Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Amp and DAC Reviews

Amp and DAC Reviews

The latest and greatest amplifiers and dacs reviewed here, just for you! From portable options to desktop solutions, we've got your playback needs covered, whether you're looking to drive a pair of low-impedance earbuds or a 600 ohm monster.

IFI Nano iDSD DAC Review

IFI Nano iDSD DAC Review

Continuing this week's pointed look at IFI's new range of amps and DACs, I've holed myself up in the MajorHifi Review Office with the Nano iDSD DAC - a less costly...
IFI iSilencer 3.0 Review

IFI iSilencer 3.0 Review

For a tiny USB dongle costing $49, IFI's iSilencer 3.0 talks a big game - simultaneously claiming to stop noise dead, while offering a cleaner, more balanced sound.  So is it all...
IFI Micro iCAN SE Amp Review

IFI Micro iCAN SE Amp Review

Yesterday I got a chance to experiment with IFI's impressive iDSD Black Label DAC and today we'll take a look at the less expensive IFI Micro iCAN SE Amp.  But with...
IFI Micro iDSD Black Label DAC Review

IFI Micro iDSD Black Label DAC Review

It's been a while since I've gotten some time to putz around with a high end DAC, but today is different.  Finally, the IFI Micro iDSD DAC has landed in my...

Capri: Hi-res Earphone and DAC all in one

Capri: Hi-res Earphone and DAC all in one In 2016 Apple released the new iPhone 7 with a brand new design excluding the analog headphone jack. And the Samsung Galaxy S8 is...

nano iDSD Light Edition

nano iDSD Light Edition The nano iDSD LE is the latest DAC in the nano series from iFi Audio. Designed to compete in the "under $150" market, the nano iDSD Light Edition...

OPPO HA-2 SE Portable Headphone Amplifier Review

OPPO HA-2 SE Portable Headphone Amplifier Review OPPO Digital is a Chinese owned company based in Menlo Park, California. They initially built their reputation designing and manufacturing Blu-ray disc players but then later...
Sennheiser GSX 1000 Review

Sennheiser GSX 1000 Review

First appearing back in August, the Sennheiser GSX 1000 amplifier is finally showing up on store shelves.  At $229, the smallish accessory might seem a bit pricey.  However, gamers and casual...

Beyerdynamic A2 Headphone Amplifier Review

The Beyerdynamic A2 Headphone Amplifier is a powerful and sleek top of the line headphone amp. The design of the amp is one of the more ornate things I have ever...
Audio Technica AT-PHA100 Amplifier Review

Audio Technica AT-PHA100 Amplifier Review

Audio Technica's newest portable headphone amplifier, the AT-PHA100 is a relatively small device packing quite a punch.  But with a pricetag of $549, how much punch do you get for your...
Beyerdynamic A20 Amplifier Review

Beyerdynamic A20 Amplifier Review

Elegant in it's simplicity, the Beyerdynamic A20 is a heavy desktop amp perfect for your headphone use.  Priced at $599, it's neither too expensive nor too cheap, as amplifiers go.  But...
FiiO A3 Amplifier Review

FiiO A3 Amplifier Review

The FiiO A3 is a portable amp at an affordable $59.  But among it's FiiO brethren and the wider array of amplifiers at large, how does it perform? FiiO A3 Amplifier Review The FiiO...