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The FiiO-Alpen E17 is an upgraded USB DAC Headphone Amplifier. Designed specifically to be used for audio playback from a Computer or Analog sources, the FiiO E17 supports SPDIF Input in 192kHz/24Bit High Resolution Audio, as well as optical and coaxial digital input made possible using multiple functional connectors. A 1500mAH rechargeable battery ensures over 15 hours of continuous usage.
The FiiO E17 Alpen has quickly become a very popular USB DAC Headphone Amplifier for those seeking powerful audio output in both indoor and studio applications along with their PC as well as outdoor mobile devices. The FiiO E17 comes with an 18-pin multi function interface to be paired along with FiiO's L7 and E9 docks and Desktop Amplifiers. Dedicated buttons for volume, selecting input source, settings menu and locking controls are incorporated for maximum convenience and ease of use.
Standard Mini USB Interface
The FiiO E17 USB DAC supports a standard Mini USB interface to connect to PCs, Laptops for Digital audio transfer and/or charge the 1500mAH internal rechargeable battery using a standard charger or the Data cable. The device also supports a 3.5mm line input for use as an amplifier for other analog audio sources and mobile devices.
SPDIF Input for Digital Input in 192kHZ/24Bit Resolution
A major feature is the FiiO E17 Alpen, which has the ability to receive 3.5mm SPDIF Digital input for the highest audio resolutions in 192kHz/24Bit to receive PCM signals. By using Multiple functional connectors, the device also supports optical and coaxial digital inputs.
Digital Bass, Treble, Gain and Volume Controls
Dedicated buttons for Volume Controls, Selecting Input Source, Menu selection and Key lock, along with dedicated Digital Bass, Treble and Volume controls allow users maximum convenience and ease of use.
18 Pin Multi-Function Interface to Dock with E9 and L7
The FiiO E17 Alpen is designed to be used in seamless harmony with Desktop Amplifiers such as the FiiO E9 and L7 which work with it using the 18 pin Multi Function Interface at the base of the unit. The device can be used for multiple applications such as PC Decoding, Amplifier, Optical and Coaxial digital input.
20Hz - 20000Hz
16 Ohms - 150 Ohms
Dimensions - 96mm—55mm—15.2mm
Weight - 112 g
Battery Capacity - 1500 mAH
Battery Life - >15 Hours
Charging Time - <210 min
Manufacturer's Warranty covers only manufacturing defects. For more details, check our Warranty
To claim warranty, please maintain a copy of your invoice and Contact Headphone Zone Care (authorised service center) at email@example.com or +91 750 664 6988.
"Other than the costs involved, the length of digital cable needed is likely to vary much more - if, say, you want to plug it into a Hi-Fi separate halfway across the room."
"It wonâ€™t be the best sounding amp you can buy, nor is it going to be the prettiest - but like other products FiiO made, performance with a very reasonable price is what defines Alpen. As always, I am amazed by FiiO's ability to make a product that totally."
"The E17 is an awesome performer, and will radically improve the sound of your headphones. You have to hear this thing! It's temporarily out of stock, but Fiio will soon have more in the pipeline."
"Whatâ€™s there not to like about the Alpen? None. Well, I think it would be nice if it was priced slightly lower, say $120. Donâ€™t get me wrong, I think $150 is a fair price, and the Alpen does sounds really nice with its midrange, soundstage, and that bass."
"With the phenomenal rate FiiO keep churning out budget audio hits over the last 2 years you might be forgiven for getting lost in all the Eâ€™s and Dâ€™s yet somehow they still seem to find a niche or new ground for a new product that has us all say â€œWell that makes total senseâ€ or â€œThat is a great upgradeâ€ and yet still maintain that almost insane price point that makes it so hard to resist."
"Both devices sound great - either will improve on the sound quality of your source component alone, be it a media player, mobile phone, or desktop computer, and allow you to make use of a much wider variety of high-quality headphones."