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YOUR PILOT FOR HIGH FIDELITY MUSIC LISTENING
The Pilot is a portable USB-C DAC from ALO featuring a great sounding ESS Sabre 9281CPro inside a compact enclosed design. The Pilot gives you the freedom to experience a host of high fidelity audio formats bringing high fidelity music within the reach of your fingertips. This USB-C DAC comes with a USB-C to lightning adapter in the box.
HIGH-RESOLUTION SOUND POWERED BY LOW POWER CONSUMING DAC CHIP
ESS Sabre DAC 9281c Pro is a low power consuming DAC chip used in the Pilot. This chip efficiently powers up the portable DAC and supports a range of hi-end audio formats including PCM up to 384 kHz, DSD up to 5.6MHz, and MQA support. The ALO Audio Pilot makes sure that you never miss high-resolution sound while listening to your favourite music.
COMPACT FORM FACTOR FOR ABSOLUTE PORTABLE CONVENIENCE
Convenience is all yours with the portable form factor. The Pilot is designed to fit into your everyday carry bag. It opens the door to a wide range of high-resolution audio formats. There is no need for you to connect this DAC to cumbersome plug-ins as it is easily portable making it easy for you to carry it around.
|DAC CHIP||ESS Sabre DAC (9281CPRO with MQA support)|
|OUTPUT||3.5 mm Jack with in-line Mic Support
(In-Line controls supported for select Android phones and headphones only)
|PCM||up to 384kHz|
|DSD||up to 5.6MHz|
|COMPATIBLE OPERATING SYSTEM||Android / iOS
Windows 10 / Mac
|LED INDICATOR||Blue = idle or SD audio <= 48kHz
Red = HD audio > 48kHz
Magenta = MQA content
|WHAT YOU WILL GET||1. ALO Audio Pilot|
|2. USB-C to Lightning Adapter|
|WHAT YOU WILL NOT GET||1. Original Packaging of ALO Audio Pilot|
1 Year Warranty
Don't sweat it, this ALO Audio - Pilot (Unboxed) comes with a warranty
from ALO Audio that covers manufacturing defects.
All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.
Read more about ALO Audio's warranty in India.
I saw the ALO Audio PILOT on headphonezone and then decided to read some reviews on the same...unfortunately was not able to find any noise online on the common audiophile platforms however stumbled upon the fact that Campfire Audio is themselves shipping this complimentary with every new order for Solaris 2020. I then spoke with Mr. Raghav and decided to take his opinion whether I should go ahead with the same and got a positive feedback for the same. Finally, received them, they make the Solaris sound far more surreal and the details has definitely gone up, its more like using a tube amp.
Thanks a ton for sharing your review with us.
Bought them since it came with a lightning connector adapter, couldn’t tell the difference between these and the apple lightning to 3.5mm adapter. Maybe I didn’t have good enough headphones to be able to tell but I feel at this level of non amplified dacs, the improvement is really marginal, so wouldn’t recommend . Was using tidal on my iPhone 11.
Hey Arjun, thanks for sharing your honest feedback with us, we really appreciate it!
After buying two of these, one failed to work. Requested a return for one and have been waiting and then see an email that the request wS not understood. Thus this poor feedback
Hey Mukund, we are sorry to hear that you are facing issues with your unit. We understanding how disappointing it must have been but there was no way for us to inspect a sealed product beforehand. For unfortunate times like these, we have our 7 Days Replacement Guarantee policy. We have received and approved your return case. The pick up will also be attempted soon. We assure you to resolve your case as early as we can. We take full responsibility to make sure you have a working unit with you soon.
Thank you Headphone Zone team for timely delivery especially in this situation and bringing this product to India I recommend everyone to check this one before considering other alternatives in the market.
Good Purchase with Good Delivery Experience!!! Delivery Experience - Extremely satisfied. The packaging was sufficient and delivered 2 days before the committed delivery experience. Delivered in almost 48 hrs.
Good and quick delivery from Headphone Zone and would recommend others to buy from them too. No issues from their end whatsoever.
Amazing support from the Headphone Zone team, this is my second product purchase. Delivery at critical times (COVID19), is just awesome, received my headphones one day before the committed time. Kudos to the team.
It’s one of the best sites to get premium quality headphones. Their service is unparalleled!! Would recommend 10/10. A Grade service!!
Experience was smooth. The Headphone Guru was kind and answered all my queries. The delivery was super fast. The product is genuine This is my go-to destination for everything audio from now on.
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