SMSL SH-9
8.7
Editorial Score

SMSL SH-9 Review

The SMSL SH-9 is a THX AAA-888 balanced headphone amplifier featuring 2 mono amplification blocks capable of up to 3W into a 32Ω load. It is priced at $289.99 Disclaimer: The SMSL SH-9 sent to us for this revi...
Violectric DHA V590
9.3
Editorial Score

Violectric DHA V590 Review

The Violectric DHA V590 is a new flagship integrated preamp, headphone amplifier, and DAC with 32BIT resampler and up to 5 Watt into a 50Ω load. It is priced at $3499.95. Disclaimer: The Violectric DHA V590 se...
FiiO Q3
8.4

FiiO Q3 Review

The FiiO Q3 is a portable THX balanced DAC/amplifier using an AK4462 DAC with DSD512 native decoding and up to 300mW output power. It is priced at $149.99. Disclaimer: The FiiO Q3 sent to us is a sample in exc...
NuPrime Alita
8.9
Editorial Score

NuPrime Alita Review

The NuPrime Alita is a slimline high-end integrated solid-state headphone amplifier, pre-amp and AK4493EQ implemented DAC. It is priced at €1295. Disclaimer: The NuPrime Alita sent to us is a sample in exchang...
Hifiman HM1000
9.2
Editorial Score

Hifiman HM1000 Review

The Hifiman HM1000 is a high-end portable integrated amplifier and DAC with a classic R2R PCM1704K DAC chipset, BT capability, and balanced connections. It is priced at $4891. Disclaimer: The Hifiman HM1000 se...
dCS Bartok
9.7
Editorial Score

dCS Bartok Review

The dCS Bartok is a British high-end integrated streaming capable DAC and headphone amplifier featuring their renowned dCS Ring DAC™ technology. It is priced at $17250 for the DAC and amplifier and $14500 for t...
Earmen TR-Amp
8.1
Editorial Score

Earmen TR-Amp Review

The Earmen TR-Amp is a portable integrated DAC and amplifier using an ES9038Q2M chipset, with MQA capability, and up to 400mW of output power. It is priced at $249. Disclaimer: The Earmen TR-Amp sent to us is ...
Lotoo PAW S1
8.1
Editorial Score

Lotoo PAW S1 Review

The Lotoo PAW S1 is a new hi-res integrated portable amplifier and DAC dongle featuring PMEQ and up to PCM 32/384 and DSD 128 decoding. It is priced at $165. Disclaimer: The Lotoo PAW S1 sent to us is a sample...