1. d00mhammers

    Need help with amp/dac for Ananda v3 Stealth

    Intro: I have been a lurker on these forums for quite some time, and I want to thank everyone for the great time I had here, and I decided to ask you guys for advice regarding upgrading my gear. Topic: I currently own Byerdynamic DT770 pro 80ohm and I use KGus K3 amp/dac. I decided to purchase...
  2. AkLIAM AK4493SEQ

    AkLIAM AK4493SEQ

    Features: ▶ Audio Bridge Controller: CT7601 ▶ DAC chip: AK4493SEQ ▶ RGB indicator: Yes ▶ Ouput Interface: 4.4mm balanced,3.5mm unbalanced ▶ PCM: 16/24/32 Bit,44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192/352.8/384/705.6/768 KHz ▶ DSD: Dop/Native DSD64/DSD128/DSD256/DSD512 ▶ Support: Win7/8/10/11,Andriod,iOS.win7/8...
  3. theguynextdoor

    Dac, headphone amp, passive preamp, headphone & studio monitor recommendation

    Hey guys This is my first thread on this amazing forum I listen to prog rock 60s 70s 80s metal classical jazz fusion ost. My archive consist of vinyl rips dsd 5.6 mhz flac 24 bit /96 khz flac 24 bit /192 khz, sacd & 24 bit/ 48 khz mqa hi-res music I enjoy neutral sound with high detail &...
  4. AkLIAM PD4 Plus Portable DAC AMP

    AkLIAM PD4 Plus Portable DAC AMP

    PRODUCT DETAILS: Please NOTE: ▶ On the basis of retaining the advantages of PD4. PD4 Plus added 64-Level independent volume control. Increased output power to 2*310mW@32Ohm.Modify the appearance to be visible inside. ▶ This product has the function of automatically powering on when connecting...
  5. P

    Unbalanced Headphone Jack Using Adapter to Balanced Amp

    Hi guys, Im newbie about this and i have question regarding this. I asked around some say that i may not connect 3.5mm headphone jack using adapter to 4.4mm amplifier output. Some say this might break the equipment by short circuit. Is this true? What is your opinion about this? Edit: Did i...
  6. Apos Audio

    FiiO Sale Now Live on Apos Audio

    Hi all, FiiO fans are in for a treat. Right now at Apos, you can save up to 20% on must-have FiiO audio gear. With discounts across every product category, including the FiiO K9, M11s, and the premium M17, there's something for every audiophile! Here are some of what's in store: 1. 10% Off the...
  7. Schiit Modius E

    Schiit Modius E

    Schiit Modius E Modius? Yes, as in “Modius Maximus,” a bigger, balanced-output Modi with super-high performance—and even better versatility. Connect to any computer or streamer—or tablet, TV, CD player, or many other sources—and Modius delivers exceptional sound. Modius E features Schiit’s...
  8. Fiio K11

    Fiio K11

    Fiio K11 DAC/AMP
  9. Firedrops

    Are there any balanced output DAC chips?

    Hi all, I am scoping out a project to make a small balanced DAC/AMP for IEMs/headphones. I noticed that all the examples I found (e.g. Moondrop Dawn, River, Fiio KA3) double up on the DACs. Is this simply because there is no single DAC option that can do balanced output? Looking at some...
  10. Apos Audio

    The SMSL PL200 MQA-CD Player - Now Available on Apos Audio

    Hi all, Here’s another exciting CD player launch we’d like to share with everyone. Meet the SMSL PL200 MQA-CD Player. By combining top-tier technologies like the P.A.S.S Precision Access Servo System with multiple input/output options, this audio player offers flawless CD playback...
  11. SMSL PS100 Multifunctional DAC

    SMSL PS100 Multifunctional DAC

    From the manufacturer: The PS100 is a versatile and compact audio decoder converter with HDMI ARC, optical, coaxial, and USB inputs, making it suitable for various audio setups. Whether you want to connect it to your TV, computer, or smartphone, the PS100 promises to deliver enhanced sound...
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    Calm/Laid back DAC recomendations

    Hello! i am looking for a DAC that will complete my PC audio setup. My gear is: - Hifiman Edition X v1 (headphones) - Singxer SA-1/Violectric V202 (AMP) - Supra USB Cable - PC as a source I am asking for help/recommendation to find a DAC that will: - be anti-sibilant, i am very "s" sensitive -...
  13. MoonAudio

    iFi Hip Dac 3

    Hip DAC 3 $199.00 Learn More The legacy continues. Meet the hip-dac 3 — a portable hi-res DAC/headphone amp, now in Titanium Shadow with more versatility. Now, our battery-powered portable hi-res DAC/headphone amp is adorned in the Titanium Shadow hue, exuding timeless elegance with a touch of...
  14. Konus Audio Digitale 2000

    Konus Audio Digitale 2000

    I believe this DAC and the Konus Audio Integrale 2000 (a speaker amp planned to be tapped as a headphone amp) will be featured somewhere at the show. It was mentioned in the Head-Fi SoCal CanJam preview video. My review just hit my website earlier today and my video will be out tomorrow. I...
  15. S

    DAC+AMP combo ~1000GBP

    Hello, I am looking for DAC/AMP combo to setup with my laptop + headphones. I am currently using Ibasso DX220 MAX as an external DAC and results are preety good especially with HIFIMAN HE1000v2, but I would rather have something that don't need charging from time to time. To sum up, I am...
  16. Kmerj KM01

    Kmerj KM01

  17. mwhals

    Bluetooth Dac recommendations

    Deleted to more to more appropriate forum group.
  18. schneller

    Denafrips Iris DDC + Schiit (AES) vs. Unison USB?

    I recently had the chance to hear a Denafrips Pontus II (not 12th anniversary) and while pleasant, I felt it literally slowed the music down by like 10%. Very interesting. Not sure if it's my jam. BUT it did cause me to look at the Denafrips website, which got me thinking about their Iris DDC...
  19. Apos Audio

    Introducing the VMV D2R High-Resolution Desktop DAC - Now Available on Apos Audio

    Hi all, We are thrilled to share with everyone the arrival of the VMV D2R High-Resolution Desktop DAC. It features a 24-bit/192kHz DAC and aptX™ technology, so you not only get impeccable sound quality but also low latency. This device comes with multiple input choices including USB, coaxial...
  20. Apos Audio

    Introducing the xDuoo TA-20 Plus - Now Available on Apos Audio

    Hi all, Here's another launch from xDuoo that we are excited to share with the community. The xDuoo TA-20 Plus is designed to bring out the best in your audio setup by offering crisp sound quality and versatility in a single package. With a fully balanced architecture and multiple input/output...
  21. LessFox Da1

    LessFox Da1

  22. Shanling

    Shanling EH3 - Desktop DAC/AMP with Wi-Fi, USB Drive Playback and Flagship ESS ES9039PRO DAC

    Introducing Shanling EH3 After many years of portable devices and desktop Android streamers, EH3 marks our return to the market of simpler desktop DAC/AMPs. But we still make sure to add a bit of modern connectivity, with Wi-Fi DLNA/Airplay, Bluetooth support and USB Drives compatibility, for...
  23. G

    qls mub 1

    A new and intriguing product for qls, the Chinese company that has already released several extremely successful products, with a minimalistic approach in terms of user interface (no Android, WiFi and large screen) and a lot of technology in terms of amplification, power supply and audio quality...
  24. Questyle

    Questyle NHB12 — World’s First MFi-Certified Hi-Res Lossless Earphones — OFFICIAL THREAD

    👋 Hello there Questyle fans and friends! We will be the first to admit: it’s been far too long since we’ve released a new product. The reason? Four years ago, in 2019, we set our sights on something that in many ways has turned out to be the most challenging project we have tackled to date, a...
  25. Questyle NHB12

    Questyle NHB12

    The Questyle NHB12 the world’s first Apple MFi-certified Hi-Res Lossless earphones ...and the beginning of what we hope is a new era of portable and effortless True Lossless rhapsody for music lovers the world round. The NHB12 continues Questyle's legacy of True Lossless audio of over...