The EarMen Colibri – a portable headphone amp for your phone
Portable audio specialist, EarMen, has developed a new balanced, battery powered device – small in size but strong in performance. The Colibri is a premium audiophile, pocket-friendly USB DAC, preamp and headphone amp that will give you a listening experience like no other.
March 29, 2022
- Fully balanced 4.4mm output
- MQA Supported
- Extra Bass
- Battery powered – The Colibri has its own battery and will not consume the sound source battery. Battery power provides ultra-clean and stable DC current avoiding the issues of noise inducing RFI/EMI pollution.
- Super Low-Noise Design
- Gold Plated PCB
- Each Colibri has a full set of buttons on its side offering complete audio control whilst on the go.
- Compatible with Apple and Android mobile devices.
- Manufactured in Europe
Premium Audiophile DAC
EarMen set out to make the Colibri with one thing in mind – provide a clear, full-spectrum audio experience. They have succeeded by using state-of-art hardware and software solutions to deliver mid and high range frequencies beautifully complementing the lowest tones.
Despite its size, the Colibri is designed to provide a powerful audio experience while featuring an attractive and streamlined physical appearance. Its high-resolution specifications will not only make your tunes sound phenomenal, but their modern style will also make them look pretty amazing.
Buttons on the side will provide you the full control of the device and music, without using your source or phone.
The body of the device is made of full aluminum block miled on CnC machine, providing supreme durability. Aluminum body is beautified with both sides glass surface added, giving it a premium look. With a detailed construction manufactured to the highest standards in a European factory. Colibri build quality exceeds the standards and ensures a timeless design.
The heart of the EarMen Colibri is the flagship of the ESS line ES9281 PRO DAC. The ESS SABRE PRO series is for the premium audiophiles and sets a new benchmark in high-end audio by offering the highest dynamic range (DNR) with impressively low levels of total harmonic distortion plus noise (THD+N). Colibri supports Hi-Res PCM files up to 32bit/384kHz PCM, DoP, DSD64, DSD128 and MQA. In short, all in one solution.
The EarMen Colibri is available now priced at £289.
Input: USB C Female (DATA, Charging)
Output: 4.4mm, 3.5mm jack
Unbalanced: Up to 75mW @ 32Ω, 150mW @ 16Ω
Battery: Up to 5 hrs
THD+N: 0.002% balanced, 0.001% unbalanced
Frequency Response: 0.09dB
DSD: 64 / 128 DoP
DXD: 64 / 128 DoP
PCM: Up to 384 kHz
MQA Rendering: Up to 384 kHz
Dimensions: 77 x 35 x 14mm (L x W x H)
Battery: Up to 5 hours