1. X

    DAP recommendations ~$100?

    I've been downloading more music, and would like a dedicated portable music player to put it on. My Android phone is a pain to move lots of files back and forth, fails if I try and transfer more than one album at a time, and is out of space anyways. I need the DAP to accept sizeable SD cards...
  2. JasonNYC

    Astell&Kern Launches New R-2R DAP and IEMs at High End Munich 2023

    Astell&Kern Launches Two New Products at HIGH END Munich 2023 A&futura SE300, Astell&Kern’s first R-2R based DAP and the AURA IEM, a New Collaboration with Vision Ears, will Debut in Astell&Kern’s Booth at MOC Munchen Hall 1 Booth E3 Astell&Kern, a global leader in high-resolution audio...
  3. TooPoorForHiFi

    Dear DAP Manufacturer(s)... a Product Request / iDea from a Boomer.

    TL;DR : a Modernized iPod Shuffle. What I would like to see... MicroSD Support 4.4 Balanced + 3.5 SE Hardware Switch to toggle BT Reliever ON / OFF w/ LDAC support. BT Transmit Support for TWS NO SCREEN, Only Shuffle Play Fantastic Battery Life Built In Clip / Case with Clip. The iDea is...
  4. IU 2012' , mezamashi live in japan

    IU 2012' , mezamashi live in japan

    IU had been singing on stage
  5. wwinter86

    Dolby Atmos for Android 7.1 DAP?

    Does anyone know how to get a copy of DA got Android 7.1 without need for rooting? I've tried a few copies but when I try to open the download they all say trouble parsing file
  6. HiBy R6 III (Gen 3)

    HiBy R6 III (Gen 3)

  7. Cowon plenue D(1)

    Cowon plenue D(1)

    Plenue D 1
  8. JasonNYC

    Astell&Kern Launches New A&norma SR35 Player

    Astell&Kern Launches New A&norma SR35 Player The SR35 is the 4th player to be released in the Astell&Kern A&norma line of Digital Audio Players Quad-DAC (Quad/Dual Switching Mode) New Generation AMP Technology 2-Step Gain Mode NEW UI/UX - Crimson Theme Dual Wi-Fi (2.4 & 5 GHz) 20-hour...
  9. MoonAudio

    Sony ZX707 Music Player Review & WM1AM2 Comparison | Moon Audio

    Sony ZX707 Music Player Review & WM1AM2 Comparison | Moon Audio
  10. 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...
  11. MoonAudio

    Sony Walkman NW-ZX707 Music Player - Now Available and in Stock

    Walkman NW-ZX707 Music Player Sony $898.00 A DAP Music Player with a New Look & Sound Successor to the NW-ZX507, the Sony Walkman NW-ZX707 portable audio player has been thoughtfully upgraded for an even better on-the-go listening experience. Sony has upgraded the ZX700 series with components...
  12. redkop

    Ibasso DX170/SonyA306/Hiby R6 iii?

    I'm after a new android dap in the price range of these devices, for both stored Flac and streaming Amazon HD music. For iem I will be using both Sennheiser IE100 wired/bt and Liberty 3 Pro. For home use Shure 1840 wired and Shure Sonic 50 wireless. Any thoughts or advice as to which model would...
  13. Astell&Kern ACRO CA1000T

    Astell&Kern ACRO CA1000T

    from Astell&Kern website: All-In-One Head-Fi Audio System, Astell&Kern ACRO CA1000T ACRO CA1000T is a multi-functional device that can play ultra-high quality sound sources and provide diverse input/output options for the perfect desktop companion. Complete with a powerful headphone amplifier...
  14. Astell&Kern A&ultima SP3000 DAP

    Astell&Kern A&ultima SP3000 DAP

    Luxury Meets Innovation, SP3000 Astell&Kern has set the standard for perfect sound using the latest innovative technology with the A&ultima series. The A&ultima SP3000 is the newest flagship product that is the essence of everything learned and engineered over the last 10+ years of digital...
  15. zlayde

    Apple Music + Android ... is it lossless??

    Hi all - I have an iPhone and I'm an avid user of Apple Music with Lossless (got a nice usb dac amp and U12T). Very happy with them but I'm considering one of the higher end DAPs on the market to double as my desktop dac/amp and dap on the go. My question: is Apple Music on Android lossless...
  16. MoonAudio

    Music Streaming 102: Portable Audiophile Gear | Moon Audio

    Music Streaming 102: Portable Audiophile Gear | Moon Audio
  17. Zaghamkarim

    Hiby R6 Pro II (2023 Edition) - Launch, Hype, Thoughts & More

    Hiya, this is a general purpose thread for any thoughts, comments or to interact with fellow admirers and users of the Hiby R6 Pro II (a 2023 model revision on the original Hiby R6 Pro released in 2019, and a step up model from the recently launched Hiby R6 III/ Gen 3). I originally started...
  18. P

    Best smartphone for music playback using portable dac/amp

    I’m looking for a phone to able to listen to all my library outdoors. Will be using the USB Audio Player PRO app. After doing my own research I’ve come across two options, either an A53 5G or an S21 FE or S22 now that the S23 dropped so I could get them for less than 600. There is a difference...
  19. 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!
  20. nekromantik

    Small DAP for Campfire Dorado 2020

    Hello I am looking for a small DAP with low impedance and high power for Dorado 2020 IEMs. I was looking at Shanling M3 Ultra but its 4.4 output is only 240v. Would the extra power from Hiby R3 Pro 2022 really make a difference or any other DAP recommendations? I would not need to go to levels...
  21. Hiby R3 Pro Saber 2022 DAP

    Hiby R3 Pro Saber 2022 DAP

    Hiby R3 Pro Saber 2022 DAP Specs: Flagship Dual ES9219 DAC Chips •3.5mm PO: 32 ohms loaded •2.5mm BAL: 32 ohms loaded Output power: •3.5mm PO:101mW •2.5mm BAL: 340mW Maximum output voltage: •3.5mm PO: 1.8Vrms •2.5mm BAL: 3.3Vrms Rated output voltage: •3.5mm PO: 1.5Vrms •2.5mm...
  22. Shanling M3 Ultra (M3U) DAP

    Shanling M3 Ultra (M3U) DAP

    From the manufacturer: Dual ESS ES9219C Chips & Dual RT6863 Amp Chips Adopting two pieces of ES9219C DAC chips from ESS, the M3U adds an extra dedicated headphone amplifier in form of the RT6863 op amp. Shanling M3 Ultra features a brand-new audio circuit, utilizing a polymer button capacitor...
  23. R

    DAPs compatible with Wavelet

    I currently have an Astell&Kern SA700 DAP for my regular commute, but have found it to be fairly restrictive in terms of the built in EQ and achieving AutoEQ profiles. I do have very good IEMs, but I find that for my ears (I’m approaching 50), having the ability to alter the EQ signature makes a...
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    J.S.Bach played by cowon+bakoon combination
  25. B

    Need Help with DAP - global eq and warm souding

    Hey guys, I'm new here, hope I can learn a lot from everybody. I always had an interest in audio, but until now may main focus was on vinyl gear (still is, I must say). but this last weeks I was travelling in japan and ended up at the e-earphone shop and that opened up a new unseen world for me...