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CEntrance DACportable

CEntrance DACportable

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Portable Powerhouse

Building off of the success of CEntrance’s highly regarded DACport and DACport HD, the DACportable is a great pairing for laptops, Androids, and iOS devices. It features an AK4490 DAC chip and a Class-A amplifier with a digital volume control, all packed in an anodized aluminum chassis that balances stylish looks with durability. There's a long-lasting lithium-polymer battery that provides over 8 hours of play time. The custom-voiced EQ has been pulled from the award-winning HiFi M8 amp, which CNET dubbed "the best amp ever tested." In addition to working with standard 1/8-inch audio cables, the amp is also compatible with Apple Lightning USB devices.

The Reviews Are In

Describing the noise floor and sound, Headpie says, “With my sensitive Campfire Audio Andromeda and no music playing on gain 1, there is virtually no hiss. Very near a black background. Whilst the DACportable retains the CEntrance in-house sound signature, it appears to my ears to be a lighter, clearer, and more detailed product. It loses a little of the warmth that some of the earlier CEntrance products had, but retains the power and fullness." 


  • VelvetSound series D/A converter 
  • AmpExtreme headphone amp 
  • Volume control with digital tracking keeps channels in balance
  • Ergonomic, side-mounted slider allows single-handed volume adjustment
  • Works with Mac, Windows, and Linux OS, and most phones and tablets
  • Li-Po battery plays for 8 hours without draining your phone's battery
  • Anodized aluminum chassis offers extra scratch protection and durability
  • ⅛-inch headphone jack

A Closer Look



  • Resolution: 32-bit (Also supports 24-bit)
  • Sample rate: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.2 kHz, 192 kHz, 352.4 kHz, 384 kHz
  • DSD support: DSD64 and DSD128
  • Clocking: 2 custom, mil-spec clocks, 1 ppm precision, 1 ps jitter
  • Jitter: Unmeasurable
  • Streaming LED: Lights up when digital audio is streaming
  • Compatibility: Mac, Windows, Linux, Android, iOS


  • Frequency response: 20 Hz–40 kHz
  • S/N ratio: 110 dB
  • THD+N: 0.002%
  • Crosstalk, 1 kHz: -111 dB
  • Output impedance: 1 ohm
  • Output power, 32 ohms: 775 mW (total)
  • Supported headphones: 16–600 ohms
  • Max output level, 1 kHz: 4.1 V rms / +14.5 dBu


  • Chassis material: Scratch-resistant, lightweight anodized aluminum
  • Audio output: Gold-plated 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Headphone amp: Class-A with super-clean, bipolar power supply
  • AC adapter: Standard 5V adapter with USB "micro B" plug
  • DC powering/charging: +5V (2.1A) from external adapter, such as iPad charger
  • Battery specs: Rechargeable Li-Polymer, 8 hours play time
  • Cables: Same cable can be used for audio or charging
  • Internal supplies: Battery-isolated, triple-filtered ±9V, analog power supply rails
  • Dimensions, L x W x H: 3.9 x 1.6 x 0.8 in (98 x 41 x 21 mm)
  • Shipping weight: 19.4 oz (550 g)


  • USB cable
  • Carrying case


All orders will be shipped by Massdrop.

Estimated ship date is Sep 10, 2018 PT.

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