Portable Amps

Portable Amps

iFi Audio xCan
8.9
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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...
Oriolus BA300S
8.6
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Oriolus BA300S Review

The Oriolus BA300S is a portable tube amplifier designed to offer a fully balanced 4.4mm companion to Sony DAPs and other 4.4mm output devices. Disclaimer: The Oriolus BA300S was sent to us in exchange for our...
FiiO Q5
8.2
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FiiO Q5 Review

The FiiO Q5 is the company's flagship portable Bluetooth DAC/Amp using FiiO's latest interchangeable amp module system. It retails for $349.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO Q5 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our...
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The VorzAMPduo II By Vorzuge

November 18th, 2013. That was the last time Vorzuge and I collaborated on a review and it was then our product of the year, the Vorzuge VorzAMPduo. Reading back, I was delighted with everything about that amp,...
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The A5 By FiiO

FiiO started with amplifiers, that is how they made their name and the $129.99 A5 could be considered the 3rd generation of the original E12 which came out in 2013 and was then an answer to the crazy power outp...
Oppo HA-2SE
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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 ...
FSM-02 V2
8.5
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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...
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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...