Is It Possible To Use A Pono Player As External DAC?

The pono player is a best piece of hardware and its sound quality levels are so special. When you use a pono player as external DAC, then it allows the players to play multiple digital formats and also links with its own ecosystem.

The sound of this player is excellent and also helps to leave a lot to be anticipated.

The quality and versatility can make this device as a strong competitor for those who does not even notice resounding another device around. The highlights of pono portable music player are including:

  • No digital out
  • Affordable price
  • Support is deliberate and doubtful
  • Good sound
  • Several digital formats supported
  • Favourite music always available on pono music
  • Versatile can be connected with home stereo through balanced analog connections

For Music Lovers

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Pono player specs

If you are using this player, you need to know the following pono player specs such as:


Colour- yellow

Digital player type – Flash based

Manufacturer- Pono music

Weight- 4.59 Oz


Product line- Pono

Brand- Pono

Packaged quantity-1

Model- Pono player


Capacity- 2900 mAh

Technology- Lithium ion

Rechargeable battery- Rechargeable


Quantity- 2

Connector type- Mini phone stereo 3.5 mm

Type- USB 2.0 headphones


Colour category- black, yellow

Colour- Yellow

USB specification version and speeds- USB 2.0

portable music player

Built-in display

Display diagonal (metric) – 6.35 cm

Display diagonal- 2.5 in

Features- touch screen

Pono player vs external DAC

If you are music enthusiastic, you just come to know the comparisons of pono player vs external DAC that includes:

Pono player

  • It supports most common file formats such as ALAC, WAV, FLAC and AIFF
  • It has 128 GB of internal storage
  • Its battery life is around 7 to 8 hours

External DAC

  • There is no file format limitation here
  • It transforms the analog signals to digital signals for storage
  • Its battery life is around 8 hours

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