FiiO K3
8.5Score

FiiO K3 Review

Disclaimer: The FiiO K3 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at FiiO for giving us this opportunity. To read more about FiiO products we have reviewed on Headfonics click here. Despite setting prices really low, Fiio ...
NextDrive Spectra X
8.3Score

NextDrive Spectra X Review

Disclaimer: The NextDrive Spectra X sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at NextDrive for giving us this opportunity. To read more about NextDrive Products Review on Headfonics click here. Earlier in the year, I review...
Stoner Acoustics UDX
8.3Score

Stoner Acoustics UDX DAC Review

Disclaimer: The Stoner Acoustics UDX was sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion in this review. Many thanks to Stoner Acoustics for giving us this opportunity. You can read about previous Stoner Acoustics products reviewed on Headfonics here. I've ne...
Chord Qutest
9.2Score

Chord Qutest Review

Disclaimer: The Chord Qutest sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at Chord Electronics for giving us this opportunity. The Chord proposition has been a compelling pitch since the Hugo crash-landed into the portable audi...
SMSL DP3
8Score

SMSL DP3 Review

Disclaimer: The SMSL DP3 sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to SMSL for giving us this opportunity. Not too long ago, SMSL sent me their $278.99USD DP3, which is a bit of a Swiss Army Knife of an...
iFi Audio EISA Award Winner xDSD
8.9Score

iFi Audio xDSD Review

Disclaimer: The iFi Audio xDSD sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to iFi Audio for giving us this opportunity. Despite its unassuming looks, the iFi Nano iDSD BL reviewed in February 2018 took ...
ColorFly BT-C1
8.1Score

Colorfly BT-C1 Review

Disclaimer: The Colorfly BT-C1 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion and does not have to be returned. We thank the team at Colorfly for giving us this opportunity. It has been a very long time since I have heard a Colorfly product. Yes, I...
NuPrime CDP-9
8.9Our Score

NuPrime CDP-9 Review

Disclaimer: The NuPrime CDP-9 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion and does not have to be returned. We thank the team at NuPrime for giving us this opportunity. It is probably important to note right from the off that the review of the N...
Serenade iDSD
8.1Our Score

Tempotec Serenade iDSD Review

Disclaimer: The Tempotec Serenade iDSD sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to Tempotec for giving us this opportunity. It is very unlikely you have heard of Tempotec before never mind tested or re...
RME ADI-2 DAC
9.2Our Score

RME ADI-2 DAC Review

Disclaimer: The RME ADI-2 DAC was patiently lent to me by their German distributor Hörzone for the purpose of a review. I personally purchased an ADI-2 Pro Anniversary Edition about a year ago that is also featured in this review. Following the huge success o...
Proj-ect
8.7Our Score

Pro-Ject Audio Pre Box S2 Digital Review

The Pre Box S2 Digital is part of the S2 line of micro-component products from Austrian manufacturers Pro-Ject Audio and it positioned under their Box Design brand. This is a super tiny DAC/Amp price at 349EURO or $399 and sits alongside the S2+ DAC Box and t...
DH1000
8.2Our Score

Hidizs DH1000 Review

I took a listen to the last DAP by Hidizs not too long ago, I enjoyed it well enough. Recently, they'd sent me a new DAC called the DH1000, which is equipped for use with Android, iOS, MAC and PC's. I'm hoping it lives up to the hype and competition in the lo...
Nano
8.8Our Score

iFi Nano iDSD Black Label Review

The iFi Nano iDSD Black Label is the first iFi Audio product I have officially reviewed for Headfonics. Mike, Klaus and some freelancers from around the world have all covered them before and in some detail. You would have to be living under a rock in gadget ...
jitter

What Is Jitter in Audio?

You hear this term jitter quite a lot in audiophile discussions, particularly with reference to digital audio conversions or DACs. Yuri ends the year with a more detailed explanation of what jitter actually is, measured and suppressed in audio components. Thi...
Speakertec
8.3Our Score

Speakertec Kitty Review

Speakertec is a brand new company, at least in terms of audiophile years and timescale, that is based out of Berkshire, England. Not too long ago, their CEO had sent me a really interesting portable DAC/AMP. Not only is their “Kitty” adorable, but also probab...

The Hugo 2 By Chord Electronics

Has it been 3 years already since the launch of the original Chord Hugo DAC/Amp? Time flies I guess in this hobby yet the Hugo is still hugely relevant and massively respected by many an audiophile as one of the high points in the portable audio market. Since...
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The iDAC-6 & iHA-6 By Cayin

Such has been the hype regarding their well received portable audio products in the last 18 months you would be forgiven for forgetting that Cayin's bread and butter were, and perhaps still is, desktop components. Cayin has been churning out both tube and sol...