Hidizs S9 — unique ultra portable DAC & AMP

IryxBRO  |  October 10, 2020

Pros: great balanced sound, no charging needed, portable, no lag in videos, great design
Cons: master->slave cable

What innovations in ultra portable personal audio products to expect now when most of the popular brands have already exploded with their interpretations of HiRes smartphone / laptop companions — smallest DACs & AMPs… Plenty of formfactors, equipped with screen or extra buttons, different connectivity options out of the box, with and without the battery — choose whatever you like. Despite all of that, Hidizs with their new ultra portable audio product has found one more way to differentiate and intrigue — Hidizs S9 has both single ended and balanced outputs on board! 

Hidizs S9 technical specifications:

DAC chip: AK4493EQ (new generation premium 32-bit 2ch DAC with VELVET SOUND technology)
THD+N: 113dB
Dynamic range: 123dB
Output power: 90mW SE | 125mW Balanced
PCM: 32bit|768kHz
Native DSD: up to 512
Outputs: 3.5mm SE + 2.5mm Balanced
Indicator light: multi LED, sync with sampling rate
Supports: Windows, Mac OS, iPad OS, Android
Hi-Res Audio 10 certification
Shell material: aluminum with glass panels
Size LxWxD: 6 x 1.7 x 1.1cm
Weight: 12g

Packaging and design:

Hidizs S9 comes neatly packed in relatively small black matt box with shiny silver logo and specifications imprints. Traditional package by Hidizs for the most of their products.

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