Article ID : 00191844 / Last Modified : 28/12/2017

PHA-2A Compatibility with Apple Products

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PHA-2A can supports max. 192kHz/32bit of PCM and 2.6Mhz, 5.6MHz of DSD. But It is limited by connecting device's specification. Please see instruction manual of connecting device to find Sampling rate which you can playback.

Successful operation in all environments and circumstances is not guaranteed.
If the connected device becomes unrecognized, you may not be able to perform playback.

Note:
Do not unplug the cable during playback, otherwise playback maybe become unavailable.
If the unit does not release sound, please reconnect the cable.

Legend:
O : Available

※1: Support until 44.1kHz/48kHz of PCM

※2: If the sound is distorted, set the equalizer to “Off” or “Flat” on your iPhone/iPad/iPod

※3: If you have installed the compatible apps in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod running iOS7 and above, it can playback high-resolution audio format. The headphone amplifier is compatible with audio format files up to 96 kHz/24 bit PCM

※4: In combination with some Apple product after iOS11, The Battery of the Apple product will be charged. Therefore the battery run time of PHA-2A is reduced. (As of 12 / 2017)

Simple tests are conducted on the following models to check the music playback ability via a digital connection. However, not all functions are guaranteed.

Connection method:
You can connect the headphone amplifier to an iPhone/iPad/iPod using the USB cable supplied with your iPhone/iPad/iPod.

  Model Digital Connection Notes
iPod iPod touch (5th generation) O ※1, ※2, ※3
iPod touch (6th generation) O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPad iPad (4th generation) O ※1, ※2, ※3
iPad mini O ※1, ※2, ※3
iPad mini 2 O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPad mini 3 O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPad mini 4 O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPad Air O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPad Air 2 O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPad Pro O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPhone iPhone 5 O ※1, ※2, ※3
iPhone 5s O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPhone 5c O ※1, ※2, ※3
iPhone 6 O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPhone 6s O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPhone 6 Plus O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4
iPhone 6s Plus O ※1, ※2, ※3,※4