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The Dual DAC Cable ultimately showcases greater refinement in both feel and listening than even its premium competitors, however, its higher output impedance especially makes it a far more situational buy.
With streamlined usability, a lightweight aluminium build and clean audio section, the FC3 is hard to fault for portable use and offers a well-rounded package for a reasonable asking price.
Even at its elevated price tag, the Tone 2 Pro remains an excellent DAC paired with a simply good integrated amplifier that does well for IEMs and suffices for headphones.
The D70s’ strength lies in its ability to effortlessly resolve the minutiae and do so without any fatigue, all the while upholding an almost perfectly even-handed presentation.
The BTR5 is an exemplary device that gets impressively close to similarly priced wired sources whilst maintaining a compact and convenient wireless form factor.
Paired with matching DAC, SMSL treat the user to a delightfully modern and natural sounding stack that doesn’t disappoint.
The A50s remains an easy recommendation for its well-rounded design, ultra clean and linear sound and very reasonable price.
The SU-9 is for those wanting a balanced DAC with a pure sound, excellent staging and strong resolving power without spending a small fortune to get it.
Though the L30 absolutely nails the fundamentals making the it an easy and versatile recommendation from me.
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Pros – Excellent value overall, Coherent presentation with clean transients, Resolving midrange Cons – Slightly woolly bass, Resolution isn’t the … Continue Reading Earmen Donald DAC Review – No Quack
Pros – Huge driving power, Highly compact design, Transparent sound, Low output impedance, Mic pass-through Cons – Battery passively discharges, … Continue Reading Periodic Audio Ni Review – Collapsing Sun
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