1. Kevbo

    Ground loop help

    Hi all! My setup includes a schiit modius -> Schiit vali 2 tube amp. Previously I had no issues from the schiit modi multibit that I upgraded from, but now that I have powered my system on I have noticed a prominent hum. Everything is powered through the same surge protector, I have found that...
  2. Cyrus ONE Cast Smart Amplifier

    Cyrus ONE Cast Smart Amplifier

    With ONE Cast you can stream music in high-quality directly from your phone using Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Qobuz, Tidal – in fact, almost any streaming service over Wi-Fi. If you have voice assistant smart speakers on the same Wi-Fi network, you can use voice commands to send...

    Khadas Tea - World's First MagSafe Headphone Amplifier for Smartphones

    Dear Community! It is with great joy and anticipation that we announce the upcoming launch of our latest hi-fi audio product the ‘Tea’, an ultra-slim high-resolution headphone amplifier for smartphones. This portable amplifier features the high-performance ESS ES9281AC Pro DAC, as well as LDAC...
  4. pollyjingjing

    Recommend Icepower power amplifier sabaj A8

    Recommend Icepower power amplifier sabaj A8 Limited quantity
  5. Wells Audio Dragon

    Wells Audio Dragon

    The list of design criteria was long one for the new Wells Audio Dragon amplifiers. The goal was no less than to match the legendary performance levels of the Wells Milo and Headtrip solid state headphone amplifiers at even lower price points with the addition of the incorporation of the...
  6. C

    Best SS amp money can buy for HD650

    Hello All, I've searched quite a lot and although I see some treads on HD800s I am having a hard time finding a TOTL amp for the HD650 for the type of use I plan for those headphones. My idea is as following. I am planning to go for a Abyss 1266TC and a Formula S/Powerman for music. Favorite...
  7. J

    Amp that can handle 5.1

    I got an HK TS2 sub at a local Goodwill and thinking I'd finish the job ordered a set of five satellite speakers of the same name , four labelled SAT TS2 and one labelled CEN TS2 . Now that I've got a kind of 5+1 set of speakers what would be a suitable amp to drive them - and to enjoy 5.1...
  8. XI Audio Broadway S

    XI Audio Broadway S

  9. Dobrescu George

    Arylic Wireless Stereo Amplifier A50+ [50W, Wifi, Remote, FLAC, Tidal, Spotify, Subwoofer Out]

    Wireless Your Sound System Stream Your Audio Wirelessly Add an A50+ Amplifier to your current home stereo system and Wifi network then stream your favorite audio without any compression over wifi and Airplay. 50W x 2 Powerful Output Get the peak output 50W*2 with 4ohm passive speakers and our...
  10. IkkoAudio

    New review: Ikko Zerda ITM01- Magnets are always the right answer.

    Fresh review from @SomeGadgetGuy:stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:, check this out! - Straight forward plug and play - 3 modes are available: Music, movie, and game. Switch them freely as you wish. - Magnetic breakaway cables reduce potential strain on your phone’s data port and make...
  11. Burson Funk - 3Wpc Headphone Amp and 45Wpc Class-AB Speaker Amp

    Burson Funk - 3Wpc Headphone Amp and 45Wpc Class-AB Speaker Amp

    3-Watts per channel, fully discrete headphone amplifier that doubles as a 45-Watt per channel Class-AB integrated amplifier! How cool is that? Some Funky facts first: As you are aware by now, their proprietary Max Current Power Supply is what gives their products that power and dynamic...
  12. G

    Amp for B&W 685 and THX 789

    Hello, I have a Drop THX AAA 789 paired with my Sundara headphones and an external Topping E30 DAC. I really like this setup. I was given a pair of B&W 685 speakers that are about 10 years old, maybe more. I was wondering how I should integrate these speakers with my setup while keeping the...
  13. Anode Acoustics #4 Solid State Headphone Amp

    Anode Acoustics #4 Solid State Headphone Amp

    Features: Full class A operation, BJT power transistors on the output Power output 1W 5ohm to 1k ohm load (and beyond) operation 30v peak to peak maximum voltage output RCA inputs and 6.3mm Headphones output Built-in regulated 25w linear power supply. The amp is 230v mains operated Dimensions...
  14. T

    Looking for a BT amplifier with the longest battery life

    I'm looking for a bluetooth amplifier for my smartphone that has the longest battery life possible. Other factors are not really that important to me as long as it fits in your pocket. The best I have found in this regard is Shanling UP4/UP5 (both promise 15 hours). Is there anything better?
  15. C

    Am I bottlenecking my Focal Clear Mg?

    I'm currently running my Focal Clear Mg's off an iFi Zen DAC and considering that Focals are really easy to drive, I haven't bought an external amp for it. Someone pointed out that I may be bottlenecking it, can someone let me know if this is true? Can someone suggest some amps that pair well...
  16. Flux Lab Acoustics VOLOT

    Flux Lab Acoustics VOLOT

    Versatility and superior sound quality. These are big goals set at the beginning of the journey, creating a powerful amplifier named after the Eastern Slavic mythology in honour of the mythical giants VOLOTs. VOLOT is an evolution of a state-of-the-art, based on the experience gained in...
  17. ChrisOc

    Talking Synergy

    You have bought your new earphones, how does it fare with your sources and DAC/Amps. Tell others about what works for you and what does not work for you. Get the right synergy and the discarded and forgotten earphones and headphones will become your favourite. The best IEMs may be in the...
  18. Loxjie D30

    Loxjie D30

    DAC chip: AK4493 Format support: PCM up to 32 bit / 768 kHz, DSD up to DSD512 Inputs: USB, Optical, Coaxial Bluetooth: Apt-X DNR: 121 dB Line out: RCA up to 3 V Headphone out: 6.35 mm Power supply: 110/220 V AC


    Announced at CES 2018, the Drop + THX Achromatic Audio Amplifier (THX AAA™) 789 is a linear bipolar amplifier with feed-forward error correction. It’s designed for objectivists who appreciate an incredibly clean, transparent amp—the sought-after “wire with gain” whose amplification is wholly...
  20. R

    Problems with Musical Fidelity V90 BHA

    Hi everyone. I apologize if I am asking this in a wrong place. I have bought new Musical Fidelity V90 BHA amp and I don't know if I am doing something wrong or not, but when I connect it to my laptop (or even FiiO M6 as USB DAC) and my headphones (both Sony WH-1000XM4 and DIY headphones with...
  21. Schiit Audio Vali 2+

    Schiit Audio Vali 2+

    Want to play in the tube pool without going full boat crazy? Well, have we got an amp for you! Welcome to Vali 2+, the most affordable and versatile tube hybrid amp on the planet. Tube Your Entire Desktop Vali 2+ delivers plenty of power for hard-to-drive headphones—and also provides the low...
  22. Corvin25

    Sound Blaster Z + Beyerdynamic DT 770 250ohm... Do I need an amp?

    Hi. I've been popping on and off of this forum over the years whenever I need a second opinion about gear! Right now I'm using a pair of Beyerdynamic 250 Ohm DT 770 PRO headphones. Meaning I had to upgrade my sound card a couple years ago (Sound Blaster Z) to make full use of them. But lately...
  23. O

    When I connect to an audio jack of a stereo set does it go through the internal DAC ?

    My Sony Hi Fi system does not support hi resolution Audio through the usb port. So, when I connect a hi res audio source to the audio input jack of the Sony Hi Fi system does it get further processed in the internal DAC or does it directly go to the Amplifier section ? Does the audio quality...
  24. shysteve40

    Why is no one helping me

    Hi, Guys Steve here from New York. I have the Sennheiser HD820 headphones. I am using them with this, headphone amplifier. Sony Premium Hybrid Headphone amplifier TA-ZH1ES. The HD-820 stock cable broke the other day. so I ordered a good replacement cable XLR Silver Dragon Premium Cable for...
  25. Soundaware A1X national multifunctional streaming music player Roon DLNA Airplay SD card DSD256 PCM384

    Soundaware A1X national multifunctional streaming music player Roon DLNA Airplay SD card DSD256 PCM384

    PRODUCT DETAILS Item specifics Brand Name:SOUNDAWARE APP Control:ios APP Control:Android Built-in HDD:No Bluetooth:Yes Inputs:USB Type-A Inputs:SD Cards Inputs:Optical (SPDIF) Material:Metal FM/AM Tuner:No Remote Control:Yes Network:Wired LAN Outputs:RCA Outputs:3.5 mm Outputs:6.5 mm Input...