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.