The new FiiO K11 headphone amplifier is equipped with a built-in digital-to-analog converter and is capable of driving even fairly tight headphones.
The DAC unit in the model is built on the CS43198 chip from Cirrus Logic and is capable of working with 32-bit/384 kHz PCM signals , as well as with the native DSD256 stream . To supply a digital signal, there are optical and coaxial inputs, as well as a USB-C port. The output range includes 4.4 mm and 6.35 mm headphone jacks , as well as an RCA line output. In addition to traditional signal sources, the new product can work with game consoles, including PS5 and Nintendo Switch.
On the front panel there is a small LCD display, as well as a universal rotary control, which is also used for menu navigation and input switching. On the top panel of the device is the company logo, which glows in different colors depending on the sampling rate of the received signal. The headphone amplifier outputs up to 1400 mW into 32 ohms on a balanced output.
The FiiO K11 desktop DAC and headphone amplifier can be purchased online starting at $129.