Beyerdynamic Impacto

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  • Regular price $449.00

High-end DAC & headphone amplifier in one

Gets the most out of your digital audio files (max. sample rate 384 kHz / 32 bits, DSD 5.6 MHz)

Built-in ESS SABRE9018Q2C SABRE32 Reference DACTM for best possible performance  

Versatile connectivity to digital end devices: Android smartphones and tablets (USB OTG), PCs and notebooks

Compatible with the beyerdynamic high-end headphones T 1 (2nd generation), T 5 p (2nd generation), and Amiron home


Make your beyerdynamic high-end headphones digital: the mobile DAC and Amplifier Impacto essential is perfectly tailored to the beyerdynamic highend models and provides them with a digital interface. This way, you are no longer dependent on the jack plug of your portable device. In fact, Impacto essential facilitates lossless digital transmission so you can enjoy first-class playback quality of your music – for a sound experience that meets the highest standards.

As a “Hi-Res converter in small format”, Impacto essential gets the maximum out of your digital music files. In terms of sound, Impacto essential lifts your digital device up to the level of a hi-fi system at home. Together with your beyerdynamic high-end headphones, perfect sound quality is guaranteed – even subtle elements and fine details in the music recording are revealed.

No matter if your music is on your smartphone*, tablet* or notebook: thanks to three different connecting cables, the digital-analog converter Impacto essential is an all-rounder that offers versatile connection options.

*referring to Android mobile devices with USB-OTG

Your music playback can be controlled via the buttons on the USB DAC. Due to its compact form and direct integration into the headphones cable, Impacto essential is light and highly portable. Thus, you can enjoy music with your beyerdynamic headphones flexibly in every situation, at home as well as on the go.

mpacto essential can handle Hi-Res audio files in their uncompressed and full resolution format. Immerse yourself in the multidimensional world of high-resolution music with a hi-res player app of your choice and discover music recordings the way they were intended to be heard originally. Ultimately, this musical difference is not only audible but also visible: Impacto essential features an integrated Hi-Res LED which lights up when a high-resolution audio file is played back.

To connect Impacto essential directly, the headphones are required to have 3.5 mm jack plugs on the earcups on both sides. To achieve the perfect sound combination, three beyerdynamic high-end models are suitable: Amiron home, T 1 (2nd generation), and T 5 p (2nd generation).