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FiiO - KA3

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Chi-Fi
Excellence

1 Year of
Warranty

Ideal for
Audiophiles

Best Suited for
Portable Use

Ideal for
Commuting

4.4mm
Balanced Output

Ess Sabre ES9038Q2M
DAC Chip

Pair with Laptop
via USB-C to USB-A adapter

Upto 240mW@32Ω
Power Output

Metal
Build

Super Lightweight
Design

DESCRIPTION

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.
KA3

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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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SPECS

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
MODEL KA3
COLOR Black
FIIO CONTROL DAC: ES9038Q2M
COLOR Yes
WEIGHT 17.5g
SIZE 56.3mm x 20.2mm x 12mm
USB PORT Type-C USB
EARPHONE PORT 3.5mm
BALANCED OUTPUT PORT 4.4mm
DSD DSD64/128/256/512
FIRMWARE UPGRADE System firmware and Bluetooth version can be upgraded via USB
SAMPLING RATE INDICATION Blue ≤48kHz
Yellow >48kHz
Green =DSD
CHANNEL BALANCE PO: <0.004dB(32Ω/THD+N<1%)
BAL: <0.046dB(32Ω/THD+N<1%)
RECOMMENDED HEADPHONE IMPEDANCE 16~300Ω(PO)
16~300Ω(BAL)
MAX SUPPORTED SAMPLING RATE 768KHz/32bit
SINGLE-ENDED LINE OUTPUT PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS
OUTPUT POWER 120mW (16Ω,THD+N<1%)
130mW (32Ω,THD+N<1%)
14mW (300Ω,THD+N<1%)
7mW (600Ω,THD+N<1%)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20Hz to 20KHz, amplitude of variation 0.2dB
20Hz to 50KHz, amplitude of variation -1dB.
NOISE FLOOR <1.7uV(dbA)
OUTPUT LEVEL 2V(32Ω/THD+N<1%)
CROSSTALK ≥ 76dB(1Khz, 32Ω load)
≥ 118dB(1Khz, no-load)
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE <0.5Ω (load 32Ω)
SNR ≥ 122dB(32Ω A)
THD+N <0.0008%
BALANCED HEADPHONE OUTPUT PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS
OUTPUT POWER 120mW (16Ω,THD+N<1%)
240mW (32Ω,THD+N<1%)
56mW (300Ω,THD+N<1%)
28mW (600Ω,THD+N<1%)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 20Hz to 20KHz, amplitude of variation 0.2dB
20Hz to 50KHz, amplitude of variation -1dB.
NOISE FLOOR <2.9uV(dbA)
OUTPUT LEVEL 2.7V(32Ω/THD+N<1%)
CROSSTALK ≥ 106dB(1Khz, 32Ω)
≥ 115dB(1Khz, no-load)
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE <0.7 Ω (32Ω)
SNR ≥ 119dB(32Ω dbA)
THD+N <0.0010%
IN THE BOX
BOX CONTENTS 1. FiiO KA3
2. USB Type-C to Type-C Cable
3. USB-A Adapter
4. Quick Start Guide

FAQS

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  • KA3 User Manual
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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 !!

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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.

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