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Portable Headphone Amp

Quloos QLS MC01/MC01SE: Latest Flagship-Grade Portable DAC/AMPs

Portable Audio scenes can easily get sorted with your favorite pair of IEMs and a Portable USB DAC/AMP with your smartphones. These little devices are slowly replacing digital audio players for many portable users. Brands are regularly bri…

(News) Moondrop Dawn Gets An All-New 3.5mm Single-Ended Variant

Following the success of the recently launched Moondrop DAWN 4.4mm Portable USB DAC/AMP, Moondrop has now revealed a single-ended variant for the DAWN, Let’s meet the all-new Moondrop DAWN 3.5mm Single-Ended Portable USB DAC/AMP. They have…

(News) MUSE HiFi M1: Type-C To 3.5mm Portable Audio Dac Adapter

MUSE HiFi has released the MUSE HiFi M1, a compact audio adapter with built-in DAC.

(News) Five Upgrades With The Brand-New FiiO Q3 MQA: Q3 MQA Vs OG Q3!!

Back in 2020, FiiO released the Q3 Portable USB DAC/AMP. At that time, The Q3 was one of the only few portable DAC/AMPs in the market to feature powerful THX AAA amplification. It brought excellent performance with a premium AKM DAC chip, …

(News) FiiO KA2: Compact Fully Balanced USB DAC/AMP

Earlier this year, FiiO entered into the world of HiFi Portable USB DAC/AMPs along with its sub-brand Jade Audio with the KA3 and KA1 USB DAC/AMPs. Yesterday at their online launch event, FiiO and Jade Audio introduced the latest KA2 Porta…

(News) Six Upgrades With FiiO BTR7 Compared To The BTR5: Brand New Bluetooth DAC/AMP

FiiO took the internet with its summer launch event yesterday where they announced several much-awaited products from their catalog along with a few surprises. The biggest awaited product for us from their catalog was the BTR7, the flagshi…

(News) FiiO BTR7 Dongle Amplifier with THX AAA!!!

The FiiO BTR7 dongle amplifier with THX AAA amplifiers has been announced and is now available for pre-order on HiFiGO. The price is $239.

(News) Moondrop Releases "DAWN" Brand New Fully Balanced Portable USB Type-C DAC/AMP

Following the success of the amazing Moonriver 2 USB DAC/AMP, Moondrop has come up with a brand new Portable USB DAC/AMP in the budget category, presenting you with the all-new Moondrop DAWN. Moondrop Dawn is a compact yet powerful portabl…

(News) iBasso Released DC06 Latest Portable USB DAC/AMP With Dual Sabre DAC Chips

iBasso has added a new Portable USB DAC/AMP to its famous “DC” series of USB DAC/AMPs, meet the all-new iBasso DC06. The “DC” series is famous for multiple successful products such as the DC02, DC05, etc. The latest iBasso DC06 comes equip…

(News) HiBy FC4: A Mighty Powerful Compact USB DAC/AMP With Dual DAC Configuration

The wait for the latest Portable USB DAC/AMP from HiBy is finally over, the HiBy FC4 is here. HiBy has been teasing the FC4 for the past few days, showcasing its various features like Dual DAC chipset, Hardware volume keys, Multi-colour RG…

(News) Shanling UA3: Portable Headphone Amplifier USB DAC/AMP

Shanling has released its latest portable headphone amplifier, the Shanling UA3.

(News) ACMEE MAGIC SOUND 4S: 192K dongle amplifier

ACMEE recently released the AK4493 version of its latest high-performance dongle amplifier, the ACMEE Magic Sound IV. This time, the original Magic Sound 4 has been brushed up and a low-cost entry-level model, the ACMEE MAGIC SOUND 4S, has…

(News) Musiland 09 Mark III: Headphone Amplifier Digital Audio Decoder

Musiland has released its latest digital portable headphone amplifier, the Musiland 09 Mark III.

(News) Audirect Atom Mini: ES9280AC PRO Chip HiFi Portable USB DAC Amplifier

Audirect has released the Audirect Atom Mini, a small dongle amplifier.

(News) Questyle M15 Portable USB DAC/AMP With ES9281AC Sabre DAC

Today, Questyle, a pioneer desktop Hifi audio brand has released its latest Portable USB DAC/AMP, the Questyle M15. The latest Questyle M15 houses two of Questyle’s patented CMA(Current Mode Amplification) SiP modules. It has four CMA amp …

(News) xDuoo Poke II: USB DAC/AMP with CS43198 Dual DAC and Bluetooth Transmission

xDuoo has unveiled its latest Portable USB DAC/AMP, the xDuoo Poke II. Short for the Pokemon USB DAC/AMP, the OG Poke model that came out a few years back was a huge success for the brand. Based on the same principle of designing an all-in…

(News) FiiO KA1 Latest USB DAC/AMP With Premium ES9281AC Pro DAC Chip

FiiO in collaboration with its sister brand Jade Audio has announced their latest Portable USB DAC/AMP, the FiiO&JadeAudio KA1. The KA1 adopts not only a high-resolution DAC but also a powerful headphone amplifier, promising us an authenti…

(News) Moondrop MoonRiver 2, Moondrop's CS43198-based DAC/amplifier, released!

Moondrop is known as a very popular Chinese IEM brand. However, their lineup is not limited to in-ear monitors. Moondrop has now released overseas the Moondrop MoonRiver 2, a portable headphone amplifier with an innovative design and built…

(News) DD HiFi TC44C Latest USB DAC/AMP with Dual DAC and Balanced Headphone Support

Guangzhou DD Electronics Technology Co., Ltd., widely known as DD HiFi is a premium HiFi audio accessory brand based in China. They are known for premium accessories including adapters, connectors, and USB DAC/AMPs. Today, DD HiFi has adde…

(News) Lotoo Paw S2, an MQA compatible portable USB DAC/AMP to step up your high-resolution music

Today, Lotoo announced an upgrade to its highly successful Paw S1, the Lotoo Paw S2, which features Lotoo's full suite of advanced audio architecture with the legendary AKM4377 DAC chip at its core. The Paw S2 supports decoding of high-res…