Portable Amps & DACs

Hidizs S8
7.3
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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
7.2
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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 ...
iBasso DC-01
7.5
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iBasso DC01 Review

The iBasso DC01 is a 'pint-sized' fully functional USB-DAC and amplification dongle with a 100% balanced 2.5mm TRRS output jack. It retails for around $50 depending on your location. Disclaimer: The iBasso DC0...
iFi Audio xCan
7.9
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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...
FiiO K3
7.6
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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
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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 ...
Oriolus BA300S
8.1
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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...
iFi Audio EISA Award Winner xDSD
8.1
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iFi Audio xDSD Review

The iFi Audio xDSD is a bold new portable amp and DAC design by the English company and set to go head to head with the FiiO Q5. It is priced at $399. Disclaimer: The iFi Audio xDSD sent to us for the purposes...
xDuoo XD-05
8.3
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xDuoo XD-05 Review

The xDuoo XD-05 is a portable DAC/Amp retailing for $210. It is packed with tons of useful features for the price. Disclaimer: The xDuoo XD-05 sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does no...
FiiO Q5
8.1
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FiiO Q5 Review

The FiiO Q5 is a portable Bluetooth DAC/Amp using FiiO's latest interchangeable amp module system which includes the AM3. It retails for $349.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO Q5 sent to us is a sample in exchange for o...
DH1000
8
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Hidizs DH1000 Review

The Hidizs DH1000 is a brand new slimline portable amp and DAC soon to be launched via crowdsourcing and retails for around $199. Disclaimer: The Hidizs DH1000 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest...
Speakertec
7.6
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Speakertec Kitty Review

The Speakertec Kitty is an ingenious DAC/Amp combo that lets you swap out the DAC for a completely different one, - ESS or AK? No worries have both! Disclaimer: The Speakertec Kitty sent to us is a sample in e...
FiiO Q1 Mark II
7.5
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FiiO Q1 Mark II Review

The FiiO Q1 Mark II is the company's second-generation budget or entry-level portable amp/DAC offering balanced outputs. It is priced at $99. Disclaimer: The FiiO Q1 Mark II sent to us is a sample in exchange ...