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xDuoo

xDuoo - Link2 Bal

Portable DAC & Amp
Sale price₹ 11,999 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 14,999
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This xDuoo - Link2 Bal comes with a warranty from xDuoo that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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The xDuoo - Link2 Bal 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 ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0

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7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

In case you receive the xDuoo - Link2 Bal 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 available: 3 Months
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7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

All bundled products are covered by the Headphone Zone 7 Day Replacement Guarantee.

However, you cannot return any item in the case you do not like it. If one item is defective - you will get a free replacement for that item. No refund or store credit will be given.

Please keep the product in its original condition with all accessories & packaging for a successful return. We may contact you to assess the damage or defect before issuing a replacement.

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ABOUT PRAVEEN KAMATH

Praveen, our Headphone Guru is an audio connoisseur and staunch Meze fanboy. He loves the RAI Penta and the Empyrean, equally. When not writing about, thinking about or listening to music: He's an avid beerologist too and staunchly believes that the combination of both beats every music setup out there! You'll often find him listening to The Weeknd, The Score and The Script.

ABOUT RAGHAV SOMANI

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.

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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 4,093 ₹ 281
6 14% ₹ 2,082 ₹ 495
9 14% ₹ 1,412 ₹ 711
12 14% ₹ 1,077 ₹ 929
18 14% ₹ 743 ₹ 1,374
24 14% ₹ 576 ₹ 1,828
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 1,412 ₹ 711
12 14% ₹ 1,077 ₹ 929
18 15% ₹ 749 ₹ 1,475
24 15% ₹ 582 ₹ 1,964
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 1,406 ₹ 659
12 13% ₹ 1,072 ₹ 862
18 15% ₹ 749 ₹ 1,475
24 15% ₹ 582 ₹ 1,964
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 1,418 ₹ 762
12 15% ₹ 1,083 ₹ 997
18 15% ₹ 749 ₹ 1,475
24 15% ₹ 582 ₹ 1,964
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 1,418 ₹ 762
12 15% ₹ 1,083 ₹ 997
18 15% ₹ 749 ₹ 1,475
24 15% ₹ 582 ₹ 1,964
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 13.50% ₹ 1,409 ₹ 685
12 13.50% ₹ 1,075 ₹ 895
18 13.50% ₹ 740 ₹ 1,323
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 13.99% ₹ 1,412 ₹ 710
12 13.99% ₹ 1,077 ₹ 929
18 14.99% ₹ 749 ₹ 1,474
24 14.99% ₹ 582 ₹ 1,963
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 1,406 ₹ 659
12 12% ₹ 1,066 ₹ 794
18 12% ₹ 732 ₹ 1,172
24 12% ₹ 565 ₹ 1,557
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 1,412 ₹ 711
12 14% ₹ 1,077 ₹ 929
18 15% ₹ 749 ₹ 1,475
24 15% ₹ 582 ₹ 1,964
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 1,418 ₹ 762
12 15% ₹ 1,083 ₹ 997
18 15% ₹ 749 ₹ 1,475
24 15% ₹ 582 ₹ 1,964
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 1,412 ₹ 711
12 14% ₹ 1,077 ₹ 929
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 1,412 ₹ 711
12 14% ₹ 1,077 ₹ 929
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 4,000 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,000 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 1,412 ₹ 711
12 14% ₹ 1,077 ₹ 929
18 15% ₹ 749 ₹ 1,475
24 15% ₹ 582 ₹ 1,964

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4.4mm
Balanced Output

Cirrus logic CS43131
Dual DAC Chip

Upto 270W @ 32Ω
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Ideal for Audiophiles

These Amps & DACs are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality deeply, you'll want a pair of Amps & DACs like these. You can expect these Amps & DACs to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these Amps & DACs is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision. These Amps & DACs deliver a spacious and open soundstage that compares listening to music on actual speakers.

Ideal for Commuting

If you’re someone who enjoys listening to music while commuting, then you know the value of a good pair of headphones or earphones. These headphones allow you to listen to your favourite track, make that important call on the go or even block out the world for a focused podcast listening experience. You can expect these headphones to offer a seamless connectivity experience via a wired connection or a wireless one. They are lightweight in design and provide isolation or noise cancellation as an added functionality.

Ideal for Gaming

If you’re someone who loves gaming and appreciates high fidelity audio just as much as the visuals, then these are a perfect match for you. These headphones are designed to deliver the best audio experience and highlight the quietest of sounds, all while communicating with your teammates with a quality mic. You can expect these headphones to turn your gaming into a fully immersive experience by offering support for Dolby, Spatial and THX processing technology for a more riveting experience.

Best Suited for Portable Use

The ability to carry your favourite headphone around is priceless for those who value them. These headphones and devices offer the ultimate portability experience without sacrificing sound quality. If you’re someone who appreciates cutting edge engineering, quality sound and portability, then look no further. Designed to be trusty companions, these headphones and devices are cleverly engineered with the latest technology to offer the ultimate combination of portability + hi-fidelity.

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.

Volume Controls

If your Amps & DACs 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 Amps & DACs or at least in-line controls on the audio cable may seem unnecessary to some people, but they are, in fact, quite convenient.

Super Lightweight Design

When you want to be constantly hooked to your music, you’d need a pair of lightweight headphones – one that you can wear and forget about instead of one that keeps pressing you down with its weight. And contrary to popular belief, the sound quality of your headphones doesn’t change with weight. Recent designs have combined durable, yet light materials to construct lightweight headphones that are sleeker, trendier and more comfortable than ever before. Of course, lightweight headphones are also easy to take along wherever you go – they don’t add weight to your bag or occupy too much space.

XDUOO PRESENTS A COMPACT YET HIGHLY CAPABLE PORTABLE DAC AND BALANCED AMPLIFIER

xDuoo is known for its highly thought out and innovative devices in the audio world. Their product range comprises high-fidelity amplifiers, DAC and digital audio players, and the latest addition to their line-up is the Link2 Bal. The Link2 Bal is a portable and high-quality DAC and a balanced headphone amplifier with ample power considering its size. It features dual CS43131 DAC chips to decode music along with a high-power Texas Instruments LM27762 chip for the amplification stage. For connectivity, you get a dual output port including a 3.5mm Single-Ended and a 4.4mm Balanced output to connect your favourite headphone or IEM. All of this is housed in a lightweight and sturdy CNC processed body. The xDuoo Link2 Bal is the perfect example of a form meeting function.

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FEATURING A DUAL DAC ARCHITECTURE TO DELIVER CLEAN SOUND WITH LOW DISTORTION

The xDuoo Link2 Bal has been engineered with an audio architecture that enables the Link2 Bal to deliver accurate and artefact free audio. The Link2 Bal uses two CS43131 as its DAC chip to decode audio signals flawlessly. Each DAC chip channel has better decoding performance and high resolution and the SNR is up to 127dB for clean, clear sound. With most earphones, you don't have to worry about the presence of background noise. The decoding chip, amplifier, and digital reception chip are all powered separately, which further reduces output distortion and floor noise of the output. The Link2 Bal supports decoding up to PCM32bit/384kHz and native DSD256 for a high-resolution listening experience.

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POWERFUL AMPLIFICATION WITH A TEXAS INSTRUMENT CHIP AND DUAL OUTPUT CONNECTIVITY

xDuoo Link2 Bal utilises a Texas Instruments TI LM27762 chip for its amplification stage with conversion efficiency greater than 85%. Texas Instruments has been making progress possible for decades in the audio industry. They are a global semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, tests and sells analogue and embedded processing chips of high calibre. With this TI LM27762 chip embedded, Link2 Bal provides ultra-low noise power and uses up to 250mA current output to power the amplifier circuit, ensuring high precision and dynamic output signal, and a high output current drive function to recover the sense of hearing. To utilise the output capability of the amplifier chip, Link2 Bal has 4.4 balanced output and 3.5 unbalanced output, no adapter is required even when using a variety of headphones. The output power of the Link2 Bal for 3.5mm output is 125 mW@32 Ohms and 4.4mm Balanced is 270 mW@32 Ohms. This is sufficient to power various headphones and IEM.

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DUAL UAC MODE OFFERS MULTI-PLATFORM COMPATIBILITY WITH SEAMLESS INTEGRATION

xDuoo Link2 Bal is designed to offer hassle-free connectivity with various devices and operating systems. Link2 Bal offers professional sound card capabilities with two dedicated UAC modes to work with computers, tablets, smartphones, and switch gaming systems. To enable this, Link2 Bal offers UAC 1.0 and UAC 2.0 modes. UAC 1.0 mode is compatible with the Switch and PS series gaming consoles so you can experience immersive audio quality during gameplay. The UAC 2.0 mode is best suited for pairing to computers, tablets and smartphones. The ability to use the Link2 Bal with various devices and gaming systems open up a myriad of possibilities to enjoy high-quality sound.

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SHOWCASING HIGH-QUALITY WORKMANSHIP IN A LIGHTWEIGHT AND COMPACT DESIGN

The build quality of the xDuoo Link2 Bal is super sturdy as it adopts a 2.5D double-sided glass, CNC processed body with no seams or screws on the body surface lending to its beautiful and elegant looks. The exterior is Sandblasted, oxidised and coloured around the body for a simple look and a delicate feel. Type-C wiring ports are securely attached to protect connections from dust. The Link 2 Bal is also embedded with a LED light to display the playback file format with Red (PCM 48/44.1kHz), Blue (PCM 88.2k-384kHz) and Green (DSD 64-256, DOP-Native) indicators. The Link2 Bal weighs only 28g and along with its compact USB sized form factor, makes it perfect to carry around with you. The compact size and thoughtful design add to the characteristics of the Link2 Bal, allowing you to listen to your favourite music on the move.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this xDuoo - Link2 Bal comes with a warranty from xDuoo that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about xDuoo's warranty in India.

Sound News

PA RECOMMENDED

Prime Audio
Mar, 2022

Prime Audio

"Combined with its uncoloured natural sound and spacious soundstage, the Link2 Bal is one of my favourite delta-sigma dongles. In fact, I like it so much it gets the PAR recommended award."

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Head Fi

"xDuoo Link2 Bal is not capricious at all to a wide variety of genres of music. He skillfully handles both instrumental music, jazz, electronics, rock music, and brutal genres. The rest is up to the choice of headphones."

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Rohit Sharma (Bengaluru)
Design and Comfort:
Sound Quality:
Value for Money:
Well an average performer

Buy only if you dont have a better DAC such as Mojo or other equivalents.

We appreciate your honest review & ratings, Rohit Sharma!

R
Rishi S. (Bengaluru)
Near analogue sound, great technicalities.

Pros
-Densely rich, musical and open sound.
-Near analogue tone and timbre.
-Strong amping power for its size.
-Two gain modes, two USB modes, volume control, playback control and status LED.
-Sturdy, high quality, all metal and glass construction.
-Detachable cable design, comes standard with a USB Type-C to Lightning cable.
-Great heat management, good battery endurance.
-Good price to performance ratio.

Cons
-Volume adjustment is digitally dependent on the host device.
-Fingerprint magnet.

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Abhisar Mohapatra
Design and Comfort:
Sound Quality:
Value for Money:
Very Happy

- A slight more bass would have done good

We really appreciate the genuine feedback, we'll share your thoughts with the brand as well!

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