1. hbmorrison

    Getting OTL tube amps in the UK

    I am interested in getting my hands on an OTL tube amp and I have been looking at the Darkvoice 336SE and various Little Dots and xDuoos, but I am unsure how to go about buying one of them. I am a bit wary about handing money over to third parties on eBay when there seems to be a lot of...
  2. xDuoo Poke II

    xDuoo Poke II

  3. roderickvd

    Pairing TA-20/TA-26 with Denafrips/Soekris

    Hi everyone! My current cans are a pair of 250Ω Beyerdynamic Amiron Home powered by a self-built AMB β22 amp (two-board setup) and Soekris dam1121 with custom quasi-NOS filters from the kind folks at diyAudio. All powered with a linear power supply. I was (and still am) very satisfied with them...
  4. adrianambriz

    Newbie in need of advice,My Situation with ifi DACs

    I bought my first DAC ever after reading for weeks about how to improve audio quality so landed into de Ifi Zen Dac V2, also moved to Tidal. This set up changed the way how I thought I knew about music, silly me, how come in 37 years old of existence I never thought that a DAC and Service...
  5. xDuoo TA-26

    xDuoo TA-26

  6. Apos Audio

    Apos Audio's 2021 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales

    Apos' 2021 Black Friday Week Deals are up. See all deals here: https://apos.audio/collections/2021-apos-audio-black-friday-week-deals (Edit: Added updated information) We want to share a preview of whats coming for the audio community from Apos starting Monday, Nov 22, 12am PT. We'll also...
  7. xDuoo XD-05 Bal

    xDuoo XD-05 Bal

  8. DeBilbao

    xDuoo TA-26: a perfect match for my Sennheiser HD 650

    My relationship with the Sennheiser HD 650 headphones is just pure love. I've been using them for more than 20 years and though I've tried to find better alternatives and tested many brands and models, no headphone has ever made them leave my place. Lately the AudioQuest NightHawk Carbon have...
  9. shenzhenaudio

    Mid-Year Sales reaches at SHENZHENAUDIO

    Mid-Year Sales approaches, and the best deal reaches SHENZHENAUDIO, you can spend a pleasant shopping carnival week from June 21st to 25th. For providing our customers a worry-free shopping experience, a 30-day price guarantee showing up, that you guys can purchase now and get a...
  10. A

    Most powerful portable bal dac/amp

    Hi, I am looking around for a portable dac/amp with balanced output to drive demanding headphones like Arya and HD800S. So far my research points to the new Xduoo XD05 Bal which gives 1w at 32ohm with a 4.4mm. Any other recommendation out there for consideration?
  11. xDuoo MT-604 Balanced Tube

    xDuoo MT-604 Balanced Tube

    xDuoo MT-604 Balanced Tube Tube + Transistor Hybrid Headphone Amplifier Pre-Amplifier Tube + Transistor Hybrid Amplifier Compact Portable Headphone Amplifier Professional Capacitance XLR and 4.4mm Balanced Input/Output& Independent Volume Adjustment Built-in Mute...
  12. K

    Xduoo TA-30 or XA-10…

    I realize these are completely different units, but with Drop having the TA-30 at a pretty great deal—$525 (as of this writing on 3/3/21)—I am now wondering if I should get this over the XA-10. There are literally zero reviews that I can find on the XA-10, but it sure looks good on paper. But...
  13. shenzhenaudio


    With the shopping festival approaches, SHENZHENAUDIO brings the biggest deal among this year! Most of the products enjoy a 15% discount, including TOPPING, SMSL, MOONDROP, Kinera, TANCHJIM, Gustard, XDuoo, KZ, and other brands in great demand! This shopping festival lasts for 2days, from 00:00...
  14. DBurkeM

    xDuoo XP-2 Pro Bluetooth DAC/Amp first impressions

    Hi everyone, I just received my xDuoo XP-2 Pro dac/amp today and wanted to share my first impressions I ordered this off of Apos Audio on the evening of the 6th and it arrived direct from China this afternoon. Very impressive. One thing to note is that Apos Audio has this device listed for $199...
  15. xDuoo XQ-50

    xDuoo XQ-50

    xDuoo XQ-50 ES9018K2M CS8406 Aptx Bluetooth USB DAC Audio Receiver Converter Bluetooth Version 5.0 Transmission Distance about 10m THD+N (COAXIAL) 0.00087% Output Level (Optical) 0.5VP-P Output level (AUX OUT) 2.5V Support Format SBC, AAC, aptx Optical 0.00087% THD+N (AUX OUT)...
  16. xDuoo Link

    xDuoo Link

    Output power: 32mW @ 32ohm Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz(±0.5dB) THD+N: 0.0018% @ 1kHz S/N: 115dB Crosstalk:≥77dB Sampling rate support PCM: 16-32Bit/44.1kHz-384kHz DSD: 1Bit/2.82mHz-11.2mHz DAC chip: ESS9118EC Volume: 60mm*13mm*7.2mm Input interface: Type-C Output port: 3.5mm jack Length of...
  17. 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...
  18. Chamelleon

    Most simple but up to date DAP

    Hi, like in the title I'm looking for most simple but up to date DAP. I need something simple like xDuoo X2 or D3, no BT, no touchscreen, no fireworks but with decent software and sound quality. I would buy X2 but 4000 songs and 100 folders limit are unacceptable, I never had D3 but I heard that...
  19. Xduoo XQ-20

    Xduoo XQ-20

  20. IryxBRO

    xDuoo X3II - respect this budget HiRes DAP

    As a small hystory excursion: X3II is a 2nd generation of X3 DAP that was released in year 2015. First generation became so popular in some countries that there was third party custom RockBox firmware released for this DAP. It did solve some of the issues with the proprietary xDuoo firmware...
  21. xDuoo TA-10 High Fidelity Tube Headphone USB DAC&Amplifier

    xDuoo TA-10 High Fidelity Tube Headphone USB DAC&Amplifier

    A higher-end DAC/amp from community favorite xDuoo, the TA-10 features the flagship AKM AK4490 DAC and a classic 12AU7 tube. Its variety of interfaces make it incredibly versatile and include two sets of auxiliary inputs, a USB input, an SPDIF out, and an RCA out. Fully balanced from input to...
  22. B

    my 4 main kits

    Hello, I understand it is perhaps too much, I would love to discuss my 4 music kits: 1. Cowon Plenue D + Audinst AMP-HP (with Burson Audio) 2. Xduoo X10 + Xduoo XQ20 3. Shanling M0 + Topping NX3S 4. Zishan DSD (alone or + Little Bear B4 with Burson Audio) I am interested in sharing opinions...
  23. Jobbing

    Portable balanced DAC/AMP with AES/Ebu input?

    With the incoming new xDuoo X10T MKII digital transport I'm looking for a balanced DAC/Amp with AES/Ebu input to pair with the transport unit. AES not being a common feature on portable devices, any help and recommendations would be much appreciated. Thank you!
  24. xDuoo X3II

    xDuoo X3II

    Output Power: 210mW (32Ω/THD + N<0.0015%) Crosstalk: >75dB Battery: 3.7V/2000mAh Charging time: <3H (Quick charge) <5H (Slow charge) Weight: 112g Frequency Response: 20Hz~20kHz (±0.15dB) S/N: ≥114dB THD+N: 0.0015%@1KHz(32Ω@1KHz) Battery life: about 13hours Size: 102.5×51.5×14.9mm
  25. xDuoo TA-20

    xDuoo TA-20