Enhance your listening experience with this Sony PHA1A portable DAC/headphone amplifier, which features a Wolfson DAC, an LME49860 operational amplifier and a high-bandwidth TPA6120 headphone amplifier for crystal-clear sound with minimal distortion.
Approximately 148mW + 148mW output power @ 8 ohms, 10% distortion
Plus 80mW + 80mW @ 32 ohms, 1% distortion and 26mW + 26mW @ 300 ohms, 10% distortion.
Supports up to 192kHz/24-bit PCM audio file formats
To provide high-resolution audio through your connected headphones.
With an LME49860 operational amplifier offers a clear signal with ultralow distortion, low noise and a high slew rate. A high-bandwidth TPA6120 headphone amplifier helps minimize noise and offers more than 120dB dynamic range.
2-position, side-mounted gain switch
Lets you optimize the amplifier output level to match headphone impedances ranging from 8 ohms to 600 ohms.
Internal asynchronous USB 2.0 clock
Accurately converts digital signals to analog and helps reduce timing inaccuracies, resulting in pure audio with minimal distortion.
Compact aluminum enclosure
Helps protect the internal circuitry from outside interference. Alloy bumpers safeguard the volume knob from external impact.
2 micro USB Type-B inputs
Allow you to connect your PC, Walkman or Xperia device. Comes with digital cables for both Walkman and Xperia.
USB Type-A input
Lets you connect your Apple® iPod®, iPhone® or iPad®.
Stereo mini jack
Makes it easy to plug in your headphones.
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Overall Customer Rating
3 (2 Reviews)
50% of customers recommend this product.
Posted by: tonyjones102 from: Atlantic city New jersey on
This will revel.all music has to offer.it can make computers.sound even better.than what come with the computer built in.I love it
7 out of 16 found this review helpful.
Does not support Windows 10
Posted by: ATTDUDE from: Los Angeles on
Bought this on Best Buy's site with employee discount for $200. Really wanted this to go with my collection of headphones and my new V-Moda M100. BUT, I could not get this thing to install drivers on any computer with Win 10 running on it. After much frustration having installed every other driver related to the device that could be installed, I finally contacted Sony Video/Audio -- which by the way, is under a contractor -- and Kathleen told me that there was no support with Win 10 and that a new driver was still in testing and it was unknown when the driver would be released. That's it, nothing else. Point-blank. Despite the site stating that Win 10 came with the driver compatability natively as with Mac OS. I have Mac OS as well, but I don't care so much. I wanted to use it with my computer.
That said, some of the good. Works great with my phones (OnePlus, iPhone) though the device is too small to be properly secured with the included rubber bands to the OnePlus. Sounds very good actually. Listened a bit just to make sure that the device worked and then compared it to the phone's native headphone output; a night and day difference in sound. Jumping back to my computer made me even more upset, because now I wasn't getting that sound fidelity with my PC and made me more anxious to get it to work. I was originally going to get an Objective2 from either Mayflower Electronics or JDS labs, but seeing that they cost the same full retail and with the discount, it made it a no-brainer to try the Sony. I would really like to try the Sony LOL, but that's not going to be the case. A timeframe could not be given by Kathleen and considering how popular these things are, I don't see them toiling away at getting a new driver out there pronto. I will say this, it does appear that if one has a previous version of Windows with a compatible driver and then upgrades to Win 10, the driver and device will be compliant. You're free to try.
13 out of 47 found this review helpful.
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