portable amp/dac
  1. JP281


    This dap is in good condition and will come with all accessories along with stock am3a module and extra leather and clear case. I can also include a 256 sd card at no charge. Have no need for daps anymore so letting this go for a low price. This is a previous flagship from fiio and works great...
  2. Condocondor

    Sealed, New-in-Box Audioquest Dragonfly COBALT $270.00 FIRM (no sales tax, free delivery)

    New in Box Audioquest DragonFly COBALT. It's new in original box and in still in the un-opened shipping box too. It was a warranty replacement unit from Audioquest. Ready to move on to a full desktop unit so the Cobalt is up for sale. Upon purchase I will open up the shipping box to confirm...
  3. alexl993

    WTB: Chord Hugo 2 or Qutest DAC

    Looking for a Hugo2 or Qutest Must be: -in like new condition -black anodized (preferred) -all original paperwork and accessories included -willing to ship to U.S. Thanks for looking!
  4. N

    Budget portable DAC/Amps

    I've recently been looking into getting a decent pair of IEMs for use mainly while I'm out and about. I would be using my iphone xs max, which, when using a lightning to 3.5 adapter, doesn't have the best sound in my experiences. So, as a result, I think I might go ahead and get a portable...
  5. Bjarne

    Pioneer XPA-700 Portable balanced DAC Headphone Amp - located in Germany shipping worldwide

    Hi, I'm letting go of my trusted Pioneer XPA-700. I purchased and imported it in 2016 from Japan as a used item. Till I got my U-05 it was used daily. Until recently it was part of my work-rig. Of course it has sings of usage but mostly on the rugged metal parts but see for yourself in the...
  6. Steve Guppy

    Which music player and why?

    I'm currently an avid fan of Neutron, having switched from PowerAMP a year or two ago. I started off with cheap in-ears plugged straight into my phone, and have gradually progressed to a dedicated dac/amp feeding good iem's via a 2.5mm balanced connection. But reading through various posts here...
  7. Jobbing

    Portable 4.4mm to USB-C Amp/DAC adapter

    Awaiting the release of the xDuoo XD-05 PRO version (said to sport AES/Ebu and 4.4mm out) to pair with my xDuoo X10T mkII I'm wondering if there is any amp/DAC adapter available to serve the need for 4.4mm TRRRS to USB-C listening. If it wasn't for the 2.5mm connection the new iBasso DC-01...
  8. Shanling UP2

    Shanling UP2

  9. rockphotog

    [Solved...] Which portable dac/amp for DT 1770

    Hi - been using the trusty Fiio Q1 some years with Iphone, but I think I need more power for the 1770 (250Ω). Must be easy to connect to Iphone and USB and have a minijack out(!). At least 8h battery. Other inputs and outputs is just a bonus. I like the ifi xDSD, but I could do with an even...
  10. Thenewbie76

    small portable dac/amp?

    I am looking for a thumb size or fairly small dac/amp smaller than the nx4 dsd for my laptop use. I have a nx4 dsd but it is just too big for me and honestly I dont need that much power. All I plan to use the dac/amp with is with iems mainly my jh 13vs and campfire cascade both of which do not...
  11. XP_98

    [Sold] Ray Samuel Audio "The Intruder"

    The RSA Intruder is one of the smallest and most powerful portable amps, it can drive even planar amps. It can be switched to fully balanced mode. It can also work in DAC/Amp mode. More informations here : http://www.raysamuelsaudio.com/products/intruder.html This one is in very good condition...
  12. Xzephyr23

    NEW DragonFly Cobalt Opinion? Worth it?

    Helllo, Transitioning my audio desktop experience to a portable one. Realizing I can’t stand still very much .. As the title states the new DragonFly cobalt has grabbed my attention. I’ve always heard of how great their portable products are and figured I would take the dive. It’s small -...
  13. F

    [CLOSED] WTB iFi micro iDSD Black Label

    EDIT: Found a unit! Thanks to all that responded, and good luck with selling! Interested in purchasing an iFi micro iDSD Black Label. Looking for units with flawless internals and great exterior shape (think an 8 or 9 out of 10, 10 being new), preferably with all original accessories. Willing...
  14. XDUOO XQ-23

    XDUOO XQ-23

    This is a review of the XDUOO XQ-23 portable bluetooth receiver/amplifier. The unit receives bluetooth signals from smart phones or bluetooth enabled smart devices, and allows the user to listen to headphones that were previously only usable as wired headphones. So for example, I have an old...
  15. S

    Looking for a portable amp for my new headphones (budget: $300)

    Hi! I recently purchased a pair of Beyerdynamic DT 1770 PROs and am loving them. I'm currently driving them with a FiiO Q1 Mk2 but I'm not sure whether it's sufficiently powerful enough for 250ohm headphones. I'm still trying to wrap my head around the theory regarding headphones/amp matching...
  16. Hay2104

    FiiO Q1 mk1 For Sale (Excellent Condition) [SOLD]

    Fiio Q1 portable dac/amp for sale. Comes with all original accessories. - Dac/amp - 2 rubber bands - original micro usb cable - original packaging - anti-counterfeit number Shipping included in price. Will ship to US only. Pictures Below. PayPal Accepted (No PayPal gift). PM for more info.
  17. JustASnack

    Is it safe to leave my portable headphone amp plugged in?

    Sorry if this isn't the right forum to post this. I couldn't figure if there was anywhere better. I've recently purchased a used Oppo HA-2 for use at my office desktop and for when travelling. Considering that plugging into a PC for audio input also charges the device, would it be wise to leave...
  18. StevenF19

    Portable DAC Under $500 CAD

    Hello, I'm looking for a portable DAC under $500 for my Shure SE535s. I searched this subforum but couldn't find anything that recent. I'll mainly be using my Android phone's Tidal app (Xiaomi Mi Mix 2), a windows desktop, and my iBasso DX50. I've been looking at the Chord Mojo which is above...
  19. JustASnack

    Need portable headphone AMP/DAC recommendations

    Hi there! I'm looking to get a portable headphone AMP/DAC combo for use with my phone and office PC. Here are some details about what I'm looking for: - I have a budget of 150 pounds/euro/dollars, though I'm willing to stretch that budget to 200 if absolutely necessary - Needs to power...
  20. lamaslamas

    LCDi4 Amp recommendations

    I'm looking for a portable amp/dac or just amp, to pair my lcdi4 and Android phone/macbook, it should be something really portable, Bluetooth is a plus, ifi micro or similar footprint amp are way too big for my needs. I was considering the ifi xdsd or the fiio q5, maybe the mojo? I would...
  21. rramrram

    LG V30+ or Fiio X7ii

    hi strangers, Its my first post here, I'm considering a portable player, my headphones are Shure SRH840 and 1More H707, LG V30+ offers more functionality and is cheaper so as far as I know it'd be my choice so how does it compare to the Fiio? any other recommendations? (for the same 500ish price...
  22. Philipperus

    Astell&Kern AK10

    This is an Astell&Kern AK10. The device has hardly ever been in use and shows no sign of wear. The AK10 is fully functional and comes in the original box with all accessories. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact me. The buyer is responsible for shipping and PayPal...
  23. P

    Koss Portapro amp tips

    Hello everyone! I am a new member in this forum, thank you for having me and I love what you guys are doing here! I am slowly coming into the audiophile world but by far can't call myself one. My first glimpse into this world was with Sennheiser px-100ii phones(loved them) and after these I got...
  24. A

    Oppo HA-2se SOLD

    I have up for sale an Oppo HA-2se. This item functions. It was dropped on the power/volume knob and the green led stays on all the time. This doesn’t seem to drain the battery. I’ve listened to it for roughly 30 mins since I’ve dropped it and it functions as it should. I just want to give you...
  25. HiFiHobo

    DT770 Pro 80 ohm Portable DAC + Amp

    Hey all! I recently purchased the Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 ohm headphones and am looking for an upgrade to the ***ty DAC in my PC tower. The one in my MacBook is supposedly pretty good and can output 96k, but my PC cannot. Need something I can use on my phone as well. I've looked at the SMSL...