The ZEN Air Blue is a high-quality Bluetooth audio receiver. It converts Bluetooth audio streams from smartphones, computers or tablets into an audio stream suitable for headphones, amplifiers and active speakers (speakers that run on their own DC power).
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The ZEN Air Blue will give you the maximum sound quality from your device - your smartphone, computer or tablet - as it operates at the highest audio resolution level of any Bluetooth system. The Bluetooth system inside has been upgraded by iFi to avoid the 40% drop in audio quality you typically experience with standard Bluetooth (compared to wired audio). It's the ideal way to wirelessly connect your smart device to a sound system in super hi-res (high resolution).
The ZEN Air Blue is ideal as part of a simple, new set-up for someone just starting out in audio who wants to experience the high quality of music streaming apps like Apple Music, Tidal and Qobuz. Just connect your laptop, smartphone or tablet to the ZEN Air Blue via Bluetooth and connect the ZEN Air Blue to your amplifier or active speakers via the RCA connections at the back.
The ZEN Air Blue supports any current Bluetooth stereo audio codec (signal) available on the market today. SBC - standard Bluetooth used by most audio devices aptX - better than SBC, widely used, found in Android devices AAC - better than SBC, widely used, found in Apple devices aptX HD, aptx LL and aptX Adaptive - variations on an improved aptXLDAC - extremely high quality, designed by Sony LHDC - extremely high quality, designed by Huawei Basically, whatever device you are are using for streaming music via Bluetooth, we've got you covered. HD quality streaming It's also an easy, reliable way to add Bluetooth streaming to an existing set-up or upgrade the sound quality of any speaker or system that uses standard Bluetooth. Bluetooth v5.1 compliant
Excellent wireless range, superb stability, smooth performance.
Let the Air into your system and blow the cobwebs away.
- Power supply requirement DC 5V, ≥ 0.5A (centre +ve)
- Chipset Qualcomm QCC 5100 Series
- Input Bluetooth 5.0TM with SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive, aptX LL, LDAC, LHDC/HWA Codec
- Outputs Audio RCA L/R
- Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +0/-0.5dB (44.1kHz)
- 1Hz - 44khz +0/-3.0dB (>= 88.2kHz)
- Output Voltage @ 0dBFS 2.05V (+/-0.05V )
- Dynamic Range 109dB (A)
- Signal/Noise ratio 109dB (A) @ 0dBFS
- THD & N <0.0015% 10k Load @ 0dBFS
- Output Impedance <50Ω
- Power Consumption <2.5W
- Dimensions 158 x 100 x 35 mm
- 6.2" x 3.9" x 1.4"
- Net weight 295g
- 0.65 lbs