A new arena of musical expression 

Unleash the full potential of your headphones and experience the emotional impact of every song as the artist intended. Combining the best of digital and analog sound technology, this one’s for the serious listeners.

Signature Series

One Signature Sound

Elevating the high-resolution sound experience from one you listen to, to one you can feel.

D.A. Hybrid Amplifier Circuit: a revolution in sound amplification

Our non-feedback S-Master technology maintains the purity of digital sound. Our new D.A. Hybrid Amplifier Circuit takes this one step further, enhancing its precision and sound quality with an analog feed-forward amp. The analog amplifier corrects the conversion error caused by switching amplification.

Preserving the feeling

Capturing every note and nuance with DSEE HXTM

Experience your music as the artist intended, in near High-Resolution Audio quality. Our new DSEE HX™upscaling technology features four additional modes to the standard: female vocal, male vocal, percussion and strings, for optimal sound reproduction.

Convert any source to DSD

Personalising sound with the new DSD Remastering Engine

Offering double the conversion accuracy of previous models, the new DSD Remastering Engine let you convert all PCM music sources into DSD 11.2MHz.  The technology utilises FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) to convert any signal into the DSD sound format.

DSD Remaster
Advanced FPGA processing

Uncompromised music reproduction

To maximise the potential of the new D.A. Hybrid Amplifier Circuit, our engineers developed the amplifier using an advanced FPGA processor. This let them fully customise the technology and develop something truly unique.

DC Phase Linearizer

Familiar analog-like sound

Our DC Phase Linearizer works to effectively replicate the phase character of a typical analog amplifier. It matches the phase characteristics of the analog amplifier to deliver a more analog-like sound.

DC Phase Linearizer
Structural integrity means audio precision

The TA-ZH1ES has been precision-crafted from the outside in, to maximise audio quality.

Discover the TA-ZH1ES

Learn about the technology and inspiration behind our most premium stationary headphone amplifier. 

PCM 32 bit
Supported sound formats

Enjoy up to PCM 32 bit/768kHz and DSD22.4 MHz sound formats.

4.4mm balanced connection
Φ4.4mm balanced connection jack

Φ4.4mm single balanced jack is new standard for headphone balance connection. Its clear channel separation offers accurate reproduction and wide sound space.

Input con
Input connections

The amp features several terminals to support a variety of input devices, including Walkman®, TVs and Playstation® consoles. 

Output con
Output connections

The amp utilises a variety of headphone output connections, including both balanced (4.4mm, 3-pole mini plug x2 & XLR4) and unbalanced (stereo standard plug, stereo mini plug).

Fill your world with transcendent sound

Discover the Signature Series

Settle for nothing less than immersive excellence with the full range of Signature Series products. Designed for ultimate sound quality, they transcend audio conventions to elevate every note.


Specifications & Features

The TA-ZH1ES is the Signature Series premium headphone amplifier, designed to achieve a higher level of sound quality through headphone listening.
  • D.A. Hybrid Amplifier Circuit

  • New DSEE HX featuring 5 modes

  • Supports PCM 32bit/768kHz and DSD 22.4MHz sound formats

  • New DSD Remastering Engine

  • Supports balanced (4.4mm, 3‐pole mini plug x2, XLR4) and unbalanced (standard plug, stereo mini plug) connections

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