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Cayin iDAC-6

Cayin iDAC-6

“Ever since its debut, I’ve been a big fan of the AKM 4490 chip in almost every device I’ve heard it in.  The Bifrost 4490 was a great midlevel DAC, I love the m9XX and the Modi 2 Uber with 4490 is an incredible value.  So, when I saw the Cayin iDAC6, I was extremely intrigued.  First, it was the only implementation I had seen that used dual AKM 4490 chips.  Secondly, it had...” --fjrabon

100% Positive Reviews
Zorloo ZuperDAC

Zorloo ZuperDAC

“This is a review of the Zorloo ZuperDAC DAC/amp combo.    The Zorloo ZuperDAC was sendt to me for free from Zorloo in exchange for my honest review of it. I’d like to say THANK YOU to Zorloo for letting me check it out. Zorloo seems to have sold a lot more than expected of the ZuperDAC since it has been out of stock for quite some time now. It’s my understanding that the retail price of the...” --peter123

100% Positive Reviews
Neko Audio D100 DAC

Neko Audio D100 DAC

“ DISCLOSURE: I received a loaner D100 as part of the Neko Audio D100 loaner program.  Wes Miaw, the man behind Neko Audio put together the loaner program.  All outgoing shipping was at my expense.  The loan was not contingent upon a positive review.  However, Mr. Miaw did ask if I would post my impressions (good or bad).   The D100 is an unassuming DAC.  A black box with a silver knob...” --The Monkey

100% Positive Reviews
Schiit Modi 2 Uber

Schiit Modi 2 Uber

“Quick review of the Modi 2 Uber...   Sound Much improved from the original Modi. In particular, the midrange has much better overall tonality, and the new Modi really brings forth a more detailed presentation. It has an overall tilt towards details, which I believe to be in the upper midrange/lower treble region... it also does so without sounding overly crisp, or bright.   I...” --mikoss

100% Positive Reviews
OPPO BDP-95 Universal Blu-ray Player

OPPO BDP-95 Universal Blu-ray Player

“ Overall I am very happy with my Oppo 95.  We are not reviewing this stuff here on this site for the video performance so I will skip that.  My only complaint is that its audio output is bass shy.  I bought this to replace a Denon DVD-3930CI which I finally had to give up on.  After listening to the Oppo for awhile through Creek amp and HD600 cans I just couldn't accept it...” --King of Pangaea

100% Positive Reviews
Matrix Mini i DAC

Matrix Mini i DAC

“ I've had this DAC for a few months now and I think its pretty much broken in.  At first the sound is very open with a huge sound stage and a tad bit edgy but over time the edginess goes away completely, the soundstage settles in nicely and it becomes very smooth sounding.  This is a very analog sounding DAC with great looks, great variety of inputs and outputs top notch build...” --Dynobot

100% Positive Reviews
Audiolab M-DAC

Audiolab M-DAC

“ I've had this forever, but never thought about writing a review for it.   I came to the Mdac via the Young and the Weiss 202, both which i still had when the Mdac first landed. it saw the Young off with its pre-amp functionality, remote control, headphone out  and better treble. The Young sounded a touch coarse in the upper register compared to the Mdac. Similarly the Mdac a...” --sq225917

100% Positive Reviews
HRT Music Streamer II High Resolution USB D/A Converter

HRT Music Streamer II High Resolution USB D/A Converter

“ I'm not really a fan of computer DACs and prefer full sized CD players mostly. I previously had a Nuforce Icon Mobile DAC and it's ok. I believe it's the same thing as the uDAC, but I might be wrong. It seemed to be a good match for only specific headphones and I did prefer it to the E7 by far. It's very good for bass and treble happy headphones. It's especially good for the M50 and D2000....” --tdockweiler

100% Positive Reviews
PS Audio - PerfectWave DAC

PS Audio - PerfectWave DAC

“ Full featured DAC that comes very close to the performance of cost no object DAC's at a fraction of the price.   If the Network Bridge meets the expectations this will be the DAC for Streaming your Audio from your own Network storage device (NAS, Computer etc.)   Great flexibility. Allows a degree of fine tuning with different SRC settings, or even going Native. Then there's the...” --Yikes

100% Positive Reviews
Chord DAVE

Chord DAVE

“ When I was a child in the '80s, one of my neighbour's kids, a gloriously goofy-looking guy of the era, was always out on his driveway fixing his motorbikes, then later, his car, a vintage Ford V8. Amongst the memories of grease, gears and the like was his response to questions of how to fix any problem. "Use a bigger hammer" he'd say, jokingly, something anyone of that era who did their own...” --Currawong

100% Positive Reviews
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