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EarMen Sparrow Portable Balanced DAC/Amp

Sparrow is a high performance, pocket friendly balanced DAC/Amp from EarMen. A brand new portable device cooked in the high end kitchen of Auris Audio offering MQA decoding and up to 4.0 Vrms for plenty of headroom no matter where you're listening!

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Sharing the same ownership, it was natural for EarMen and Auris Audio to use the same R&D resources already proven and established within the realm of High End Audio Products.

Featuring an Audiophile SABRE DAC

Powered by the ES9281 Flagship from the ESS Line, Sparrow delivers best-in-class audio performance at 124 dB DNR and -112 THD+N. Plus, Sparrow is one of the first products to offer integrated MQA Rendering hardware in a portable, pocket friendly size.

Noise Free

Uses Super LOW ESR tantal capacitors, high grade components in its power supply and 4 layer golden PCB technology. Sparrow improves super fine details in Hi-Res music, where you can feel and hear the difference, by reducing noise to a minimum.

Designed and Built in Europe

Sparrow is designed and assembled in Europe with some parts sourced from HCP, a choice made to ensure high quality but also a competitive price in this market and category. The chassis however is still sourced mere minutes from their facility!

Mp3 to MQA

Up to 32bit/384kHz PCM,DXD 384kHz, DSD 128 and MQA all direct from your pocket, Sparrow is built and optimized for ease of use and travel. Allowing you to stream Tidal Master playback from iPhone and Android smart phones as a fully functional MQA Renderer. You can also enjoy Qobuz's vast catalog on MacOS and Windows PC's as well! With TR-Amp and Qobuz you have access to more than 40 million tracks in lossless 16-bit CD resolution and over 2 million hi-res files! With built in adaptive drive there is no need to manually install a driver either, simply connect direct and enjoy!

What's Included

• Earmen Sparrow

• USB C Data Cables

• 12 month factory warranty

Input / Output

• 3.5mm Stereo

• 2.5mm Balanced Headphone Out

• USB C Data Port

The Specs

• SNR: >124dB

• Dynamic Range: >124dB

• Total Harmonic Distortion: -112

• Max Output Power: Up to 4.0 Vrms Balanced into 600 Ohms

• Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz (+0dB / -0dB)

• Dimensions: 42mm(L) x 22mm(W) x 8mm(H)

• Weight: 12g


About EarMen

Powerful audio components elegantly designed for simple plug & play use.  EarMen products are designed and engineered by Miki Trosic, renowned thoughout the audio industry as the founder of Auris Audio. Manufactured in Europe to ensure the highest standards in production quality.Introducing EarMen - Portable Audio Freedom For All!