Fostex HP-A4BL High-Resolution DAC / Balanced Headphone Amplifier

BH #FOHPA4BL • MFR #HP-A4BL
Fostex
Key Features
  • Balanced Headphone Output: 4-Pin XLR
  • Unbalanced Headphone Output: 1/4"
  • Up to 24-Bit/192 kHz PCM Support
  • Up to 11.2 MHz DSD Support
The HP-A4BL High-Resolution DAC / Balanced Headphone Amplifier from Fostex is a high resolution digital-to-audio converter and balanced headphone amplifier well suited for professional audio engineers, mastering engineers, and audiophiles. The HP-A4BL supports PCM audio up to 24-bit/192 kHz and DSD audio up to 11.2 MHz. The front-panel offers a balanced 4-pin XLR headphone output, an unbalanced 1/4" stereo headphone output, while the rear-panel offers stereo RCA outputs, optical S/PDIF I/O, and a USB 2.0 connector. The HP-A4BL has 2 gain staging levels, allowing you to boost the output of the amp by 10 dB without needing to touch the volume knob. The selectable filter allows you to cut-off lower frequencies if desired. The HP-A4BL ships with a power supply, USB cable, and 4 rubber feet.
Special Order
Expected availability: 7-14 business days
$399.99

Important Notice

  • This item is noncancelable and nonreturnable.

Fostex HP-A4BL High-Resolution DAC / Balanced Headphone Amplifier

Savings Available:
Merry A., B&H Pro Audio Expert

True Know-How

Ask Our Experts

800.606.6969

Fostex HP-A4BL Overview

The HP-A4BL High-Resolution DAC / Balanced Headphone Amplifier from Fostex is a high resolution digital-to-audio converter and balanced headphone amplifier well suited for professional audio engineers, mastering engineers, and audiophiles. The HP-A4BL supports PCM audio up to 24-bit/192 kHz and DSD audio up to 11.2 MHz. The front-panel offers a balanced 4-pin XLR headphone output, an unbalanced 1/4" stereo headphone output, while the rear-panel offers stereo RCA outputs, optical S/PDIF I/O, and a USB 2.0 connector. The HP-A4BL has 2 gain staging levels, allowing you to boost the output of the amp by 10 dB without needing to touch the volume knob. The selectable filter allows you to cut-off lower frequencies if desired. The HP-A4BL ships with a power supply, USB cable, and 4 rubber feet.

  • Equipped with 4-pin XLR balanced output
  • 1/4" / 6.35mm unbalanced output
  • Newly developed audio-grade capacitors
  • Highly precise crystal with low phase noise
  • Playback 24-bit/192 kHz PCM and 11.2 MHz DSD audio
  • High performance DAC (Burr-Brown PCM1792A)
  • Asynchronous transfer up to 192 kHz/24-bit compatible with USB Audio 2.0
  • HI/LO Gain selection (10 dB) for wider selection of headphones
  • Digital Filter selecting Roll-Off characteristics and Cut-off frequencies
UPC: 636827306508

Fostex HP-A4BL Specs

Input
Sampling FrequencyPCM: 44.1 to 192 kHz
DSD: 2.8 to 11.2 MHz
Bit Depth16/24-bit
Connector1x USB 2.0 high speed
1x S/PDIF Optical (Square) (16/24-bit, 44.1 to 192 kHz)
Output
ConnectorBalanced Headphone: XLR (4-pin) Unbalanced Headphone: 1/4" / 6.3 mm Line Output: 2x analog RCA outputs S/PDIF Digital: Optical (Square) (16/24-bit, 44.1 to 192 kHz)
Maximum OutputHeadphones: 300 mW or more (32 Ohms loaded)
RCA Reference Output Level: 2 Vrms (0 dbFS)
Load ImpedanceHeadphones: 16 to 600 Ohms Line Output: <10 kOhms
THDHeadphone Outputs: Less than 0.04% at 1 kHz
RCA Outputs: Less than 0.01% at 1 kHz
Frequency ResponseHeadphones: 20 Hz to 80 kHz ±3 dB (32 Ohms, 100 mW)
RCA Outputs: 20 Hz to 80 kHz ±3 dB
Digital: 44.1 to 192 kHz
General
SD Card Slot1x microSD slot (for firmware updates)
Format: FAT32 Compatible Card: microSD card (SDHC), up to 32 GB
PowerPower Supply: 12 VDC, 1.5 A
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.9 x 1.3 x 6.2" / 150.0 x 34.0 x 157.0 mm, excluding protruded parts
Weight22.2 oz / 630.0 g, approximate
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)12.2 x 7.9 x 2.8"
See any errors on this page? Let us know

YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS

Browsing History

Close

Close

Close