The Element III from JDS Labs offers to be the ultimate wire with gain. Are pure engineering and curious features enough to make some noise in the hyper-competitive DAC/AMP world? We will see if the $449 Element III has its own spot in the market.
SMSL DO200 mk2 is a Bluetooth receiver and DAC based on dual Sabre ESS9068AS chips paired with five dual OP1612A op-amps. Its price is set at $469.
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.