HiBy FC5

$159.00
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HiBy FC5

$159.00
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The HiBy FC5 is a USB DAC/headphone amp, supporting 4.4mm balanced headphones and MQA decoding, able to be used with smartphones, computers etc.!

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4.4mm balanced MQA dongle—the HiBy FC5

Supports MQA, HiByMusic App, 4.4mm balanced output, ES9281pro DAC, dual ES9603Q headphone amps, HiRes certified, 125mW high output power, low power consumption, DSD128, computer audio sound card, all metal body, hardware volume control, RGB indicator light

MQA support

The HiBy FC5 supports MQA, achieving up to 8x unfolding in harmony with MQA albums, bringing unprecedented detail to Hi-Res albums.

Is MQA renderer not decoder. Supports MQA unfolding in conjunction with supporting MQA player software such as HiByMusic and TIDAL, where the player software performs the initial 2x unfold and the FC5 renders the further 4x unfold to realize a total of 8x unfolding.)

The official couple

Seamlessly cooperating with the USB exclusive mode of the HiByMusic app, decoding all lossless music formats with ease!

The HiByMusic App is a professional app for Hi-Res audio playback on Android and iOS, with over 2 million users worldwide, and its USB exclusive mode coupled with external USB DAC/headphone amps garners widespread praise from HiFi aficionados all around.

4.4mm balanced headphone port

Equipped with a 4.4mm balanced headphone port, this enables your smartphone to connect to balanced HiFi headphones, giving new meaning to Hi-Res streaming services.

HiFi DAC ES9281 Pro

Its decoding abilities are not to be underestimated, including built in hardware MQA decoding. Your journey to HiRes starts here!

Dual ES9063Q headphone amps

Dedicated headamp stage leads to large soundstage, high dynamic range performance on par with dedicated HiFi digital audio players!

Boutiful power

125mW+125mW @32Ω is enough power to drive all sorts of wired HiFi earphones.

Hi Res audio support

Supporting PCM up to 32bit / 384kHz, DSD up to DSD128 (DoP).

HiRes certified quality

Certified by the original certifiers of HiRes the Japan Audio Society for guaranteed audio quality!

Computer Sound Card capability

Battery-free, no charging required. Plug and Play capability on Mac and Windows 10.

Lighting to Type-C conversion cable available for purchase separately

All-metal body

Aluminium chassis and glass cover for the ultimate product physics befitting its sonics!

RGB indicator light

Changes colour to indicate playing audio sample rate / format.

Red: connected, not playing Blue: playing at PCM 32-48kHz Green: playing at PCM 88.2-192kHz / DSD64 Light green: playing at PCM 352.8-384kHz / DSD128 Purple: playing MQA 

Hi quality, low consumption

HiRes audio that doesn’t drain your smartphone battery.

Hardware volume buttons

30 step hardware volume control via physical buttons for best quality at all volumes and suitable for all usage scenarios.

What’s in the box

① FC5 DAC/headphone amp product proper ② MQA subscription voucher ③ User guide ④ Product packaging ⑤ 4.4mm balanced male to 3.5mm female adapter cable ⑥ Type-C to Type-C interconnect ⑦ USB Type A to Type-C interconnect

Audio specifications

Port4.4mm balanced headphone port
Output Level2Vrms @32Ω
Output Power125mW+125mW @32Ω
THD+N0.0015%
SNR114dB
Crosstalk rejection71dB
Frequency response20-90kHz

Specifications

ModelHiBy FC5
Dimensions58*22*12 mm
Weight22.5g
Chipsets usedES9281 Pro + dual ES9603Q
Hardware buttonsVolume up / down
Format supportPCM 32bit/384kHz | DSD128(DoP)| MQA
Indicator lightAs status and playback sample rate / format indicator
USB portType-C
Headphone port
Standard 4.4mm balanced headphone port

Be the first to know when we launch!

Get the latest news of HiBy FC5 & special offers!

4.4mm balanced MQA dongle—the HiBy FC5

Supports MQA, HiByMusic App, 4.4mm balanced output, ES9281pro DAC, dual ES9603Q headphone amps, HiRes certified, 125mW high output power, low power consumption, DSD128, computer audio sound card, all metal body, hardware volume control, RGB indicator light

MQA support

The HiBy FC5 supports MQA, achieving up to 8x unfolding in harmony with MQA albums, bringing unprecedented detail to Hi-Res albums.

Is MQA renderer not decoder. Supports MQA unfolding in conjunction with supporting MQA player software such as HiByMusic and TIDAL, where the player software performs the initial 2x unfold and the FC5 renders the further 4x unfold to realize a total of 8x unfolding.)

The official couple


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

Seamlessly cooperating with the USB exclusive mode of the HiByMusic app, decoding all lossless music formats with ease!

The HiByMusic App is a professional app for Hi-Res audio playback on Android and iOS, with over 2 million users worldwide, and its USB exclusive mode coupled with external USB DAC/headphone amps garners widespread praise from HiFi aficionados all around.

4.4mm balanced headphone port

Equipped with a 4.4mm balanced headphone port, this enables your smartphone to connect to balanced HiFi headphones, giving new meaning to Hi-Res streaming services.

HiFi DAC ES9281 Pro


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

Its decoding abilities are not to be underestimated, including built in hardware MQA decoding. Your journey to HiRes starts here!

Dual ES9063Q headphone amps

Dedicated headamp stage leads to large soundstage, high dynamic range performance on par with dedicated HiFi digital audio players!

Boutiful power


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

125mW+125mW @32Ω is enough power to drive all sorts of wired HiFi earphones.

Hi Res audio support

Supporting PCM up to 32bit / 384kHz, DSD up to DSD128 (DoP).

HiRes certified quality


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

Certified by the original certifiers of HiRes the Japan Audio Society for guaranteed audio quality!

Computer Sound Card capability

Battery-free, no charging required. Plug and Play capability on Mac and Windows 10.

Lighting to Type-C conversion cable available for purchase separately

All-metal body


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

Aluminium chassis and glass cover for the ultimate product physics befitting its sonics!

RGB indicator light


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

Changes colour to indicate playing audio sample rate / format.

Red: connected, not playing
Blue: playing at PCM 32-48kHz
Green: playing at PCM 88.2-192kHz / DSD64 Light green: playing at PCM 352.8-384kHz / DSD128 Purple: playing MQA 

Hi quality, low consumption


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

HiRes audio that doesn’t drain your smartphone battery.

Hardware volume buttons


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

30 step hardware volume control via physical buttons for best quality at all volumes and suitable for all usage scenarios.

What’s in the box


UAT - The Ultimate In Bluetooth HiFi

① FC5 DAC/headphone amp product proper ② MQA subscription voucher ③ User guide ④ Product packaging ⑤ 4.4mm balanced male to 3.5mm female adapter cable ⑥ Type-C to Type-C interconnect ⑦ USB Type A to Type-C interconnect

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Audio specifications

Port4.4mm balanced headphone port
Output Level2Vrms @32Ω
Output Power125mW+125mW @32Ω
THD+N0.0015%
SNR114dB
Crosstalk rejection71dB
Frequency response20-90kHz

Specifications

NameHiBy FC5
Dimensions58*22*12 mm
Weight22.5g
Chipsets usedES9281 Pro + dual ES9603Q
Hardware buttonsVolume up / down
Format supportPCM 32bit/384kHz | DSD128(DoP)| MQA
Indicator lightAs status and playback sample rate / format indicator
USB portType-C
Headphone portStandard 4.4mm balanced headphone port


Specifications

Bluetooth chipsetQCC 5121
Driver complementone dynamic and one balanced armature driver, total two drivers per earpiece
Bluetooth standardBluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth codecUAT/aptX/SBC/AAC
Bluetooth coverage distance10m
OperationTouch, indicator light and voice feedback, HiBy Blue app control
Status indicatorsBlue and red lights
MicrophoneIncluded
Battery capacityWH3 = 45 mAh, Battery case = 400 mAh
Battery Life5-hour playtime after fully charged. With Battery case up to 24-hour playtime.
Weight63g (including battery case)