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FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply

The new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply is an upgrade option for D/A converters and headphone amplifiers made by FiiO Electronics Technology Co. Inc.

With the new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply, the specialist FiiO Electronics Technology Co. Inc. dedicates itself to a topic that was previously left to other experts, namely the power supply. This new product is intended for those who want to upgrade solutions such as headphone amplifiers, D/A converters, DAP and the like, in order to be able to exploit the sound potential even better. Of course, the Chinese company has its own products in mind, but in principle the new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply is suitable for many systems with corresponding technical data.

FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply – A proven tool for quality improvement

FiiO Electronics Technology Co. Inc. states that the power supply is a particularly essential factor for the quality of an audio system. The new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply is said to offer a solution with very low noise, low ripple and an always stable output voltage.

Sophisticated circuit design

The heart of the new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply is a complex circuit design consisting solely of high-quality components, according to the manufacturer’s promise.

The developers’ top priority was to design a circuit that would deliver the best results for all relevant factors. Multiple filter circuits, sophisticated voltage regulators and, last but not least, an oversized toroidal transformer are cited by the company as essential components in this regard.

In addition, the company emphasizes that only high-quality components are used, such as a 50 W toroidal transformer designed according to the manufacturer’s special specifications with high-quality steel as the base and high-purity copper windings, Shindengen 25 A 600 V rectifier and voltage regulator from Texas Instruments.

It is also explicitly pointed out that of course not only audiophile features were taken into account, but of course all relevant features for maximum safety and accordingly meet all specifications.

12 V DC or 15 V DC

The new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply is designed to be as flexible as possible. Therefore, the output can be easily switched between 12 V 3 A DC or 15 V 2 A DC via a toggle switch.

By the way, the delivery includes not only a power cable with SchuKo, but also a cable to connect the DC Out of the FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply to various portable or desktop audio systems, this is an Aviation Plug gx16 2 Socket Connector.

  • Foto © FiiO Electronics Technology Co. Ltd. | FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply
  • Foto © FiiO Electronics Technology Co. Ltd. | FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply
  • Foto © FiiO Electronics Technology Co. Ltd. | FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply

Solid aluminum housing

The new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply naturally presents itself with a solid aluminum case with an anodized surface in subtle black. On the front there is a display that always shows the output voltage at a glance.

Prices and availability

When and at what price the new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply will be available in this country is unfortunately not yet known. In Asia, the new power supply is priced at around € 190,-.

Getting to the point

For the first time, the Chinese specialist for personal audio devices and desktop audio systems, FiiO Electronics Technology Co. Inc., is now dedicating itself to the topic of power supply, thus no longer leaving this to the corresponding competitors in the future, especially for the systems from their own company. With the new FiiO PL-50 Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply, a particularly precise and stable solution with high performance should be available soon.

PRODUCTFIIO PL-50 LOW NOISE REGULATED LINEAR POWER SUPPLY
Price€ 189,-
BrandFiiO
ManufacturerFiiO Electronics Technology Co. Ltd.
DistributionNT Global Distribution GmbH
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Michael Holzinger

Michael Holzinger, founder and editor-in-chief of HiFi BLOG and sempre-audio.at, has been working for years as a journalist in the fields of IT, photography, telecommunications and consumer electronics.

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