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iFi Audio Pro iCAN Studio - Reference-Class Professional Headphone Amplifier & High-End Preamp

  • 14 Watts for hard to drive headphones, built-in iEMatch 3.5mm for sensitive In Ear monitors or IEMs, 0, 9, 18dB gain
  • Operates with full differential internal signalling - signal always remains two separate signals of equal level but opposite polarity
  • Outputs include balanced 4-pin XLR, 2x 6.3mm, 2.5mm balanced, 3.5mm Single-ended; inputs 3x RCA, balanced 3-pin XLR
  • Solid State and Tube - two individual input circuits: one tube and one solid state
  • 3D Holographic for Headphones renders sound field in a manner that strongly parallels listening to loud speakers in a normal room
  • Connects to home power amplifier, remote volume control, unbalanced RCA outputs for active speakers / amplifier
  • Balanced 3-pin XLR outputs, adds analog volume control, 3D and XBass
  • Manufacturer warranty: 12 months
  • iFi Audio Pro iCAN Studio

    The Pro iCAN Studio is the flagship reference-class headphone amp and monitor controller. When the best is your only acceptable quality level for mixing or mastering and you need to rely on headphones for your work, or use active near-fields, this flexible and no compromise design is the only serious solution worth considering. Use it for musician monitoring in a live room situation to give far higher quality than is usually offered during recording sessions.

    Trust in the absolute authenticity of what you are hearing to ensure the mixes and mastering reflect your creative output without detraction. The iFi Studio exclusive S-Balanced technology It delivers the maximum performance from both single-ended and balanced headphones.

    Hook it up to your preferred active monitors to control them with precision and switch between inputs and this versatile amp proves itself to be adaptable and expandable. Go even further by combining it with the Pro iDSD Studio converter to create an unrivalled interface solution.

    Produce Sound. Hear Music.

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    Know. No Fear.

    Connect any headphones you choose. From the most sensitive custom IEMs to the most difficult to drive headphones you can find, its switched variable gain ensures the perfect match. And its XBass active EQ circuit allows you to compensate for the lack of bass in some headphones – particularly open-backed models. XBass EQ is an elegant solution which outperforms traditional bass correction, thanks to its mix of active and passive components and carefully designed response curve that maintains precision.

    Stacked. With Tech.

    The Pro iCAN Studio uses a top-quality custom OV Op-amp in its fully differential balanced circuit design, to deliver ultra low distortion. The result is minimal interference and crosstalk. Its balanced power output of more than 14,000mW in balanced mode and over 4,800mW in single-ended, unbalanced, provides all the drive required..

    S-Balanced

    The S-Balanced (single-ended compatible balanced) 3.5mm headphone output delivers the benefits of the balanced connection to single-ended headphones. It can output more than 11.5V in Single-Ended mode and 23V in Balanced-mode.

    Control. Or Live.

    The Pro iCAN Studio is equally at home in either the control room or live room, with ‘phones or nearfields. Monitor your recordings during mixing and mastering using headphones and the high-quality amplifiers in the Pro iCAN Studio, to give you absolute confidence that what you hear is a totally accurate portrayal of your work.




    Features

    • 14 Watts for hard to drive headphones, built-in iEMatch 3.5mm for sensitive In Ear monitors or IEMs, 0, 9, 18dB gain
    • Operates with full differential internal signalling - signal always remains two separate signals of equal level but opposite polarity
    • Outputs include balanced 4-pin XLR, 2x 6.3mm, 2.5mm balanced, 3.5mm Single-ended; inputs 3x RCA, balanced 3-pin XLR
    • Solid State and Tube - two individual input circuits: one tube and one solid state
    • 3D Holographic for Headphones renders sound field in a manner that strongly parallels listening to loud speakers in a normal room
    • Connects to home power amplifier, remote volume control, unbalanced RCA outputs for active speakers / amplifier
    • Balanced 3-pin XLR outputs, adds analogue volume control, 3D and XBass

    Package Includes

    • iFi Audio Pro iCAN Signature
    • iPower Elite
    • RCA Cable
    • Infrared Remote Control
    • User Manual
    • General Accessory Instruction Card

    Technical Specifications

    Headphone outputs

    • XLR 3-pin: Balanced separate left and right sockets
    • XLR 4-pin: Balanced stereo
    • 6.3mm: SE stereo positive phase; SE stereo inverted phase
    • BAL 4.4mm: Built-in IEMatch -18dB
    • SE 3.5mm: Built-in IEMatch -14dB

    General

    • Gain (user-selectable): 0dB, 9dB and 18dB
    • Frequency Response: 0.5Hz to 500kHz(-3dB)
    • THD & N Balanced: Solid-State 0.0015%; Tube 0.002%; Tube+ 0.012%
    • THD & N Single-Ended: Solid-State 0.005%; Tube 0.005%; Tube+ 0.2%
    • SNR: Balanced >147dB(A); Single-Ended >137dB(A)
    • Output Power: Balanced >14,000mW (@ 16); Single-Ended >4,800mW (@16)
    • Output Voltage: Balanced >23V (@ 600); Single-Ended >11.5v (@ 600)
    • Input voltage (Pro iDSD Signature): DC 9V/6.7A – 18V/3.35A
    • Input voltage (iPower Elite): AC 85 – 265V, 50/60Hz
    • Power consumption: <22W idle, 50W max
    • Dimensions: 213 x 193 x 63 mm (6.2" x 3.9" x 1.4")
    • Net weight: 1.93 kg (4.3 Ibs)
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