Amplifier

Yulong Aurora

The Aurora is the newest DAC/Amp combo by a Chinese manufacturer Yulong. It's designed around the latest ESS ES9068AS chip, also offering a Class-A headphone amplifier. It's priced at $520.

SMSL HO100

The SMSL HO100 is the newest budget headphone amplifier from SMSL. It can output up to 1.5W into 32ohm and it's priced at $149.

SMSL HO200

SMSL HO200 is a midrange headphone amplifier with plenty of power and balanced outputs. Its price starts at $399.

JDS Labs Atom +

JDS Labs has made a name for itself rather quickly, thanks to their idea of a product that underpromises and over-delivers. It’s cheap, it’s made in the USA and it kicks butts. Now, it has a „+” in its name. The Price is set at $208 for the combo, let's go!

XI Audio Broadway S

XI Audio Broadway S is a really interesting transportable headphone amplifier that is battery powered and it runs a pure analog discrete class A. It is priced at $1599.

LittleDot MK III SE

LittleDot MK III SE is a fully balanced hybrid headphone amplifier by this legendary Chinese manufacturer. It pushes up to 2.5W per channel and it's priced at $499.

Cayin C9

Cayin C9 is a flagship transportable fully balanced portable tube amp that can output up to a whopping 4.1W at 16 ohms. It'll cost you just shy of $1999.

SMSL M100 MK II

SMSL M100 MK II is a tiny desktop DAC based on SABRE9018Q2C and it has plenty of I/O for its size. It costs just $93.99

Palab M1-mini

Palab M1-mini is a portable and very powerful DAC/AMP based on ESS9038Q2M with full MQA decoding. The recommended price of the device is $449.