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FiiO launches KA5 portable DAC together with Jade Audio

FiiO Jade Audio KA5
FiiO Jade Audio KA5

FiiO has partnered with sister brand Jade Audio to unveil the new KA5 portable digital – to-analog converter and headphone amplifier .

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The device is housed in an aluminum case with tempered glass front and back panels. The DAC block contains a dual chip CS43198 from Cirrus Logic , which works with PCM signals 32 bit / 768 kHz and native DSD256 stream .

The headphone amplifier is built around two SGM 8261 op amps , providing an output power of 122 mW into 32 ohms on a 3.5 mm jack and 265 mW into 32 ohms when connected to a balanced 4.4 mm jack. The 3.5mm jack can optionally be used to output a digital SPIDF signal for connection to an external DAC.

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There is a small OLED display on the front panel of the device , it is convenient to control the main functions using physical control keys that have two modes of operation. The model also supports the proprietary FiiO Control app . The weight of the device is 19 grams with dimensions of 56.3 x 22 x 12 mm .

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The FiiO Jade Audio KA5 Portable DAC and Headphone Amplifier can be purchased online for $129 .

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Source: https://www.hi-fi.ru/news/portable/detail/fiio-jade-audio-ka5-porta/