Amplifiers

Little Dot LD H1
8.5
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Little Dot LD H1 Review

The Little Dot LD H1 is a tube-transistor hybrid, fully balanced desktop headphone amplifier capable of up to 3.5W of output power. It is priced at $1399. Disclaimer: The Little Dot LD H1 sent to us is a sampl...
SMSL SH-9
8.6
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SMSL SH-9 Review

The SMSL SH-9 is a THX AAA-888 balanced headphone amplifier featuring 2 mono amplification blocks capable of up to 3W into a 32Ω load. It is priced at $289.99 Disclaimer: The SMSL SH-9 sent to us for this revi...
Violectric DHA V590
8.6
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Violectric DHA V590 Review

The Violectric DHA V590 is a new flagship integrated preamp, headphone amplifier, and DAC with 32BIT resampler and up to 5 Watt into a 50Ω load. It is priced at $3499.95. Disclaimer: The Violectric DHA V590 se...
NuPrime Alita
8.6
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NuPrime Alita Review

The NuPrime Alita is a slimline high-end integrated solid-state headphone amplifier, pre-amp and AK4493EQ implemented DAC. It is priced at €1295. Disclaimer: The NuPrime Alita sent to us is a sample in exchang...
dCS Bartok
9.7
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dCS Bartok Review

The dCS Bartok is a British high-end integrated streaming capable DAC and headphone amplifier featuring their renowned dCS Ring DAC™ technology. It is priced at $17250 for the DAC and amplifier and $14500 for t...
iFi Audio Zen DAC
7.8
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iFi Audio Zen DAC Review

The iFi Audio Zen DAC is an entry-level desktop integrated DAC and balanced headphone amplifier with MQA support. It is priced at $129.99. Disclaimer: The iFi Audio Zen DAC sent to us for the purposes of this ...
FiiO K5 Pro
7.3
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FiiO K5 Pro Review

The FiiO K5 Pro is the latest generation of a solid-state amplifier that started way back in 2012 with the E9 and directly replaces the K9 dock system from 2016. It is priced at $149.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO K5...
Xduoo TA-10
8
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Xduoo TA-10 Review

The Xduoo TA-10 is an all-in-one mid-fi level desktop hybrid DAC and Tube headphone amplifier plus pre-amplifier. It is priced approximately at $290. Disclaimer: The Xduoo TA-10 was sent to me in exchange for ...
Auris Euterpe
8.6
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Auris Audio Euterpe Review

The Auris Audio Euterpe is the company’s latest desktop tube amp featuring a headphone, DAC/Preamp capability and a unique enclosure that duals as a headphone stand. It retails for €1,499.00. Disclaimer: The...