AudioQuest Dragonfly USB Digital-to-Analog Converter

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AudioQuest, headquartered in Irvine, California, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance audio/video products and custom-install solutions, all meticulously designed to deliver outstanding performance and exceptional value.

Audioquest DragonFly Black v1.5 USB Digital-to-Analog Converter

The most affordable model of the award-winning DragonFly family, DragonFly Black is a portable, plug-and-play USB DAC (digital-to-analog converter), preamp, and headphone amp that connects to laptops, tablets, and smartphones to deliver clean, clear, naturally beautiful sound to headphones, powered speakers, or complete audio systems. While DragonFly can natively decode resolutions up to 24-bit/96kHz, it can play any file type regardless of resolution, from MP3 to MQA and Hi-Res.

USB Stick-Sized Digital-to-Analog Converter

Plays all music files: MP3 to high-res

Compatible with Apple and Windows PCs, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices (requires Apple Camera Adapter or Made for Android/OTG adapter)

Drives headphones directly

Fixed output feeds preamp or AV receiver

Asynchronous transfer ensures digital timing integrity

Medium output (1.2 volts) drives a wide range of headphones

32-bit ESS 9010 DAC with minimum-phase filter


USB Stick-Sized Digital-to-Analog Converter

Plays all music files: MP3 to high-res

Compatible with Apple and Windows PCs, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices (requires Apple Camera Adapter or Made for Android/OTG adapter)

Drives headphones directly

Fixed output feeds preamp or AV receiver

Asynchronous transfer ensures digital timing integrity

Medium output (1.2 volts) drives a wide range of headphones

32-bit ESS 9010 DAC with minimum-phase filter

The Next Generation: Dragonfly Black & Dragonfly Red

With DragonFly Black and Red, any computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone can be used as a true high-fidelity music player, allowing music lovers to enjoy beautiful sound wherever they go, whenever they please.

Native Resolution

Up to 24-bit / 96kHz

Up to 24-bit / 96kHz

Up to 24-bit / 96kHz

Output

1.2 volts

2.1 volts

2.1 volts

DAC Chip

ESS ES9010 with minimum-phase fast roll-off filter

ESS ES9016 with minimum-phase fast roll-off filter

ESS ES9038Q2M DAC chip with minimum-phase slow roll-off filter for more natural sound

Volume Control

Analog Volume Control

Digital: 64-Bit Bit-Perfect Volume Control

Digital: 64-Bit Bit-Perfect Volume Control

Desktop Compatibility

Windows 7 and later; Apple 10.6.8 and later; Linux (no tech support provided)

Windows 7 and later; Apple 10.6.8 and later; Linux (no tech support provided)

Windows 7 and later; Apple 10.6.8 and later; Linux (no tech support provided)

Mobile Compatibility

Apple iOS 5 and later; Android 5.0 and later. For Android devices, see owner's manual

Apple iOS 5 and later; Android 5.0 and later. For Android devices, see owner's manual

Apple iOS 5 and later; Android 5.0 and later. For Android devices, see owner's manual

Dimensions

62mm (l) x 19mm (w) x 12mm (h)

62mm (l) x 19mm (w) x 12mm (h)

57mm (l) x 19mm (w) x 12mm (h)

Enclosure and Accessories

Black soft-touch finish with gold lettering; Protective endcap; Leatherette travel pouch

Red automotive finish with gold lettering; Protective endcap; Leatherette travel pouch

Cobalt blue automotive finish with silver lettering; Protective endcap; Contoured enclosure; Leatherette travel pouch; DragonTail USB-C adaptor

  • 32-bit ESS 9010 Sabre DAC
  • Offering tremendously enhanced sound, higher value, and significantly lower power consumption than the original award-winning DragonFly
  • Works with Apple and Android phones and tablets when paired with a simple adapter
  • This versatile DAC improves everything detail, transparency, immediacy, richness, tone associated with your music
  • Plays everything from MP3s to 24-bit/96kHz high-resolution files
AudioQuest, headquartered in Irvine, California, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance audio/video products and custom-install solutions, all meticulously designed to deliver outstanding performance and exceptional value.

Audioquest DragonFly Black v1.5 USB Digital-to-Analog Converter

The most affordable model of the award-winning DragonFly family, DragonFly Black is a portable, plug-and-play USB DAC (digital-to-analog converter), preamp, and headphone amp that connects to laptops, tablets, and smartphones to deliver clean, clear, naturally beautiful sound to headphones, powered speakers, or complete audio systems. While DragonFly can natively decode resolutions up to 24-bit/96kHz, it can play any file type regardless of resolution, from MP3 to MQA and Hi-Res.

USB Stick-Sized Digital-to-Analog Converter

Plays all music files: MP3 to high-res

Compatible with Apple and Windows PCs, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices (requires Apple Camera Adapter or Made for Android/OTG adapter)

Drives headphones directly

Fixed output feeds preamp or AV receiver

Asynchronous transfer ensures digital timing integrity

Medium output (1.2 volts) drives a wide range of headphones

32-bit ESS 9010 DAC with minimum-phase filter


USB Stick-Sized Digital-to-Analog Converter

Plays all music files: MP3 to high-res

Compatible with Apple and Windows PCs, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices (requires Apple Camera Adapter or Made for Android/OTG adapter)

Drives headphones directly

Fixed output feeds preamp or AV receiver

Asynchronous transfer ensures digital timing integrity

Medium output (1.2 volts) drives a wide range of headphones

32-bit ESS 9010 DAC with minimum-phase filter

The Next Generation: Dragonfly Black & Dragonfly Red

With DragonFly Black and Red, any computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone can be used as a true high-fidelity music player, allowing music lovers to enjoy beautiful sound wherever they go, whenever they please.

Native Resolution

Up to 24-bit / 96kHz

Up to 24-bit / 96kHz

Up to 24-bit / 96kHz

Output

1.2 volts

2.1 volts

2.1 volts

DAC Chip

ESS ES9010 with minimum-phase fast roll-off filter

ESS ES9016 with minimum-phase fast roll-off filter

ESS ES9038Q2M DAC chip with minimum-phase slow roll-off filter for more natural sound

Volume Control

Analog Volume Control

Digital: 64-Bit Bit-Perfect Volume Control

Digital: 64-Bit Bit-Perfect Volume Control

Desktop Compatibility

Windows 7 and later; Apple 10.6.8 and later; Linux (no tech support provided)

Windows 7 and later; Apple 10.6.8 and later; Linux (no tech support provided)

Windows 7 and later; Apple 10.6.8 and later; Linux (no tech support provided)

Mobile Compatibility

Apple iOS 5 and later; Android 5.0 and later. For Android devices, see owner's manual

Apple iOS 5 and later; Android 5.0 and later. For Android devices, see owner's manual

Apple iOS 5 and later; Android 5.0 and later. For Android devices, see owner's manual

Dimensions

62mm (l) x 19mm (w) x 12mm (h)

62mm (l) x 19mm (w) x 12mm (h)

57mm (l) x 19mm (w) x 12mm (h)

Enclosure and Accessories

Black soft-touch finish with gold lettering; Protective endcap; Leatherette travel pouch

Red automotive finish with gold lettering; Protective endcap; Leatherette travel pouch

Cobalt blue automotive finish with silver lettering; Protective endcap; Contoured enclosure; Leatherette travel pouch; DragonTail USB-C adaptor

  • 32-bit ESS 9010 Sabre DAC
  • Offering tremendously enhanced sound, higher value, and significantly lower power consumption than the original award-winning DragonFly
  • Works with Apple and Android phones and tablets when paired with a simple adapter
  • This versatile DAC improves everything detail, transparency, immediacy, richness, tone associated with your music
  • Plays everything from MP3s to 24-bit/96kHz high-resolution files