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7.9Our Review

The N5 DAP By Cayin

Almost exactly a year ago I reviewed the Cayin N6, which was and still is, the flagship DAP from this respected Chinese audio manufacturer. At around $600 it sounded neutral, smooth, clean and really an all-aro...
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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...
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7.5Our Score

The K182 By AKG

I have a ton of AKG cans in the cannery behind the desk here from the K5XX to the K812 and had plenty been and gone including the K7XX series years ago. AKG can do a mean set of cans when they put their minds t...
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8.9Our Score

The Ether C by MrSpeakers

Those of you who read our top gear for 2015 review list in December 2015 would probably have noticed me waxing lyrical about headphone that no official review from us had come out at the time yet still received...
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7.9Our Score

The DX80 by iBasso

It was perhaps inevitable that iBasso would release a new DAP at the tail end of last year given the rash of next gen DAP's released by the likes of FiiO and the X5ii and X7 as well as the sensibly priced Pione...