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Shonyun 306 portable amp Reviews

zamorin

A great AMP with a good price/performance ratio

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Pros: Well built with connection indicator lights

Cons: Emphasis on the highs

Disclaimer: Firstly I would like to than Stars Picker Enterprise for sending me the Shonyun SH-306A for this review. I'm not affiliated with either Stars Picker Enterprise or the Shonyun company.   Specifications: SH-306A Frequency Response: 10-100 kHz Output Power: 455mW @ 16 ohm SNR: 105dB Distortion: Less than 0.005% Recommended Headphone Impedance: 16~300 ohm Input Impedance: 28 kOhm Output Current: 600mA max Battery Life: Around 12 hours Power Supply: 110~220V AC IN / 21V 500mA DC OUT Size: 110mm*70mm*25mm MSRP: US$160 or RM$ 510   Accessories and Packaging: The SH-306A is well well packaged albeit a bit plain cardboard box. It comes with the following...
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project86

High-power class A "portable" amp

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Pros: Very clear, liquid mids, exciting highs that don't go overboard, good control in the bass region

Cons: Bass impact is somewhat soft, unit is large and heavy, and gets fairly hot, recessed input/output section is frustrating

          In my review of the Shonyun 301 Pro desktop amplifier, I gave it high marks for sound quality but noted some issues in terms of build quality. I also felt that the price was somewhat ambitious considering that Shonyun is a newcomer to the HeadFi scene. Still, it's a rather enjoyable amp that I continue to use and appreciate on a regular basis. It sounds especially good with the latest LCD-2 which I recently acquired.    Shonyun doesn't merely offer one amp but rather has three different models. The 301 is their desktop offering, and the other two are portable units - the 303 and the larger 306. The 306 sells for around $170...
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