The power and performance of balanced audio has arrived in The Island.  Spacious sound stages are...

ALO Audio Island

Average User Rating:
4.5/5,
  • The power and performance of balanced audio has arrived in The Island.  Spacious sound stages are delivered with a superior sonic punch.  Chewy bass lines underpin sparkling highs.   Specially machined volume knob paired with 3 gain stages gives you finer control of your listening, regardless of your headphone selection.  The 24 Bit / 192 kHz capable Cirrus Logic CS4398 DAC chip offers plug and play convenience with high-fidelity asynchronous fully balanced performance on both PC and Mac.  (PC’s require included drivers for 24 Bit /192 kHz playback.) A simple design and anodized aluminum enclosure makes The Island a solid choice for portable listening with your laptop as well as home desktop listening sessions.  Available in Blue, Gold, Silver and Black anodized finishes.

Recent User Reviews

  1. PeterPangea
    4.5/5,
    "Just what I was looking for! Solid on the go item"
    Pros - Great build, nice sound, DAC + Amp combo, USB powered, different gain levels available
    Cons - USB powered, requires drivers on Windows, reduces laptop battery life
    Really quick, bought this at Canada Computers for a song, and it's been a great piece of kit! I had been agonizing on picking on a portable DAC/Amp combo for use with my laptop on the go, and this fit the bill perfectly. Blows the stock audio jack out of the water for sound quality, tightening up the low end, and opening up soundstage on the cans I've been using with it (SHP9500 and UE900), and construction quality looks like it's built to last. 

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