HiFime Sabre UAE23HD USB DAC with Sabre DAC chip – compact ESS Sabre ESk2m DAC chip and SABRE headphone and line out driver. From what I heard from multiple manufactures, Yes, right now ESS Sabre is the best chip, and the is ONLY choice (for making high-end. I am a self-certified “fanboy” of ESS Sabre DAC chip family as a DIY digital audiophile. I bought ES Evaluation Board, ESK2M.

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Post 18 of Have you considered there’s a market for a good sounding and not expensive multichannel DAC?

Should have made the MCU display at the top instead at the back directly opposite of the output, would make it way more usable. I got the parcel from the US and without thinking I hooked it up to Lampizator.

I ordered a dragonfly black 1. Even though Hifime has less function than E10k, it’s better sound make me happy. Post 28 of New York vs Los Angeles.

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But sbre, there is a psychological factor here. The final battle will be between the two. The Red sounded very similar but seemed a little loosed in the bass and very slightly harsh to my ears compared to this Hifime model. Jul 6, at 2: Plug and unplug, I have no idea how many times this headphone jack can bear. Mar 2, at I’m happy with this.


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The noise is very low and can be used with also the most sensitive headphones. If you wanna know if Melbourne bests Sydney for your lifestyleyou gotta go visit.

Hi RicRen, I’ll support your suggestion for a 5. Both of them will work well with line level, and probably you don’t need the bigger D if you don’t need the volume level control from the DAC. Ditto Melbourne vs Sydney.


Post 23 of Some people swear on Sydney, for others it must be Melbourne. Dynamics are positively sinuous. Few would compare Addis Ababa to Zurich. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Item is in your Cart.

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Dec 30, at 3: For more than 15 years I am mainly listening to music from my PC and already experienced some huge sound quality improvements: I want to be as honest as possible At first I was a little disappointed until I warmed it up for about an hour and then loaded the ASIO driver with windows Terms and conditions apply.

We immediately agreed to import one to test eabre at home. I’ve heard that its one of the best portable dap around-second only to the ak What a great value, especially compared to the Dragon Fly Red which I also tested. My I got from Hifime seemed to short out within a month in the cord connecting to the USB on my laptop.


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The reputation of the Anedio sound preceded its arrival. The overall sound is so natural and live sounding now. Hi,thanks for the great design and construction of the uda However, I still wasn’t hearing that wow factor. Performance I am a Fiio E10 K user for a few years. The noise floor is very low and can be used with also saabre most sensitive headphones.

Apparently, the ASIO driver allows you to bypass other overhead and talk directly to the hardware, sometimes getting a better sound with some devices. It can drive most ohm headphones.

Loading recommendations for this item Amazon Rapids Fun esx for kids on the go. The UH1 does have optical output on the fron 3. Mar 2, at 9: Feb 28, at 5: Is this true though? It is not bad by any means, but very, very clear. Post 17 of