1. ShyamS

    DAP recommendations under 2K

    I'm looking to upgrade from my Hiby R6 and currently own UM MEST MKII. I'm hoping to add more IEMs to my collection. My usual genres include classic rock, alternative, and movie soundtracks. I'm considering the Cayin N7, AK SE300, Sony's DAP, iBasso, etc., but I'm having trouble deciding. I...
  2. W

    Schiit Stack (Modi 3 + Vali 2) Upgrade Critique and Recommendations

    Hey All, First, thanks for having me. I've been lurking around for a few months and was hoping y'all will help guide me to my next upgrade. Currently, I have the following: PC w/ Tidal -> USB to Modi 3 -> Vali 2 (Upgraded Tube) -> HD650 My music tastes are quite broad, so im looking for...
  3. Andykong

    Cayin Soul 170HA: A Beastly TOTL Vacuum Tube Headphone/Speaker Amplifier wth KT170

    Cayin will debut a new Headphone/Speaker Amplifier at Munich High End 2024. The Soul 170HA, as the name implies, is part of our Soul amplifier series, and it will use the KT170 vacuum tube as the power output tube. The Soul 170HA is the first-ever Headphone amplifier designed around the KT170...
  4. Brandfuchs

    Some thoughts of n3ultra

    I was actually wondering if this was the right board to post reviews, I was supposed to write this on the Head Gear board, but found that n3ultra hadn't been added yet (still under construction maybe:wrench::wrench:?) So the thing is, I took the gap of the pass-in-an-instant weekend to attend...
  5. MusicTeck

    The Long Waited Canpur CP54E and CP32E Are Back In Stock!

    Canpur Performance Series: CP54E <5BA+4EST> Receiver model:Sonion 38D2XJ007Mi-8c/Sonion 2389/Sonion E50DT0005/D/Sonion EST65QB01 Assembly form: Conduit type Impedance: 10Ω@1khz Sensitivity: 100db@1khz Sound style: Comprehensive sound and Elastic low frequency, Theoretical frequency response...
  6. MusicTeck

    Cayin N3Ultra is Open to Pre-Order Now!

    Cayin N3Ultra Vacuum Tube DAP is Open to Pre-Order Now! A True Vacuum Tube DAP— N3Ultra features a Gen3 vacuum tube circuit with dual JAN6418 tubes. Trickle-down Flagship Technology— N3Ultra adopted the technology from Cayin’s flagship DAP N8II, equipped a custom-designed CNC-machined center...
  7. Andykong

    Cayin N3Ultra: an Entry-level Portable DAP that Delivers a Complete Vacuum Tube Audio Experience

    The MSRP of N3Ultra is US$529 N3Ultra: an Entry-level Portable DAP that Delivers a Complete Vacuum Tube Audio Experience In 2024, Cayin enters its 10th year in the portable product line. August 17, 2020, marks the launch date of the N3Pro DAP. As the first portable audio player equipped with...
  8. S

    Looking for a good dongle DAC

    Hi all! So here's my situation. I currently have an Astell and Kern SE200 DAP that I've been using for about a year now and absolutely love the sound. However, it is quite bulky for on the go use and has mostly been relegated to my transportable/desktop DAP when working on my computer. My IEMs...
  9. MusicTeck

    qdc Newest Release qdc 8 Pro Just Landed at MusicTeck

    qdc 8 Pro qdc 8 Pro Features: 3-in-1 Tuning Switch-- HiFi, Live, Studio-- Pick the ideal sound signature in one flip. 8 High quality BA drivers per side. Brand new 12Pro cable with interchangeable plugs. Carbon fiber texture carrying case and walnut outer packaging. Brise Audio Shirogane...
  10. Midian27

    Cayin ha-300mk2 questions

    Hello, I am pretty new in terms of tube amps and pure amps as itself. I am currently using a Sony TA-Z1HES which has a DAC integrated and because of this a lot of input possibilities. On the research of a totl headphone tube amp I found the Cayin HA-300MK2 which is pretty awesome on the...
  11. MusicTeck

    Shanling ET3 CD Transport Is Back in Stock

    Shanling ET3 CD Transport SPECIFICATIONS Power consumption: 15W Dimensions (W x D x H): 188 x 255 x 68mm Weight: approx. 2.5kg CD Drive: Philips SAA7824 Disc compatibility: CD; CD-R; CD-RW USB output: up to PCM 768kHz / 32bit, DSD 512 I²S output: up to PCM 768kHz / 32bit, DSD 512 Coaxial /...
  12. MusicTeck

    Astell&Kern SE300 Titanium Version Is Now in Stock!

    A&futura SE300 Titan The SE300 Titan player is constructed using a Grade 5 Titanium alloy, a first for Astell&Kern. Normally the material of choice in aerospace engineering, the A&futura SE300 Titan is made from pure titanium that blends lightweight design, extreme strength, and corrosive...
  13. MusicTeck

    [Limited Availability] Brise Audio TSURANAGI Arrived!

    Brise Audio TSURANAGI is Back In Stock Limited Availability TSURANAGI Portable Amplifier was designed as a testing device to develop Brise Audio's high-end headphone cable and high-end portable line cable (mini-mini cable) to create an ideal portable audio environment. Brise Audio cables are...
  14. MusicTeck

    Check out what MusicTeck will bring to 2023 CanJam SoCal!

    The portable audio world is getting more and more exciting! In this year’s CaJam SoCal, we will bring in more newly released portable gear than ever! Here are some highlights that we think are definitely worth checking out: For high-end DAPs, you really shouldn’t miss out on the Cayin N30LE...
  15. MusicTeck

    The Long Waited N30LE and Amber Pearl Edition Are Now In Stock!

    N30LE Key Features Digital Decoding Dual AK4499EQ, discontinued flagship 32-bit DAC chipset, mono mode, paralleled current outputs Decode PCM up to 32bit/768kHz, DSD up to 1 Bit/22.6MHz (DSD512) Ample 2x2 IV converter network to enhance DAC output Comprehensive digital output option: I2S...
  16. MusicTeck

    Effect Audio Fusion 1 & EROS S 1st Anniversary Edition are In Stock!

    Effect Audio FUSION 1 SPECIFICATION Selected Premium UP-OCC Material Gold Plated Silver Litz, Pure Silver Litz and Pure Copper Litz Hybrid Proprietary Tri-Strata Layering Fusion Mix 40 Multi-sized Core Bundles with new Solid Core Design Customized Multi-sized Strands Blend 21 AWG 2 Wires EA...
  17. Andykong

    Cayin N30LE DAP: A Transformative Milestone (30th Anniv. Limited Edition)

    N30LE, A Transformative Milestone 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Digital Audio Player Cayin decides to celebrate its 30th Anniversary by introducing a special limited edition DAP that brings its portable product line to the next level. The DAP is powered by a fully-balanced headphone...
  18. MoonAudio

    Cayin C9 + N7 = Endgame Audiophile Sound | Moon Audio

    Cayin C9 + N7 = Endgame Audiophile Sound | Moon Audio
  19. Cayin RU7

    Cayin RU7

    Cayin RU7 dongle Dac/AMP Specs: Fully Balanced 1-Bit Discrete Resistor Network DAC 1/1000 ultra-high precision TCR25 low-temperature coefficient thin film resistors Native decode DESD64/128/256, support PCM up to 384kHz. User-selectable All-to-DSD Users can specify DSD64/128/256 DSD output...
  20. MoonAudio

    These Flagship Music Players are the Best Money Can Buy | Moon Audio

    These Flagship Music Players are the Best Money Can Buy | Moon Audio
  21. MoonAudio

    Cayin N7 Hi-Res Music Player DAP - Now Available and in Stock

    N7 Hi-Res Music Player DAP Cayin $1,999.00 CAYIN N7 Introducing Cayin’s latest music player, the N7. The N7 DAP features a fully discrete 1-bit DAC, fully-balanced design, LPF, and headphone amplifier. The N7 is the latest in high-resolution portable sound from one of the leading audio...
  22. Andykong

    [TOUR] Cayin N7 DAP : 1-bit Resistor Network DAC, Discrete LPF + HeadAmp

    Cayin Audio launched a new DAP at CanJam New York in 2023. the N7 is a unique, one-of-its-kind Digital Audio Player because this is Cayin’s first attempt to use a discrete full-balanced circuit for DAC, LPF, and Headphone Amplifier in a DAP. It is also the first and only DAP that incorporates...
  23. MoonAudio

    Music Streaming 102: Portable Audiophile Gear | Moon Audio

    Music Streaming 102: Portable Audiophile Gear | Moon Audio
  24. gallionetech

    Help me pick a DAP

    Hey all, I'm looking to pickup a DAP for when I'm on the go and to also use as a USB DAC for my M1 Max Macbook Pro 14". Any suggestions? I will be primarily running IEMs off of it. Here is my contender list: - SP2000T - iBasso DX320 - SP3000 - Cayin N8ii Thanks in advance!
  25. MoonAudio

    12 Best Holiday Gifts for Audiophiles 2022 | Moon Audio

    12 Best Holiday Gifts for Audiophiles 2022 | Moon Audio