Portable Amps

Portable Amps

FiiO Q5
8.9Our Score

FiiO Q5 Review

Disclaimer: The FiiO Q5 was sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion in this review and does not have to be returned. Many thanks to FiiO for giving us this opportunity. It has been a few years now since ...
Title 7
7.8Our Score

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
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 ...
FSM-02 V2
7.8Our Score

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...
A1
7.4Our Score

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
8.4Our Score

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...
D14
8.7Our Score

The D14 Bushmaster by iBasso

I am going to sound like a stuck record since I said almost the exact same opening as I did for the FiiO Q1 but the reality is the iBasso have also been the other raging success in the audiophile world with reg...