RME - ADI-2 Pro FS R Black Edition

Reference Grade Audio Converter With Steadyclock Fs Technology
Sale price₹ 169,999 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 178,274

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Warranty & Services

Don't sweat it, this RME - ADI-2 Pro FS R Black Edition comes with a 1 Year 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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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!

For Studio & Professionals

As the name implies, anything branded as studio headphones is designed especially for 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 gear in your studio.

These headphones provide a fresh perspective to that mix you’ve spent hours mastering and recording, essentially giving you another set of ears.

Ideal for
Indoor Use

Balanced Output

DAC Chip
You may not even realise it, but most of us use a digital-to-analogue converter (commonly known as a DAC) daily. Built into your computers, tablets and smartphones, a DAC is fundamental to unlocking the convenience of digital music. Any device that acts as a digital sound source will need a DAC to convert digital audio to analog. A DAC converts the digital information stored in “0s and 1s” into an analog signal that's passed to speakers or headphones and ultimately our ear. In short, DACs play a large part in making digital music hearable. 

While this technical process is undoubtedly impressive, the DAC embedded into your smartphones or laptops is nowhere good enough to listen to your favourite music recordings in high quality. So, if you want to listen to music in high quality, an external DAC is essential to allow headphones or speakers to perform at their potential. An external DAC, first and foremost, will improve audio quality dramatically.

Connect With XLR/TRS, 9-pin
(AES/EBU) & Optical, USB

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.


RME introduces the special edition ADI-2 Pro FS R, featuring a new and improveddesign with enhanced performance, complete with an IR remote control. The new ADI-2 Pro FS R Black Editionfeatures the AK4493 chip with slightly improved specs and improved performance by reducing the THD andincreasing the signal-to-noise ratio by 3dB whilst converting signals from digital to the analogue domain.The premium-grade circuit design provides 2.5dB of analogue headroom, with the digital headroom going up to+4 dBFS, ensuring the best possible performance. RME ADI-2 Pro FS R showcases the industry’s highestfootprint per feature ratio, excellent tech specs, crystal clear and transparent sound signature, and twoextremely powerful headphone outputs along with SteadyClock technology.


The RME ADI-2 Pro FS R offers world-class conversion, thanks to its ultra-stableSteadyClock FS clock, AK4493 chip, and upgraded specs from its predecessor. The RME ADI-2 Pro FS R cantackle sample rates up to 768kHz, convert between multiple digital formats, and record and playback DSDaudio. The ADI-2 Pro FS R's SteadyClock FS takes self-jitter even lower, improving its analogue PLL circuitand referencing both Direct Digital Synthesis and PLL to a low-phase-noise quartz crystal. Thanks to thisupdated circuit, the ADI-2 Pro FS R reaches jitter specs as low as a femtosecond. You can also use the ADI-2Pro FS R as a top-tier dual headphone amplifier. Beyond that, you can use the ADI-2 Pro FS R's USB port tocreate a high-end AD/DA frontend for your Mac, PC, or iOS device.


The RME ADI-2 Pro FS R features a 10-layer design with custom copper thickness,guaranteeing the finest undisturbed sound. Its internal power supply is a low-noise design that deliversseparate power to its headphone outputs. In use, the ADI-2 Pro FS R exhibits an exceptional signal-to-noiseratio, minimal harmonic distortion, and a high slew rate via selected SoundPlus op-amps. The entire analoguesignal path is fully symmetrical, balanced, and DC-coupled. The only capacitors in the ADI-2 Pro FS R'ssignal path perform DC protection at its analogue input sockets and have been carefully selected to avoidany sonic impact. The 4-channel AD-converter, supporting 786 kHz sample rate and DSD recording, is used in adual-mono design, with a 3 dB improved signal to noise ratio. Two premium DACs are used for two separatestereo outputs.


Thanks to RME's Extreme Power design, you'll experience 0.1-ohm output impedance, a+22dBu maximum output level, and 1.5 watts of output power per channel. Each headphone output is separate,features balanced operation, and boasts the same 120dBA signal-to-noise ratio as the ADI-2 Pro FS R's lineoutputs. Even with sensitive headphones, hum or noise won't spoil your listening experience. The ExtremePower design incorporates current limiting, power surveillance, overload detection, and DC protection. Lowpower and high power modes are also available to match the impedance of your headphones. Having two stereooutputs with balanced headphones is possible with the newly developed Advanced Balanced mode. This moderemoves most limitations of standard balanced operation and turns the ADI-2 Pro FS R into a powerhouse.


Whatever signal you feed the RME ADI-2 Pro FS R, it can handle it. A pair ofservo-balanced XLR/TRS combo analogue inputs make connecting your gear a breeze. Two separate balanced andunbalanced outputs on XLR and TS are also on tap, as are two Extreme Power headphone outputs. The ADI-2 ProFS R's optical S/PDIF I/O also accommodates ADAT and AES signals. Connect your Mac to the ADI-2 Pro FS R'sUSB port to use it as a 6-in/8-out audio interface — no drivers required. Or use it under Windows with RME'srock-solid MADIface driver for full WDM and ASIO compatibility. Its USB port is also compatible with youriOS devices. This universal set of I/O options offers superior quality and flexible connectivity to thosewho take a no-compromise approach to audio.



The RME ADI-2 Pro FS R offers more features than your average AD/DA converter. Youget access to Bass/Treble controls, a binaural cross-feed function, adjustable loudness filter, selectableAD/DA filters, four discrete I/O reference levels, auto reference level setting, auto balanced headphonesmode, and much more. Professional engineers will appreciate the ADI-2 Pro FS R's onboard M-S processing,stereo width, and phase reversal parameters. You also get a spectral analyser and a 30-band bi-quad filteranalysis tool. Best of all, everything is easily visible on the ADI-2 Pro FS R's high-resolution display.Internal auditory processing like EQ, Cross-feed and spectral analysis, is done by a high-performance DSPwith 2.17 Gigaflops (2882 MIPS), delivering enough computing power to work even at a 768 kHz sample rate.


The RME ADI-2 Pro FS R includes extended support for RME’s Multi-Remote Control(MRC). Benefit from wireless access to standby on/off, volume, balance, bass/treble, input selection(optical, coaxial, USB), mute, loudness, and EQ. You also get four user-programmable buttons that offer youaccess to 52 different functions and commands for maximum flexibility. There is no other converter or devicewith such a sophisticated yet easy to use remote control! Complete with extended support for RME’sMulti-Remote Control (MRC), the ADI-2 Pro FS R is an exceptional AD/DA converter for engineers andpassionate audiophiles alike.

1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this RME - ADI-2 Pro FS R Black Edition comes with a 1 Year 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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
SRK (Bengaluru)
Small but packs a Punch

Its been one day of listing to this ... but i do feel the change. I had a very unique requirement. I am using this as a sound processor (mainly EQ for room correction). I did have analog Eq's but for some reason i was not very happy with it. I needed a parametric type. I am now using this as a pre-amp driving my Emotive DR2 power amp & i can feel the difference after applying some corrections. I have spent only a few hours now. I do know the basics but i know it will take time to use the full potential of this. Overall very very happy. It really does work. I will add more as i use it. First impression is good ....... love it. Only thing i felt sad was it was very small i mean really ... for the money i was like come on little big hehehe ... but the performance makes up for that ...Also a big thanks to HZ team they were with me all the way, it did take time to reach as it was pre-order but they stood besides me, felt good ....thank you team....

Thanks a lot for your detailed and genuine feedback, we're glad that you have such positive thoughts about the product and we'll share your thoughts with the brand as well. It'll also help our fellow customers to make the right choice!

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