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S.M.S.L DO200 MKⅡ: High-end MQA Full Decoding Bluetooth Audio Decoder

The latest USB DAC, the SMSL DO200 MKII, has been released.

Topping Launches All-New DX1 All-in-One DAC+Headphone AMP with AK4493S AKM DAC Chip

Topping is a well-established brand in the HiFi audio industry. The brand is mainly known for its wide range of desktop audio gears including DACs, AMPs, and All-in-One DAC/AMP devices. The best part about Topping is that their collection …

SMSL Releases SU-10: Latest Flagship Desktop DAC with Dual ES9038Pro DAC Chips

SMSL offers one of the widest collections of premium desktop audio gears including desktop decoders, headphone amplifiers, power amplifiers, and more. Today, SMSL has released its latest flagship desktop decoder, the all-new SMSL SU10. Equ…

Six Updates With the All-New Topping DX7 Pro+: DX7 Pro+ vs DX7 Pro

Topping has released an update to its classic DX7 Pro desktop all-in-one DAC/AMP with the all-new Topping DX7 Pro+. Originally released back in 2019, the DX7 Pro has been a top-selling product for Topping. It has been a highly versatile al…

TOPPING DX7 Pro+: Bluetooth5.1 ES9038PRO Hi-Res Headphone Desktop Decoder Amplifier

Topping has released the TOPPING DX7 Pro+, an all-in-one desktop headphone amplifier.

SMSL C200: High End DAC & Headphone Amp

The SMSL C200 high-end DAC and headphone amplifier has been released.

xDuoo Releases MU-602 High-Performance SPDIF Digital DAC With Premium Decoding Chipset

xDuoo has released a brand-new digital DAC, presenting the all-new xDuoo MU-602. It’s a high-performance Digital DAC that supports SPDIF Coaxial and Optical inputs and houses dual RCA output ports. MU-602 also has EQ functions with Bass an…

S.M.S.L Welcomes New M500 MK III Desktop All-in-One DAC AMP: M500 MK III vs M500 MK II vs M500

S.M.S.L is a premium Hifi audio gear brand from China. They have a huge catalog of premium desktop audio gears including audio decoders, headphone amplifiers, all-in-one decoders and amplifiers, etc. S.M.S.L M500 is a highly celebrated all…

Shanling EM7 Flagship Desktop All-in-One Streamer and DAC/AMP

Shanling has introduced a brand new flagship desktop all-in-one streamer plus DAC/AMP, the Shanling EM7. The “EM” series of HiFi products from Shanling are designed as an all-in-one desktop solution for headphone listeners. The series star…

xDuoo Releases MU-604 High-Performance Desktop DAC & MU-605 HD Bluetooth Receiver

The latest “MU” series of products match exactly the “MT” series of headphone amplifier lineup which has been here since last year from xDuoo. Without wasting any more time, let’s know more about the latest MU-604 and the MU-605.

Six Upgrades With Topping E30 II Desktop DAC: Topping E30 II Vs E30!!

Topping has completely redesigned the architecture of E30 for the new-generation E30 II. Instead of a single DAC arrangement on the OG E30, the latest E30 II is packed with a Dual DAC architecture. There are several other updates on the E3…

(News) Topping Announces New E30 II Desktop DAC and L30 II NFCA based Desktop Headphone AMP

After a long wait, Topping has finally revealed a successor to its classic E30 and L30 entry-level desktop audio setup. They have released E30 II as an upgrade to the E30 DAC and L30 II as a successor to the L30 headphone amplifier. Toppin…

(News) Topping Releases DM7: ES9038 Pro Based Flagship Multi-Channel Desktop DAC

Over the years, Topping has emerged itself as manufacturer of premium, high-performance desktop audio gears. They have released many successful products that cover most segments including desktop DACs, Headphone amplifiers, Power Amplifier…

(News) Gustard Announces R26 Flagship Fully Discrete R-2R Desktop DAC

Gustard has entered into the Discrete R2R game with its latest R26, a high-end Discrete R2R Desktop DAC. Featuring a precisely designed R-2R resistor ladder array, the R26 packs a wonderful performance with native 1 Bit DAC architecture. I…

(News) SMSL Announces D-6 Hi-Res Desktop DAC & DA-6 Mini Class D Power Amplifier

SMSL is a famous Hifi audio brand specializing in high-quality premium desktop audio gears. They are known mainly for their audio decoders and headphone/power amplifiers. The best thing about SMSL is that its products are available across …

(News) Topping Releases "D90LE": Flagship Desktop DAC With ES9038Pro DAC Chip

Topping D90 flagship Desktop DAC has got a new model today, the all-new Topping D90LE. D90LE is going to be the second iteration of the famous D90 DAC along with the D90SE which is also available simultaneously. The only difference between…

(News) Aune X8 XVIII Anniversary Edition BT Magic Desktop DAC

AUNE Audio is a famous brand from Shenzhen China, they specialize in premium HiFi desktop gears such as audio decoders, headphone amplifiers, digital clocks, etc. Today, Aune has released their latest special edition variant for the well-k…

(News) S.M.S.L PO100: Latest USB Type-C Digital Audio Interface

PO100 from S.M.S.L Audio is an ultra-compact USB digital audio interface designed with a premium XMOS USB design. S.M.S.L PO100 uses USB Type-C for signal input and has two digital outputs, Optical and Coaxial. This compact device supports…

(News) Topping D90SE Flagship ES9038Pro MQA Balanced DAC Launched

Today, Topping announced their latest flagship MQA DAC, the Topping D90SE. We know Topping already has a D90 flagship DAC, but this is D90SE featuring a different audio decoding chipset to the former model. Topping D90SE features the all-n…