Portable Amps & DACs

Earmen TR-Amp
8.1
Editorial Score

Earmen TR-Amp Review

The Earmen TR-Amp is a portable integrated DAC and amplifier using an ES9038Q2M chipset, with MQA capability, and up to 400mW of output power. It is priced at $249. Disclaimer: The Earmen TR-Amp sent to us is ...
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...
NuPrime Hi-mDAC
8
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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 Q5s
7.4
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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 ...
iFi Audio xCan
8.6
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iFi Audio xCAN review

The iFi Audio xCan is the latest slimline amp in their new 'x' range of portable amp/DACs and also includes Bluetooth connectivity. It is priced at $299. Disclaimer: The iFi Audio xCAN sent to us for the purpo...
FiiO K3
7.7
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FiiO K3 Review

The FiiO K3 is the company's next gen of their budget series desktop DAC/Amp. That means more features and still a competitive price at $109.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO K3 sent to us is a sample in exchange for ou...
NextDrive Spectra X
7.7
Score

NextDrive Spectra X Review

The NextDrive Spectra X is the latest edition of the company's expanding line-up of portable pen-style amp/DAC's for mobile sources. It is priced at $189.99 Disclaimer: The NextDrive Spectra X sent to us is a ...