Pure DACs

Yulong DA10
8.7
Score

Yulong DA10 Review

The Yulong DA10 is an all-in-one desktop pure DAC, preamp and balanced headphone amplifier featuring an AK4497 DAC and up to 3W of output power. Disclaimer: The Yulong DA10 sent to us is a sample in exchange f...
Burson Playmate
8.7
Score

Burson Playmate Review

The Burson Playmate is a Class A amp, high-end DAC and pre-amp all-in-one combo with swappable opamps. It is priced at $399 upwards. Disclaimer: The Burson Playmate sent to us is a sample unit in exchange for ...
Stoner Acoustics UDX
8.7
Score

Stoner Acoustics UDX DAC Review

The Stoner Acoustics UDX is a brand new desktop DAC priced at $330. It uses both single-ended and balanced outputs and also USB-OTG Support. Disclaimer: The Stoner Acoustics UDX was sent to us in exchange for ...
Chord Electronics Qutest
8.4
Score

Chord Electronics Qutest Review

The Chord Electronics Qutest is a new compact desktop DAC that is designed to partner with any amplifier as well as their new Hugo M Scaler. It is priced at £1195. Disclaimer: The Chord Electronics Qutest sent...
NuPrime CDP-9
8.8
Score

NuPrime CDP-9 Review

The NuPrime CDP-9 is a high-end CD Player, DAC, and pre-amp. Priced at €1695.00 it is aimed for audiophiles who still enjoy physical formats. Disclaimer: The NuPrime CDP-9 sent to us is a sample in exchange fo...
RME ADI-2 DAC
9
Score

RME ADI-2 DAC Review

The RME ADI-2 DAC is a slimmed-down and more audiophile orientated version of the award-winning RME ADI-2 Pro from 2016. It is priced at 999 Euros. Disclaimer: The RME ADI-2 DAC was patiently lent to me by the...
0

The UDP-205 By Oppo

There truly is no doubting that Oppo's recent investments and promises had cleaved the HiFi world in twain. Not long ago, they released the HA-1 DAC and Amp combo, which by rights was an incredible machine, as ...
Oppo Sonica DAC
8.6
Score

Oppo Sonica DAC Review

Disclaimer: The Oppo Sonica DAC was sent to us as a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank Oppo Digital for this opportunity. To learn more about Oppo products on Headfonics you can click here. ...
20161216 KE60987

The DAC3 HGC by Benchmark Media

After having reviewed the breathtaking professional DAC/amp surprise hit RME ADI-2 Pro and the also spectacular Lake People Reference Series, it is time to see how an actual hifi consumer device compares to ref...
DAC-9
8.1
Score

NuPrime DAC-9 Review

The NuPrime DAC-9 is a brand new mid-sized desktop pure DAC designed to fit in with the NuPrime HPA-9 as a single combo system. It is priced at $749. Disclaimer: The NuPrime DAC-9 sent to us is a sample in exc...