xDuoo XD-05 plus is the upgraded version basis on xDuoo XD-05.
First let’s check the difference between XD-05 plus and XD-05.
Returning to reminiscences of the Renaissance, we can say that the XD05 Plus may not be a philosophical stone that turns anything into gold, but it’s exactly that retort that can skillfully melt sounds and notes into beautiful and captivating music.
I’m glad xDuoo further improved their design offering double the power and in the same time having a longer battery life at the same size. Take note that I have tested the XD-05 Plus only in its stock form, I’m sure it can be further improved with some better op-amps, discrete or not, single or duals, any op-amp will work with it.
Those familiar with the XD-05 will be most interested in what changed and the answers are a lot more apparent on the inside than on the exterior of the unit. Starting from the inputs, the USB duties are now handled by the Xu208 which allows for PCM up to 32/384 and Native DSD256 support.
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- Higher noise-floor with super sensitive IEMs so don’t expect the blackest background
- Volume rises fast even on low gain with sensitive IEMs
- Not support Bluetooth
- Not support MOQ
Frequently asked questions ( FAQ)
- Can I use bluetooth for xDuoo xd-05 plus?
Xd-05 plus is not supporting bluetooth, but you can use the add-on accesorry to get the bluetooth connection, 05bl pro ( the latest version)
- How to use this amp on IOS device?
Use USB C to lighting cable to connect your device. And you need to buy it separately. Because it don’t come with the standard version.
- Why my USB C to USB C cable is not working on to xd-05 plus ?
I guess it is because your USB C don’t have OTG. Xd-05 plus need USB C with OTG.
Many Xtenik users reflect this issue to us, so we already transfer it to xDuoo company. And they already promise improve it in the next batch stock, which means you can use the USB C without OTG.
But for the current stock, it still need USB C with OTG.