I just took delivery of the iFi iDSD Micro Digital to Analog converter/ Headphone Amp.
Over the next day or two I will be posting a complete review. (REVIEW NOW POSTED BELOW) In the meantime I may be adding impressions as I go. Early returns are impressive. This is a serious audio tool. It has an exhaustive feature set, and manages to sound excellent in the process.
First impressions say it has the typical iFi house sound, but with notably improved clarity over the iDSD nano. If you have been following the reviews of the Nano, you are aware of what a little overachiever it is. Such an overachiever, that the iDSD micro needs to make a serious return on one's extra investment to make it worthwhile.
I can say that yes, it is worth the extra investment. The extra clarity and refinement are immediately obvious.
iDSD nano and iDSD micro side by side
iDSD Micro on iRack with iUSB Power, Gemini USB Cable
Edited by MLGrado - 7/28/14 at 1:55pm