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Shanling Q1
8
Editorial Score

Shanling Q1 Review

The Shanling Q1 is a new Kickstarter-funded entry-level digital media player with a retro look inspired by the designs of the 1940s and 1950s. It is priced from $89. Disclaimer: The Shanling Q1 sent to us is a...
7.9
Editorial Score

Hidizs AP80 Cu Review

The Hidizs AP80 Cu is a special edition of the company's entry-level AP80 digital audio player featuring a copper housing and revised sound performance. It is currently priced at $249. Disclaimer: The Hidizs A...
Burson Conductor 3
8
Score

Burson Conductor 3 Review

The Burson Conductor 3 is a new flagship desktop headphone amp & DAC featuring dual ES9038Q2M, BT5.0 and up to 7.5W of power. It is priced at $1744. Disclaimer: The Burson Playmate sent to us is a sample u...
HiBy R3 Pro
8.3
Score

HiBy R3 Pro Review

The HiBy R3 Pro is the company’s second-generation mid-fi touch-capable portable media player installed with HiBy OS. It is priced at $199. Disclaimer: The HiBy R3 Pro was sent to us a sample in exchange for...
FiiO M11 Pro
8.3
Score

FiiO M11 Pro Review

The FiiO M11 Pro is the company's 'upgraded' edition of the Android M11 digital media player featuring a dual DAC AK4497EQ. It is priced at $649.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO Q5s sent to us is a sample in exchange f...
iBasso DX160
8.6
Score

iBasso DX160 Review

The iBasso DX160 is the company's new mid-range compact digital media player featuring Android Oreo, a 1080p screen, and dual CS 43198 DAC implementation. It is priced at $399. Disclaimer: The iBasso DX160 w...
Lotoo PAW 6000

Lotoo PAW 6000 – First Contact

The Lotoo PAW 6000 is the company's latest reference class digital audio player and the smaller sibling to flagship PAW Gold Touch DAP. It is currently priced at $1049 with an SRP of $1200. Disclaimer: The Lot...
Auris Euterpe
9.3
Score

Auris Audio Euterpe Review

The Auris Audio Euterpe is the company’s latest desktop tube amp featuring a headphone, DAC/Preamp capability and a unique enclosure that duals as a headphone stand. It retails for €1,499.00. Disclaimer: The...
HiBy R3 Pro

HiBy R3 Pro – First Contact

The HiBy R3 Pro is the company's second-generation mid-fi touch-capable portable media player installed with HiBy OS. It is priced at $199. Disclaimer: The HiBy R3 Pro was sent to us a sample in exchange for o...
FiiO Q5s
8.5
Score

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 ...
FiiO M5
7.6
Score

FiiO M5 Review

The FiiO M5 is the company's latest miniature touchscreen digital media player designed to fit into both the lifestyle and audiophile category. It retails for $99.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO FH7 sent to us is a sa...
HiBy R5
8.4
Score

HiBy R5 Review

The HiBy R5 is the company’s new mid-range digital audio player featuring a dual CS43198 DAC implementation, Android Oreo, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor. It is priced at a competitive $399. Disclaime...
iBasso DC-01
8.4
Score

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...
Cayin T01 Motherboard
8.9
Score

Cayin T01 Motherboard Review

The Cayin T01 Motherboard is the second module released for Cayin's new N6ii DAP featuring a dual PCM1792A DAC implementation and a quad OPA1622 op-amp design. It is priced at $339. Disclaimer: The Cayin T01 w...
Chord Poly
8.6
Score

Chord Poly Review

The Chord Poly is a wireless-capable ROON ready streaming add-on module for the company's compact portable DAC/Amp, the Mojo. It is priced at £499.00. Disclaimer: The Chord Electronics Poly sent to us is a sam...