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Cheap DAC+AMP combos from ebay

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Hello, im looking for a cheap dac+amp combo to power my Superlux HD-681 EVO (modified).

 

I was thinking of Fiio E10 but as it's no longer available, I have to look for something else.

 

I know these are not excellent but im just looking for something better than motherboard audio. 

I think I can do some basic soldering too if needed. But I still want a ready packet with case and all.

 

These are the ones im most interested of 

 

SMSL SD-793II http://www.ebay.com/itm/SMSL-SD-793II-DAC-DIR9001-PCM1793-OPA2134-Coax-Optical-Input-Headphone-Amp-B-/251250687473?pt=US_Home_Audio_Amplifiers_Preamps&hash=item3a7fb53df1

 

HA INFO U2PLUSV2 http://www.ebay.com/itm/HA-INFO-U2PLUSV2-AD1852-USB-Sound-Card-3-5mm-Headphone-Amplifier-SPDIF-USB-DAC-/380477285512?pt=US_Pro_Audio_Amplifiers&hash=item589636a488

 

Both come with PSU and are pretty popular.

 

Which one is better? And if you have some other choices in the <60eur category, pls tell me but I have done pretty good research.

post #2 of 3
Dunno about the sound but that SMSL one doesn't have USB input just so you know.
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Yes I noticed and it's a real problem as I don't have SPDIF in my old computer where im planning to use it. But still, I can buy extension card later. So I bought the SMSL. It seems to be much more popular now, so I assume it's better (and also looks better). Also is cheaper. And here is my secret link to get it even cheaper :wink: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Coax-Optical-Headphone-Amplifier-24BIT-96KHZ-DAC-DIR9001-PCM1793-OPA2134-/281030989017?pt=US_Home_Audio_Amplifiers_Preamps&hash=item416ec094d9 Happy buying!

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