Digital connection from iPod/iPhone to HP-P1 via 30-pin dock connectorHigh quality 32-bit DAC (AKM4480) and headphone amp for maximum sound qualityBattery or USB poweredHi/Mid/Low 3-step gain control on the headphone out drives all headphone typesAuxiliary analog Line Input for other MP3 playersS/PDIF Digital Out for professional recording
To get the best quality audio output from your iPhone or iPod you really need a HP-P1 from Fostex (for example you may want to use your iPhone as a backup/emergency grams machine in the studio), we will let you read what Fostex have to say about this little gadget.
The new Fostex HP-P1 is the Worlds first portable headphone amplifier with D/A converter which receives its audio signal digitally from iPod/iPhone 30-pin dock connector. Featuring an ultra-high quality 32bit DAC and exclusively designed audiophile analogue circuitry, the sonic performance and fidelity of the headphone signal simply has to be experienced to be believed. The tone, the depth and the effective headroom is nothing short of stunning, giving the impression of almost limitless audio power reserves on tap at all times.
Add to this a 3-step gain control to accommodate all types of headphones, an in-built S/PDIF Digital Out, twin digital filters and a rugged, yet cool, aluminum alloy chassis and you simply have the best portable headphone amp for your iPod / iPhone available.
Everything about the Fostex HP-P1 screams quality. - First up is the audio processing. Utilising 32bit AKMs AK4480 which features innovative on-chip symmetrical circuitry to avoid noise coupling, thus improving sound quality, coupled with 2 filters including a 32-bit minimum delay filter designed specifically for acoustic sounds the HP-P1 delivers exceptional sonic performance, allowing music to flow through to your ears in an supremely natural way.
Then theres the build quality and the sheer beauty of the thing. Engineered from aircraft grade aluminium and built to exacting standards, the HP-P1 is a tactile delight to handle and operate.Exclusive Carry Case Included
The HP-P1 comes complete with an exclusively designed carry case which can be clipped to a belt if desired. In addition, a 50mm Dock connector USB cable and a USB power cable (Type A to mini B) are also included.Features in detailDigital connection from iPod/iPhone to HP-P1 via 30-pin dock connectorHigh quality 32-bit DAC (AKM4480) and headphone amp for maximum sound qualityLithium-Ion rechargeable battery (approx 7 hours)USB powered operation also availableHi/Mid/Low 3-step gain control on the headphone out drives all headphone typesAuxiliary analog Line Input for other MP3 playersS/PDIF Digital Out for professional recordingAnalog Line Out for connection to an analog amplifier or a recorderUnique Digital Filter - use regular filter or unique “minimum delay filter” without pre-echoHoused in a rigid aluminum alloy chassis