Originally Posted by wje
If anyone is on the fence regarding the purchase of a FiiO E17 amplifier, please trust me - this is an excellent amp. I just received mine this morning and while I've only had a chance to use the amp portion with my iPod, the E17 / Alpen is truly most impressive. I have yet to even tap into the DAC (Wolfson) capabilities yet with the digital inputs. I'll get involved with those activities a bit later tonight when I connect it to my Asus Xonar sound card. However, for the money, this little beast has everything packed into it with the exception of the kitchen sink.
OFF TOPIC: I completely agree with you having had mine for over a month, but the state of the market right now is kinda lame. This should cost $150 + Tax+ shipping new and now we have used ones for like 185-200 on amazon. As nice as the E17 is, near the 200 price range the Leckerton UHA-4 is much better amp-wise and none too shabby with its DAC (though it only does 16/48). At its asking price, the E17 is just amazing and I still have mine despite now owning an HM-801 while the UHA-4 was abandoned quite some time ago...well I'll shut up with the off topic babbling.
BACK ON TOPIC: Major props to the OP of this thread for setting a reasonable sale price. I have seen people on here wanting a HRT MS II + (~$250) and ~$200 for theirs on here which is such a ripoff.