HiFiMAN Serenade

Serenade is a compact, fully discrete powerhouse of a class A amplifier with HIFIMAN’s proprietary Hymalaya Pro R2R Ladder DAC, an update of the company’s first-generation Hymalaya DAC, originally released in 2021. Next to multiple digital inputs, such as USB, optical, coaxial and bluetooth. Serenade also features a LAN/ Ethernet streamer and a RCA single ended analogue input.  Balanced XLR analogue outputs and RCA single ended outputs are available on the back panel. On the front next to the display a 4-pin XLR headphone output is available next to the balanced 4.4mm and single-ended 6.35mm output.

Serenade is built as a fully discrete amplifier with FET’s and a discrete component LPF analog circuit that translates into detailed sound with high-precision, low-noise test indicators. The 50W toroidal transformer is comprised of high-quality full-band iron core, combined with a large pond filter capacitor of nearly 30,000 microfarads and a multi-stage, multi-channel, low-noise, high-speed voltage regulator circuit, providing pure and fast power.

Serenade supports various audio formats on a wide variety of inputs:

  • PCM 32-bit/384Khz, DSD64-DSD256 (USB)
  • PCM 32-bit/384Khz, DSD DoP64 (coaxial and optical)
  • PCM44.1 to PCM768, DSD64-DSD512 (LAN wired network)