Hello! I'm fairly new to the quality audio way of life, and I'm looking for a new portable device to replace my current (PSP Go). The equipment I'll be using it with are going to be the Fiio E17 DAC/Amp and my Grado SR80i's (that will have mahogany cups soon). I'm looking in the $200-300 range. It must be able to play .flac files, preferably at 24B, as that is the file type I'm looking to replace my whole music library with.
I went with the E17 because my laptops need a boost, and Fiio was recommended to me as one of the best USB DAC's. Would their X3 player be the best for an audio player as well? What else should I be looking for to get good quality sound at that price range?
Thank you in advance!