Top 10 dac Equippeds with Portable Headphone
for October 2021

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ONKYO Portable Headphone Amplifier DAC Equipped with Black DAC-HA200(B) [Japan Impot]

ONKYO Portable Headphone Amplifier DAC Equipped with Black DAC-HA200(B) [Japan Impot]

by ONKYO
What We like

To the Op-amplifier, sound reproduction steric adopted MUSES8920 of New Japan Radio Features in clear

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Product Features

  • iOS product is capable of playing up to 96kHz/24bit in conjunction with HF Player application
  • The high resolution of the largest renewable 96kHz/24bit from PC
  • HD Player pack of HF Player app is available free of charge to the DAC-HA200 connection
  • It can be played out remains of digital via USB music file in Android terminal

It can be played out remains of digital via usb music file in android terminal Ios product is capable of playing up to 96khz/24bit in conjunction with hf player application The high resolution of the largest renewable 96khz/24bit from pc Hd player pack of hf player app is available free of charge to the dac-ha200 connection

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iFi Audio Hip-dac Portable DAC Headphone Amplifier for Windows, Mac, iPhone, and Android Phones Bundle with Blucoil USB Wall Adapter, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Type-A Extension Cable

iFi Audio Hip-dac Portable DAC Headphone Amplifier for Windows

Mac, iPhone, and Android Phones Bundle with Blucoil USB Wall Adapter, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Type-A Extension Cable

by Abbingdon Music Research
What We like

OFFERS EFFICIENT BATTERY LIFE - You can listen to high-quality sounds for up to 12 hours thanks to iFi hip-dac's 2200mAh battery.

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Product Features

  • DELIVERS CLEARER MUSIC - The balanced, analog audio circuits reduce noise, crosstalk, and signal interference. hip-dac's S-Balanced circuit provides maximum performance for single-ended and balanced headphones.
  • INCLUDES - iFi Audio hip-dac Portable DAC Headphone Amplifier; USB-A Male to Female Cable; OTG USB-C Cable for Android; USB Charging Cable; 4 Silicone Pads. Blucoil USB Wall Adapter 5V 1000mA (Model No. KA25-0501000US). Blucoil 3-Foot USB 2.0 Male to Female Extension Cable.
  • IMPROVES THE SOUND QUALITY FROM YOUR PHONE OR PC - The iFi hip-dac supports hi-res PCM and DXD of up to 384kHz, DSD256, and MQA. It replaces your smart device's inferior DAC.
  • OFFERS A MORE ACCURATE AUDIO REPRODUCTION - PowerMatch allows you to adjust the input sensitivity to match your headphone's impedance. Plus, the XBass analog circuit corrects and adds back the missing headphone/speaker bass response.

Offers a more accurate audio reproduction - powermatch allows you to adjust the input sensitivity to match your headphone's impedance. plus, the xbass analog circuit corrects and adds back the missing headphone/speaker bass response. Improves the sound quality from your phone or pc - the ifi hip-dac supports hi-res pcm and dxd of up to 384khz, dsd256, and mqa. it replaces your smart device's inferior dac. Delivers clearer music - the balanced, analog audio circuits reduce noise, crosstalk, and signal interference. hip-dac's s-balanced circuit provides maximum performance for single-ended and balanced headphones. Includes - ifi audio hip-dac portable dac headphone amplifier; usb-a male to female cable; otg usb-c cable for android; usb charging cable; 4 silicone pads. blucoil usb wall adapter 5v 1000ma (model no. ka25-0501000us). blucoil 3-foot usb 2.0 male to female extension cable.

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FiiO Q1 Mark II Portable Headphone Amplifier & DAC for iPhone, iPod, iPad, Walkman, Computers Bundle with Blucoil USB Wall Adapter, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Type-A Extension Cable

FiiO Q1 Mark II Portable Headphone Amplifier & DAC for iPhone

iPod, iPad, Walkman, Computers Bundle with Blucoil USB Wall Adapter, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Type-A Extension Cable

by FiiO
What We like

INCLUDES - FiiO Q1 Mark II Portable Headphone Amplifier & DAC; Lightning-to-Micro & Micro-USB Cables; 3.5mm Audio Cable; 4 Silicone Bands; Silicone Pad; Soft Pouch. Blucoil USB Wall Adapter 5V 1000mA (Model No. KA25-0501000US). Blucoil 3-Foot USB 2.0 Male to Female Extension Cable.

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Product Features

  • ENHANCES VOLUME ADJUSTMENT ACCURACY - The builtin ADC volume adjustment mechanism accurately reconstructs the ADC curve to solve volume imbalance between the left and right channels.
  • COMPATIBILITY - The Q1 Mark II DAC is compatible with iOS devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad), Walkman (WM Adapter sold separately), and Mac/Windows computers. *NOTE: Download the special driver for Windows at FiiO.
  • DECODES HIGH SAMPLING RATE FORMATS - The FiiO Q1 Mark II employs AKM AK4452 DAC chipset to decode up to 96kHz sample rate and deliver high signal-to-noise ratio with low distortion.
  • SUPPORTS NATIVE DSD DECODING - The portable headphone amp is equipped with the XMOS platform to support 384kHz/32bit PCM and DSD256.

Enhances volume adjustment accuracy - the builtin adc volume adjustment mechanism accurately reconstructs the adc curve to solve volume imbalance between the left and right channels. Decodes high sampling rate formats - the FiiO q1 mark ii employs akm ak4452 dac chipset to decode up to 96khz sample rate and deliver high signal-to-noise ratio with low distortion. Compatibility - the q1 mark ii dac is compatible with ios devices (iphone, ipod, ipad), walkman (wm adapter sold separately), and mac/windows computers. *note: download the special driver for windows at FiiO. Supports native dsd decoding - the portable headphone amp is equipped with the xmos platform to support 384khz/32bit pcm and dsd256.

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Linsoul XDuoo XP-2 Pro AK4452 CSR8675 Bluetooth 5.0 Portable Headphone Amplifier Decoder with NFC, 8 Hours Playtime, Mic/LDAC

Linsoul XDuoo XP-2 Pro AK4452 CSR8675 Bluetooth 5.0 Portable Headphone Amplifier Decoder with NFC

8 Hours Playtime, Mic/LDAC

by XDuoo
What We like

NFC Connection. This amplifier has the advanced NFC connection technology. Simple with one touch, it can be recognized immediately and easily connected by a touch with an NFC-enabled device, no more troublesome settings of Bluetooth connection

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Product Features

  • CVC8.0 Noise Cancellation. Built-in customized high-sensitivity audio microphone supports voice call via Bluetooth. Equipped with Qualcomm's new generation CVC 8.0 voice noise reduction technology, the call is clearer, easy to talk, no more rush to take out the phone (the call function doesnt support voice assistant or other voice message function on your phone)
  • Asynchronous USB DAC. This amplifier can be used as an external USB DAC. The USB receiving chip uses XMOS's new XU208, working in asynchronous transmission mode, PCM supports up to 32bit/384kHz, DXD 32bit/352.8kHz; DSD supports DOP, NATIVE mode, and DSD maximum support DSD256, support iOS mobile phone/iOS device, Android system mobile phone, player audio decoding (Note: iOS official original camera data cable is required)
  • Qualcomm CSR8675 Bluetooth Chip. XP-2 Pro adopts Qualcomm CSR8675 Bluetooth 5.0 chip. It supports SBC, AAC, APTX, APTX LL, APTX HD, LDAC and other high-definition audio format transmission. With Hi-RES certification, you are able to enjoy the stereo high quality music from this wireless amplifier
  • Independent Amplifier, Powerful Driving Force. The DAC chip adopts AKM's AK4452 chip which is of excellent decoding performance while also supporting original DSD, DXD and PCM signals, and supporting up to PC M--32BIT/384KHZ, DSD256, DXD 32BIT/352. 8KHZ. Different from the traditional integrated amplifier circuit, XP-2 Pro adopts the new OP+BUF circuit architecture, which has stronger driving force. The amp output power is increased to 300mW

Cvc8.0 noise cancellation. built-in customized high-sensitivity audio microphone supports voice call via bluetooth. equipped with qualcomm's new generation cvc 8.0 voice noise reduction technology, the call is clearer, easy to talk, no more rush to take out the phone (the call function doesnt support voice assistant or other voice message function on your phone) Independent amplifier, powerful driving force. the dac chip adopts akm's ak4452 chip which is of excellent decoding performance while also supporting original dsd, dxd and pcm signals, and supporting up to pc m--32bit/384khz, dsd256, dxd 32bit/352. 8khz. different from the traditional integrated amplifier circuit, xp-2 pro adopts the new op+buf circuit architecture, which has stronger driving force. the amp output power is increased to 300mw Qualcomm csr8675 bluetooth chip. xp-2 pro adopts qualcomm csr8675 bluetooth 5.0 chip. it supports sbc, aac, aptx, aptx ll, aptx hd, ldac and other high-definition audio format transmission. with hi-res certification, you are able to enjoy the stereo high quality music from this wireless amplifier Asynchronous usb dac. this amplifier can be used as an external usb dac. the usb receiving chip uses xmos's new xu208, working in asynchronous transmission mode, pcm supports up to 32bit/384khz, dxd 32bit/352.8khz; dsd supports dop, native mode, and dsd maximum support dsd256, support ios mobile phone/ios device, android system mobile phone, player audio decoding (note: ios official original camera data cable is required)

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TUNAI Square Portable Bluetooth 5.0 USB DAC/Headphone Receiver Amplifier with aptX, aptX Low Latency, AAC, Discrete Cirrus Logic DAC, Low Noise Floor, Cord Management, Built-in Microphone

TUNAI Square Portable Bluetooth 5.0 USB DAC/Headphone Receiver Amplifier with aptX

aptX Low Latency, AAC, Discrete Cirrus Logic DAC, Low Noise Floor, Cord Management, Built-in Microphone

by TUNAI
What We like

FEATURES GALORE - Built in microphone for calls, Siri, Google Assistant - Bluetooth controls for play, pause, volume, etc. - Long 7 hour battery life - Range up to 164 outdoors / 32 indoors - Also performs as USB DAC

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Product Features

  • CUT THE CORD - Instantly transform any wired earphones into Bluetooth wireless earphones - includes built-in cord management system with a clean, minimal design
  • HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO - Enjoy CD quality thanks to aptX from Qualcomm, Bluetooth 5.0 technology and high quality CIRRUS LOGIC DAC with 114dB DNR to eliminate background noise (High quality MP3 or AAC is used for devices without aptX)
  • WORKS WITH ALL APPS - Compatible with all streaming services like Apple Music, Amazon, Spotify, YouTube, Google Play Music and all your favorite music apps
  • aptX LOW LATENCY - Get perfect audio sync with no lag when watching video and play games on your aptX Low Latency equipped device such as the Tunai Wand

High resolution audio - enjoy cd quality thanks to aptx from qualcomm, bluetooth 5.0 technology and high quality cirrus logic dac with 114db dnr to eliminate background noise (high quality mp3 or aac is used for devices without aptx) Cut the cord - instantly transform any wired earphones into bluetooth wireless earphones - includes built-in cord management system with a clean, minimal design Aptx low latency - get perfect audio sync with no lag when watching video and play games on your aptx low latency equipped device such as the TUNAI wand Works with all apps - compatible with all streaming services like apple music, amazon, spotify, youtube, google play music and all your favorite music apps

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Astell&Kern AK XB10 Portable High-Resolution Bluetooth Dongle Headphone Amp/DAC with aptX HD

Astell&Kern AK XB10 Portable High-Resolution Bluetooth Dongle Headphone Amp/DAC with aptX HD

by Astell&Kern
What We like

Supports voice calls and features a built-in microphone: receive calls when using earphones without a microphone

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Product Features

  • It supports aptX HD codec from Qualcomm's, which means the maximum sound quality with a wireless connection.
  • Astell & Kern AK XB10 new Bluetooth receiver for high-quality Hi-Fi headphones, which you still listen via a wired connection.
  • iRiver Astell&Kern AK XB10 Extreme Bluetooth AMP
  • Dimensions : 50 x 50 x 12.3mm / Weight : 23g / Bluetooth Version : Bluetooth 4.1, Class 2 / Type : Smartphone Portable DAC, USB DAC / Rated Voltage : 5V USB Charging.

Iriver Astell&Kern ak xb10 extreme bluetooth amp It supports aptx hd codec from qualcomm's, which means the maximum sound quality with a wireless connection. Astell & kern ak xb10 new bluetooth receiver for high-quality hi-fi headphones, which you still listen via a wired connection. Dimensions : 50 x 50 x 12.3mm / weight : 23g / bluetooth version : bluetooth 4.1, class 2 / type : smartphone portable dac, usb dac / rated voltage : 5v usb charging.

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AudioQuest DragonFly Red USB DAC and Headphones Amplifier Bundle with Ear Buddy Audio Attenuator for 3.5mm Headphones and IEMs, Blucoil Mini USB Type-A Hub with 4 USB Ports, and 3' USB Extension Cable

blucoil AudioQuest DragonFly Red USB DAC and Headphones Amplifier Bundle with Ear Buddy Audio Attenuator for 3.5mm Headphones and IEMs

Blucoil Mini USB Type-A Hub with 4 USB Ports, and 3' USB Extension Cable

by Blucoil
What We like

TRANSFERS AUDIO WITH LOW JITTER AND MINIMAL PACKET ERROR - This USB DAC uses sophisticated Asynchronous USB Streamlength Protocol to transfer the audio data from a computer to your headphones.

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Product Features

  • CONSUMES LESS BATTERY LIFE - This DragonFly Red doesn't quickly drain the battery of your Android/iOS smartphone. It uses Microchip PIC32MX micro-controller that spends lower power compared to DragonFly V1.2's Instruments TAS1020b.
  • OFFERS 3D AUDIO TEXTURE - The AudioQuest DragonFly Red uses 64bit, bit-perfect digital volume control inside its ESS 9016 chip. It provides excellent fidelity and dynamic contrast to your audio data.
  • PRODUCES MORE DETAILED SOUND - The DAC's digital signal processor chip uses 32bit ESS 9016, which surpasses the ESS 9010 in overall performances. It delivers a more natural dynamic music thanks to the minimum-phase digital filter.
  • INCLUDES - AudioQuest DragonFly Red Asynchronous USB DAC. Ear Buddy Attenuator Cable with 3.5mm Connector for Headphones and In-Ear Monitors. Special Earplugs. Airplane Headphone Adapter. Portable Earphone Hard Case. Blucoil Mini USB Type-A Hub with 1 Micro USB and 4 USB 3.0 Ports. Blucoil 3-Foot USB 2.0 Male to Female Extension Cable.

Offers 3d audio texture - the audioquest dragonfly red uses 64bit, bit-perfect digital volume control inside its ess 9016 chip. it provides excellent fidelity and dynamic contrast to your audio data. Produces more detailed sound - the dac's digital signal processor chip uses 32bit ess 9016, which surpasses the ess 9010 in overall performances. it delivers a more natural dynamic music thanks to the minimum-phase digital filter. Consumes less battery life - this dragonfly red doesn't quickly drain the battery of your android/ios smartphone. it uses microchip pic32mx micro-controller that spends lower power compared to dragonfly v1.2's instruments tas1020b. Includes - audioquest dragonfly red asynchronous usb dac. ear buddy attenuator cable with 3.5mm connector for headphones and in-ear monitors. special earplugs. airplane headphone adapter. portable earphone hard case. Blucoil mini usb type-a hub with 1 micro usb and 4 usb 3.0 ports. Blucoil 3-foot usb 2.0 male to female extension cable.

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Linsoul Topping L30 Mini Portable HiFi Headphone Amplifier with NFCA Setup for Musician Audiophile (Silver)

Linsoul Topping L30 Mini Portable HiFi Headphone Amplifier with NFCA Setup for Musician Audiophile (Silver)

by TOPPING
What We like

Perfect Companion for Audiophile. Designed with a portable and compact body, L30 could be your HiFi device on-the-go for every day life. Simply take it anytime anywhere, you will enjoy pure high fidelity music

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Product Features

  • High Quality Amplifier. The NFCA modules of L30 are not only able to drive the headphones but also apply to be a pre-amplifier with the same ultra-high performance. When it is in preamp mode, the output impedance is as low as 20 ohm, which is widely suitable for various devices. It is a great companion of active monitors stacked with E30 DAC when L30 working in preamp mode
  • Wide Applications for Headphones. L30 has a high voltage swing of 26Vp-p, power of 3500mW per channel when both channels are driven and output impedance of less than 0.1ohm. It easily drives power for headphones with a wide range of different impedance.
  • Ultra-High Performance NFCA Modules. L30 adopts the same NFCA module from flagship A90. Ultra-low noise of 0.3uV gives an absurdly high dynamic range of 141dB and no audible noise.
  • 3 Steps Gain Settings. L30 is equipped with three gain settings of -9.9dB/0dB/9.5dB.Wide range of gain settings and the 0.3uVrms ultra-low noise makes L30 easily adapt to all types of headphones from extremely sensitive IEMs to most power demanding full-sized over-ears

High quality amplifier. the nfca modules of l30 are not only able to drive the headphones but also apply to be a pre-amplifier with the same ultra-high performance. when it is in preamp mode, the output impedance is as low as 20 ohm, which is widely suitable for various devices. it is a great companion of active monitors stacked with e30 dac when l30 working in preamp mode Ultra-high performance nfca modules. l30 adopts the same nfca module from flagship a90. ultra-low noise of 0.3uv gives an absurdly high dynamic range of 141db and no audible noise. Wide applications for headphones. l30 has a high voltage swing of 26vp-p, power of 3500mw per channel when both channels are driven and output impedance of less than 0.1ohm. it easily drives power for headphones with a wide range of different impedance. 3 steps gain settings. l30 is equipped with three gain settings of -9.9db/0db/9.5db.wide range of gain settings and the 0.3uvrms ultra-low noise makes l30 easily adapt to all types of headphones from extremely sensitive iems to most power demanding full-sized over-ears

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Hilidac Audirect Beam 2S ESS9281C PRO DSD128 MQA Decoding 4.4mm Balance 384kHz Hi-Res HiFi Portable USB DAC/AMP Type-C Lightning Headphone Amplifier

topssale Hilidac Audirect Beam 2S ESS9281C PRO DSD128 MQA Decoding 4.4mm Balance 384kHz Hi-Res HiFi Portable USB DAC/AMP Type-C Lightning Headphone Amplifier

by topssale
What We like

A powerful ESS9281C PRO DAC Chip Beam 2S is equipped with a powerful DAC Chip from Sabre Corporation, The ESS9218C Pro which supports decoding PCM/DXD.Up to 32 Bit/384kHz, and it also comes with Dual OPAMP Chips .

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Product Features

  • Achieving Real Balance adopted Sony's 4.4mm headphone Jack,the grounding treatment is completely balanced, and the well-designed circuit module makes the background sound more clean and beautiful.
  • Three Gains Option To Meet Different Headphones Needs:Beam2S Has Adopted High, Medium And Low Gain.Beam2S Has Adopted High, Medium And Low Gain .FunctionFhe Indicator Light On The Side Will Have.Different Colors When Choosing Different Gains
  • One Device For Multiple Platforms And Purposes :Adapted To A Variety Of Devices Convenient For Replacing Devices
  • Enjoy lossless High-quality MQA MusicBeam2S supports native MQA file decoding ,enjoy to the sound of the original master tape by playing MQA file .

Achieving real balance adopted sony's 4.4mm headphone jack,the grounding treatment is completely balanced, and the well-designed circuit module makes the background sound more clean and beautiful. Enjoy lossless high-quality mqa musicbeam2s supports native mqa file decoding ,enjoy to the sound of the original master tape by playing mqa file . Three gains option to meet different headphones needs:beam2s has adopted high, medium and low gain.beam2s has adopted high, medium and low gain .functionfhe indicator light on the side will have.different colors when choosing different gains One device for multiple platforms and purposes :adapted to a variety of devices convenient for replacing devices

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Douk Audio G3 PRO Bluetooth 5.0 Power Amp & Headphone Amplifier, Support APTX, with DAC chip, 100W x 2, Works for 2.0 Channel Passive Speakers (Black)

Douk Audio G3 PRO Bluetooth 5.0 Power Amp & Headphone Amplifier

Support APTX, with DAC chip, 100W x 2, Works for 2.0 Channel Passive Speakers (Black)

by Nobsound
What We like

Sound is clean and powerful with no background noise and pop. With 3 independent op amps. You can adjust treble and bass easily.

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Product Features

  • With professional Hi-Fi headphone amplifier chip. Can offer 700mW*[email protected] Ohms / 156mW*[email protected] Ohms. Headphone and speaker outputs can work at the same time.
  • With 2 x TPA3116 chip. Can offer 100W x 2 high power. Easily to drive 4~8 ohm speakers. (Included power supply is 24V 6A)
  • With Bluetooth 5.0. Support AAC, APTX, and APTX-LL .etc. Very low latency and 10m effective transmission distance.
  • With independent DAC chip. High SNR (127dB) and low distortion (-120dB)

With bluetooth 5.0. support aac, aptx, and aptx-ll .etc. very low latency and 10m effective transmission distance. With 2 x tpa3116 chip. can offer 100w x 2 high power. easily to drive 4~8 ohm speakers. (included power supply is 24v 6a) With independent dac chip. high snr (127db) and low distortion (-120db) With professional hi-fi headphone amplifier chip. can offer 700mw*[email protected] ohms / 156mw*[email protected] ohms. headphone and speaker outputs can work at the same time.

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