DAC's

DAC’s

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THE ADI-2 Pro By RME

When I first heard about the ADI-2 Pro some months ago, I was indeed very interested. I read some more news on professional audio sites but some of the jargon I did not understand. I'm sorry, I have to admit, I...
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The Shift By Peachtree Audio

"Made in Canada". Nothing feels quite as satisfying as a 'home run' in terms of engineering capability being done right in your backyard. Peachtree is sort of on the comeback trail after a few years that culmin...
DAC-9
4.9

The DAC-9 By NuPrime

It has been a while since I reviewed a desktop unit and with the ever-increasing quality of mobile gear it is becoming less of a feature for us at Headfonics but having said that now and then we do receive unit...
Encore Sonic Unity mDSD
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The Encore mDSD By Sonic Unity

The Encore mDSD from Sonic Unity is a USB powered DAC/AMP stick priced at $99 with a host of excellent features including DSD native decoding capability. USB DACs are nothing new to the market and I have only ...
K1
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Our Score

The K1 by FiiO

FiiO have been doing a commendable job in updating their DAC & amp line-up to suit a wide variety of user tastes and preferences across all price ranges. Their recent offering, the FiiO K1, is an example of...
D14
8.7
Our 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...
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The Q1 DAC/Amp by FiiO

You could be forgiven if you thought FiiO has been all about the DAP's over the last few years when in actual fact the portable amp is what gave FiiO it's name and for many years was their bread and butter to t...
Title2
8.5
Our Score

The Astrapi DAC by Cozoy

Oh my goodness, it’s so cute! Sorry, but I am a sucker for cute things...double points when a cool design in a product actually ends up sounding nice.  This Asian company released the Alien Dap not too long ago...
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The Hugo by Chord

I can’t remember a media player or portable DAC that has recently caused such hype in the audiophile hifi scene as the Chord Hugo; a quite highly priced DAC and headphone amp with pre-out that has pushed the bu...
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8
Our Score

The HA-2 DAC by Oppo

For the last year Oppo have blown away the market perception that planar headphones are really cumbersome heavy rocks on our head that sound great but need a nuclear plant to drive them. The PM-1, PM-2 and the ...