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A tiny USB digital-to-analog converter from AudioQuest

Can a $249 digital-to-analog converter/headphone amplifier deliver state-of-the-art sound? The Audiophiliac listens to the AudioQuest DragonFly to find out.

By July 1, 2012


When are more expensive cables worth it?

HDMI, USB, speaker, and other cables come in a wide variety of prices. Is it ever worth it to spend more? Actually, sometimes yes.

By June 20, 2015


Audioengine's mighty midget digital converter/headphone amplifier does the job

The Audioengine D3 may be teensy, but this affordable component can radically upgrade your computer's sound quality!

By February 5, 2014


Two gifts under $100 for the audio enthusiast

The Audioquest Dragonfly USB DAC has just been reduced to $99 online; readers can also get a good deal on the Logitech UE Smart Radio.

By December 11, 2013


Can expensive audio cables improve the sound of a hi-fi?

Sure, the naysayers "know" cables don't make a difference, but what if you could prove them wrong?

By May 4, 2013


A $299 high-end USB digital converter from England

Meridian Audio, known for its ultra-high-end components dips its toe into the affordable market with the Explorer USB digital-to-analog converter.

By March 24, 2013


A budget-priced, audiophile USB digital converter

The HRT MicroStreamer is a small digital-to-analog converter/headphone amp that sounds great.

By February 24, 2013


Giant killer: ALO's tiny Pan Am headphone amplifier

The amp's diminutive size is a big plus; the Pan Am can fit on even the most cramped desktop.

By November 14, 2012


Does size matter? Over-the-ear vs. in-ear headphones

They sound very different -- that's easy -- but from a sound-quality point of view, which is better?

By June 27, 2012


Headphone geekfest in Babylon, NY

The Audiophiliac explored the Head-Fi headphone club get-together in Babylon, N.Y.

By June 9, 2012