Tube amplifiers have a charm of their own. They create an impressive sound with a rich tone and lovely definition, especially for vocals in the output. Today, Aune has introduced its latest generation of Desktop USB DAC and Tube headphone amplifier, meet the all-new Aune Flamingo. It’s a single device that can act as your single point of musical pleasure at your desktop with a master-quality audio decoder and lovely tube headphone amplification. Different from traditional Tube Amps in the market, the vacuum tube is built into the chassis and is protected from accidental damage. This is the 5th generation of USB DAC and Tube Headphone amplifiers from Aune made specifically to enhance your listening experience on your desktop!!
Aune Flamingo comes in multiple variants with the standard edition with Wireless Bluetooth connectivity priced at 219$ and the Special Flamingo BT edition with Wireless Bluetooth V5.1 connectivity for signal input priced at 289$. You can check out more details here.
Aune Flamingo supports master-level decoding with its highly efficient decoding chipset. It provides crisp high-resolution audio signal decoding supporting high-resolution 32-Bit/768kHz PCM and native DSD512 audio signals. The device also has seven different digital filters that will allow the users to adjust the output to match their preferences.
Complementing the high-performance DAC chipset is a professionally designed amplification chipset with dual operation modes. It features Tube amplification as well as Op-amp-based amplification, you can switch between them easily. Both of these produce a powerful signal amplification with a clean background and ultra-low distortion in the output signal. With the tube amp mode, you get a rich, lush sound with a hint of warmth while the Op-Amp mode sounds cleaner and more precise.
As mentioned earlier in this blog, Aune Flamingo comes in two different variants, the Standard edition, and the Bluetooth edition. Both have the same functionality, the BT edition just gets Wireless Bluetooth V5.1 connectivity as an additional feature. You get high-definition LDAC, AptX HD, AAC, etc. codecs support on this BT edition Flamingo. Aune Flamingo supports USB, Coaxial, and Bluetooth(BT edition only) connectivity modes for signal input. Aune Flamingo is equipped with high-quality HiFi grade components including communication-level FR PCB material, C0G capacitors, low-ripple LDO, etc. This high-quality professional chipset delivers excellent performance with ultra-low noise floor and ultra-low distortion in the output signal. It also features analog RCA output for Active Speakers.
Aune Flamingo starts at 219$ only, for more information about features and details, you can check out here.