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Beyerdynamic Impacto Essential Portable USB DAC & Amplifier Cable

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Beyerdynamic Impacto Essential Portable USB DAC & Amplifier Cable

  • High-end DAC & headphone amplifier in one

  • Gets the most out of your digital audio files (max. sample rate 384 kHz / 32 bits, DSD 5.6 MHz)

  • Built-in ESS SABRE9018Q2C SABRE32 Reference DACTM for best possible performance

  • Versatile connectivity to digital end devices: Android smartphones and tablets (USB OTG), PCs and notebooks

  • Compatible with the beyerdynamic high-end headphones T 1 (2nd generation), T 5 p (2nd generation), Amiron home and Aventho wired




Make your beyerdynamic high-end headphones digital: the mobile DAC and Amplifier Impacto essential is perfectly tailored to the beyerdynamic highend models and provides them with a digital interface. This way, you are no longer dependent on the jack plug of your portable device. In fact, Impacto essential facilitates lossless digital transmission so you can enjoy first-class playback quality of your music – for a sound experience that meets the highest standards.


As a “Hi-Res converter in small format”, Impacto essential gets the maximum out of your digital music files. In terms of sound, Impacto essential lifts your digital device up to the level of a hi-fi system at home. Together with your beyerdynamic high-end headphones, perfect sound quality is guaranteed – even subtle elements and fine details in the music recording are revealed.


No matter if your music is on your smartphone, tablet or notebook: thanks to three different connecting cables, the digital-analog converter Impacto essential is an all-rounder that offers versatile connection options. *referring to Android mobile devices with USB-OTG 


Your music playback can be controlled via the buttons on the USB DAC. Due to its compact form and direct integration into the headphones cable, Impacto essential is light and highly portable. Thus, you can enjoy music with your beyerdynamic headphones flexibly in every situation, at home as well as on the go.


Impacto essential can handle Hi-Res audio files in their uncompressed and full resolution format. Immerse yourself in the multidimensional world of high-resolution music with a hi-res player app of your choice and discover music recordings the way they were intended to be heard originally. Ultimately, this musical difference is not only audible but also visible: Impacto essential features an integrated Hi-Res LED which lights up when a high-resolution audio file is played back.

Technical Specifications

Additional Information

Package Contents

1 x Impacto Essential

1 x Headphone Cable (2 x 3.5mm) Jack Plug, 0.4m (Permanently Connected)

1 x Micro USB to Type-C Cable (0.8m)

1 x Micro USB to Type-A Cable (1.4m)

1 x OTG Micro USB to Micro USB Cable (0.8m)

Colour Black
Warranty 2 years (local)
Product Weight (g) 272
Country of Manufacture Germany
Availability Available
Product Type Portable Amplifier & DAC
Style/Type Portable
Features High-Res Audio Certified
Sampling / Bitrate 384 kHz / 32 bits, DSD 5.6 MHz
Frequency Response (Hz) 4 - 52,000 Hz
Impedance (Ω) 4.7
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) 121 dB(A)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) 0.002 %
Output Power 50 mW at 32 Ω 7 mW at 600 Ω
Input Connectivity micro-USB
Output Connectivity 3.5mm Balanced / 4-Pole
Additional Tech Specs

Channel separation - 97 dB

Voltage supply - 5 V, 195 mA (via USB)

Dimensions -  63 x 32 x 7 mm

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