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Sony TA-ZH1ES Signature Series Desktop Headphone Amplifier

$1,548.00 $2,198.00


Product Details


Unleash the full potential of your headphones with the Signature Series headphone amplifier and experience the emotional impact of every song – just as the artist intended. Combining a premium hybrid DA amplifier, the very best digital and analog sound technologies and a chassis designed for perfect acoustics, it takes your headphones where they’ve never gone before. This one’s for the serious listeners.

  • Hybrid high-output digital/analog amplifier for powerful, panoramic sound
  • Built-in USB DAC supports a variety of audio formats up to DSD 22.4 MHz / PCM 32 bit 768 kHz
  • Supports balanced (4.4mm, 3.5mm & XLR4) and unbalanced (6.3mm, 3.5mm) connections
  • Rigid, durable ES frame and chassis for superior acoustic design and sound isolation
  • New DSD re-mastering engine converts all PCM file formats to DSD (11.2MHz)
  • Multiple inputs including analog in/out, optical-in, coax-in and USB-B
  • Make compressed audio sound brilliant by restoring lost audio fidelity with DSEE HX™
  • Two-position gain switch optimizes performance for a wide variety of headphones
  • The perfect partner to the MDR-Z1R for impeccable sound


Headphone Amplifier

  • Gain Switch: Yes (High/Low)
  • Impedance: U.S.A. and Canada:12-600Ω, Other Countires:8-600Ω
  • Output Power: Balanced : 1200mW + 1200mW (32Ω 1KHz 1%), Unbalanced : 300mW + 300mW (32Ω 1KHz 1%)
  • Playing Frequency Range: 4Hz-200kHz

Audio Setting

  • 8x over sampling: Yes
  • D.C. Phase Linearizer: Yes
  • DSD Remastering Engine: Yes (Convert to DSD 11.2MHz)
  • DSEE HX: Yes (Upscale to PCM 384kHz/32bit)
  • DSEE HX Mode: Standard / Female Vocal / Male Vocal / Percussion / Strings
  • LR Balance Adjust: Yes


  • Headphone Jack: Balanced standard (4.4 mm in diameter), 3-pole mini (balanced connection, 3.5 mm in diameter) × 2, XLR4 (balanced 4-pin), Standard (6.3 mm in diameter), Stereo mini (3.5 mm in diameter)
  • Other Input/Output: WALKMAN / Xperia Input, USB-B Input. COAXIAL Input, OPTICAL Input, LINE L/R Input, PRE OUT (Variable/Fixed)
  • XLR4 Pin assignment: 1:L+, 2:L-, 3:R+, 4:R-


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