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FiiO Launches BTR1 DAC & aptX Bluetooth Amplifier

By: DT NEWS NETWORK
November, 29, 2017

FiiO announces the release of the BTR1 DAC & aptX Bluetooth amplifier in India at the price of M.R.P. Rs. 3990. The BTR1 is now available for purchase from online stores, local retailers and our official website www.fiio.co.in.

With more and more smartphones starting to discard the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack, to use the old headphones with such smartphones users have to connect them using an adapter cable which is far from convenient. With such a background, Bluetooth devices such as Bluetooth amps and earphones have become increasingly popular. However, ordinary Bluetooth devices can be convenient to use but cannot satisfy the high demand for sound quality. Therefore, what can the little BTR1 Bluetooth amplifier contribute to your listening experience?

Main Features:

  • Uses the high performing AK4376 DAC which provides better decoding capability, output power and signal-to-noise ratio.
  • Supports aptX Bluetooth codec which ensures a stable & high quality Bluetooth audio experience.
  • A single button is located on the front with two volume keys on the side supporting multiple control fucntions.
  • Supports voice calls with it’s built-in omnidirectional microphone.
  • Battery can last for more than 8 hours when being used.
  • All-aluminum body with metal clip, compact and easy to carry.

A great Bluetooth experience starts with the DAC: The BTR1 uses the high performing AK4376 DAC to perform digital decoding duties. Compared to the typical Bluetooth integrated solution, its decoding capability (up to 384 kHz / 32 bit audio) as well as its output power and signal-to-noise ratio are all noticeably better.  All of this ensures a stable, high quality Bluetooth audio experience that will bring you closer to how your music was intended to be heard. 

Chip

Max Decoding Capability

Output Power

Signal-to-noise Ratio (SNR)

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)

Channel Separation

AK4376

384 kHz/32 bit

25mW

116dB

-106dB

100dB

Integrated Solution

96kHz/16 bit

19mW

95dB

-83.5dB

87.5dB

(Comparison of integrated solution vs. AK4376) 

Unchained from wires to unleash your music: Have you ever wished that you didn’t need to hold your music player when exercising? Or have you ever worried about answering the phone because both of your hands were busy at the time? With the FiiO BTR1, worry not – you can now truly enjoy the convenience of going wireless without compromises. While ordinary Bluetooth receivers just focus on being small, the BTR1 is also designed to be easy to handle and sound good too within a compact package.

Simply plug-and-play for high quality Bluetooth sound: With the BTR1, simply connect your great-sounding 3.5mm headphone to it and instantly get superb sound, even if your smartphone doesn’t have a headphone jack. Not only is the BTR1 compatible with both iOS and Android devices, it also supports TRS and TRRS CTIA headphones.

Support for Bluetooth 4.2 and voice calls: Using a new Bluetooth chip architecture, the BTR1 supports Bluetooth 4.2 with an effective transmission distance of up to 10 meters as well as the SBC, AAC and aptX audio formats. The BTR1 also supports Bluetooth voice calls with its built-in omnidirectional microphone that captures audio with much higher quality than typically used in phones.

Keep playing and playing: The built-in rechargeable lithium battery can be fully charged in just 2 hours, and can last more than 8 hours when being used. No need to ever worry if you are going to run out of high-quality sound.

Be fully in control with clear status indicators: The blue and red lights on the BTR1 let you know instantly if your unit is on, pairing, under low battery or charging with a simple glance.

Strong and compact all-aluminum body: The BTR1 comes in a sleek aluminum alloy body finished in black, giving robust yet attractive look. Its compact yet stylish package means you can either put it in your pocket or clip it onto your coat pocket or backpack shoulder strap or even attach it to your shirt pocket.

Easy-to-use 3 button design: On the front of the BTR1 is a single button with which you can: turn on/off the unit, play/pause, pair with another Bluetooth device, answer/hang up the phone, activate EQ and other commonly-used operations. Located on the side are two volume keys that are designed to be easily felt and used without looking at them.

Extra features further enhance the experience: After connecting the BTR1 to iOS devices and some Android devices, you can check how much battery is left in it. For instance, when paired with an iPhone, you can check the amount of battery remaining in the BTR1 under its own special widget.

 

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