iFi Audio - ZEN DAC 3

Desktop DAC And Preamp

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7 Day Replacement Guarantee

In case you receive the iFi Audio - ZEN DAC 3 with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

However, if you receive an incorrect / damaged / different product or one with missing accessories, please raise a return request within 24 hours of delivery. In case you receive a product with a missing, incorrect, or faulty accessory, you will be given a replacement accessory instead of the entire product.

Please make sure that the product is in the original packaging with all the accessories it came with. We'll also need an unboxing video and images of the parcel to investigate about the discrepancy. You may be asked to share images of the product and the packaging received for us to determine the damage or defect prior to approving the return request. The free replacement will be shipped only once the original order is returned.

A replacement will be issued only if:

- It is found to be defective
- It is determined that the product was not damaged while in your possession
- The product is not different from what was shipped to you
- The product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)

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Warranty & Services

Don't sweat it, this iFi Audio - ZEN DAC 3 comes with a 1 Year warranty from iFi Audio that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about iFi Audio's warranty in India.

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Designed in the
UK

1 Year of
Warranty

Ideal for Audiophiles

These DAC & Amps are designed for discerning music lovers. If audio quality is important to you, a set of DAC & Amps like these would be ideal.


You can expect these DAC & Amps to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these DAC & Amps is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision.


These DAC & Amps deliver a spacious & open soundstage that makes you feel you are sitting at a live concert. Experience the magic and delve into pure sonic tranquility!


Ideal for
Gaming

Ideal for
Desktop Use

4.4mm
Balanced Output

Burr-Brown
DAC Chip

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.


Connect With
RCA Cable

390mW @ 32Ω
Power Output

Metal
Build

Volume Controls

If your DAC & Amps include volume controls or volume rockers, you can easily change the volume with a button press or volume knob turn.


DAC & Amps that have volume controls make its operation incredibly simple; turn up the volume on your smartphone or your source devices and then change the volume on DAC & Amps to the desired level.


This design feature allows you to have complete control over the desired volume according to your listening preferences.


INTRODUCING THE iFi AUDIO ZEN DAC V2'S SUCCESSOR - THE ALL-NEW ZEN DAC 3

In a world filled with noise and constant stir, music serves as a powerful remedy. To provide the ultimate music therapy to music lovers, iFi Audio has developed a DAC to amplify music's transformative power, providing a getaway into a serene dimension where melodies resonate deeply and vocals stir profound emotions. The all-new iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 aims to offer an unparalleled listening experience, featuring ultra-res audio capabilities supporting PCM decoding up to 768kHz, native DSD up to DSD 512 and full MQA decoding. The iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 ensures exceptional audio quality and versatility, with a USB-C input for seamless plug-and-play connectivity, balanced 4.4mm headphone and line outputs and a 6.3mm single-ended headphone output, as well as advanced features like XBass+ and PowerMatch modes. The iFi Audio ZEN DAC 3 is a Hi-Res Audio certified product, showcasing its capability to deliver exceptional sound.
ZEN DAC 3

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EXCEPTIONAL DECODING CAPABILITY WITH BURR-BROWN DAC FOR CLEAN AUDIO DELIVERY

The iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 equips the Bit-Perfect DSD and DXD DAC by Burr Brown, supporting PCM formats up to 768kHz ensures exceptional clarity and detail in high-resolution audio playback. The native DSD support up to DSD 512 caters to those who appreciate ultra-high-definition audio quality. Also, the Zen DAC 3 provides full MQA decoding capability for rendering MQA audio files with exceptional fidelity. The iFi Audio Zen DAC 3's impressive decoding abilities make it a high-performance DAC with support for a wide range of audio formats and superior sound reproduction.
ZEN DAC 3

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EASY CONNECTIVITY WITH XMOS USB PORT AND DC OFFSET OUTPUT VOLTAGE PROTECTION

The iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 incorporates advanced features to elevate your user experience and protect the device. Its XMOS 16-Core Chip ensures efficient and high-performance USB audio processing, enabling plug-and-play connectivity via the USB-C input. The Zen DAC 3 includes improved DC offset output voltage, reducing audible clicks during function switches for smoother transitions. It also features input overvoltage protection through the USB-C port, safeguarding against potential electrical mishaps and providing reliability. These enhancements not only contribute to a seamless user experience but also prioritize the longevity and safety of the Zen DAC 3, making it a reliable and user-friendly choice for audio enthusiasts.

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ENGINEERED WITH A BALANCED OUTPUT DESIGN FOR UNINTERRUPTED AUDIO SIGNAL TRANSMISSION

The iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 features a comprehensive output design, including two 4.4mm balanced outputs for headphones and amplifiers, effectively reducing distortion and crosstalk for clean audio transmission. This design choice, along with a 6.3mm single-ended headphone output, maintains signal integrity and enhances sound quality across various listening scenarios. Along with this, the iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 delivers an impressive Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) exceeding 109 dBA and Total Harmonic Distortion plus Noise (THD+N) of less than 0.005% at 2V and 600Ω, ensuring exceptional audio performance and fidelity in your music listening experience.

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PREAMP FUNCTIONALITY WITH DUAL GAIN OUTPUT MODE AND POTENTIOMETER VOLUME CONTROL FOR PRECISE SOUND

The iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 provides versatility in its output gain options, offering fixed and variable modes to suit different audio setups. With the ability to seamlessly connect to headphones, amplifiers or active speakers, you can choose between Variable or Fixed output modes. The Variable mode enables the volume knob functionality for direct connections to active speakers where the volume control is needed. On the other hand, the Fixed mode bypasses the volume knob for routing line outputs to receivers or main amplifiers, maintaining a consistent output level. This flexibility allows the Zen DAC 3 to pair up with various audio devices, ensuring optimal performance and compatibility across different setups.

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FEATURING ANALOG PROCESSING MODES WITH XBASS+ AND POWERMATCH FOR ELEVATED LISTENING EXPERIENCE

The iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 introduces two innovative analog processing modes, XBass+ and PowerMatch. The XBass+ featured in the Zen DAC 3 is the latest version of iFi's renowned analogue EQ, designed to restore lost bass frequencies. These frequencies are commonly experienced with open headphones, enriching the low-end response for a fuller and more immersive sound. On the other hand, PowerMatch offers a gain boost specifically tailored for headphones that require more power to drive effectively, ensuring optimal performance and dynamics with a wide range of headphone models. These advanced processing modes further demonstrate iFi's commitment to providing customizable alternatives that cater to the diverse needs of audiophiles and music enthusiasts.

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CRAFTED WITH AESTHETIC DESIGN UPGRADES FOR AN ALL-NEW VISUAL APPEAL

The iFi Audio Zen DAC 3 introduces a refreshed design compared to its predecessor, the Zen DAC V2. It features "Sunlit Bronze" hardware that adds a touch of premium aesthetics to give the device an all-new look and feel. The revised volume potentiometer contributes to smoother and more precise volume control, improving user experience. Its two-tone design sets it apart from the typical "black box" style of competitors, making it visually distinctive and appealing. These design upgrades the ifi Audio Zen DAC 3's appearance and complement its advanced audio capabilities, creating a harmonious blend of style and performance.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this iFi Audio - ZEN DAC 3 comes with a 1 Year warranty from iFi Audio that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about iFi Audio's warranty in India.

Award-winning audio technology from the UK

Established in 2012, iFi Audio is committed to revolutionizing music enjoyment through cutting-edge audio technology. Based in Southport, UK, they design and manufacture a diverse range of high-quality portable audio devices, including DACs, amplifiers, and digital enhancers. Globally sourcing parts ensures top-notch quality and studio-grade sound reproduction, eliminating noise and distortion. With acclaimed products like the Zen DAC and Hip DAC, iFi Audio has earned numerous awards for its superior performance and innovative features such as Burr-Brown DAC Chips and Custom Op-Amps. Their dedication to audio excellence continues to redefine the music listening experience for audiophiles worldwide.


Fun fact: iFi products and their packaging are made from recyclable materials, including Aluminium, Paper and Recycled plastics. There are no hazardous toxins in their components, and ensure every product released meets environmental standards. iFi Audio prides itself on being an eco-friendly company.

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