HIFIMAN, a leader in high fidelity personal audio, has announced the acquisition of a respected audio designer/manufacturer and the launch of a new DAC/headphone amplifier called the SERENADE. Developed in collaboration with the GOLDENWAVE brand, the SERENADE (SRP: $1,199) combines the design capabilities of both companies and features HIFIMAN’s acclaimed Hymalaya Pro ladder DAC. Measuring just 300mm x 255mm x 50mm, the compact SERENADE is a powerful Class A amplifier that supports a wide range of inputs and outputs. It incorporates HIFIMAN’s Hymalaya Pro R2R DAC, offering superior performance and precision. The SERENADE is designed for personal audio and music enthusiasts seeking exceptional flexibility and performance.
HIFIMAN’s acquisition of GOLDENWAVE marks the beginning of an exciting new era for both brands, promising products that leverage the strengths of each company to benefit music lovers. With the debut of the SERENADE, the partnership showcases the best of industrial design and engineering expertise. The device will be available in July at a suggested retail price of $1,199 from authorized HIFIMAN dealers and the company’s online store.