EarMen Donald DAC
7.8
Editorial Score

EarMen Donald DAC Review

The EarMen Donald DAC is a budget-friendly portable pure DAC using a Cirrus Logic CS43198 DAC and capable of MQA decoding. It is priced at $99. Disclaimer: The EarMen Donald DAC sent to us is a sample in excha...
Cayin iDAC-6 MK2
8.8
Editorial Score

Cayin iDAC-6 MK2 Review

The Cayin iDAC-6 MK2 is the company's 2nd-generation i-Series hybrid tube DAC capable of up to DSD512 and PCM 768kHz decoding. It is currently priced at $999. Disclaimer: The Cayin iDAC-6 MK2 sent to us is a s...
Hidizs S8
7.1
Editorial Score

Hidizs S8 Review

The Hidizs S8 is a DAC/Amp in a small dongle format design to be compatible with PCs, MACs, iOS, and Android devices. It is priced at $89. Disclaimer: The Hidizs S8 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our h...
FiiO Q5s
7.6
Score

FiiO Q5s Review

The FiiO Q5s is a revision of the original Q5 portable Bluetooth DAC/Amp using FiiO's latest interchangeable AM3E amp module. It retails for $349.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO Q5s sent to us is a sample in exchange ...
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 ...
FiiO K3
7.7
Score

FiiO K3 Review

The FiiO K3 is the company's next gen of their budget series desktop DAC/Amp. That means more features and still a competitive price at $109.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO K3 sent to us is a sample in exchange for ou...
Stoner Acoustics UDX
9.3
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...
SMSL DP3
8.1
Score

SMSL DP3 Review

The SMSL DP3 is a feature-packed desktop wireless streamer, amplifier and DAC priced at $278.99. Disclaimer: The SMSL DP3 sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned...
iFi Audio EISA Award Winner xDSD
8.5
Score

iFi Audio xDSD Review

The iFi Audio xDSD is a bold new portable amp and DAC design by the English company and set to go head to head with the FiiO Q5. It is priced at $399. Disclaimer: The iFi Audio xDSD sent to us for the purposes...