Amplifiers

Lotoo PAW S1
8.1
Editorial Score

Lotoo PAW S1 Review

The Lotoo PAW S1 is a new hi-res integrated portable amplifier and DAC dongle featuring PMEQ and up to PCM 32/384 and DSD 128 decoding. It is priced at $165. Disclaimer: The Lotoo PAW S1 sent to us is a sample...
iFi Audio Zen DAC
8.2
Editorial Score

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 ...
NuPrime Hi-mDAC
8
Score

NuPrime Hi-mDAC Review

The NuPrime Hi-mDAC is a small portable high-resolution DAC and headphone amp capable of PCM 32/384 and DSD 256 decoding. It is currently priced at €139. Disclaimer: The NuPrime Hi-mDAC sent to us is a sample ...
Hidizs S8
7.1
Editorial Score

Hidizs S8 Review

The Hidizs S8 is a DAC/Amp in a small dongle format design to be compatible with PCs, MACs, iOS, and Android devices. It is priced at $89. Disclaimer: The Hidizs S8 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our h...
FiiO K5 Pro
7.5
Editorial Score

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
7.5
Editorial Score

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
9
Score

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...
FiiO Q5s
7.5
Score

FiiO Q5s Review

The FiiO Q5s is a revision of the original Q5 portable Bluetooth DAC/Amp using FiiO's latest interchangeable AM3E amp module. It retails for $349.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO Q5s sent to us is a sample in exchange ...
XI Audio Broadway
8.9
Score

XI Audio Broadway Review

The Xi Audio Broadway is a transportable balanced/single-ended Class A headphone amplifier with both AC and battery power supply. It is priced at $2,299. Disclaimer: The Xi Audio Broadway sent to us for the pu...