Headphone-Zone-RME-ADI-2 DAC FS
Headphone-Zone-RME-ADI-2 DAC FS
Headphone-Zone-RME-ADI-2 DAC FS
Headphone-Zone-RME-ADI-2 DAC FS
Headphone-Zone-RME-ADI-2 DAC FS
Headphone-Zone-RME-ADI-2 DAC FS
Headphone-Zone-RME-ADI-2 DAC FS
RME - ADI-2 DAC FS
RME - ADI-2 DAC FS
RME - ADI-2 DAC FS
RME - ADI-2 DAC FS

RME

RME - ADI-2 DAC FS

Desktop Digital To Analog Converter (DAC)
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This RME - ADI-2 DAC FS comes with a warranty from RME that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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The RME - ADI-2 DAC FS is eligible for Easy Exchange within 7 days of delivery. Your exchange request will be accepted only once. We want to make sure that you end up with a product that you 100% love. 

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6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0

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In case you receive the RME - ADI-2 DAC FS 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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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 41,619 ₹ 2,858
6 14% ₹ 21,171 ₹ 5,030
9 14% ₹ 14,358 ₹ 7,227
12 14% ₹ 10,954 ₹ 9,448
18 14% ₹ 7,554 ₹ 13,966
24 14% ₹ 5,858 ₹ 18,582
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 14,358 ₹ 7,227
12 14% ₹ 10,954 ₹ 9,448
18 15% ₹ 7,611 ₹ 14,997
24 15% ₹ 5,915 ₹ 19,969
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 14,300 ₹ 6,703
12 13% ₹ 10,897 ₹ 8,760
18 15% ₹ 7,611 ₹ 14,997
24 15% ₹ 5,915 ₹ 19,969
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 14,417 ₹ 7,751
12 15% ₹ 11,011 ₹ 10,138
18 15% ₹ 7,611 ₹ 14,997
24 15% ₹ 5,915 ₹ 19,969
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 14,417 ₹ 7,751
12 15% ₹ 11,011 ₹ 10,138
18 15% ₹ 7,611 ₹ 14,997
24 15% ₹ 5,915 ₹ 19,969
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 13.50% ₹ 14,329 ₹ 6,965
12 13.50% ₹ 10,925 ₹ 9,104
18 13.50% ₹ 7,525 ₹ 13,452
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 13.99% ₹ 14,358 ₹ 7,221
12 13.99% ₹ 10,953 ₹ 9,441
18 14.99% ₹ 7,610 ₹ 14,987
24 14.99% ₹ 5,915 ₹ 19,955
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 14,300 ₹ 6,703
12 12% ₹ 10,839 ₹ 8,075
18 12% ₹ 7,440 ₹ 11,916
24 12% ₹ 5,743 ₹ 15,831
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 14,358 ₹ 7,227
12 14% ₹ 10,954 ₹ 9,448
18 15% ₹ 7,611 ₹ 14,997
24 15% ₹ 5,915 ₹ 19,969
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 14,417 ₹ 7,751
12 15% ₹ 11,011 ₹ 10,138
18 15% ₹ 7,611 ₹ 14,997
24 15% ₹ 5,915 ₹ 19,969
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 14,358 ₹ 7,227
12 14% ₹ 10,954 ₹ 9,448
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 14,358 ₹ 7,227
12 14% ₹ 10,954 ₹ 9,448
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 40,666 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 20,333 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 14,358 ₹ 7,227
12 14% ₹ 10,954 ₹ 9,448
18 15% ₹ 7,611 ₹ 14,997
24 15% ₹ 5,915 ₹ 19,969

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Designed in
Germany

1 Year of
Warranty

Ideal for
Indoor Use

3-Pin XLR
Balanced Output

1.5 W
Power Output

Connect With USB
Optical & Coaxial

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.

For Studio & Professionals

As the name implies, anything branded a studio headphone will have been designed especially for use in a studio setting, with a particular focus on accuracy and transparency for monitoring and mixing. These headphones present an accurate image of your music than ordinary headphones, allowing you to hear every nuance and aspect of your music. Therefore, having a good set of studio headphones is just as important as any other piece of gear in your studio. These headphones provide a fresh perspective to that mix you’ve spent hours working. Essentially, giving you another set of ears.

Volume Controls

If your headphones have volume controls, you will be able to adjust the volume level with a simple touch of a button without having to reach for your source device. Your music keeps playing without being interrupted or accidentally paused during playback. Having volume controls on headphones or at least in-line controls on the audio cable may seem unnecessary to some people, but they are, in fact, quite convenient.

IDEAL FOR HOME MUSIC LISTENING AS WELL AS STUDIO REFERENCE APPLICATIONS

The ADI-2 DAC FS comes with a lot of enhancements including a robust SteadyClock, a fine-tuned analogue circuitry, a useful MRC remote control along with a powerful headphone output and a dedicated IEM output. It also embraces the best features of its predecessor like the transparent sound signature, DSP Processing and a 5-Band Parametric EQ. Overall, the ADI-2 DAC FS is a DAC with a stunning design and is designed for simplified operation making it perfect for home as well as studio applications.

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A CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, ALL ROUND DAC FOR A POWERFUL SONIC PERFORMANCE

Taking the ADI-2 Pro a notch higher, the ADI-2 DAC FS features an upgraded, high-end AD/DA converter with two outputs for headphones and IEMs each and efficient remote control. The background noise and other forms of audio distortions are taken care of by the advanced analogue output stage. This all-round setup allows the ADI-2 DAC FS to function as a reference DAC and it has been acclaimed by critics for its sound, dynamics and technical features.

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DESIGNED FOR AN ENHANCED AND DISTORTION FREE AUDIO OUTPUT

AKM's AK4493 chipset is used in the updated ADI-2 DAC FS which is backed by a specially designed circuit aiding the chip to deliver excellent performance. The noise levels are minimised to 123 dBA, distortion to less than -120 dB, and THD+N to -116 dB. The IEM output is at -121 dBu which is the world's lowest noise through the headphone output. To improve things further the ADI-2 DAC FS gives a 4 dB of digital headroom allowing you to enjoy your music even on high volumes without any audible distortion. The volume setting is now reserved to offer undistorted analogue signal output. This DAC offers a new selectable digital filter along with a low dispersion feature.


OFFERING SUPER LOW NOISE OUTPUT FOR HIGHLY SENSITIVE IEMS

Modern highly sensitive IEMs often face issues like floor noise and other kinds of audio distortions. The ADI-2 DAC FS uses RME powered IEM output which brings down the noise floor to an exceptional 10 dB. Even the output impedance is near zero ohms while the Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) reaches new record lows. With click-free on/off and volume ramp-up option, you can use this DAC with any IEM without losing on the sound quality.

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THE MOST REQUESTED FEATURE OF AN AUTODARK MODE IS HERE

AutoDark mode is among the most requested features by users of the previous ADI-2 Pro. Under the AutoDark mode, the display, function keys, standby button and volume knob will go off if there is no user operation for 10 seconds. If you touch any button or control the lights will turn on for 10 seconds. You can easily turn the AutoDark mode off and if you touch any button on the remote, the lights will stay on for 3 seconds.

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CONTROL UNDER YOUR FINGERTIPS WITH MULTI-REMOTE SUPPORT (MRC)

The ADI-2 DAC FS is equipped with a carefully designed remote enabling you to efficiently manage your DAC. This remote has well-defined buttons which can be read clearly even in low light conditions. These ergonomically designed buttons are well spread out and are placed in a manner which makes it easy for you to remember. There are dedicated buttons for standby on/off, volume, balance, bass and treble, input selection (optical, coaxial, USB), mute, on/off loudness, bass/treble and EQ. For more versatility, 4 programmable buttons allow you to access 32 different functions and commands. This remote is not just an add-on accessory but a sophisticated tool to help you manage your DAC the way you want to.

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INTEGRATION OF STEADYCLOCK FS FOR RELIABLE AND UNCOMPROMISED PERFORMANCE

Over the years, the SteadyClock FS has been acclaimed for its exceptional performance in various RME devices. SteadyClock is a part of the ADI-2 DAC FS assuring that the integration of an internal clock yields as good of a result as an external clock. It gets rid of internal jitter to a record low level and efficiently manages to handle all kinds of digital interface formats. The design and functions are so flawless that it was adopted into the ADI-2 DAC as it is.

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A BIT TEST TO ENSURE NOTHING HINDERS THE OUTCLASS PERFORMANCE

To make sure that the playback path is free of unnecessary changes in the playback data, a bit test is used. This test checks for proper channel assignment, left/right synchronicity and polarity. It also highlights cuts in bits, the presence of audio dither or other undesirable changes that can hinder the performance. The Bit test not only highlights these errors but also ensures that these errors are removed from the system for unrivalled performance.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this RME - ADI-2 DAC FS comes with a warranty from RME that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about RME's warranty in India.

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"The ADI-2 DAC is technically marvelous. This is an extremely down-to-earth device that has just been given extreme thought, massive experience and great attention to detail."

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Prateek Saini (Gurgaon)
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Now this is what I was looking for

Having wasted lacs on 3 DACs at different spots of product range, I have finally got my end-game DAC.
iFi Zen Dac V2 - 13k odd. Nice for instruments but very very unnatural vocals.
iFi Neo IDSD - 65k odd. Very very good, at everything. I was impressed, I thought these DACs will only get better with more money spent. Decided to go really big.
Ordered Focal Arche to complement my Focal Stellia. Brand cancelled the order.
So I moved on and chose the Chord Hugo 2 - 165k. Pathetic. Shrill-mill. Instruments wise good, but very harsh vocals. This product is a con-job. Only thing great about it is the silver finish and colourful buttons.
Highly disappointed, but still requiring a DAC, I decided to make one last buy - do or die - so I went with a recommendation from Varun at Headphonezone.in.
The RME ADI 2 is extremely good all round, lacking nothing. Sweet sweet music and natural vocals. (Hate the black colour and bland design though) Finally happy.
Having said that the iFi Neo IDSD is the better value and virtually the same in terms of quality. Cracking looks and design too.

Lesson learnt - Expensive is not always better.

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Jeremy Chagas Pereira (New Delhi)
Great product. Good shopping experience

The DAC sounds great in its first hours of playing, and will hopefully only get better. A noticeable improvement on the M-DAC Mini, particularly in the low frequencies and overall clarity. Delivery time was shorter than expected and than had been communicated to me - an additional pleasant surprise.

Hey Jeremy, thanks for the positive feedback. We are so happy to hear that you had a great shopping experience with us. We hope to serve you again soon! Happy listening! :)

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