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    Balanced dongle/portable dac amp

    Hi! New here, but also looking for the best options for a portable dac amp/dongle for my iPhone 12. Criteria: under $150 usd Balanced output Wide stage Not overly warm (my EarMen Sparrow was too warm) Small, like BTR5 size or smaller This will be for my Mangird Teas, which are incredible and...
  2. Audirect Beam 3 Plus

    Audirect Beam 3 Plus

    Hilidac's Audirect Beam 3 Plus is a portable DAC/amp. Key features include: Bluetooth 5.0 (LDAC supported) 3.5mm single ended / 4.4 balanced output USB-C for connecting with PC and mobile ES9281AC decoder chip, Qualcomm CSR8675 Bluetooth chip 4.4mm: ≧ 110mW (16Ω) ≧ 230mW (32Ω) ≧ 27.78mW...
  3. Vision Ears VE7

    Vision Ears VE7

    the Vision Ears VE7's bass is balanced and natural - with an exceptional depth for balanced armature drivers. The mids are slightly emphasized and impress with their naturalness and broad resolution. Every detail of your music is revealed here! The highs get special attention with this model...
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    DAP solution all in one or BT

    Currently I just use my cell phone and a “dongle dac” Can someone school me on some of the pros and cons to having an all in one unit such as the Fiio m15 or DX300 vs something that receives a Bluetooth signal from, say, a cell phone? common sense tells me that getting a tidal stream from WiFi...
  5. Bluecactus123

    Best audiophile phones apart from LG

    With LG shutting down their phone division, many people will have to find a replacement for their V and G series of LG phones, including myself. Are there any other phones which deliver as good audio experience as LG? Thanks
  6. JD1993

    $800 Budget - Closed back, portable and comfortable for office use and travel

    Hi! I'm looking for recommendations for some comfortable closed-back headphones I can take around with me to use in an office setting or just for traveling in general. Ideally I'm looking for headphones around the $800 mark. I'm looking for a pair that provides great isolation while still...
  7. Sound N00b

    Fiio btr5 and Qudelix 5k owners what was your Bluetooth range like?

    The typical use case of portable Bluetooth amps are having both your phone and your amp on your body so a Bluetooth range typically is not a problem however I need to communicate with a tv 15 ft away from me and I was wondering if anybody knew the Bluetooth range of the btr5 or 5k. I heard one...
  8. Sound N00b

    Best portable bluetooth dac/amp

    I have 3 problems I want to solve 1) I want to watch tv on my headphones/earphones (presumably via Bluetooth). A really long wire is not an option. 2) I want to charge my phone and listen to music at the same time 3) I want a better dac and amp then what is in my phone 3.5) Being able to take...
  9. XDuoo XP-2 Pro

    XDuoo XP-2 Pro

    Difference between XP-2 and XP-2 Pro XP-2 XP-2 Pro DAC AKM AK4452 AKM AK4452 Bluetooth version Bluetooth 5.0, support AAC, SBC, aptX Bluetooth 5.0, support AAC, SBC, aptX, aptX LL, aptx DH, LDAC Output power 245mW @ 32 Ohm 300mW @ 32 Ohm Recommend output impedance 16 - 300 Ohm 16...
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    Cheaper alternative of XM3?

    Hi everyone, I got a pair of XM3 last year that I really like overall by the comfort, portability, battery, and noise isolation and a little the sound; but I had to sell It because I really needed the money. Nowdays with this Self-Isolation and some home office days, I really want a new pair...
  11. Lotoo PAW S1 Portable USB DAC-Amp

    Lotoo PAW S1 Portable USB DAC-Amp

    Lotoo PAW S1 Portable USB DAC-Amp SPECIFICATIONS Supported Format: PCM 32K-384KHz DSD64/DSD128 Weight: 27.10g Size: 66mm*22mm*13mm Max Output: 3.5mm:70mW/ch @32Ω 4.4mm:120mW/ch @32Ω HP Port: 3.5mm Unbalanced 4.4mm Balanced Freq. range: 3.5mm...
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    hi there youtube music/DAC/mobile amp question.

    I regularly brows this site, and know a bit about audio, although I know much less than some. I am curious about portable audio players and DACs for a cell phone, since I seem to have a weakness: using Sure 215 headphones and HD700 Senn. headphones, Ive noticed a serious difference in quality...
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    Portable USB DAC/AMP with Bluetooth for CA Andromeda.

    I am looking for a decent portable DAC/AMP that can be used as a USB DAC or Bluetooth DAC with my Campfire Andromeda IEMs. Currently, I am using Dragonfly Cobalt with IEMatch which is quite good for in-home use but is extremely annoying on-the-go when I attach everything to my Android...
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    (SOLD) FS/FT AK240

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    SOLD - FS/FT Calyx M like new

    perfect condition like new all the detail are here: https://www.head-fi.org/threads/fs-ft-several-amazing-hq-portable-players.935759/#post-15699151
  16. Z

    (SOLD) FS Noble TUX5 - quick sale low price

    SOLD Hello. Just got them as a partial trade , Original owner bought them about 8 month ago from the Israeli distributor. I dont need them and had to take them as part of the deal, this why the price is 50% retail. Price = $ include DHL express WW and PP fee.
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    FS/FT Several IEMs

    Hi there. No use for those items anymore so make an offer :) 1. Tanchjim Oxygen - mint condition, aftermarket cable, carry pouch - SOLD 2. Tequila 1 - no box 3. CTZ 12 driver - no box, pouch Accept trades, Shipment via EMS/DHL or regular post. I have a bunch of player for sale also so any...
  18. Z

    FS/FT Several amazing HQ Portable Players

    Hello. Clearing some stuff that i have here.... 1. Sony NW-A25 (no box just player) = SOLD 2. iHiFi790 (no box just the player) = $ ? 3. iHiFi 780 (no box leather case ) = $ ? 4. AK100 (no box leather case ) = 100$ - SOLD 5. Shozy Alien - (battery not good , can be operated with USB, some...
  19. ScornDefeat

    [SOLD] Excellent Condition Audioquest NightOwl Carbon - $275

    Good Evening All, I am offering a 9/10 condition (see attached photos) Audioquest NightOwl Carbon for sale. This was purchased earlier this year in 2020, new, and has about 10 hours of use on them. I will ship with all original materials (1/4" adapter, carrying case, microfiber cloth bag)...
  20. ScornDefeat

    [FS] Excellent Condition Sennheiser Momentum (OG Version) - $60 PRICE DROP

    Good Evening All, I am offering a (conservative, due to age alone, because it appears unblemished) 8.5/10 condition (see attached photos) Sennheiser Momentum for sale. This is the original, first version Momentum; no wireless, no BT, nothing but enjoyable, portable wired enjoyment. This was...
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    gone, remove thread

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    Delete thread so sorry

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  24. Jazic

    RHA CL2

    I'm selling a my pair of RHA CL2's that are in gently used condition. All accessories are untouched because I used my own cable and tips. Cables and ear tips are as they were received in original packaging except for the medium tips that came installed which had to be removed but are still...
  25. lexipenia

    HeadAmp Pico Slim portable headphone amplifier

    Selling a Pico Slim portable amplifier, suitable for high-sensitivity IEMs. 4 years old, good as new, selling because I'm not using it enough. (Last 3 years it has just sat in a drawer.) Packaging, cable, leather case, etc., all included. Can ship within Europe with tracking. More information...