AudioQuest DragonFly v1.2 USB DAC Plug AudioQuest DragonFly v1.2 USB DAC Into Your Laptop and Listen Via Headphones, Run a Mini-to-RCA Cable from DragonFly to Your Stereo, or Connect to Powered Speakers for Incredible Sound AudioQuest DragonFly v1.2 USB DAC: Product of the Year Award-Winner from Almost Every High-End Audio Magazine in the World AudioQuest's award-winning DragonFly DAC/headphone amp is upgraded for even better sound! Refined circuitry between the DAC chip and analog output stage provides greater transparency.
The DAC's power supply is also fortified, giving your music more "grip" and greater dynamic contrast. A more direct signal path yields huge dividends in transparency and immediacy. DragonFly v1.2 provides brilliant sound from computer audio files, plugs into any USB output, and easily connects to stereo systems and headphones. You'll be listening to vastly improved audio in minutes! "I can think of no more recommendable product in digital audio." - Art Dudley, Stereophile Just like the original version, Dragonfly v1.2 connects to the USB jack on any Mac- or Windows-based computer and delivers vastly superior sound quality. Stuffed with state-of-the-art features, DragonFly provides unbeatable sound quality. DragonFly features a 3.5mm (1/8") mini-jack for its analog output. It's user-selectable for either a Variable or a Fixed output.
Variable Output Mode takes advantage of DragonFly's 64-position analog volume control, allowing it to be used with headphones, ear buds, powered speakers, or directly into an amplifier. The Fixed Output Mode allows DragonFly to be connected to any audio system. All that's required is a readily available mini-to-RCA analog cable. "The Dragonfly Is dead, long live the Dragonfly v1.2. AudioQuest has managed to do something no other company has yet accomplished which is to swat their own product off our Greatest Bits list by delivering what strikes me as a more natural a
Sample rates supported, LED indicator color codes:
44.1kHz (Green), 48kHz (Blue), 88.2kHz (Amber),
Output voltage: 2vrms
Minimum driven impedance
(headphones, electronic input): 12 ohms
Maximum headphone driver output power: 125mW @ 32 ohms
Analog Audio – Frequency Response:
DC - 22 kHz (44.1kHz sample rate)
DC - 24 kHz (48kHz sample rate)
DC - 44 kHz (88.2kHz sample rate)
DC - 48 kHz (96kHz sample rate)