iFi AUDIO xDSD High-Resolution Portable Bluetooth USB DAC

iFi AUDIO xDSD High-Resolution Portable Bluetooth USB DAC

iFi AUDIO xDSD High-Resolution Portable Bluetooth USB DAC

B&H # IFIXDSD MFR # 0310001
In Stock
Order in the next 0:00:00 to ship today

Product Highlights

  • Up to 32-Bit / 768 kHz PCM via USB
  • Up to 24.576 MHz DSD512 via USB
  • Up to 24-Bit / 192 kHz via S/PDIF
  • USB, Bluetooth, and S/PDIF Inputs
  • Supports AAC and aptX Codecs
  • Built-In LiPo 10-Hour Battery
  • Selectable 3D+ and XBass+ Processing
  • Low-Noise, High-Output Headphone Amp
  • Allows Balanced or Unbalanced Headphones
  • 3.5mm TRRS/TRS Output
Show moreShow less

B&H $500 Gift Card Dash

Share for a chance to win a $500 B&H Gift Card!

Share on Twitter

Share a favorite product for chances to win one of eight $500 B&H Gift Cards!
1 new winner announced every Monday starting Nov 5th!
Limit 1 entry per day: Come back every day to increase your chance of winning.

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Congrats to our winners so far:

Next winner: Nov 26th

James Z. (Wk 1)

Ralph H. (Wk 2)

Arturo M. (Wk 3)

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash (the "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about October 28, 2018 until on or about December 23, 2018 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share any product found on the B&H website (the "Website") on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links contained on the website using the hashtag #BHWishlist; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total eight (8) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $500.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize at the email address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the email account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only


Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0 VA Sales Tax Collected on This Item
Add to Wish List Item in Wish List

iFi AUDIO xDSD overview

  • 1Description

The iFi Audio xDSD is a high-resolution portable Bluetooth USB DAC designed to deliver sonic clarity from a variety of playback sources for audiophiles, audio engineers, and music lovers at home or on the go. Its built-in LiPo battery powers it for up to ten hours and is rechargeable via USB. Stream audio wirelessly via Bluetooth with AAC and aptX support, connect a smartphone or computer to the USB Type-A port, or route a S/PDIF signal into the 3.5mm input jack.

The xDSD supports resolutions up to 24-bit / 192 kHz via S/PDIF, up to 32-bit / 768 kHz PCM via USB, and up to 24.576 MHz DSD512 via USB. Selectable tone enhancements include the 3D+ Matrix, XBass+, and two digital filters. The 3.5mm TRRS/TRS output supports balanced and unbalanced headphones and is driven by the Cyberdrive headphone amp for low noise and robust output levels. The xDSD's compact enclosure is constructed from 6063-T5 aluminum-magnesium alloy for strength, durability, and low mass.


Versatile Inputs
AAC- and aptX-enabled Bluetooth raises sound quality to CD-standard levels. The xDSD can store up to eight paired Bluetooth devices. Wired, the USB Type-A OTG/CCK connector offers premium audio performance for smartphones, laptops, and USB-enabled DAPs with resolutions up to 24.576 MHz DSD512 and 32-bit / 768 kHz PCM. The 3.5mm coaxial/TOSLINK combo S/PDIF input gives older DAPs and disk players a new lease of life as a transport to serve the xDSD with full-resolution audio up to 24-bit / 192 kHz.
Multibit Musicality
From the Burr-Brown multibit DSD1793 DAC chipset to the femto precision GMT clock and intelligent memory buffer system derived from AMR Audio's flagship DAC products, the xDSD is packed with the technology it takes to deliver jitter-free, musically-pleasing sonic performance.
Support for MQA
Ready for Tidal MQA out of the box, the xDSD also supports 11.289 MHz DSD and 32-bit / 384 kHz PCM. Alternative firmware is available for unlocking DSD512 sample rates and PCM audio up to 32-bit / 768 kHz.
S-Balanced Headphone Performance
iFi's S-Balanced technology delivers maximum performance from single-ended and balanced headphones alike. Compared to standard balanced circuitry, noise and distortion are lowered by up to 9 dB. Even with non-balanced headphones, crosstalk and related distortion are reduced by 50%. Compatibility for both balanced and unbalanced headphones is straightforward thanks to the 3.5mm TRRS/TRS jack.
Selectable Tone Enhancements
The analog signal-based 3D+ Matrix circuit creates a holographic sound field akin to listening through speakers in a room. Designed to offset the subtle bass response in many open-back headphones, the XBass+ circuit restores deep, clean, and tight bass without muddying up the midrange. You can even switch between the transient-optimized, minimum-phase Listen filter and the frequency response–optimized Measure filter.
Line Out Mode
Whether at home or in the car, the Line Out mode means the volume control, 3D+ Matrix, and XBass+ are bypassed in order to configure the output stage for the best line-level operation. This effectively avoids double-amplification.
Cyberdrive Amplifier Design
The Cyberdrive headphone amplifier stage is one of the pivotal circuit designs in the xDSD. It places all parameters of the fully analog system under digital control for a best-of-both-worlds scenario. The Cyberdrive design incorporates the iFi-exclusive OV4627 ultra-low noise FET input op-amp and W990VST digitally controlled stepped attenuator to deliver uncompromising sound quality.
Informative LEDs
Front- and rear-panel LEDs indicate battery status, audio format, input mode, volume level, and active processing functions.
In the Box
iFi AUDIO xDSD High-Resolution Portable Bluetooth USB DAC
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • USB Type-A to Type-B Adapter
  • Touch Fastener Strips
  • Carrying Pouch
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    iFi AUDIO xDSD specs

    Inputs 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm (S/PDIF coaxial / TOSLINK)
    Outputs 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRRS/TRS
    USB Input 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A for digital audio input
    1 x micro-USB for charging
    Bluetooth Codecs AAC and aptX
    Resolutions Supported PCM via USB: Up to 32-bit / 768 kHz
    DSD via USB: Up to 24.576 MHz
    PCM via S/PDIF: Up to 24-bit / 192 kHz
    Volume Control -101 to 0 dB in 1 dB steps
    Output Power >2.82 V / 500 mW at 16 Ohms
    >3.7 V / 270 mW at 50 Ohms
    >3.8 V / 48 mW at 300 Ohms
    >3.8 V / 24 mW at 600 Ohms
    Line Output Level >2.1 V at 0 dBFS and 0 dB volume
    Dynamic Range >113 dBA
    THD + N <0.005% (1 V, 16 Ohms)
    Output Impedance <1 Ohm
    Battery 3.8 V, 2200 mAh LiPo
    Battery Life (approx.) S/PDIF: Up to 10 hours
    Bluetooth: Up to 8 hours
    USB: Up to 6 hours
    Power Requirement Internal battery (recharges via 5 V USB connection)
    Enclosure Material 6063-T5 aluminum-magnesium alloy
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 3.7 x 2.6 x 0.7" / 95.0 x 66.5 x 19.0 mm
    Weight 4.5 oz / 127 g
    Packaging Infocycbyybxwtvxacetbvfecqtwccfuvyswtz
    Package Weight 0.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 3.6 x 1.9"

    iFi AUDIO xDSD reviews

    xDSD High-Resolution Portable Bluetooth USB DAC is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ifi xdsd Packed with features for such a small device. Dac section sounds more natural than my ess. Plenty of power to drive over ears. Good value overall.
    Date published: 2018-08-27
    • y_2018, m_11, d_15, h_16
    • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.9
    • cp_1, bvpage1
    • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_1
    • loc_en_US, sid_1408286, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
    • clientName_bhphotovideo
    Be the first to review this item

    iFi AUDIO xDSD Q&A

    iFi AUDIO xDSD accessories

    See any errors on this page? Let us know.