iBasso is a Chinese brand that is known for their digital audio players (DAPs). Recently, iBasso has released the DC01 which is a Hi-Res balanced DAC cable adapter. I would like to thank iBasso for providing the DC01 as a review unit. You can purchase the DC01 module from iBasso. More information can be found on iBasso.



  • DAC Chipset: AK4493
  • THD+N: < 0.001% (32 ohm load, 1.2Vrms)
  • Output Voltage: 1.9V (32 ohm load)
  • Output Power: 113mW @ 32 ohm
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 40kHz +/-0.5dB
  • PCM: Up to 32bit/384kHz
  • DSD: Native DSD up to 256x
  • Weight: 11g
  • Length: 120mm

Unboxing & Accessories

The DC01 balanced DAC cable adapter comes in a simple white package which sports PCM 32/384 logo, DSD 256x logo, Hi-Res logo, image of the DC01 and short description of the DC01. There are specifications at the back of the package. Inside the package, there are the DC01, USB-C to USB-A converter and user manual.

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