The Novafidelity HA500H DAC & Headphone Amplifier is Novafidelity’s first dedicated hybrid headphone amplifier packed with an array of unique and versatile features. The HA500H is powered by ECC82 as well as transistor op amps and can be operated in both valve and solid-state mode depending on the listener’s preference, or the type of musical material being enjoyed.
The Novafidelity HA500H features a unique dual Sabre DAC configuration, making it capable of achieving a greatly increased dynamic range as well as an improvement in sound quality.
The Novafidelity HA500H supports as many headphone models as possible and features a high/low impedance switch. This switch caters for a wide range of source and headphone models and can easily power and support any headphone rated from 16 all the way up to 600 ohms.
Keeping up with wireless trends, Bluetooth A2DP and AVRCP profiles are supported along with SBC (Subbabd codec), aptX, AAC and MP3 formats.
ECC82 vacuum tubes
CNC machined aluminium chassis
Sabre ES9018K2M DAC chips
5 function keys
5” TFT LCD Display (800×480 pixels)
Bluetooth AVRCP / A2DP
Digital Sample rate up to 192 kHz
12V trigger output and input
Support for 16 – 600 ohm headphone impedance
Coaxial, Toslink, AES / EBU digital inputs