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Audinst HUD-mx2 Reviews

project86

Worthy successor to the original HUD-mx1

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Pros: Improved DAC section and especially amp section, powerful and more refined overall, low noise, improved volume knob

Cons: Nothing major.... async USB would be nice I guess.

    The Audinst HUD-mx1 compact DAC/headphone amp was a great little unit. It also happened to be one of the very first reviews that I did at HeadFi. In the subsequent years I've gone on to review dozens of other products from amps to DACs to headphones and more, and I also went on to become something of a "real" reviewer at InnerFidelity. Through all that, I've never stopped recommending the Audinst mx1 as a cheap, reliable unit that sounds good and doesn't take up much space.   Audinst later went on to release a portable amp (the AMP-HP) and another DAC/amp unit (the HUD-mini). Both of these were strong competitors in their respective categories and the...
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mrinspire

Audinst HUD-MX2 : Versatile DAC/AMP Combo

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Pros: Neutral and almost nothing to complain really

Cons: Soundstage, No bass boost

Audinst HUD-MX2 reached Earmass! Audinst HUD-MX1 must be the most recommended budget entry audiophile DAC/Amp combo, while they are still a good DAC/Amp combo, but after years they are better players and competitor keep popping out in the market. This is a good time Audinst make their announcement that they released the long waited Audinst HUD-MX2 that Earmass will review today. Thanks Audinst for sending me this review sample first of all, congrats to makes us a replacement/successor to the HUD-MX1. Outlook and Packaging Pictures talk million words. Included accessories are hefty Packaging Box  ...
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