Top 10 Dacs with Headphones
for May 2022

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Donner Headphone Amplifier DAC -96K/24Bit -Coaxial/RCA/ 6.35mm,1/4'' Headphone Output for Phone/PC/Compuer,with OLED Display Screen to Show 5-Segment EQ Adjustment-EM11

Donner Headphone Amplifier DAC -96K/24Bit -Coaxial/RCA/ 6.35mm

1/4'' Headphone Output for Phone/PC/Compuer, with OLED Display Screen to Show 5-Segment EQ Adjustment-EM11

by Donner
What We like

Exquisite Metal StructureThe high-class and elegant blue, coupled with the metal polished texture shell, looks bright. At the same time only 0.3kg, very suitable for carrying.

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Product Features

  • Simply reliable USB power Connects to your laptop via its micro USB connection, which also provides the portable headphone amplifier with power, make it to use anywhere and anttime. We also equip three special connection cables for connecting Apple and Android systems to achieve true all-round applicability.
  • OLED Display Screen To Show 5-Segment EQWhen you set or adjust the built-in 5-band EQ, the DAC amplifier display screen provides an intuitive visual experience. Look at the beating bands and feel the different textures of music.
  • 96K/24Bit PCM and native CS4344The headphone amps equipped with golden ratio of 96K/24Bit and native CS4344 DAC chip,make it closer to the quality of HIFI. Suitable for the use of headphones in the range of 8-250.
  • Different connection optionsThe USB DAC amp Equipped with three audio connection cables corresponding to the current popular desktop computers, mobile phones, and platform computers.

Different connection optionsthe usb dac amp equipped with three audio connection cables corresponding to the current popular desktop computers, mobile phones, and platform computers. simply reliable usb power connects to your laptop via its micro usb connection, which also provides the portable headphone amplifier with power, make it to use anywhere and anttime. we also equip three special connection cables for connecting apple and android systems to achieve true all-round applicability. oled display screen to show 5-segment eqwhen you set or adjust the built-in 5-band eq, the dac amplifier display screen provides an intuitive visual experience. look at the beating bands and feel the different textures of music. 96k/24bit pcm and native cs4344the headphone amps equipped with golden ratio of 96k/24bit and native cs4344 dac chip,make it closer to the quality of hifi. suitable for the use of headphones in the range of 8-250.

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HELM Audio Bolt DAC/AMP, USB-C Portable High-End DAC/Headphone Amplifier with MQA Playback. Mobile Studio Sound for Android, iOS and PC. USB-C to 3.5mm Audio, THX Certified

HELM Audio Bolt DAC/AMP

USB-C Portable High-End DAC/Headphone Amplifier with MQA Playback. Mobile Studio Sound for Android, iOS and PC. USB-C to 3.5mm Audio, THX Certified

by HELM
What We like

THX CERTIFIED AUDIO OUTPUT: Exclusively designed for ultra-low harmonic, crosstalk & crossover distortion. Unlike other mobile MQA-DAC designs, the HELM BOLT physically isolates the DAC from the USB connector for improved EMI isolation, and uses a three oscillator design for superior frequency lock with dramatic improvements over single oscillator DAC designs.

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Product Features

  • HIGHEST FIDELITY SOUND: MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) rendering unfolds every detail of the original master recording as the artist and engineers intended it to be heard for better-than-CD audio resolutions. Stream MQA content from TIDAL, nugs.net, and Xiami. MQA Certified.
  • STUDIO GRADE PORTABLE DIGITAL ANALOG CONVERTOR WITH MQA: BOLT delivers studio sound on the go from any mobile device across all listening formats. Supports MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) streaming for unparalleled fidelity in portable audio. Compatible with Android, iOS, Mac, and PCs. May require extra adapters or third party apps for MQA support.
  • AMPLIFIED AUDIO OUTPUT & HEADPHONE OUTPUT LEVEL MATCHING: Provides an average increase of +6 dB in devices with combined USB-audio output (where a dedicated headphone audio output isnt available). Headphone output level automatically detects headphone impedance and sets level accordingly (1V for 150 ohms).
  • SMARTPHONE, TABLET, MAC & PC COMPATIBLE: USB-C input to a 3.5mm Headphone Output supporting playback of PCM files with sampling rates up to 384 kHz, or DSD files with sampling frequencies up to 5.6MHz. The 3.5mm audio jack seamlessly connects to your wired headphones or speaker system. Note: An adapter is required if you do not have a 3.5mm input jack.

Amplified audio output & headphone output level matching: provides an average increase of +6 db in devices with combined usb-audio output (where a dedicated headphone audio output isnt available). headphone output level automatically detects headphone impedance and sets level accordingly (1v for 150 ohms). Highest fidelity sound: mqa (master quality authenticated) rendering unfolds every detail of the original master recording as the artist and engineers intended it to be heard for better-than-cd audio resolutions. stream mqa content from tidal, nugs.net, and xiami. mqa certified. Smartphone, tablet, mac & pc compatible: usb-c input to a 3.5mm headphone output supporting playback of pcm files with sampling rates up to 384 khz, or dsd files with sampling frequencies up to 5.6mhz. the 3.5mm audio jack seamlessly connects to your wired headphones or speaker system. note: an adapter is required if you do not have a 3.5mm input jack. Studio grade portable digital analog convertor with mqa: bolt delivers studio sound on the go from any mobile device across all listening formats. supports mqa (master quality authenticated) streaming for unparalleled fidelity in portable audio. compatible with android, ios, mac, and pcs. may require extra adapters or third party apps for mqa support.

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iFi Hip-dac Portable Balanced DAC Headphone Amplifier for Android, iPhone with USB Input Only/Outputs: 3.5mm Unbalanced / 4.4mm Balanced (Unit only)

iFi Hip-dac Portable Balanced DAC Headphone Amplifier for Android

iPhone with USB Input Only/Outputs: 3.5mm Unbalanced / 4.4mm Balanced (Unit only)

by Abbingdon Music Research
What We like

PORTABLE DESIGN - Your music will never stop with up to 6 hrs of battery life and a slim, lightweight design perfect for carrying in your pocket wherever life takes you

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Product Features

  • POWERFUL AMPLIFIER - Suited to your style, listen to in ear monitors or drive over the ear headphones with 400 mW max power output from the on-board amplifier
  • HIGH TECH Power Match and XBass offer adjustable analog enhancements to customize your listening experience without compromising the digital conversion
  • EASY CONNECTIVITY Connects directly to your smartphone with the USB Input, and works with balanced 4.4mm or S-Bal 3.5mm headphone plugs for ultimate convenience and versatility
  • HIGH RESOLUTION AUDIO - From Spotify to Tidal MQA to MP3 and beyond, play any high res audio format with native digital to analog conversion so you can listen to any song the way the original recording was intended

high resolution audio - from spotify to tidal mqa to mp3 and beyond, play any high res audio format with native digital to analog conversion so you can listen to any song the way the original recording was intended powerful amplifier - suited to your style, listen to in ear monitors or drive over the ear headphones with 400 mw max power output from the on-board amplifier high tech power match and xbass offer adjustable analog enhancements to customize your listening experience without compromising the digital conversion easy connectivity connects directly to your smartphone with the usb input, and works with balanced 4.4mm or s-bal 3.5mm headphone plugs for ultimate convenience and versatility

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AIYIMA DAC-A2 Headphone Amplifier DAC with Bass Treble Controls PC-USB/Optical/Coaxial Inputs, RCA/3.5mm Headphone Ouput Digital to Analog Desktop Audio Converter 5V 24Bit 192kHz

AOSHIKE AIYIMA DAC-A2 Headphone Amplifier DAC with Bass Treble Controls PC-USB/Optical/Coaxial Inputs

RCA/3.5mm Headphone Ouput Digital to Analog Desktop Audio Converter 5V 24Bit 192kHz

by AIYIMA
What We like

5V Power , very portable a Home Desktop Professional Auido Device, Easy to use and Improve your music Quanlity.

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Product Features

  • Professional Headphone amplifier Chipset TPA6120+OP275,DC 5V power input interface,RCA and 3.5mm headphones outputs. PC-USB:24Bit/96K,OPT/COA:24Bit/192kHz
  • Chipset:SA9023+CS8416+97220+NE5532.With PC-USB, Optical and Coaxial S/PDIF Inputs , Match most Home Audio system PC/MAC/Computer
  • Dac-A2 a DC5V Headphone Amplifier Destop DAC ,Built-in Hi-Fi Headphone amp chip can drive 16ohm to 200ohm headphones.
  • RCA output Can Connect your Powered Speaker ,Or Connect amplifier ; and With Bass and Treble control

Rca output can connect your powered speaker ,or connect amplifier ; and with bass and treble control Dac-a2 a dc5v headphone amplifier destop dac ,built-in hi-fi headphone amp chip can drive 16ohm to 200ohm headphones. Chipset:sa9023+cs8416+97220+ne5532.with pc-usb, optical and coaxial s/pdif inputs , match most home audio system pc/mac/computer Professional headphone amplifier chipset tpa6120+op275,dc 5v power input interface,rca and 3.5mm headphones outputs. pc-usb:24bit/96k,opt/coa:24bit/192khz

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FX-Audio DAC-X6 MKII Bluetooth 5.0 Digital Audio Decoder DAC 24-bit/192kHz USB/Coaxial/Optical Headphone Amp Mini HiFi Pre-Amplifier Black

KGUSS FX-Audio DAC-X6 MKII Bluetooth 5.0 Digital Audio Decoder DAC 24-bit/192kHz USB/Coaxial/Optical Headphone Amp Mini HiFi Pre-Amplifier Black

by KGUSS
What We like

Unique Design: Compact and adaptable, connect to active speakers via RCA to improve sound quality, or for use as a powerful headphone amp or Pre-Amplifier Receiver .DAC-X6 MKII volume adjustment works on headphones and speakers

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Product Features

  • A variety of input and output modes: Headphone amplifier can be PC-USB, optical, coaxialbluetooth four inputs, can be connected to TV set-top box, DVD, DCD; output mode has RAC, 6.35mm headphone port 2, can be connected to power amplifier, tube vacuum amp, active speaker
  • Perfect for Music and Gaming: When you use it for music, it can bring you fantastic music enjoyment.This DAC amp also is really good for FPS gaming.Can use it with dolby atmos and the directional sounds perfectly.Noise and interference are eliminated to the maximum extent possible, the signal-to-noise ratio and dynamic range are expanded, and the true natural sound is highly reproduced
  • Bluetooth 5.0 Function: Bluetooth headphone amplifier is an all in-one digital decoding.Bluetooth headphone amplifier is compatible with all Bluetooth devices, including smartphones, laptops, HiFi players and so on

Perfect for music and gaming: when you use it for music, it can bring you fantastic music enjoyment.this dac amp also is really good for fps gaming.can use it with dolby atmos and the directional sounds perfectly.noise and interference are eliminated to the maximum extent possible, the signal-to-noise ratio and dynamic range are expanded, and the true natural sound is highly reproduced A variety of input and output modes: headphone amplifier can be pc-usb, optical, coaxialbluetooth four inputs, can be connected to tv set-top box, dvd, dcd; output mode has rac, 6.35mm headphone port 2, can be connected to power amplifier, tube vacuum amp, active speaker Bluetooth 5.0 function: bluetooth headphone amplifier is an all in-one digital decoding.bluetooth headphone amplifier is compatible with all bluetooth devices, including smartphones, laptops, hifi players and so on

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FX-Audio DAC-X6 Mini HiFi 2.0 Digital Audio Decoder DAC Input USB/Coaxial/Optical Output RCA/Headphone Amp 24Bit/96KHz DC12V (Black)

KGUSS FX-Audio DAC-X6 Mini HiFi 2.0 Digital Audio Decoder DAC Input USB/Coaxial/Optical Output RCA/Headphone Amp 24Bit/96KHz DC12V (Black)

by KGUSS
What We like

Efficient protection and long life: The audio decoder uses OPA2134 and NE5532P two special op amps specially designed for audio. The op amp can be freely replaced and upgraded. At the same time, a relay protectors may protect the headphones and speakers.

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Product Features

  • Perfect for music : When you use it for music, it can bring you fantastic music enjoyment.DAC-X6 also is really good for FPS gaming.Can use it with dolby atmos and the directional sounds perfectly
  • Unique Design: Compact and adaptable, connect to active speakers via RCA to improve sound quality, or for use as a powerful headphone amp.NOTICE:DAC-X6 volume adjustment only works on headphones. Headphone and RCA output will emit sound at the same time when the DAC-X6 is working. You can turn off your active speakers or amplifiers according to your needs
  • A variety of input and output modes: The amps can be PC-USB, optical fiber, coaxial three inputs, can be connected to TV set-top box, DVD, DCD; output mode has RAC, 6.35mm headphone port 2, can be connected to power amplifier, tube vacuum amp, active speaker

Perfect for music : when you use it for music, it can bring you fantastic music enjoyment.dac-x6 also is really good for fps gaming.can use it with dolby atmos and the directional sounds perfectly Unique design: compact and adaptable, connect to active speakers via rca to improve sound quality, or for use as a powerful headphone amp.notice:dac-x6 volume adjustment only works on headphones. headphone and rca output will emit sound at the same time when the dac-x6 is working. you can turn off your active speakers or amplifiers according to your needs A variety of input and output modes: the amps can be pc-usb, optical fiber, coaxial three inputs, can be connected to tv set-top box, dvd, dcd; output mode has rac, 6.35mm headphone port 2, can be connected to power amplifier, tube vacuum amp, active speaker

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FiiO Headphone Amps Portable DAC USB Type-C coaxial 384kHz/32bit (E10K-TC Black)

FiiO Headphone Amps Portable DAC USB Type-C coaxial 384kHz/32bit (E10K-TC Black)

by FiiO
What We like

Now updated model with USB Type-C port

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Product Features

  • Maximum audio format: 384kHz/32bit
  • USB digital audio convert to coaxial digital audio output
  • XMOS XUF208 USB chip
  • Switchable built-in 3dB bass boosting circuit; superior to software EQ effect

Usb digital audio convert to coaxial digital audio output Xmos xuf208 usb chip Maximum audio format: 384khz/32bit Switchable built-in 3db bass boosting circuit; superior to software eq effect

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Sound BlasterX G6 Hi-Res 130dB 32bit/384kHz Gaming DAC, External USB Sound Card with Xamp Headphone Amp, Dolby Digital, 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound, Sidetone/Speaker Control for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo

Creative Sound BlasterX G6 Hi-Res 130dB 32bit/384kHz Gaming DAC

External USB Sound Card with Xamp Headphone Amp, Dolby Digital, 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound, Sidetone/Speaker Control for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo

by Creative
What We like

UPGRADE YOUR GAMES ON PS4, XBOX ONE, NINTENDO SWITCH, AND PC | Get immediate increased enjoyment over basic motherboard and controller audio! Apart from incredible audio quality, the Sound BlasterX G6 boasts gaming-centric features such as Sidetone volume control and easy-to-reach profile buttons

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Product Features

  • 7.1 VIRTUAL SURROUND SOUND AND DOLBY DIGITAL | Enjoy the latest in immersion technology with Dolby Digital decoding or Sound Blasters proprietary surround sound perfect for games and movies
  • DISCRETE HEADPHONE AMP | Custom-designed Xamp headphone amplifier features discrete components through all stages of amplification in a bi-amp design. Each audio channel is individually amplified to deliver a whole new level of pristine audio fidelity in an authentic, unaltered lossless model. The ultra-low 1 Ohm output impedance perfectly drives performance-grade sensitive 8W in-ear monitors all the way to studio-grade 600W headphones
  • 130dB DNR, 32-bit 384kHz DAC Advanced 32-bit oversampled multi-bit modulator with mismatch shaping technology eliminates distortion, ensuring audio is streamed with the highest level of detail and fidelity
  • INDUSTRY-LEADING AUDIO PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY | Enjoy full audio customization and enhanced audio realism with immersive 7.1 surround virtualization, accurate cues, bass boost and in-game voice communication enhancements. It also has Scout Mode than enhances in-game audio cues, letting you hear your enemies before they hear you

7.1 virtual surround sound and dolby digital | enjoy the latest in immersion technology with dolby digital decoding or sound blasters proprietary surround sound perfect for games and movies Discrete headphone amp | custom-designed xamp headphone amplifier features discrete components through all stages of amplification in a bi-amp design. each audio channel is individually amplified to deliver a whole new level of pristine audio fidelity in an authentic, unaltered lossless model. the ultra-low 1 ohm output impedance perfectly drives performance-grade sensitive 8w in-ear monitors all the way to studio-grade 600w headphones Industry-leading audio processing technology | enjoy full audio customization and enhanced audio realism with immersive 7.1 surround virtualization, accurate cues, bass boost and in-game voice communication enhancements. it also has scout mode than enhances in-game audio cues, letting you hear your enemies before they hear you 130db dnr, 32-bit 384khz dac advanced 32-bit oversampled multi-bit modulator with mismatch shaping technology eliminates distortion, ensuring audio is streamed with the highest level of detail and fidelity

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FiiO K3 Type-C USB DAC Headphone Amp

FiiO K3 Type-C USB DAC Headphone Amp

by FiiO
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Product Features

  • Various ports: lineout single-ended/ balanced headphone output coaxial and optical
  • Power supply via the USB port: convenient and safe
  • Usb Type-C DAC: supports up to 384kHz/32bit
  • High-performance discrete headphone drive and circuit protection

Power supply via the usb port: convenient and safe Various ports: lineout single-ended/ balanced headphone output coaxial and optical Usb type-c dac: supports up to 384khz/32bit High-performance discrete headphone drive and circuit protection

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AudioQuest DragonFly Black v1.5 Plug-in USB DAC + Preamp + Headphone Amp

AudioQuest DragonFly Black v1.5 Plug-in USB DAC + Preamp + Headphone Amp

by AUDIOQUEST
What We like

This versatile DAC improves everything detail, transparency, immediacy, richness, tone associated with your music

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Product Features

  • Works with Apple and Android phones and tablets when paired with a simple adapter
  • 32-bit ESS 9010 Sabre DAC
  • Offering tremendously enhanced sound, higher value, and significantly lower power consumption than the original award-winning DragonFly
  • Plays everything from MP3s to 24-bit/96kHz high-resolution files
  • Connector type: USB 2.0

32-bit ess 9010 sabre dac Plays everything from mp3s to 24-bit/96khz high-resolution files Works with apple and android phones and tablets when paired with a simple adapter Connector type: usb 2.0 Offering tremendously enhanced sound, higher value, and significantly lower power consumption than the original award-winning dragonfly

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