The Audirect Beam 2 (125.99$) is a highly successful portable HiFi audio device from HILIDAC. The USB DAC/AMP has received many positive feedbacks and reviews from the audio community. HILIDAC has now released another variant of the much-appreciated Beam 2, called the Audirect Beam 2 SE. Unlike the dual headphone output on the Beam 2 (One balanced and One SE), the latest variant has only one 3.5mm headphone output port. It is equipped with a high-performance ES9281C DAC chip and supports full MQA decoding. The Audirect Beam 2 SE has got a very competitive pricing of 89.99$.
HILIDAC has beautifully crafted the MQA-supported BEAM 2 SE portable USB DAC/AMP that enables you to experience outstanding details in your music. The device features a 3.5mm headphone output port. It can be connected to Android/iOS devices, Windows/MAC systems to enjoy seamless Hi-resolution music. It features an LED indicator that glows magenta shade to indicate MQA streaming. The HILIDAC Beam 2SE supports full MQA support allowing you the access to best quality music experience at the ease of your smartphones. It has an integrated MQA renderer making MQA playback easy and complete. It connects to an MQA core signal and unfolds it to deliver a supreme sound quality experience. The LED indicator glows magenta to indicate that it’s playing/streaming a hi-res MQA file. Apart from MQA files, the BEAM 2SE also supports PCM decoding up to 32-Bit/384kHz and DSD up to DSD128 natively.
The HILIDAC Beam 2 SE is equipped with a high-performance ES9218C DAC chip with HyperStream II Quad DAC technology that allows the left and right channels to operate independently. These are coupled with a powerful OPAMP configuration, two independent ultra-low femtosecond phase crystal oscillators to produce a super clean, distortion-free output.
The HILIDAC Beam 2SE has an output power rating of up to 120mW at 32Ω, it is quite powerful for a device so small. It can power your demanding pair of in-ear monitors and low-power demanding headphones with ease. Enjoy your music portably now with the help of HILIDAC Beam 2 SE. With a premium audio chipset and professional tuning, the HILIDAC Beam 2 SE delivers an excellent sound quality output with a pitch dark noise-free background. The output has an ultra-low distortion rating of 0.0003%, high DNR, and SNR values at 118dB ensuring the best musical experience for its users.
Powerful ES9218C DAC chip.
HyperStream II Quad DAC Technology.
Two ultra-low femtosecond phase crystal oscillators.