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High Fidelity HIFI E.T. MA8 DAC PCM1792 chip 8GB Portable audio Player Reviews

project86

Interesting DAP with some nice features

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Pros: Great sounding DAC section, rugged build, improved UI response, selectable digital filters, wide support for file types

Cons: Amp section somewhat edgy and bright, UI still clunky in some ways, no support for hi-res files

      Not long ago, I covered an obscure DAP out of China called the HiFi ET MA9. As you can read in that review - and I highly recommend you do before proceeding - I found that device to sound exceptional, despite a few minor quirks of the user interface. At around $860 the MA9 is certainly not cheap, but worthy of serious consideration for those looking to own a reference caliber DAP. The sound is just that good.   As a small company, I'm sure the maker realizes that not many people can afford to lay out the better part of a thousand dollars on a portable device. Also, there is some tough competition in that area, like the iBasso DX100 for...
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