Published On: February 26, 2024

HIDIZS Introduces S8 PRO Robin: A Budget-Friendly Portable DAC Amp

Published On: February 26, 2024
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HIDIZS Introduces S8 PRO Robin: A Budget-Friendly Portable DAC Amp

HIDIZS unveils the S8 PRO Robin DAC Amp, offering high-fidelity audio on the go at an affordable price point.

HIDIZS Introduces S8 PRO Robin: A Budget-Friendly Portable DAC Amp

By Author: Nemanja Grbic
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HIDIZS, known for its range of audio products, has introduced its latest addition to the portable audio market with the S8 PRO Robin DAC Amp. Priced at $99, this compact device aims to deliver high-resolution audio at an accessible price point, catering to audiophiles on a budget.

The S8 PRO Robin boasts an impressive set of features, including dual flagship Cirrus Logic CS43131 DAC chips, renowned for their ability to deliver high-fidelity audio with minimal distortion and exceptional dynamic range. Supporting PCM audio up to 32-bit/384kHz and native DSD256, this DAC Amp promises to unlock finer details and provide greater depth in music files, catering to discerning listeners.

Designed for versatility, the S8 PRO Robin offers both a standard 3.5mm single-ended output and a 4.4mm balanced output, accommodating a wide range of headphone preferences. Its sleek CNC aluminium alloy body ensures durability while maintaining a portable form factor, making it suitable for on-the-go use with smartphones, tablets, and computers.

In terms of power output, the device delivers 80mW+80mW @32Ω through the 3.5mm output and 160mW+160Mw @32Ω via the balanced output, ensuring a dynamic and powerful sound experience. The inclusion of physical buttons for volume adjustment and digital filter selection, along with a sampling rate indicator, enhances user control and convenience.

HIDIZS S8 PRO Robin DAC Amp is priced at $99.

By bypassing the often-limited built-in audio processing of mobile devices, the new device promises to significantly improve audio quality, delivering cleaner, more detailed sound reproduction. This makes it an ideal plug-and-play upgrade for users seeking enhanced audio performance from their existing devices with USB-C connectivity.

The new PRO Robin is compatible with a range of platforms, including Windows, MacOS, Android, iOS, and Harmony OS, ensuring broad accessibility across different devices. Its affordable price point of $99 makes it an attractive option for audiophiles looking to elevate their listening experience without breaking the bank.

HIDIZS' track record of delivering quality audio products at affordable prices, coupled with the impressive specifications of the S8 PRO Robin, positions it as a compelling choice in the competitive market of portable DAC/Amps. With its sleek design, versatile features, and budget-friendly pricing, the S8 PRO Robin offers an enticing proposition for music enthusiasts seeking high-resolution audio on the go.

HIDIZS S8 PRO Robin Technical Specifications:

  • DAC: Dual 32-bit CS43131
  • PCM Audio Support: Up to 32-bit/384kHz
  • Native DSD Audio Support: Up to DSD256
  • 3.5mm Single-ended Output: Yes
  • 4.4mm Balanced Output: Yes
  • Chassis: CNC Aluminium Alloy Integrated Molding
  • Physical Buttons: PowerVolume +/-Filter Selection
  • Sampling Rate Indicator: Yes
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-45kHz
  • Distortion: 3.5mm: 0.0005%4.4mm: 0.0006%
  • SNR 3.5mm: 125dB4.4mm: 125dB
  • Separation: 3.5mm: -74dB4.4mm: -110dB
  • Output Power: 3.5mm: 80mW+80mW @32Ω4.4mm: 160mW+160Mw @32Ω
  • Selectable Digital Filters: High PassNOS (Non-oversampling)De-emphasisFast and SlowLow-latency and Phase-compensatedWideband Flatness Mode
  • Compatible Platforms: Windows/MacOS/iPad OS/Android/iOS/Harmony OS

The HIDIZS S8 PRO Robin is set to be available in March, priced at £79, €79, or $99 from authorized retailers, marking a new milestone in affordable hi-res audio solutions.

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