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ALO Studio Six Tube Headphone Amp Review

ALO Studio Six Tube Headphone Amp Review

The ALO Studio Six is a Class A single-ended triode circuit design with zero feedback. It delivers a warm and rich tone via its full vacuum tube amplification. It isn't cheap but it delivers a lot of quality tube power...

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AURALiC TAURUS MKII Balanced Headphone Amp Review

AURALiC TAURUS MKII Balanced Headphone Amp Review

The AURALiC TAURUS MKII uses their proprietary ORFEO Classs-A output modules to deliver amazing sound to high-end headphones. Enjoy incredible transparency and tonal quality via either the standard or balanced output of the TAURUS MKII. Easily one of the best headphone amps on the market and a reference quality pairing with the HiFiMAN HE-6 planar magnetic headphones.

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Schiit Asgard 2 Headphone Amplifier and Bifrost Uber DAC Review

Schiit Asgard 2 Headphone Amplifier and Bifrost Uber DAC Review

Schiit Audio is an irreverent company that builds high quality electronics for headphone listeners entirely made in the USA. The Asgard 2 and Bifrost are Schiit's most popular headphone amp and DAC, and they sound and look far more expensive than they are.

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Meridian Prime Headphone Amplifier / Prime Power Supply Review

Meridian Prime Headphone Amplifier / Prime Power Supply Review

The Meridian Prime and its Prime Power Supply are a compact unit designed to fit on even the most cluttered of desks. Enjoy clean and neutral playback up to 192/24 bit PCM via USB connection. The Prime even has enough power built into it's mini stature to handle beefy planar magnetic headphones. At $2,000 for just the Prime, it is a bit pricey, but worth checking out if you need something small.

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OPPO HA-1 Headphone Amplifier Review

HA-1

Since headphones have become so popular, it seems only natural that dedicated headphone amplifiers would follow. Many have come to market, and the OPPO HA-1 headphone amplifier has just been introduced. It has numerous digital and analog inputs, and the output stage operates in Pure Class A. It also can handle digital audio in the new ultra-high resolution formats, e.g., 24/352.8 PCM and DSD128. A dynamite product from a dynamite company, the HA-1 is a champion in the ring!

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Sony UDA-1 USB DAC Stereo Amplifier Review

Sony UDA-1 USB DAC Amplifier Review

Sony has introduced the Sony UDA-1 USB DAC Amplifier which is able to drive small bookshelf speakers and headphones and handle all lossless formats.

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