“The DragonFly v1.2 sounds clearly superior to my laptop's built-in Realtek HD chip. There is no driver installation needed and I had no problems to use it on Windows, Linux, and MacOS X. The analog volume control works with the OS' volume control. With Debian Linux I experienced once that changing from the built-in sound to the DragonFly put the later on max. volume, which is ear-damaging...” --maeschba
“Purchased this system off of Ebay. Overall very good sound, impressive sound output with powerful bass response, at its price point ($250} I think it is the system to beat, the satellites sound nice and bright and do not get drowned out by the subwoofer's bass output at any volume level, this system will definitely get loud and I did not notice any distortion, I mainly listen to music but it...” --Croozer
“AudioQuest has been on a personal audio tear lately - from the DragonFly (USB DAC) to the NightHawk (headphones) and now the Beetle (optical / Bluetooth / USB DAC) and JitterBug (USB power / signal filter), the last of which is the focus of this review. AudioQuest's entry is not the first - Schiit offers the Wyrd USB decrapifier and UpTone Audio has their USB REGEN signal regenerator. However,...” --yage
The BM 5A MKII Studio Monitor imparts all of the quality and power people expect from Dynaudio Acoustics, but this speaker has been reengineered to take near field monitoring to new levels of performance. This is a 110V product and does not have a switchable voltage option.
The Tannoy Reveal 601P Passive Studio Monitor is an industry standard reference monitor without an excessive price tag.