Headset listening is an intimate sonic experience and most enthusiasts utilize headset amplifiers and a good pair of 'phones. The headset amplifier figures out the quality of audio in hand with the headphones. The ADL X1 headset amp from Alpha Design Labs is small but extremely defined. It has inputs supporting iOS digital at as much as 16/48 via APPLE MFI certified USB Cable television for iPod, iPhone, iPad gadgets. The X1 likewise runs 24/192 SPDIF with high-resolution files from PC via the PC's USB output. There's likewise an analog line-level four-pin 3.5 mm input and a four-pin 3.5 mm output for headphones in the 12 ~ 600 ohm range. The four-pin input supports 3.5 mm Remote and Mic Earphones. The 3.5 mm Toslink optical output renders USB source signal as much as 24/192. There's a convenient GND TRRS switch making it easy to change from one four-pin set of 'phones to another. The X1 gets its fantastic audio from a high-performance 24-bit/192kHz XMOS USB and Sabre ESS-ES9023 DAC chip in addition to a high quality DD converter for the 3.5 mm Toslink optical output. It supports ASIO and asynchronous mode, providing low jitter for reasonable audio. The headset out and line output can link to your house stereo system. The line input improves the audio of portable analog audio sources. The X1 doesn't draw power from your connected iDevice's battery, since it utilizes its own internal DC3.7 V 2600mAh Li-ion type rechargeable battery or an optional Air Conditioning adapter. Music playback time is up to 7.5 hours when totally charged. On the desktop, the small size lets it stack easily and fit practically anywhere. With its beautifully-finished aluminum and ABS plastic housing, the X1 looks as sophisticated as it sounds. It fits in the palm of your hand and lets you delight in fantastic sounding music anywhere.
High-performance 24-bit/192kHz XMOS USB and ESS-ES9023 DAC chip
Digital Inputs For iOS , PCs
Beautifully-finished aluminum and ABS plastic casing
Headphone and output can connect to home stereo system
Supports ASIO and Asynchronous mode