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Why wait for the Pono portable high-resolution music player? The FiiO X5 is here now

The Pono player is due in October, but the X5 is cheaper, plays more types of file formats, and sounds sweet says the Audiophiliac.

By May. 14, 2014

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FiiO's nifty $200 portable high-resolution music player is a knockout

The Audiophiliac spends some quality time with FiiO's little X3, an awesome 192kHz/24-bit music player/headphone amplifier; it also sounds sweet with MP3s.

By Sep. 7, 2013

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Fiio's tiny and extraordinary-sounding headphone amplifiers

Fiio's micro-size USB digital-to-analog converter/amplifiers will get the very best sound out of your headphones.

By Feb. 22, 2012

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Neil Young's reality distortion field

As Neil Young's Pono Kickstarter campaign winds down, the future looks bright -- or does it?

By Apr. 12, 2014

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For the best sound quality, does the format really matter?

The Audiophiliac ponders the ins and outs of high-resolution audio.

By Jun. 7, 2014

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Pono's success points to appetite for high-res audio

Neil Young's Pono has proved there is a market for high-resolution audio players. So why are people rushing to buy one when there are alternatives already available?

By Mar. 12, 2014

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What's up with Neil Young's Pono high-resolution music system?

We've heard about Pono for years, and now the promised 2014 launch has been postponed.

By Oct. 19, 2013

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Can a tiny $39 amp make your headphones sound a lot better?

The Audiophiliac listens to two outrageously fine Firestone products: the $199 Fireye DA USB headphone amp and the $39 Fireye Mini portable headphone amp.

By Aug. 4, 2012

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Build your own desktop stereo for under $70

The Audiophiliac pairs the Dayton B652 speakers with the tiny Lepai LP-2020A+ stereo amp, and finds very respectable sound for around $70.

By May. 23, 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 Mar. 24, 2013