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Amplifier Review
Oppo HA-2SE
8.5Our Score

The HA-2SE By Oppo

Oppo Digital nailed it for me in terms of form factor and pricing for the original HA-2 DAC/Amp combo back when we reviewed it in April 2015.  Its slim profile was a perfect match for smartphone users to strap ...
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THE ADI-2 Pro By RME

When I first heard about the ADI-2 Pro some months ago, I was indeed very interested. I read some more news on professional audio sites but some of the jargon I did not understand. I'm sorry, I have to admit, I...
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8.8Our Score

The Elise By Feliks Audio

Bargain amplifier hunters, look no further than Feliks Audio. I've tried to get my hands on this Elise for half the year of 2016 and I am saddened that it only arrived at the end of the year for me...when I cou...
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The K5 By FiiO

This one slipped down the publishing schedule, my bad, but it is rather good timing considering we just published the DK1 Multifunction dock a few weeks back which offers a slither of what the K5 can do with th...
FSM-02 V2
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The FSM-02 V2 By Lear

The FMS-02 V2 portable amp from Lear has been out for quite some time, 3 years to be exact. However, given the MSRP has dropped by over HK$1000 to a very enticing HK$1,998 and Lear has very kindly sent me a sam...
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The A1 By FiiO

The is the second time we reviewed an A1 from FiiO only this time they switched the "A1" tag from a budget class-D speaker amp they launched in 2011 and stuck it on the latest generation of the old E6 micro amp...
AM2
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The X7 AM2 Module By FiiO

There was always going to be a part 2 and part 3 and so forth with the FiiO X7 DAP given its modular amping system and generally long shelf life road map planned from the start. I was wary initially of the poss...
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The Sustain84 By Cypher Labs

I can never quite tell if Cypher Labs practices soft launches or things just creep up on me with their product line but towards the end of 2015 David and his team got all tubey and launched the portable tube am...