iFi Audio is a company with a broad selection of DAC/amps for all your headphone listening needs. They got known for their larger desktop amplifiers due to their focus on high sampling rates. Besides embracing high sample rate decoding, iFi has also hopped on the direct drive wagon with their amplifier designs. Today, we will be taking a good hard look at their entry level DAC/amp dubbed the nano iDSD LE. The nano iDSD LE is geared towards headphone enthusiasts who are looking for a relatively affordable and portable DAC/amp.
- Formats supported: PCM 44.1 to 384 kHz/16-32 bit, DSD 2.8, 3.1, 5.6 and 6.2 MHz/1 bit, DXD 352.8, 384 kHz/24 bit;
- Battery: Lithium-polymer 1000 mAh
- Power (max): 1.5 W
- Dimensions: 106 (l) x67 (w) x28 (h) mm
- Weight: 167g (0.37 lbs)
iFi Audio managed to cram a lot of stuff into a relatively small box. Although not as small as the C5D, the feature set is a lot bigger as well.