Fostex HP-V1 Vacuum Tube Portable Headphone Amplifier


As the hi-end headphone and headphone amplifier market continues to grow steadily and following the recent success of the new HP-A4, USB DAC Headphone Amplifier, Fostex is pleased to launch the new HP-V1 portable headphone amplifier.

Featuring a vacuum tube on the primary stage amplifier and the Fostex custom made capacitor delivering richly textured sound reproduction from any type of audio source, never achieved by any other vacuum tube amplifier.

  • Headphone amplifier adopting a vacuum tube (6N16B-Q) on the primary stage and OPAMP on the secondary stage (no DAC built in).

    • Easy-to-carry light weight and robust aluminum chassis
    • 2 x 3.5mm stereo mini jack inputs on Front and Rear to fit to any type of player unit
    • Hi/Lo Gain switch to drive various type of headphones
    • Approx. 10 hours continuous operation by the rechargeable Lithium Ion battery

    Line Connector: 3.5mm stereo mini jack x 2 (front & rear)

    Applicable Load Impedance: more than 10k ohm


    Headphone Connector: 3.5mm stereo mini jack

    Maximum Output: 200mW (32 ohm loaded)

    Applicable Load Impedance: more than 16 ohm

    Frequency Response: 20Hz – 100kHz +/- 2dB


    Power Supply: Internal Lithium Ion rechargeable battery or DC 15V

    Power Consumption: 4W (32 ohm loaded)

    Battery Operational Hours: Approx. 10 hours

    Measurements: 88mm (W) x 33mm (H) x 139mm (D) including protrusion

    Weight: 390g

    Accessories: AC Adapter, 100mm Stereo mini cable, Operation Manual Specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice for product improvement