HiFiMAN EF499 R2R Desktop DAC and Headphone Amplifier + Streamer


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286,07 €

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Brand: HiFiMAN


HiFiMAN EF499 DAC Desktop R2R Amplificatore per cuffie + Streamer

  • New R2R DAC design
  • Boasts 4.35W of balanced power output
  • Supports a number of streaming options for lossless wireless connections

The EF499 is part of the expanding DAC and headphone amplifier family from HiFiMan, designed to give you a literal foundation for your favorite headphones. Inspired by the success of the EF400 and the design of the EF600, this black headphone amplifier and DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) includes an R2R module, symmetrical output connection options, and streaming support. It delivers excellent performance, whether you're listening to CD/SACD players or streaming music from your NAS.

Not only does EF499 provide the pure sound of a HiFiMAN R2R DAC and up to 4.35W of power output, it's ethernet connection allows for lossless streaming from your mobile device or an NAS. The DAC is a new R2R design, based on HiFiMAN's beloved HIMALAYA R2R, providing a similar level of reference sound.

The HiFiMAN EF499 provides High and Low Gain options for the amplifier output, along with Oversampling or Non-oversampling DAC processing options to let you find the sound that's best for you.

As DAC, you can connect via USB-A, USB-C, or digital coax, providing compatibility with a number of devices. Similarly, you can output to RCA or XLR, meaning EF499 can work with an external headphone amp or power amp.


SN/R: 99dB (A-Weighted)

THD+N (Line out): 0.008%

Channel Separation: 95 ±3dB

Maximum Power Output: 4.35w per channel @ 32 Ohm BAL | 1.28w per channel @ 32 Ohm UnBAL

Inputs: USB-B, USB-C, Coax, Ethernet

Headphone Output:

6.3mm SE

XLR 4-Pin Balanced

Line Out:

Dual XLR Balanced



HiFiMAN Electronics is a designer and manufacturer of audio products including headphonesamplifiers, and portable audio players

Founded by Dr. Fang Bian in 2007, HiFiMAN is widely regarded as one of the leading manufacturers of high performance headphones and portable audio products. HiFiMAN is especially known for its critically-acclaimed Planar-Magnetic headphones that feature state-of-the-art driver technology. The company also designs and manufactures best-in-class dynamic in-ear drivers which have also garnered awards and rave reviews. HiFiMAN also owns and operates Head-Direct, an online webstore featuring the finest headphones and portable audio players available today, including HiFiMAN products. 

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