at the moment your iEMatch with balanced setting to my 3.5mm TRRS balanced DAC/AMP combo, but I want change to the new nano iDSD BL.





When will it available in Germany? I have checked German iFi Audio dealers but hey have no news for me.

Dear h1fiadd1cted

Many thanks for your query.

We have a global launch of the 2nd of November for the nano iDSD BL.

Not long to wait!

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How does the SQ compares with iOne?

I believe most (if not all) of the iDSD are powered by the BB chip but there is no mention in the spec. if they are the same BB chip other than I think the Micro iDSD BL uses 2 BB chips.
It would help to mention if there are different BB chips used in the different product.

Dear cheungtsw

The XMOS section, DAC & line-out is essentially the same as iOne, sound quality is essentially the same. Parts quality, component choices etc. parallel the iOne.

The Headphone Amplifier is derived from the iDAC2 micro.

I hope that this answers your query.

Best wishes

iFi audio Team
 
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Oct 2, 2017 at 11:16 AM Post #1,806 of 2,052

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Hello,

I read somewhere that the future iDSD nano BL will have a full MQA support, that means it will decode the full unfold of the master tracks from Tidal?

Is it possible with a software update to enable the MQA support on the iDSD micro or iDSD micro BL? The support for the MQA is hardware or software inside the iFi dacs?

Thank you.
 
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Girls and guys, just a short announcement:

We will be at RMAF !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



On our several stations we'll have lots of currently available iFi audio stuff with us, namely Pro iESL and Pro iCAN, iCAN SE, iTube2, iDAC2 micro iDSD BL and a bunch our accessories too!

But there we will also show nano iDSD Black Label !!!

Be sure to visit us at the atrium - CanJam 24!
 
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I have a quick question,

Does the Nano iDSD LE work as a preamp? If I connect my amp from the RCA outs, will the volume knob control the volume out of the RCA jacks? or is it just a straight line out from the DAC?
 
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I have a quick question,

Does the Nano iDSD LE work as a preamp? If I connect my amp from the RCA outs, will the volume knob control the volume out of the RCA jacks? or is it just a straight line out from the DAC?

In short: yes, it does. You can use it as a volume control for your power amplifier.
 
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Polish Audio Video Show
...and we'll be there !!!



This event is the second biggest in Europe and this year's edition is the 20th anniversary. It starts soon ad we'll be there!

Where?
  • Poland, Warsaw
When?
  • 17th - 19th of November 2017
Where exactly?
  • PGE Narodowy Stadium, the headphones hall
What?
  • Several listening stations, several iFi staff members, fine headphones too and... LOTS of iFi gear
How?
  • Just like that :L3000: But seriously, we like the Polish event, the atmosphere in there is out of this world

If you're around, please make sure to visit us!

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I'm also interested for the specs of upcoming Nano BL, especially the MQA capability.

Some specs are revealed in this article: https://www.samma3a.com/tech/en/ifi-audio-reveals-nano-idsd-black-label/
Thanks!
I actually found some last night after Google searching for a bit.
Wonder how close it will sound to the Micro? I thought the Micro was Absoulety perfect for me. I actually preferred the sound of the micro over either Hugo1/2 and can't wait to try the Micro BL and Nano BL.
 
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Thanks!
I actually found some last night after Google searching for a bit.
Wonder how close it will sound to the Micro? I thought the Micro was Absoulety perfect for me. I actually preferred the sound of the micro over either Hugo1/2 and can't wait to try the Micro BL and Nano BL.

Soon everything will be known.
 
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I'm getting some kind of warning noise form the iFi Nano iDSD out of my speakers. Thought it might be my speakers but with turntable the beep doesn't happen. Any idea what I could be? LED is green, so not a battery issue I'm assuming.
 

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