“I joined this site specifically to round out my collection (why I don't know) of Headphone Amps sans DAC's. I have had the Amp/Dac combo's and I use an iPod Classic and I still don't hear the benefit or an expensive DAC. I own a couple of higher end Stereo systems and know good sound in the house - the headphone thing - surprisingly is relatively new to me at this late stage in the game. ...” --muchtooloud
“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
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...