Red produces cleaner and clearer sonics along with wider soundstages, superior instrumental separation, greater depth, lower-level information retrieval, and stellar balance. If you want to take things back to basics and are wondering whether a DAC such as this will make a difference to your daily dose of Spotify, allow us to confirm that it will. The Black retains that limitation — but then it is exceptionally affordable. However the prodcut was not sealed properly and Music lovers have craved a more portable version—one that could be reliably used with Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. I am an audio enthusiast.

Uploader: Mudal
Date Added: 8 December 2014
File Size: 32.99 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 23256
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]


Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Apple iOS 5 and newer; Android 4.

Your background elements such as reverbs, room mics, etc, sound not just distant, but realistic. When the original DragonFly flew into our testing rooms back init was a breath of fresh air. The problem is that the twice-as-pricey Red is similarly restricted.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. A good dac is one that lowers noise and enables you to hear details and reduces hearing fatigue at high volume.

Check the reference designs used, etc. The first time I listened to it I didn’t pay much attention to the volume setting on the computer. It completely changes how you hear music.


Our Verdict A near-flawless option for anyone vragonfly to give their computer music a hi-fi boost. The vocal and instruments appear to be well balanced and clear. If you are looking more power, and drive harder headphones like Sennheiser HD Ohms or T1 Ohms this for you. Given the low noise in modern laptops particularly Mac you will see very little difference with a DAC apart from increased volumes.

What Hi-Fi?

I bought this to use with my laptop and mobile phone. Get to Know Us. This reveals audio in a way you’ve not heard before. In addition, the Microchip’s ultra-low-noise power supply minimizes the sound-degrading effect of high-frequency interference on the critical audio signal ESS Bit Like the ESSthe bit ESS uses a sophisticated minimum-phase digital filter to provide more naturally detailed and dynamic music, but surpasses the in overall performance Digital: Also you will be able to download to check updates for you new Dragonfly which is a great thing!

Product Highlights Improved Circuitry from Version 1. Like Black, Red is upgradeable and ready for future developments via complimentary desktop applications. Would you recommend this product to a friend? The sound quality of this product is really good.

With that in mind, the fact that both the Black and Red can also work with Android check your handset can output audio over USB and Apple smartphones using Apple’s camera adapter could prove a big selling point for a good number of potential buyers. Audioqueet its not by any means uncomfortable or introducing sibilance As for the rest of your set up, always pay attention to galvanized, isolated power source and grounding bypass capacitor, chokes.


I keep reading reviews about enhanced soundstage, but for real I could feel the soundstage clear with all frequencies audible very legibly. One person found this helpful.

AudioQuest DragonFly Red – USB DAC + Preamp + DRAGONFLYRED B&H

A set up so close to live music, that you dont need to spend anymore on your audiophile hobby especially for this price! Rated 5 out of 5 by Rich from Delivers in a compact package.

Red produces cleaner and clearer sonics along with wider soundstages, superior instrumental separation, greater depth, lower-level information retrieval, and stellar balance. Rated 5 out of 5 by Kirkman from This thing rocks!! U will be able to hear micro details. Listening to Michael Jackson’s beat it, Eddie Van halen’s riff in the middle is clear and the guitars tune is isolated from all the beats and sound surrounding it.