1. JasonNYC

    Astell&Kern Launches Limited Edition 24K Gold Plated SP3000 Player

    Astell&Kern Launches Limited Edition 24K Gold Plated Flagship Digital Audio Player, the A&ultima SP3000 Gold Astell&Kern, a global leader in high-resolution audio products and accessories, announces the release of a special, limited edition 24K gold plated A&ultima SP3000. The A&ultima SP3000...
  2. Shanling

    Introducing ONIX Mystic XP1 – High-End Portable DAC/AMP

    With ONIX Miracle, we designed a High-End All-in-One Headphone desktop rig. Now comes the new ONIX Mystic XP1, our take on the High-End Portable DAC/AMPs. - Designed by Onix //// Made by Shanling Price: 1 499 USD Now Available Miracle & Mystic Brothers Mystic XP1 closely follows the...
  3. S

    New Amp, iFi iDSD?

    I currently have Shanling M3 Ultra and Letshuoer S12 Pro headphones. For me, the sound is ok. However, I wanted to listen to the over-ear headphones, (I'm just going to buy). I prefer balanced output. The choice fell on: 1/ IFI Audio IDSD Diablo 2/ IFI IDSD signature (The Xbass function is...
  4. Shanling

    Shanling H5 - Portable DAC/AMP/Player, AKM AK4493S DACs and sweet warm tuning

    At Shanling, we continue to expand our new line of advanced portable DAC/AMPs. Following the release of the high-end H7 model, today we are announcing a lower-positioned H5 model. Bit more compact and lighter for easier carry, but packed with the same great features. The audio circuit of H5 was...
  5. MLGrado

    Topping E70 Velvet DAC Review, Measurements and Comparisons

    2/13/23 UPDATE.... See post 2 for FULL review of the Topping E70 VELVET DAC. Also, see here for what to expect next after the Topping comparo. https://www.euphonicreview.com/blog/rohm-comes-to-town The Topping is on its way here for a full review and lab testing at Euphonicreview.com...
  6. MoonAudio

    Astell&Kern SP3000 DAP Music Player Review | Moon Audio

    Astell&Kern SP3000 DAP Music Player Review | Moon Audio
  7. Shanling UA3 - Portable DAC/AMP

    Shanling UA3 - Portable DAC/AMP

    UA3 joins our highly popular line of UA models and it marks an important point for Shanling, as it will be our first model using a brand-new DAC from the relaunched line of AKM DACs. For many years, AKM DACs were the core part of Shanling’s audio designs, as they played a crucial role in...
  8. Yin Lu Mei M400

    Yin Lu Mei M400

    Newest DAC Amp M400. M400 is the upgraded version of M200+. It’s a brand-new design, not only from the look but also the inner settings. M400 adopts the newest AKM DAC AK4499 chip and also focus on the power supply, along with 8 330UF E-type tantalum capacitor, 4 OPA1612 for IV exchange. Each...
  9. Yin Lu Mei S4 usb-c DAC/Amp

    Yin Lu Mei S4 usb-c DAC/Amp

    Limited 1. Brand new USB main control, supports firmware upgrade via USB. 2. Use AK4497EQ to decode. 3. Using ST's MCU processor and single-chip system, optimized for S4 code. 4. Using a fully balanced architecture, from the DAC to the LPF to the amp, including the volume adjustment are...
  10. Yin Lu Mei S4 AK4497 USB-C Dongle

    Yin Lu Mei S4 AK4497 USB-C Dongle

    4 profit 127 steps volume adjustment, 8 kinds of filters. Measure size: 81X32X13mm, about 50 grams. Output Levels: w/127 volume steps: Single-Ended: 4.5 VRMS at volume-127 2 VRMS at volume-99 Balance port: 9 VRMS AT volume-127 (1KHZ sine wave) 4 VRMS At volume-99 THD + n, single port...
  11. Yulong DA10

    Yulong DA10

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    Topping DX3 Pro VS Topping D50 for Audioengine A5+

    Looking for a DAC to pair with my Audioengine A5+ speakers currently plugged into my onboard sound card of my pc which is absolute trash! My choices are the Topping D50 or the Topping DX3 Pro. Please help me pick between the two! My main purpose is playing high quality music.
  13. Shivas

    Lotoo Paw 6000 (2019)

    Some info on the Lotoo Paw 6000 coming soon as seen on a Russian website. The little brother for the LPGT I would think. Link below: https://hifi-port.ru/threads/lotoo-paw-6000.83/ Specifications: AK4493EQ chip from AKM. 4.4 mm Balanced output and 3.5 mm one-way output EQ & ATE Two way...
  14. IcedFrosty

    Changing DAC on Zishan Z1?

    Hello guys, so, this question has been into me for quite some time now. So, I've been looking on the internet and saw AKM's AK4493EQ for sale at Digi-Key (Link: https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/akm-semiconductor-inc/AK4493EQ/974-1162-ND/8124021). It's available now, and the best part...
  15. IryxBRO

    FLANG COMBO KIT - HiRes audio DAP + Dock kit for everyone

    NOTE: FULL REVIEW IS PUBLISHED IN THREAD POST #30 SURPRISE: FLANG P5 DAP + S5 speaker dock giveaway on FB: LINK Hello everyone, I would like to start this thread about very fresh and intriguing upcoming HiRes audio solution from FLANG - FLANG COMBO. Why would FLANG call it a HiRes...
  16. DatGameh

    Does playing 16-bit music with a better DAC make a difference?

    So, some time in the future, I am planning to buy a DAP. One of the choices is the Crazier R3 (I've done research; it's not too bad) and the other is the Hidizs AP60 II. Originally, I wanted to get the Crazier due to it's low price, over the top battery life, and the praise that its predicessor...
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    How does burr brown pcm 5242 dac compare to akm verita 4490es

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  18. HiFiChris

    Stoner Acoustics UD125 AKM AK4490 USB-DAC & UDX & UDXA Thread (Impressions, Discussions etc.)

    Have you ever heard of Stoner Acoustics? You haven't? Well, I haven't either before 2012 when they were mentioned in a German audio community I was active in at that time. 2012 is also the year they were founded. If you are wondering about the slightly inappropriately seeming name - according...