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iFi iCan Nano Portable Headphone Amp

Love it .

potatoe94

Pros: Amazing instrumental imaging & detail , XBass is satisfying , insane battery life .

Cons: No tubes ?

The iFi iCAN nano has been enjoyed by me for more than 100 hours by now . The battery life of this portable amplifier is so good , i don't remember charging after the first time i've charged it to full , remember , being a portable amplifier , battery life is rather important . i've used it with my monster turbine pro gold & Beyerdynamic T90 . The 3D holographic is simply amazing...
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Great Sound and great value for money
Great Sound and great value for money

FiiO E12 Mont Blanc

Pros: Bass boost is pretty well implemented, powerful and good drive capabilities, nice warm sound

Cons: still won't drive everything, E12 regular edition has audible hiss which is fixed in the DIY version

Best Portable Amp I've Heard
Best Portable Amp I've Heard

Leckerton Audio UHA760

Pros: Balanced Sound, Black Background, Soundstage & Imaging, Build, Features

Cons: Battery Life, DAC Not Up To Scratch, UHA-6S MKII

I GOT THE POWER...and it sounds amazing! (UPDATE: 5/4/14)
I GOT THE POWER...and it sounds amazing! (UPDATE: 5/4/14)

Portaphile 627 MICRO

Pros: POWER, solid construction, no detectable channel imbalance or hiss, gigantic effortless natural smooth flowing amazing sound

Cons: Clicks when turning on/off and when the battery runs out, only 4 hours of battery life, gets warm when running

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Electric Avenues PA2V2

Electric Avenues PA2V2

“ For quite some time that I wanted to get a portable amp that could make the sound more lively, with low noise and still be able to pump enough juice to some more power hungry cans, and PA2V2 definitely suited me.   The amp was used with different gear, so I could check it was a good purchase (aside from all raving reviews) and I couldn't be happier. I listened through Philips...” --Roller

100% Positive Reviews
FiiO E11

FiiO E11

“ Overview/Design (9/10) This is primarily designed to amplify sound out of mobile devices that do not get loud enough for you, either because they are low quality, your headphones are not sensitive enough, or you’re going deft :). As a bonus, it has a built in bass boost with 3 settings (off, 1, 2). It also has a good quality easily replaceable Lithium Ion battery (BL-5B), and comes with...” --rigodeni

95% Positive Reviews
JDS Labs CMoyBB

JDS Labs CMoyBB

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

100% Positive Reviews
Headstage Arrow 12HE

Headstage Arrow 12HE

“   The GOOD: -- Size: very small and pairs well with a J3, iTouch, Sony X-Series, iPod Classic or similar device. -- Battery life: as said before, simply amazing! -- Construction: very solid and well built.  Great switches, with a firm feel and nice "click" to them -- Form Factor: Second to NONE!  All of the inputs, outputs and switches are perfectly placed. --...” --SoulSyde

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
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
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
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
FiiO e10

FiiO e10

“I am using this little dealie for 3 months now. On my laptop I use it with a pair of Sony Headphones (MDR-MA300, nothing special) and this sounds way, way more open, dynamical and more powerful than through the laptop's own minijack. The USB connection should have been a USB B instead of a mini USB IMHO, this should make a cable upgrade a little easier. A nice extra - I found out later - is...” --Rambam

89% Positive Reviews
Leckerton Audio UHA-6S MKII

Leckerton Audio UHA-6S MKII

“ This review describes version with OPA209, but other ones should perform on par or better and probably without GSM noise issue. The amplifier is powerful enough to drive power hungry headphones such as orthodynamics, but also has very low impedance for balanced armature IEMs.   DAC, while very good, is not the absolute benchmark - but that is to be expected in an integrated device....” --AstralStorm

100% Positive Reviews
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