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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.


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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