The AT-BHA100 is a balanced headphone amplifier that's designed to deliver remarkable audio quality from high-resolution sound sources and is ideal for use with Hi-Fi headphones such as the ATH-ADX5000, ATH-MSR7b, and those in the ATH-AW Series. This compact desktop unit is compatible with DSD and other high-definition formats to reproduce every detail of the original recording.
The AT-BHA100 utilizes a hybrid topology and employs vacuum tubes and power transistors to enhance the warmth and beauty of the amplifier's sound. The unit features four independent amplifier circuits, a high-quality New Japan Radio MUSES8820 opamp, and specially designed low-noise relay switches to emphasize the depth and warmth of vacuum-tube sound. Other notable components include audio-grade Nichicon, WIMA, and Shinyei capacitors to ensure rich, natural audio.
The headphone amplifier is equipped with a 4.4mm TRRS jack and a 4-pin XLR terminal, plus a high/low gain selector switch, allowing it to accommodate a wide range of balanced headphones with varying impedances and sensitivities. The unit also includes two 1/4" outputs with independent volume controls that can be used simultaneously for comparative listening.