FiiO E17 Alpen

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The FiiO E17 Alpen headphone amp contains a built-in DAC for your computer or netbook along with a very high-caliber amplifier stage designed to power almost any headphone on the market. Brushed aluminum casing is smaller than an iPhone, and the Digital to Analog Converter [DAC] handles hi-rez files up to 24/192k via optical S/PDIF input or 24/96k via mini-USB connection. This top-shelf 'do-everything' little portable unit is ready to take on all your top headphones and earns our highest HeadRoom recommendation. Download The User Manual Here


  • Product Features:

    • Variable gain switch provides +0dB/ +6dB / +12dB boost for use with almost any headphones
    • 'Mini' USB 24/96k digital DAC input works with all computers
    • SPDiF Optical digital DAC input accepts 24-bit/192k 'hi-rez' files
    • Very handy Left / Right Balance control
    • Line-out 'by-pass' switch for use with a line-out dock accessory
    • Built-in bass and treble boost EQ controls
    • Quiet-operation digital volume control
    • 1 year warranty, 6 month battery warranty
  • Specifications:

    • Dimensions: 96mm x 55.3mm x 15.2mm
    • Weight: 112 g
    • Frequency Response: 10Hz~500KHz @32Ω
    • THD at 1V output: < 0.003%@1KHz
    • Headphone impedance range: 16 Ohms ~ 300 Ohms
    • DAC: yes
    • Warranty: 1 year (6 mo. on battery)
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >110 dB ( AUX IN)
    • Inputs: 1/8", USB, Coaxial (1/8"), Optical (1/8")
    • Outputs: 1/8"
    • Stereo Crosstalk: > 71dB @1KHz
    • Output Voltage: > 7.3 Vp-p
    • Output Power: > 220 mW@32Ω /> 290 mW@16Ω
    • Supported sampling rate (SPDIF): Max. 192 kHz/24bit
    • Supported sampling rate (USB): Max. 96 kHz/24bit
    • Charge time: +/- 200 minutes
    • Runtime: approx. 15 hours

    What's In The Box:

    • Carry / travel pouch
    • Digital optical connector
    • USB cable
    • Mini-to-mini audio interconnect cable
    • Screen protector
    • Silicone amp straps
  • We designed and fabricated HeadRoom headphone amps for over 20 years so we like to think we know when we hear a real good one. Case in point, the extremely impressive FiiO E17 Alpen has won our jaded Headphone.com team's heart and ears with truly stellar performance plus a superb feature set, all at a reasonable price. The E17 Alpen's internal DAC offers excellently clear, warmly detailed D-to-A conversion direct from the digital USB or optical/SPDiF feed of your PC, Apple or Windows computer or a CD/DVD player. The E17 Alpen also delivers a plainly audible acoustic improvement for iPod and iPhone via an analog 3.5mm (1/8') line-input using the FiiO L9 line-out cable (or another similar interconnect). The bottom of the E17 unit contains a dedicated AUX 3.5mm line-input for your other analog audio sources. Line-out by-pass switch allows direct feed for use as a 'stand-alone' DAC with the FiiO E09K 'partner' desktop component, for example. The slim-profile E17 Alpen metal casing is sleek and solidly engineered with an intuitive design and positive-feel buttons on the front panel for power, input selection and feature menu control.FiiO E17

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