The iFi xDSD Gryphon is, to put it simply, a fantastic beast. With an absolutely massive support for audio resolutions from 32 bit/768kHz PCM and MQA to DSD512, integrated Bluetooth streaming, and both balanced and unbalanced headphone outputs this is a portable DAC that can do just about everything. From quiet, focused HiFi listening at home, to easy streaming during a commute, this the perfect DAC for just about every music lover out there.
The headphone amp in the xDSD Gryphon is very impressive, reaching an impressive 1,000mW at 32 Ohms, alongside a whopping 6.7v maximum power output. While this DAC has an overall size that will easily fit into a pocket, its potency might have you taking your biggest and best headphones out on the go.
The xDSD Gryphon’s input selection is a triple threat, including a versatile USB-C port, an S/PDIF connection, and easy to use Bluetooth 5.1 streaming. No matter what your setup demands, this DAC can adapt to just about anything. This capability is bolstered by an impressive suite of supported music formats, from 32 bit/768kHz PCM and MQA to DSD512, meaning your whole music collection is ready to be heard.
No detail is too small
iFi has taken great care in delivering quality hardware across all of the devices they make, and the xDSD Gryphon is no different. With a high quality DAC from Burr-Brown paired with exceptional SilentLine circuit design, Bluetooth technology from Qualcomm, and a highly nuanced negative feedback error correction loop, the signal path in this device easily resolves every musical detail with no interference.
xDSD Gryphon unboxing and setup
xDSD Gryphon 360
- Product Specifications Compatibility | Roon Tested |USB-C | DSD | MQA | Bluetooth 5.1 | aptX HD | LDAC Audio input | 1x 3.5mm Coaxial S/PDIF up to 192kHz | 1 x Bluetooth 5.1 up to 96kHz | 1 x USB-C up to kHz Audio outputs | 1 x 3.5mm headphone output | 1 x 4.4mm balanced headphone output Dynamic range | 4.4mm headphone out 110dB A wt | 3.5mm headphone out 108dB A wt Sample frequencies | PCM up to 768kHz / 32-bits | DoP up to DSD512 | Native DSD512 | MQA Output impedance | 4.4mm headphone out <1Ω | 3.5mm headphone out <1Ω THD | <0.005% (1V @ 16Ω) Output power | 4.4mm headphone out: | - 1000mW @ 32Ω | - 74mW @ 600Ω | - 6.7V max. @ 600Ω | 3.5mm headphone out: | - >320mW @ 32Ω | - 0mW @ 300Ω | - 3.5V max. @ 600Ω Charging current | Up to 1900mA Battery life | 8 hours (approximately) Dimensions | 4.8" (W) x 3.0" (H) x 0.7" (D) Weight | 0lb 8oz - What's in the box 1 x xDSD Gryphon 1 x USB-A to USC-C cable 1 x USC-C cable 1 x Lightning to USB-C cable 1 x QSG 1 x Card with QR code for MQA setup 1 x Safety instructions 1 x iFi decal 1 x Travel pouch - Manuals and Downloads [@DOWNLOAD MANUAL~https://ifi-audio.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/xDSD-Gryphon-User-Manual-Ver1.2_ok.pdf] - Warranty The xDSD Gryphon is covered by a one-year warranty effective from the date of purchase
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