“This review is based on matching the Mini X with Hifiman He-500 Headphones. You may be reading this review, unsure what to make of this Amp, asking how can a cheap sub $200 amp offer the power needed for an expensive Headphone such as the Hifiman He-500? If you have done your homework you will find this is the stereo amp everybody is...” --fluidz
“I wanted a small amp for a bookshelf set up. I also wanted valves. This fitted the bill and from the moment I received it I've been happy. Very good looking, very good build quality and a sound quality I really like. It controls my Celestion SL12Si's driven in bi-amp mode by 2 Linn power amps so that's streets away from being used as a headphone amp. It's a real pre-amp and the valves are...” --Asyn9
“UP with the Encasement of Sound! When I heard the Shanling UP, I was perplexed. I had read many a comment espousing the virtues of the Audioquest Dragonfly Black (DFB), and especially the Red (DFR). People were making these tiny little wonders sound like the second coming, of well…you know. Kind of like the (pretty much warranted) hype surrounding the Chord Mojo. Sometimes the hype is...” --ngoshawk
“ BACKGROUND A bit of information about Shanling excerpted from their Website: Shenzhen Shanling Digital Technology Development Co., Ltd. is a joint-venture high-tech enterprise specializing in research and development, manufacture, marketing and sales of audio products. Shanling began as a developer of audio products in 1988, producing its first...” --nmatheis
STEREO PREAMP/DAC/TUNER WITH INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER https://emotiva.com/products/amplifiers/pres-and-pros/ta-100
UPA-200 represents a true breakthrough in audiophile-quality amplification. At last, a truly affordable stereo power amplifier that can satisfy the most discerning aficionado, and at the same, is affordable to anyone with a desire for real quality. Our advanced engineering and design techniques have resulted in an amazing new amplifier. Its rock solid performance and affordable price point...