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DAC-9
Our Score

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

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
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
8.7Our 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...
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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...
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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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The D3 by Audioengine

DAC-Amp combinations have been out for a while now, with AudioQuest's Dragonfly perhaps being one of the most high profile of these types of on-the-go all in one solutions. Heck even the D3 itself has now passe...
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The Flow by Aurender

Recently there has been a bit of a drive to make the portable amplification and decoding device relevant again in the face of the all-conquering DAP revolution headed by the likes of Astell & Kern, FiiO and...