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iFi iDSD Diablo review – Insanely Powerful Portable DAC & AMP

 

Welcome to my review of the iFi iDSD Diablo which retails for £899.

The Key Features 

  • Dual Core Burr Brown True Native chipset supports all hi-res audio formats up to PCM 32 bit / 768kHz, DSD512, and MQA (decoder).
  • Up to 4,100 mW headphone amplifier with balanced topology and 4.4mm output. Easily switch between Turbo (4,100mW) /Normal (785 mW) /Eco (265 mW) modes
  •  Ultra-Low noise, low distortion (0.00006%) OV2028 OpAmp, devil bass reproduction, and unbelievable resolution provide an unbeatable experience
  • Rechargeable battery provides 6-12 hours of listening, or play while charging
  • USB A, S/PDIF digital and optical audio inputs; 6.3mm and 4.4mm headphone outputs

Audio Music Test Tracks List

Below is a list of the music used to test the iFi iDSD Diablo.

  • Roxy Music – True to Life (Remastered)
  • Leonard Cohen – In My Secret Life
  • Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy (2012 Mix Master)
  • Eric Clapton – Layla (Acoustic Live at MTV Unplugged)
  • Axel F – From Beverly Hills Cop
  • Natalie Merchant – Ophelia
  • CeeLo Green – Bright Lights Bigger City
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan – Tin Pan Alley
  • K.D. Lang – Constant Craving
  • Nigel Kennedy – The New Four Seasons
  • Hans Zimmer – Mountains

Video Review

 

Conclusion

Stunning sound with a very comprehensive set of accessories and case included. Verdict 9/10.

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