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FiiO - KA3

Ultra-Portable USB Amp & DAC
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ABOUT PRAVEEN KAMATH

Praveen, our Headphone Guru is an audio connoisseur and staunch Meze fanboy. He loves the RAI Penta and the Empyrean, equally. When not writing about, thinking about or listening to music: He's an avid beerologist too and staunchly believes that the combination of both beats every music setup out there! You'll often find him listening to The Weeknd, The Score and The Script.

ABOUT RAGHAV SOMANI

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.

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Ideal for Audiophiles

These headphones are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality deeply, you'll want a pair of headphones like these. You can expect these headphones to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these headphones is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision. These headphones deliver a spacious and open soundstage that compares listening to music on actual speakers.

Best Suited for Portable Use

The ability to carry your favourite headphone around is priceless for those who value them. These headphones and devices offer the ultimate portability experience without sacrificing sound quality. If you’re someone who appreciates cutting edge engineering, quality sound and portability, then look no further. Designed to be trusty companions, these headphones and devices are cleverly engineered with the latest technology to offer the ultimate combination of portability + hi-fidelity.

Ideal for Commuting

If you’re someone who enjoys listening to music while commuting, then you know the value of a good pair of headphones or earphones. These headphones allow you to listen to your favourite track, make that important call on the go or even block out the world for a focused podcast listening experience. You can expect these headphones to offer a seamless connectivity experience via a wired connection or a wireless one. They are lightweight in design and provide isolation or noise cancellation as an added functionality.

Pair with Laptop via USB

A majority of people use a laptop as the primary source device to listen to music or watch movies. Since the laptop is an essential part of the audio chain there are headphones and devices designed to work a laptop or computer system flawlessly. With the availability of USB connectivity, it becomes easier to pair various devices like an Amp, DAC or even headphones without worrying about drivers or any additional piece of software.

Metal build

The longevity of your headphone/devices is strongly affected by its build quality, and a poorly built pair is more susceptible to breaking in a short amount of time. This is even more important for the listener who travels with their headphones/devices frequently, as wear and tear are more probable.Headphones/devices built with metal and metal components usually tend to last longer and can withstand wear and tear and potential damage. Modern processes allow all kinds of precious and durable metals to be used while making devices and offer a longer lifetime for users.

Super Lightweight Design

When you want to be constantly hooked to your music, you’d need a pair of lightweight headphones – one that you can wear and forget about instead of one that keeps pressing you down with its weight. And contrary to popular belief, the sound quality of your headphones doesn’t change with weight. Recent designs have combined durable, yet light materials to construct lightweight headphones that are sleeker, trendier and more comfortable than ever before. Of course, lightweight headphones are also easy to take along wherever you go – they don’t add weight to your bag or occupy too much space.

FLAGSHIP-GRADE ES9038Q2M DAC CHIP OFFERING PCM AND DSD SUPPORT

FiiO has designed the KA3 USB DAC/AMP in collaboration with their sub-brand Jade Audio. In terms of the processing audio signals, the tiny body of the KA3 features an independent high-performance flagship ES9038Q2M DAC chip, which supports a sampling rate of up to 32bit/768kHz and DSD512 decoding natively. The ESS Sabre DAC chip delivers unmatched sound decoding with ultra-low distortion and high SNR ratings bringing high-resolution support to your pocket.
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AMPLE POWER WITH DUAL HIFI OP-AMPS AND DUAL HEADPHONE OUTPUT PORTS

FiiO KA3 features two independent HiFi op-amps for the final analogue amplification circuit that helps it produce powerful output thrust. FiiO has featured both single-ended as well as balanced headphone output ports on the KA3. This compact device houses a 3.5mm single-ended as well as a 4.4mm balanced connection port. The 4.4mm output port provides up to 240mW of power at 32Ω load while the single-ended port delivers up to 130mW of power. This is more than enough to power earphones and over-ear headphones with ease.

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TUNED TO DELIVER A NATURAL SOUND WITH RGB INDICATOR LIGHTS FOR PLAYBACK

FiiO has tuned the KA3 for a smooth and natural sound. It provides an immersive experience for the users with a detailed and immersive sound field. FiiO KA3 delivers ample power to the connected earphones to bring the best out of them. The FiiO KA3 has also been equipped with RGB indicator lights and these cool and visible RGB indicator lights are not only attractive but also can indicate the sampling rate of the currently playing song, helping to tell audio formats conveniently.

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FULLY VERSATILE DEVICE WITH MULTI-PLATFORM SUPPORT FOR CONNECTIVITY

The FiiO KA3 offers unmatched versatility in a small form factor and can be paired with smartphones and desktop systems. The FiiO KA3 is compatible with multiple operating systems with straight out-of-the-box support for Windows, Android, iOS, and Mac OS systems providing you with high-resolution audio capabilities anywhere you want. All you need to do is connect the FiiO KA3 to your smartphone, tablet, or even desktop PC/laptop and open the doors to the hi-res audio realm.

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ELEGANT AND DURABLE ALL-METAL BUILT WITH SUPPORT FOR FIIO CONTROL APP

FiiO KA3 is a well-built ultra-portable USB DAC/Amp. It has an elegant look with an all-metal chassis. The materials utilised to build the KA3 are of high quality and offer a premium feel to the device. In addition, the KA3 can be controlled by the FiiO Control app where you can enable more functions, such as 7 filters, low and high gains and channel balance. You don't need to install any software or application to use the KA3, though using it with the FiiO Music application or FiiO Control application you can access multiple settings on the KA3.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this FiiO - KA3 comes with a warranty from FiiO that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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PA Awards

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Prime Audio
Nov, 2021

Major Hifi

"For the price, the KA3 seems like a no-brainer for those looking for a simple DAC dongle for their smartphones or laptops. The crisp and meaty midrange is definitely its biggest standout."

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Head fi

"A dongle with fantastic technicalities, an analytical sound but with a lot of power , cleanliness, softness, soundstage, separation, detail and much more."

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Prime Audio

"It handles sensitive IEMs with finesse, so you don’t need to worry about having enough power or dealing with background noise. Wrap that up in a handsome, rugged body and FiiO has got a winner."

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Customer Reviews

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Dhruv Tampa (Delhi)
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Pretty amazing for the money !!

Considering the price of the it, it's the cheapest 4.4 mm dongle and it performs pretty good. Decent width, tightens bass, amazing detail retrieval. After a while of usage it has quite grown on me. Build quality is decent and overall size is pretty compact too !!

Hey there, nothing makes us happier than knowing you loved your purchase, hope you had a comfortable shopping experience & thank you for the great review & ratings!

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Mukul Kalsait (Mumbai)
I was wrong this tiny thing is super Awesome

I have reviewed this product above ... Where i was realy disappointed by the sound quality of it ...but after 3 4 days of usage i suspect sumtime it sounds really different and good .................. After lot of experiment i found out that inbuilt Dolby Atmos was messing with the sound quality all the time i was using costume rom so it might be broking something so i change rom and what a change in audio quality.....
This is purly awesome DAC ... The details are absolutely finominal and really fast even when using 320kbps songs i got surprised ...


I would like to apologise for the initial review i gave without completely understanding and using the product

I am looking forwod to buy a beter IEM to get best of it .
Thankyou headphone zone .


And yes an Awesome product needs Awesome photoshut

HI there, we are so happy you took out time & elaborately reviewed the product with a comparison. We are sure this will help our customers to make an even better & informed decision.

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Mukul Kalsait (Mumbai)
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Its not what i expected ,more AMP than being a DAC

On Thursday i recived Fiio KA3...
Before buying i have read almost every review i found on internet about it ... (Their isn't much about KA3) , watched every video on internet including Japanese and chainese langvage (by taking screenshot of every subtitles and translet with google lens )
I interact with lot people on YouTube....
Also talked with headphone guru lan pereira ...

Lot of them from YouTube and online review were clamming that it sounds really good better than my 18k DAC and 15k DAC ... Its setting new benchmarks
The sound is crisp clear and so much detailed....
Soundstage is awesome and every IEM sound great with it .....

I didn't find much of this ....

(What i am gona say now is on the basis of what i experienced i have only one IEM that's KZ ZSN pro X brought from headphonezone and my source is rooted Android i have good amount of FLAC , WAV , AAC LC files some DSD too ...and i use them daily so i will easily notice if thier is a change )

As soon as i started using it ... I feel like, its the same sound not any difference ... Then i update the firmware of KA3 to 2.0 and didnt notice much ....
Their is slightly (very slight ) improvement in details but it dosent makes difference... My phones bloody internal ordinary DAC give almost 95% of same details i was using POWERAMP ... I i switch to UAPP ...and it still didnt make much difference
I tried DSD files ... In native DSD mode ...
And playing them from PowerAmp without DAC was almost same they played as DoP (digital to pcm)in PowerAmp ...
Another drawback is the same soundstage ....
My phone gives the same soundstage not any improvement at all

Slight improvement in instruments sepration but not what i heard

And worst porblem is after 5 to 7 min it automatically disconnected in my phone .... Their is good chance its my phones problem

The only thing what is good is amplification ... It gives a lot amplification which i dont need i was allready using my IEM bilow 45_50 i rarely go 60
Now with dac i go 12-16 ....

I am willing to return but according to headphonezone policy i won't get refund i have to buy something yels ... Which i cant now .... So i am gona keep it ...
What other options do i have ...
I hope my initial experience will prove wrong in future
And with my other IEM , or with another firmware upgrade the KA3 will satisfy my expectations ...

I havent tried it with balanced output , i hope it might sounds good their

Built quality is great ... Its very small i have taken photos with sharpner to compare

We are extremely sorry that the product didn't match your expectations. We appreciate your honest review & ratings, Mukul Kalsait! Soundstage majorly depends on the IEMs/ headphones you use & so we recommend you to try other IEMs & we are sure you will notice a change. We again appreciate your elaborative review which will help others to make an informative decision.

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Nikhil (Bengaluru)
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Doesn't work right with windows

It's good adaptor but it only works great Android.
When connected to windows the audio drops for 1 sec every half a minute.
I have upgraded the firmware and also Installed drivers from official sources.
I tried usb 2 , usb 3 and even type c port but the problem is same.
Hope Fiio resolve this issue in firmware upgrade or else this is waste of money.

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Shashikanth Peetla (Bengaluru)
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Exactly what I was looking for

I am an audiophile! I discovered it when I first listened to music on my friend's Sony W700i, and I wanted only this phone and nothing else. My first smartphone was Sony Walkman as well. Once Sony stopped producing Music centric phones, LG stepped in with its quad DAC phones. My LG G7 ThinQ was a music beast. Unfortunately, I dropped it, and I don't know if the service center guys can fix it. In my search for a music-centric phone, I was only disappointed, as I found none that can match my LG phone. And LG stopped making phones, Sony stopped selling phones. After a lot of research, I discovered dongle DACs can be good alternatives. Also, after a lot of research, I zeroed in on KA3. I am not disappointed. When I first listened to music using KA3, it not only matched but exceeded what my LG phone could pull off. I am satisfied.

Hey, always a delight to hear that our customers are happy with the purchase & it is up to their expectations. Thank you for the review & ratings. Cheers!

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Abhishek Rana (Chandigarh)
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Great value at this price

It's my first dac purchased for my Moondrop ssr iem and m20x headphone. It's working great, soundstage & detailing is excellent. Loving it.

Hey there, nothing makes us happier than knowing you loved your purchase, hope you had a comfortable shopping experience & thank you for the great review & ratings!

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Siddhartha De (Delhi)
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Good as a portable device

I got this solely to listen to my favorite IEMs via Samsung A73 phone, which lacks a 3.5 mm port. It has a 5K battery, it eats 8 - 10% battery after an hour of Apple Music. There is sufficient power to drive IEMs. Don't expect it to do justice to full size headphones though. I tired driving a 990 Pro 250 ohms through it. Though 990 is driven to sufficient volumes, the sound lacks "body". But it is enough for IEMs. I haven't tried on Windows yet. Recommended for portable use on phones.

Hey Siddhartha,
Glad to hear you are loving the FiiO KA3. Yes, its great for IEMs but cannot drive the 990 Pro 250 Ohms as they have a higher impedance. Cheers!

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