Laptops and smartphones have a really low power output of <1.0v. On a good set of headphones you’re always running out of juice. You never get to really hear what they can do. Use a laptop, phone or DAC to feed your music to theZEN CANand connect your headphones. Pumping out52xmore power, now you’ll hear what you have been missing.
Balanced to thrill
TheZEN CANhas trickle-down Class A discrete balanced circuitry from iFi audio’s US$1,699 flagship Pro iCAN. With 15.1v @300 Ohms on tap, it has serious power that will make even difficult-to-drive headphones thump to the beat.
Class A discrete output buffer from the flagship Pro iCAN using Op-Amp (OV2637A)
FET input avoids loading volume control – low distortion/noise
SE inputs (1M Ohm) ensures loading of the source so always in Class A operation
Output amplifier gain of four steps in +6dB perfect for headphone matching
Puts you at the venue. Not other way round.
Audio recordings are made for speakers and when played back on headphones, the sound is always driving you nuts by being only in your head.
Our3Dspecial sound circuit solves this:
Stereo image that is truly out of your head, in front with height, width & depth
Without colouration or loss of resolution
All analogue circuitry (i.e. without costly and complex digital signal manipulation)
Underpinning the Balanced and Active EQ circuitry are:
Panasonic ECPU capacitors
TDK C0G (Class 1) ceramic capacitors
iFi/AMR ‘OV’ ‘Operationsverstärker’ series op-amps
Texas Instruments low-noise ICs
muRata capacitors and
Tokyo Cosmos Electric Co. (TOCOS) multi-track potentiometer, with exceptional channel matching (use above 11 o’ clock)