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Audio Technica AT-PHA50BT

Great little device if you are looking to make your wired headphones wireless.

unknownsolo

Pros: Sound Quality, Size, lots of features, lightweight

Cons: Independent volume level, no way to check the volume level before playing music

I have posted a more detailed review on my blog with hi resolution pictures. http://blog.hyperexpert.com/audio-technica-at-pha50bt-first-impressions-and-review/   I stumbled upon Audio Technica’s AT-PHA50BT little device that seems to offer exactly what I need. Even though this device was only released in Japan, there are plenty of sellers on Amazon and eBay that are willing to ship it...
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A great portable DAC/Amp for smartphone users, and a standout in its price range.
A great portable DAC/Amp for smartphone users, and a standout in its price range.

OPPO HA-2

Pros: Hi-Fi sound on a Mid-Fi budget, iOS & Android compatible, Enough juice to drive the HD650.

Cons: Cables come out of both sides, effectively making the "stack" longer when held vertically in a pocket.

Sonic Enlightenment by Decware
Sonic Enlightenment by Decware

Decware Zen Head

Pros: Easy on the Ear, Tune Switches, SQ, SS, Cross Feed

Cons: Custom built one at a time, 9V Battery Consumption

Pssst.. need some bass?
Pssst.. need some bass?

Headstage Arrow 12HE

Pros: Portability: small, thin & light, battery time, bass

Cons: Bass too addictive; neglected non bassy music for weeks. The wait, of course

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Electric Avenues PA2V2

Electric Avenues PA2V2

“   Headphone Amplifier Review - PA2V2   A Portable Headphone Amplifier: Introducing the Pocket Amp 2 - Version 2 (PA2V2) - Joseph Kendall Creator and owner: Gary Ali Electric-Avenues.com Price: $60CAD delivered in Canada, Confirm with Electric Avenues as these prices might change with exchange rate and delivery location. G’day follower and...” --theblackfox

100% Positive Reviews
FiiO E11

FiiO E11

“ Sound: They expanded the soundstage a noticeable amount as well as instrument separation between the 2 channels. However, at first listen on the standard music app, i found the vocals to be a little muddy or low end heavy. Not enough treble to bring out the details of the instruments or the singer's voice. So I tried using it in conjunction with the EQu app and to my surprise i found it...” --Player1josh46

91% Positive Reviews
Headstage Arrow 12HE

Headstage Arrow 12HE

“While I was scrolling through previous reviews of the Headstage Arrow something became apparent: some things never change. The Headstage Arrow comes with a tradition. If you want one, you’ll have to wait for it. Up to the point the wait seems unbearable - and then some. But as always when you finally get it, it’ll have been worth it. Besides the wait, Robert (Headstage is a one man company...” --flinkenick

100% Positive Reviews
JDS Labs CMoyBB

JDS Labs CMoyBB

“ Here is my video review of the JDS Labs cMoyBB v2.03. ” --SpiderNhan

100% Positive Reviews
FiiO E12 Mont Blanc

FiiO E12 Mont Blanc

“   Here's my long-delayed E12 review on an early pre-order model. I waited to get a good feel with many songs before posting this, and a good feel for how the amp affects the sound presentation. I tested it with my standard playlist to get a reference point of view, but you'll see references to other songs sprinkled throughout the review that I think are relevant for illustration purposes....” --Evshrug

100% Positive Reviews
Epiphany Acoustics EHP-O2

Epiphany Acoustics EHP-O2

“Pre-Ordered from Oliver (EA) in Oct(?). Received the unit about 2w ago. The bad The volume pot tracking is not very smooth (catches a bit on some positions (tactile feel, not audibly)). (will check whether pot knob gets caught on the case) (edit: yep, that's it, no real quality issue there) To my surprise, the unit does not come with a 2RCA->3.5mm or 3.5mm to 3.5mm .I only had a fairly long...” --svyr

100% Positive Reviews
JDS Labs C5 Headphone Amplifier

JDS Labs C5 Headphone Amplifier

“ Okay, a serious question not related to the review: what is the difference between the "Audio Quality" rating and the "Quality" rating, and how is the "Quality" rating different from the "Design" rating?  *scratches head* Anyway, back to the review.     I did a video review for the C5 on YouTube if you are interested in an auditory/visual...” --miceblue

100% Positive Reviews
Fiio E6 Headphone Amplifier

Fiio E6 Headphone Amplifier

“   The evolution of the E5 portable amplifier that served as my very first portable amplifier before I eventually returned it in favor of the CMoyBB (and because the volume rocker broke), the Fiio E6 is, in some ways, little more than a sidegrade or de-evolution from the E5 as a total product. For instance, the E6 is now clad in shiny black plastic rather than the metal and plastic...” --TheGame21x

93% Positive Reviews
C&C BH Portable Headphone Amp

C&C BH Portable Headphone Amp

“ I'm really impressed by this tiny little amp. The C&C BH is truly a portable amp, hardly bigger than a tube of chapstick and boasting an insane battery that supposedly lasts 60+ hours. I've not yet charged mine since opening it a few days prior to this review and it's still going strong. The BH also has smart charging, so when it finally does run out of juice, you don't have to worry...” --pngwn

100% Positive Reviews
Fostex HP-P1

Fostex HP-P1

“ For some time I've been looking for a decent piece of kit to travel with. Previously I tried a HeadRoom Portable Desktop amp/dac, but didn't like the overall sound, though the DAC was good.  The Fostex, allowing digital output from an iPod or iPad to a high-quality DAC is more appealing, especially as it was reported to have a half-decent headphone amp. Something has to give in...” --Currawong

100% Positive Reviews
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