Thanks for the response. That was my thinking. Heard Fiio are pretty good too. It's just such a big investment to go in blind(deaf). But these DAP's are just not stocked anywhere. Online purchase is my only option.
How do you compare the fiio sound quality with that of the A&k
For my experience the soundquality dramatically increased by switching from the X5III to the Sr15. My Ultrasone Edition M Plus opened up so nicely, and hence I used it with the FiiO allready balanced. I will never switch back again, A&K has me now as a new customer!
And not to forget I mostly quit to FiiO because of it's terrible software, ui and Supportbehavior.