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dacs

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V-Moda's outrageously sweet portable DAC and headphone amp

There are lots of headphone amps, but only the Vamp Verza works with the digital output of an iPhone or Android device, and that's a difference you can hear.

By June 1, 2013

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The Micromega MyDac is an instant audiophile classic

The Micromega MyDac comes from France, and it's fast becoming an audiophile top choice in high-performance desktop digital-to-analog converters.

By March 6, 2013

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US-made headphone delivers great bass and style

Hand-crafted in Portland, Ore., the 1964 Ears V8 in-ear headphone is a more affordable alternative to the leading brands' high-end models.

By April 16, 2014

Editors' Take

Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus

The Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus offers a lot of features and decent sound quality but its price tag could be the limiting factor.

By June 4, 2012

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Streaming-audio app Play-Fi takes on Sonos and AirPlay

Play-Fi is the newest home streaming standard and could give Sonos and AirPlay a run for their money, promising wider manufacturer support and hi-res playback.

By September 24, 2013

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Getting to know the Meridian Audio factory

Cutting-edge digital, in the heart of old England.

By September 19, 2013

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Arcam rPac headphone amp and USB DAC hands-on

The Arcam rPac offers PC and Mac users an affordable upgrade to their onboard sound, complete with a dedicated headphone amplifier.

By May 7, 2012

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Wadia 151PowerDAC: A new state of the art for desktop amplifiers?

Wadia's USB digital-to-analog converter/stereo amplifier is a bona-fide triumph! Desktop audio never sounded this good before.

By April 29, 2012

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Audioengine's terrific, tiny USB DAC/headphone amp

Company has a knack for making great sounding desktop gear; the new D1 is the perfect music "interface" between your computer and speakers or headphones.

By January 25, 2012

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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