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HUM Pervasion - Android DAP

HUM Pervasion - Android DAP

“Firstly, I'd like to thank @H20Fidelity for including me on this tour. It's always a great experience and privilege to be a part of such a great community which organises these tours for members like myself to try out new gear that we may not have a chance to audition. I do feel very lucky to be a part of it. Disclaimer: I did not purchase the HUM Pervasion and do not own it. I've...” --DJScope

100% Positive Reviews
Cowon S9 32 GB Video MP3 Player with Touchscreen (Titanium Black)

Cowon S9 32 GB Video MP3 Player with Touchscreen (Titanium Black)

“Value: Not cheap; Not expensive. Does the most basic function of a DAP... it plays music... Perfectly.   Audio Quality: Once you spend over $100 on a pair of headphones, your source suddenly becomes the limiting factor in the quality of sound, a distorting Ipod would not suffice, neither would a Zune. I bought the S9 and have yet to hear a legitimate competitor. Custom settings make anything...” --stevenswall

67% Positive Reviews
Apple iPod nano 16 GB Black (5th Generation) NEWEST MODEL

Apple iPod nano 16 GB Black (5th Generation) NEWEST MODEL

“The moment my eardrums met the sound of my new nano, they were disappointed. Although i was using my trusty Koss PortaPros the bass felt weaker than my 1st gen iPod touch. the sound was also not as crisp as my itouch. after a few weeks i noticed an improvement in the sound. the highs and lows seem to be getting tighter, so is the bass. i wasnt aware that the equalizer is something that needs to...” --SpkrHead

100% Positive Reviews
Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation

Apple iPod Touch 5th Generation

“Head-Fi SUCKS. Sacudime la nutria Jude!!!:) ” --MarcadoStalker7

67% Positive Reviews
Aune M1 Hi-Fi Wav Player

Aune M1 Hi-Fi Wav Player

“Switching from desktop audio system to the dap system is a painful experience if you have a seriously monitoring taste for any music and get used to top-notch headphones system like hd800+ ecba +da8. There is no exception for me, yep, I know I am on journey seeking the best dap system for my daily routine, the bridge between mobility and sound quality, between pleasantly memorable and...” --wtnwin111

100% Positive Reviews
Creative Zen Vision: M

Creative Zen Vision: M

“I've got nothing bad to say about the Vision: M. It is seen as the best MP3 player made by Creative, and while I only have experience with four Creative DAP:s, I have to agree. It might not be the best sounding MP3 player out there, but it's got a nice and smooth sound and an okay custom EQ. I got mine used from Ebay in 2009. The hard drive was dead and the player was pretty beat up. I put a CF...” --Danneq

100% Positive Reviews
HiFiMAN HM-801

HiFiMAN HM-801

“ REVIEW of HM-801:   I've had a loaner 801 here for a week and a half, playing a multitude of 24/96 hi-res downloads and 16/44 FLAC or WAV files, and all I can say is that I've already emailed Fang that I want to buy this one to replace my iMod/Vcap dock.       I took it to Westone on Wednesday to try out their new ES5 demos which sounded wonderful with it (better balance, depth and...” --HeadphoneAddict

100% Positive Reviews
PURE i-20 Digital Dock for iPod/iPhone with Hi-Fi Quality Audio and Video Output

PURE i-20 Digital Dock for iPod/iPhone with Hi-Fi Quality Audio and Video Output

“I think some of the reviews above have missed the real point of the i-20 for audiophiles, it provides an excellent spdif output from an iPod. Used with an external DAC the sound is excellent and having tried some of the alternatives (Wadia, Onkyo) I'm not convinced their digital outs are any better despite the much higher prices. In fact, once I ran the i-20 from a linear PSU it was better...” --Gruffnutz

75% Positive Reviews
Luxury & Precision LP5 32bit DSD Portable Lossless Music Player

Luxury & Precision LP5 32bit DSD Portable Lossless Music Player

“ Click any picture for full sized 1200 x 800 images INTRODUCTION I’ve been reviewing on Head-Fi for a while now, and one of the great benefits is that it has given me a chance to meet some wonderful people, and to hear some exotic audio gear that I would never have had a chance to spend time with.   At this stage I’d like to thank my on-line friend Alex (you know him as Twister6) for...” --Brooko

100% Positive Reviews
PonoMusic PonoPlayer

PonoMusic PonoPlayer

“ INTRODUCTION Anyone who’s followed my recent reviews will know that I’m a big audio fan of both desktop and portable rigs.  As far as my portable rigs go, most of my listening has been with my iPhone 5S, or my Fiio DAPs – the X1, new X3ii, and the quite excellent X5.   I was intrigued (and also sceptical) when PONO first launched – seeing a lot of hyperbole and marketing speak....” --Brooko

100% Positive Reviews
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