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Matrix Mini-Portable 24/192 DAC / Headphone Amplifier Reviews

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Matrix Mini-Portable - Matrix Audio's First Foray into the Portable Realm

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Pros: Smooth, weighty sound

Cons: Might be too dark for some, prone to scratches

DISCLAIMER I would like to thank Matrix Audio, for I have received this unit from Matrix themselves, free of charge. Please take note, however, that this would not affect the bias of my review whatsoever. INTRODUCTION The Matrix Mini-Portable is Matrix’s first step into the portable realm. And a big step, at that – the Mini-Portable is priced at $349, where there is a lot of heat in that segment. FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS The Mini-Portable’s DAC is equipped with the AD1955 D/A chip, capable of 24/192 over coaxial and optical, and 24/96 over USB, while the headphone amp comes with the AD8620 opamp. It uses a high-capacity lithium battery, which allows for 8 hours playback with high...
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