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iFi Audio

iFi Audio ZEN Blue Bluetooth Streamer / DAC

This ultra-affordable hi-res Bluetooth® streamer enables you to chillax in style. Just add smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac.

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Chill. Relax. Enjoy.

You only achieve true ZEN when totally chilled. We’ve given you peace of mind (and pocket) with the ZEN Blue. Whether you’re a Spotify, Amazon, Apple Music or Qobuz lover or totally prefer Tidal, the ZEN Blue will deliver fabulously flawless music to suit your mood via breathtaking hi-res Bluetooth®.

Hi-res to the nth degree.

All current and future Bluetooth® audio formats are supported. This includes Qualcomm’s aptX and aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, aptX Adaptive, LDAC and HWA/LHDC, hi-res Bluetooth® codecs created by Sony and Huawei respectively, AAC, Apple’s favoured format and SBC, the standard Bluetooth® codec. Phew! This means every possible source device is covered, at the highest resolution Bluetooth® specification.

Have utter confidence in the sound quality of the ZEN Blue. It uses Bluetooth 5.0®, the very latest version, and the newest Qualcomm 5100 chip to process all incoming Bluetooth® data. There ESS Sabre DAC chip is there to ensure an extremely smooth digital to analogue conversion. Banish standard ‘Bluetooth Blues’ with the iFi hi-res implementation.

Enjoy. Your way.

Chill with the best of both worlds.

  • Analogue – connect via RCA to amps or active speakers or via the 4.4mm output to amps/speakers with a balanced input.
  • Digital – use the optical and coaxial connections to connect to anything with a built-in DAC and corresponding digital input; your TV, an AV amp or an external DAC in your hi-fi set-up.
Balanced design is special indeed.

The analogue output stage is balanced, not normally seen in DACs at this price point. Balanced means less noise interference/crosstalk. This equals more ZEN in our book. It has RCA and balanced outputs at HiFi standard level; 2V SE and 4V BAL and thus is compatible with both HiFi and Pro systems. All underpinned by high-quality circuit components such as C0G capacitors from TDK. All fed by a precision low-noise power supply from Texas Instruments to make this a rare entry-priced beastie.

Go and grab yourself one today. And ZEN out…

What's Included

• iFi ZEN Blue

• iFi iPower 5V PSU

• Bluetooth Antenna

 

• RCA Stereo Interconnects

• 12 month factory warranty

Input / Output

• Bluetooth Input 5.0TM with AAC, aptX, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive, aptX Low-Latency, LDAC, HWA/LHDC Codec

• Optical/Coaxial Digital Output

• Analog Line Out: Single Ended RCA Stereo & 4.4mm Pentaconn Balanced

• Output Voltage @ 0dBFS: 2.05V (+/-0.05V)

The Specs

• ESS Sabre Hyperstream DAC

• SNR: 109dB (A) @ 0dBFS

• Dynamic Range: 109dB (A)

• THD & N @ 0dBFS: < 0.0015% 10k Load

• Frequency Response:20Hz – 20kHz = 88.2kHz)

• Power Consumption 2.5W

• Output Impedance (Line Out Bal/UnBal) 200Ohms / 100Ohms

• Dimensions (W)6.3" x (L)4.2" x (H)1.4"

• Weight 1.8lbs

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About iFi Audio

iFi audio is an award winning audio tech company with one aim in mind – to improve your music enjoyment. They create products that improve sound quality and eradicate noise, distortion and hiss from your Headphones, Speakers, Portable audio devices and Phones allowing you hear studio-quality audio as your favorite artists intended.