Pros: Leather wrapped housing. Good performance.
Cons: Volume control
[Impression] miniwatt n4 The Hong Kong based company miniwatt has quite an interesting history as they have the tendency to focus on one product at a time. I actually won their first product a few years ago in a contest, and it was the tiny tube based speaker amp called S1. The n4 under review here however has nothing to do with tube anymore, but a DAC + headphone-amp aiming toward the PC audiophiles. Spec USB 2.0 Async Mode (driver required) supports up to 32bits/192k (upsampling) DAC: PCM1795 DAC Filter and Headphone Driver: LM4562 with independent L and R channel circuit at output stage Headphone Output: 100mW at 32Ohm Line Output: 1.8V rms (auto mute when...(read more)