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FiiO Q3 MQA: THX AAA DAC & Headphone Amplifier

FiiO Q3 MQA - THX AAA DAC & Headphone Amplifier
FiiO Q3 MQA - THX AAA DAC & Headphone Amplifier

The new FiiO Q3 MQA digital-to-analog converter and headphone amplifier has received several important upgrades from its predecessor, the Q3.

 

Firstly, the DAC block now uses the AK4452 chip from Asahi Kasei , secondly, the model received the ability to natively decode MQA files, and thirdly, the processing of the incoming signal is entrusted to the latest generation XMOS XU316 processor.

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There are three outputs for connecting headphones – balanced 2.5 mm, 4.4 mm , as well as the usual 3.5 mm . Battery life has increased to 23 hours in AUX mode and 12 hours in USB mode. The amplifying part is built on two THX AA-28 modules.

The FiiO Q3 MQA Portable DAC and Headphone Amplifier sells internationally for US$149.

Keep features of the FiiO Q3 MQA include:

  • All-new XMOS XU316 chip
  • Efficient AK4452 DAC
  • THX AAA-28×2 amps
  • Fully supports MQA decoding
  • Dual power supply design
  • All-new strapping kit
  • ADC volume adjustment
  • RGB indicator
  • Two gain levels
  • BASS boost
  • 2.5/3.5/4.4mm outputs

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