Geek Out v2 is now available for pre-order, at the "Geek Force pre-order price" of US$225: http://lhlabs.com/415/ http://marketplace.lhlabs.com/products/geek-out-v2-usb-dac-headphone-amplifier The specifications are as follows: Frequency Response: 2 Hz - 55 kHz (-0.1 dB) Maximum Power Output: User switchable. 1000 mW @ 16 ohms. 100mW @ 16 ohms Maximum Output Voltage: 4.0 Vrms in high gain setting. Total Harmonic Distortion (THD+N): <0.01% Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR): >105 dB unweighted. > 108 A-weighted. Input: USB 2.0 (Asyncronous) Outputs: Dual 3.5mm analog stereo (one single-ended, one TRRS balanced) Output Impedance: 0.47 ohms Output Stage OpAmp: Texas Instruments TPA6120A2 Amplifier Output Bias: Class A Digital to Analog Converter IC: ESS SABRE9018AQ2M USB Controller: XMOS XS1-SU01A-FB96 PCM Sample Rates Supported: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz, 352.8 kHz, 384 kHz DSD Sample Rates Supported: 2.8224 MHz, 3.072 MHz, 5.6448 MHz, 6.144 MHz Bit Depth Supported: 1 bit, 16 bit, 24 bit, 32 bit Chassis Construction: 3D Printed Ultra High Temp Resin Width: 37.5mm Length: 78mm Height: 13mm Weight: 34 grams Geek Out V2 Infinity Specs: Additional 450mW output option Additional Digital Filter Mode (SSM) -3dB THD+N Performance Boost MSRP: $499 ======================================================== I probably will not pre-order one because of three main reasons: (1) From past experience, early backers usually do not get the better end of the deal. Better offers will be available later (I am not talking about until the product becomes obsolete), so why not wait until a bit later even if I am interested? (2) IF LH Labs have the time to develop the all-new Geek Out v2 (spent 18 months on this?), why not develop and deliver the products I ordered first. The Geek Pulse I ordered won't be delivered until the end of the year (although I only ordered late last year); the Geek Wave will probably not be delivered this year (and even if delivered, I am concerned if it would be buggy, and whether the sound would be "Verb-like"). (3) Good luck to those pre-ordered - I am not confident that LH Labs would stick to the shipping schedule proposed. Of course, perhaps LH Labs deserve praise for allowing backers to pledge only $1 (and shipping) at the pre-order stage, and settle the remaining fee before shipping. So what do you guys thinks about this new Geek Out?