Dac

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 DO100

The SMSL DO100 is the newest budget DAC from SMSL. It uses a dual ES9038Q2m chip and it's priced at $239.

Cayin RU6

Cayin RU6 is the first, portable R-2R dongle. It features a balanced output, and it costs $249.

EarMen Tradutto

The EarMen Tradutto is the newest release from EarMen, which is a sub-brand of the well-known and beloved company called Auris Audio. It is a fully balanced, ES9038Q2M desktop DAC with MQA and Bluetooth functionality. The price is set at $799.